Malaysia 101: How Realistic is the National Unity Blueprint 2021-2030?

Perseverance Mars Unity Space NASA

The image of NASA’s Perseverance rover touching down on Mars on Feb. 18, 2021 – its mission on Mars is astrobiology, including the search for signs of ancient microbial life. The rover will characterize the planet’s geology and past climate, paving the way for human exploration of the Red Planet, and be the first mission to collect and cache Martian rock and regolith.… [Click to read the rest] “Malaysia 101: How Realistic is the National Unity Blueprint 2021-2030?”

Malaysia 101: Stop Thinking Like Self Centred Politician

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When Trump won the elections to be the 45th US President in 2017, his mantra that won over many was “To Make America Great Again” and as a businessman and not as a politician, many thought that it can be done. In the end, he turned out to be just another self-centred politician. … [Click to read the rest] “Malaysia 101: Stop Thinking Like Self Centred Politician”

Blogging 101: News Snippets As At 22 December 2020

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News snippet – Highland Tower condominium tragedy happened 27 years ago on 11th December 1993 and it was one of the worst tragedies in the country. 48 people died from the said tragedy – a tragedy that should not have happened. Image source: The Star

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Malaysia 101: When Stupidity, Stubbornness and Double Standards Mixed

COVID19 Malaysia

What really went wrong in Malaysia’s fight against COVID19?

Just when Malaysia almost able to bend the curve, it suddenly spiked up again and it is running loose now. Have we gotten lax in enforcement and maintaining our precautions? It is the same case with water disruptions in the state of Selangor – it is happening way too frequently these days.… [Click to read the rest] “Malaysia 101: When Stupidity, Stubbornness and Double Standards Mixed”

World News 101: All About FinCEN Leaked Files

FinCEN US Banking Banks

Everyone reports information to FinCEN and this includes banks from unlikely countries like China. Bank transactions leave a trail of paperwork and footprints and this is how some people get caught. Image source: International Consortium of Investigative Journalists

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Malaysian Government 2020: Clean, Integrity And Calibre

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Who thinks that this represent a picture of clean slate, high integrity and calibre? Will the people with multiple on-going court cases, allegations of money politics and jumped ships be appointed by the new PM to head the various Ministries? Once the Dewan Rakyat meets next week, one can expect another round of turmoil in the political landscape.… [Click to read the rest] “Malaysian Government 2020: Clean, Integrity And Calibre”

Civil Service 2020: Anil Swarup’s Making Things Happen in the Government

Anil Swarup

(“In the coal sector, the mining is underground and the Mafia is above ground. In the education sector, it is the other way round” – Anil Swarup. Image source: www.edexlive.com)

This is an interesting presentation titled “Making Things Happen in the Government” by Mr Anil Swarup who is a retired Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of Uttar Pradesh and who in his 38 years of career has served in various capacities which included Secretary of School Education of India.… [Click to read the rest] “Civil Service 2020: Anil Swarup’s Making Things Happen in the Government”

Governance 101: Democracy Bites The Dust By Datuk Zaid Ibrahim

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(Let’s leave issue of democracy, minority rights, race, politics and religion out of school – are we providing the best education method for our kids to survive in the ever changing environment? Image source: Salesforce.org)

If you have not been having your head in the ground, you will know that the issue of teaching of khat in school especially with the Chinese schools has been the biggest issue in the country lately.… [Click to read the rest] “Governance 101: Democracy Bites The Dust By Datuk Zaid Ibrahim”

Governance 101: Where 15 Pledges for Better Citizens Headed in Next 3 Years?

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Back in May 2018, something historical happened – BN who held power for past 61 years lost the general elections – the story detailed in Part 1 & Part 2. And with that, the old Malaysia died and a “New Malaysia” or in Bahasa, “Malaysia Baru” was born.… [Click to read the rest] “Governance 101: Where 15 Pledges for Better Citizens Headed in Next 3 Years?”

Boycott Malaysia 2019 – Understanding the Jammu & Kashmir’s Bloody History First

Jammu & Kashmir

If you consider Jammu & Kashmir as a country that has been invaded & occupied by India, then you need to consider that there are 2 other countries, Pakistan (in green) & China (in orange) have invaded and occupied parts of Kashmir as well. Image Source: Wikipedia

As you all may be aware, there is a call for a massive boycott of Malaysian tourism, products and services dubbed #BoycottMalaysia trending on Twitter.… [Click to read the rest] “Boycott Malaysia 2019 – Understanding the Jammu & Kashmir’s Bloody History First”

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