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Sunday, November 5, 2017

UMNO/BN government caught red-handed in trying to “steal” the 14GE by shifting 1,051 army voters to an uncompleted Segamat military camp

UMNO/BN government caught red-handed in trying to “steal” the 14GE by shifting 1,051 army voters to an uncompleted Segamat military camp: Yesterday, together with the Johor DAP State Chairman and MP for Kluang, Liew Chin Tong, Johor State Assemblyman for Jementah Tan Chen Choon, State Assemblyman

Friday, October 6, 2017

Two faiths, one roof and a shared humanity

Two faiths, one roof and a shared humanity: Watch what happens when a Muslim girl stays in the home of a Christian family in Indonesia.

This video reminds me of my childhood's day where we have 3 faiths, one roof.



My father rented rooms to those in Teacher's College, Alex was a Christian; Samad, Ramli, Sahak, Dul and Jamal were Muslim ; whereas my family at that time was Chinese tradition belief.



It was such a delight to hear Samad's voice when we have a reunion after more than half a century!

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Good questions, Dzukifli – MACC must not only resist Najib hiving off SPRM to Paul Low, it must demand MACC comes directly under an Opposition-headed Parliamentary Committee to ensure its independence and professionalism

Good questions, Dzukifli – MACC must not only resist Najib hiving off SPRM to Paul Low, it must demand MACC comes directly under an Opposition-headed Parliamentary Committee to ensure its independence and professionalism: “Who are you to control us, MACC boss gives Low a blow” is the Malaysiakini headline for a Penang-datelined report of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commis

From My Detention in Malaysia, Thoughts on Islam and Tolerance

From My Detention in Malaysia, Thoughts on Islam and Tolerance: Mustafa Akyol New York Times SEPT. 28, 2017 I am writing this column from an airplane, on my way from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to my new home, Wellesley, Ma.A Muslim scholar was invited to Malaysia to speak on Islam, ended up being interrogated by religious authorities!

Whatever suppressive cruelty one set for so call enemies is a double edged sword, eventually it will end up torturing oneself or one's own people and family members.

There should be no compulsion in religion, once people start to play God by policing the people in religious matters than liberty and freedom we treasure will be gone.

Monday, September 18, 2017

Will Najib sue former World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz and Newsweek for calling him a “crook”?

Will Najib sue former World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz and Newsweek for calling him a “crook”?: Will the Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Najib Razak sue the former World Bank President Paul Wolfowitze and American news magazine Newsweek for defamation for calli

Five political disasters in one week – isn’t it enough?

Five political disasters in one week – isn’t it enough?: What an anti-climax and a political disaster! The much hyped-up media conference announcement this evening by the Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Najib Razak whi

Saturday, August 19, 2017

For Malaysia, the fight against corruption is also a fight for democracy

Malaysia’s anti-corruption commission has been making lots of headlines lately. Its agents have been Malaysia’s anti-corruption commission has been making lots of headlines lately. Its agents have been Malaysia’s anti-corruption commission has been making lots of headlines lately. Its agents have been carrying out high-profile arrests of government officials accused of bribery and influence-peddling. You’d think that Malaysians would be happy at the news.
But they aren’t — because it’s all too obvious that, however welcome this campaign, it’s just an attempt to divert attention from a far larger corruption...

For Malaysia, the fight against corruption is also a fight for democracy

Malaysia’s anti-corruption commission has been making lots of headlines lately. Its agents have been Malaysia’s anti-corruption commission has been making lots of headlines lately. Its agents have been carrying out high-profile arrests of government officials accused of bribery and influence-peddling. You’d think that Malaysians would be happy at the news.
But they aren’t — because it’s all too obvious that, however welcome this campaign, it’s just an attempt to divert attention from a far larger corruption scandal that has been rocking the country for the past five years.

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Najib should clarify whether it is true Xi Jinping, President of China will not be visiting Malaysia this year, removing the programme from his 14GE plans

Najib should clarify whether it is true Xi Jinping, President of China will not be visiting Malaysia this year, removing the programme from his 14GE plans: One of the hottest topics in the country is speculation on the timing for the 14th General Elections and the possible outcomes. Only a month ago, there was c

If in the 14GE, there could both be an urban tsunami as well as a rural tsunami, which will mean a Malay tsunami in the rural hinterland, then Malaysia is embarked on political change in Putrajaya and a new Pakatan Harapan Federal Government 

Najib should clarify whether it is true Xi Jinping, President of China will not be visiting Malaysia this year, removing the programme from his 14GE plans

Najib should clarify whether it is true Xi Jinping, President of China will not be visiting Malaysia this year, removing the programme from his 14GE plans: One of the hottest topics in the country is speculation on the timing for the 14th General Elections and the possible outcomes. Only a month ago, there was c

If in the 14GE, there could both be an urban tsunami as well as a rural tsunami, which will mean a Malay tsunami in the rural hinterland, then Malaysia is embarked on political change in Putrajaya and a new Pakatan Harapan Federal Government 

Challenge to Speaker Pandikar to cite an instance from another Commonwealth Parliament where the Speaker used sub judice rule over court proceeding in another country to stop parliamentary question, debate or scrutiny of a financial scandal

Challenge to Speaker Pandikar to cite an instance from another Commonwealth Parliament where the Speaker used sub judice rule over court proceeding in another country to stop parliamentary question, debate or scrutiny of a financial scandal: The Speaker of Parliament, Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mulia, likes to quote back to me one observation I had made in Parliament, that a good Speaker does nspeak much

MP for Puchong, Gobind Singh Deo, who also had questions on 1MDB rejected by the Speaker, had given notice on Wednesday of a substantive motion to review the Speaker’s rulings which in first-world Parliaments, would have come up for debate and decision in Parliament after a 48-hour notice.

Challenge to Najib to emulate Lee Hsien Loong and have a no-holds barred debate in Parliament on the 1MDB scandal where he would answer all questions raised by MPs on the scandal

In Singapore, its premier Lee Hsien Loong went to Parliament to answer all questions about the controversy with his siblings with regard to their late father and the island republic’s first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew’s residence at Oxley Rise, but in Malaysia, Parliament was prohibited from asking questions about the 1MDB scandal, with questions from over 30 MPs rejected on the most ridiculous and indefensible grounds – although the 1MDB scandal turned Malaysia into a global kleptoracy overnight.