World News 101: Hong Kong Peaceful Occupy Central Rally 2014

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(The first night of the protest in Hong Kong was bad with tear gas & pepper spray on the protestors and this prompted greater support for the rally but it is not something new here. Image source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk)

Well thing for sure, my trip this time has been screwed up big time and need to be rescheduled. There’s plenty of work that needs to be done and the last thing I need now is for a prolonged public protest and plenty of uncertainty.

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Old Photos – Part 3

Before we proceed with this week’s short post, there are 3 things I wanted to say aloud.

First is Waytha, after the hunger strike stunt that he pulled before the elections and got his MOU with Najib had now resigned – he rightfully deserved it, if you ask me. The way to go is to stop fighting for rights and benefits based on racial lines and do so more on poverty lines so that all races in this country will fairly benefit from it.… [Click to read the rest] “Old Photos – Part 3”

Blogging 101: News Snippets As At 22 December 2010

bus death malaysia cameron highlands snippet

(News snippet – 27 people died but what caused the accident is yet to be confirmed, at least by the right people but already fingers being pointed at the driver and the bus whilst the bodies of the dead Thai tourists being sent home. Image source: http://www.salon.com/)

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Malaysia 101: Race Based Community United For Charming Reasons

United Unity

(It is better for us if we are more united as a country instead of as a specific race, controlled by a political party with hidden agenda. Image source: http://www.archives.gov)

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Hindraf Rally 2007: Hindraf Rally Remembered

Hindraf Indian

25th November 2009 marks the 2nd anniversary of the unprecedented street rally by Indians under the now “banned but not crippled” organisation called Hindraf in this country. Image source: Malaysiakini

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Malaysian Politics 101: Samy Vellu And MIC, Above Shadow of Doubt!

It looks a case of Samy Vellu = MIC or rather MIC = Samy Vellu, forever and ever…

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(Read my lips – I will resign if my No 2 man is ready. Image source: www.themalaysianreserve.com)

Not a big fan of the ‘self claiming representatives’ of the Indian community (a mirage that was scattered by the Hindraf rallies) but recent developments in calling the MIC supremo to stand down has been nothing but comical.

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Oh Fuck!

I could not believe this! Talk about bad timing.

(When will PDRM ever learn? Putting up massive road blocks will never be the solution when there is a massive rally in the city. Image source: Malaysiakini)

Last year, me and my cousin decided to go for our “quarterly” blood donation but we got involved in the mother of traffic jam when the morons at the Home Ministry decided to put up road blocks and made road users to experience hell.… [Click to read the rest] “Oh Fuck!”

Religion 101: Thaipusam Scary Trip to Batu Caves 2009 Part 2

Thaipusam Batu Caves

The idea of parking the car in the industrial area for the trip to Batu Caves during Thaipusam came from my sister who has parked many times before but not at night and certainly not when creepy characters are lurking in the dark alleys. Image source: Google Map

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Hindraf Rally 2007: A Year End Thought

Hindraf Indian

The closing posts for 2007 would not be complete without a post on one of the main event of this year – Hindraf rally protests in the streets of the Malaysian capital city. Image source: Malaysiakini

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Hindraf Rally 2007: Not the End of the Story

Hindraf Indian

The Saturday’s Hindraf rally came and gone and surprisingly it was well-publicized both locally and internationally. Of course, we may only see one angle of the story in the local media, so try catching a more balanced reporting in the international media and blogs. Image source: Malaysiakini

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