Month: January 2010

The man with many words befitting his role on information & communications…

(“Trust meeeee…..who needs the Internet? It is a Western tool to erode our culture and way of our life.  I know this, I am in charge of information and communications….old school! Image source: http://orangminyak.wordpress.com)

Recently, the Minister in charge of “information, communications and culture” said:-

Readers will most likely shift to the Internet for news if the traditional media continues with its old style of presenting news based on what the editors feel that people should read, or using the media as a propaganda tool (perhaps Rais was referring to this).

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(MP Zul in thick of action when Bar Council held interfaith discussion in 2008. Image source: http://just-mythots.blogspot.com)

A rather unbelievable Q&A, in UMNO controlled NST, from PKR’s Zulkifli Noordin – the MP for Kulim Bandar Bharu.

So they needed a candidate and (Datuk Seri) Anwar Ibrahim called me up, asking me to contest.

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On Break 0 (0)

(Good thing I brought tripod for the camera – sunset by the seaside is simply too beautiful to be missed – higher resolution here)

It has been a relaxing weekend for me and the family – a quick trip to sea side resort, good food and revival of upgrade work for my car (major works on this have been planned and hope to complete in 1 month time) before finishing my short break in Malaysia and fly again.… Click to read the rest

Another case of “no action, talk only”…

(Acknowledging that there is a brain drain is one thing BUT taking the right steps to stop them is a whole different ball game. Can the Government do it? Image source: http://www.teara.govt.nz/)

Politicians can come out with the best of best statements but in reality, they do not make the right effort to make such statements into a reality.… Click to read the rest

One of the oldest trick in the book especially in Malaysia – if everyone’s attention is on one particular issue, create a diversion to distract the attention and hope people will forget about the older issue.

(Image source: http://www.jeremyville.com)

Whilst we are dealing with the court decision on the use of the word “Allah’ and the recent attack on religious places and the Government trying to contain the damage done, let’s not forget on other important issues that have not come to a proper closure, namely:-

The missing F5E jet engines – the good thing is there have been arrests have been made and the location of the missing engines been vaguely identified (Iran can be ruled out for now) BUT todate only 2 small fish have been caught (one sergeant and one company director).… Click to read the rest

(The word that prompted violent reaction by some people – Image source: http://idahostatesman.com)

A sad day for “1Malaysia”….

Coming from abroad and in hunger of Malaysian famed food, I took the family for some shopping and lunch recently and was greeted by a sight of 2 old friends from different background and culture meeting, I guessed, after a long time.… Click to read the rest

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