Disadvantaged Malay Muslim

An interesting letter in Malaysiakini:-

Malaysian society has become a backward society. Instead of progressing, we have digressed tremendously. We have become a country of people afraid to have ideas, afraid to explore possibilities, afraid to look beyond the obvious, afraid to offend, afraid to have friends of all races, in summary…afraid to live.

[Click to read the rest] “Disadvantaged Malay Muslim”

Mumbai Massacre: Stories of Heroes

(Taj under seize! Image source: Financial Times)

Read this and tell me you are not impressive with the kind of sacrifices that people do to protect others under their care:-

Prashant Mangeshikar could be dead, one of more than a hundred victims of militant attacks across Mumbai landmarks, if it had not been for an employee at the Taj Mahal Hotel.

[Click to read the rest] “Mumbai Massacre: Stories of Heroes”

NaNoWriMo 2008 – Done!

(Update: Final tally @ o1.12.2008 – 15,319 winners out of 119,151 writers who participated)


After 24 chapters, 69 pages, 50,239 words, 273,255 characters and many sleepless nights, I have finally done it!

I have won my NaNoWriMo 2008 in my first outing. From the NaNoWriMo’s websitetotal winners todate is 5,805 out of the total 118,648.… [Click to read the rest] “NaNoWriMo 2008 – Done!”

The Malayan U Boat – Last Part

“Professor, what are you doing” asked the captain, shocked but was not surprised. He was trembling with fear but he did not show it to the professor.

When he first heard that a professor was the saboteur, his first thought of suspects has been Professor Z. He has been acting rather aggressively since the beginning of the mission.… [Click to read the rest] “The Malayan U Boat – Last Part”

The Joke on Beer

(No offence to any ladies and any non beer drinking Malaysians out there)

(Strictly for die-hard fans. Image source: http://carcino.gen.nz)

I got this joke titled “Girl vs Beer” via the email from a friend of mine today. I guess a lot of them were upset with the idea of a blanket ban on beers (which luckily did not materialise):-

Most men like women.

[Click to read the rest] “The Joke on Beer”

Beer Ban? Please No!

(One of the greatest invention of man. Image source: http://www.topnews.in)

Let me start with a short paragraph from an article titled “Top 10 Beer Producing Nations”:-

Beer might very well be one of the greatest inventions (I like this one a lot!).

As ubiquitous as beer is throughout the nations of the world, it may be the only beverage that’s ingrained in our DNA.

[Click to read the rest] “Beer Ban? Please No!”

Mahathir on Yoga Fatwa

(Despite being 83 years old, Mahathir is “no old man” when it comes to witty words and statements. Image source: http://www.mir.com.my)

The best part of the whole statement:-

Personally, I don’t care very much if you stand on your head or stand on your feet. It is not as if by performing yoga you immediately become a non-Muslim

(Source: Bernama)

Mahathir – still quick on the words and pulls a punch on logic and wit.… [Click to read the rest] “Mahathir on Yoga Fatwa”

The Malayan U Boat Part 22

The captain was in his quarters when Ernst walked in.

“Tough decision to make, captain?” said Ernst as he sat beside the captain who was looking at the photo of his family.

“Yes Ernst, we are at the crossroads – do we forgo the safety of the crew for the sake of the mission and making sure that the discovery of the century does not fall into our Axis partner or forgo the mission for the safety of the crew?… [Click to read the rest] “The Malayan U Boat Part 22”

MAIKA Scandal 101: Say NO to Bailouts!

(Although this is unlikely to be entertained by the Government in view of the weak economic outlook next year, still, it does not stop anyone from questioning the idea of bailout from MIC)

(The trademark of MAIKA AGMs since the scandal broke out. Video source: Malaysiakini)

No tags for this post.… [Click to read the rest] “MAIKA Scandal 101: Say NO to Bailouts!”

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