Malaysia 101: Critical Political Satires by Sage Hero That Nails the Point

Satire Funny Parody

Cambridge defines satire as a way of criticizing people or ideas in a humorous way, especially in order to make a political point or a piece of writing that uses this style. Image source: Austin Kleon/Flickr

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Malaysia 101: Bold Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz Shoots Down National Recovery Plan

National Recovery Plan Rafidah Aziz COVID19

A couple of weeks ago, the Government announced a 4 phased recovery plan which immediately was heavily criticised by many sectors of the public, businesses and ex-Ministers like Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz as inadequate and lacking a proper strategy in other areas of the economy and national development. Infographic source: Malay Mail

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Elections 101: Sorry Excuse of Lack of Maturity on UNDI18

UNDI18 Election Malaysia Youth

UNDI18 is presently being raised as a critical issue in the country and rightfully too. After all, one can say that age is just a number and does not necessarily reflect the level of wisdom and maturity. Image source: Pinterest

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World Affairs 101: Lessons To Be Learned, The Aberfan Disaster

The Crown Aberfan Queen Royalty TV

With Netflix as our main source of entertainment these days, one of the favourite series among others has been The Crown which portrays the life of Queen Elizabeth II from her wedding in the 1940s until the 1990s and some key moments in history including the Aberfan disaster. Image Source: Scala Radio

Although one accepts that considering it is TV series, some of the events that have happened would have been heavily dramatized. It however does shows the tension and stress that the royalties, namely Prince Phillip and Prince Charles in light of the standing of the Queen.

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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. Image source: NASA/JPL-Caltech

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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.  Image source: AZ Quotes 

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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. Image source: Our World In Data

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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. Image source: Malaysiakini

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