Kingdom of Cambodia 2020: Part 5 – Self Isolation & Great Malaysian Food

covid19 cambodia

The problem with foreigners in Cambodia during the time of a pandemic is that there is very little information available for them to know what is going on and what the next step will be. Often it is left to one’s own assumptions and “google” findings to know what to do next.… [Click to read the rest] “Kingdom of Cambodia 2020: Part 5 – Self Isolation & Great Malaysian Food”

Religion 101: Oh No, Darwin Been Banned in Malaysia

darwin

(Book on Darwin is banned in Malaysia. What is the criteria to ban a book? What constitutes a great endangerment of public harmony? It gets rather ugly when a book is banned just because it goes against one’s personal values and beliefs. Cartoon source: http://www.incidentalcomics.com)

Still, saying that the implementation of hudud will not impact the non-Muslims?… [Click to read the rest] “Religion 101: Oh No, Darwin Been Banned in Malaysia”

History 101: Nelson Mandela Struggle vs False Struggle

Nelson Mandela Struggle

(Invictus – starring Morgan Freeman and Matt Damon and directed by Clint Eastwood. It is one movie that portrays Nelson Mandela in his best moments and no one had does it better than Morgan Freeman. Image source: Amazon)

When a political party is having its usual general assemblies – you can be assured that there always be some “interesting” statements made in the general public.… [Click to read the rest] “History 101: Nelson Mandela Struggle vs False Struggle”

Governance 101: Case for Loud Rowdy Namewee

For those who are not familiar with him, Namewee or his real name, Wee Meng Chee is a Malaysian Chinese hip hop recording artist, composer, filmmaker (his Nasi Lemak 2.0 is quite good) and actor. He was famous with controversies namely the one relating to a song titled Negarakuku. 

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Education 101: Strong Support for 1Sekolah

support 1sekolah one school system

When ex-ISA detainee M Manoharan proposed that all Malaysians born after August 31, 1957, to be accorded a Bumiputra status but without any question to the constitutional rights and privileges of Malays, many applauded & supported the proposal.

However at the same time, many questioned this proposal in light with the existence of many types for schools for Malaysians.… [Click to read the rest] “Education 101: Strong Support for 1Sekolah”

History 101: Who are the Real “Malays”?

Malay Race History

(circa 1850: Five people from the Malay Archipelago; from left to right, two Dayaks or Dyaks from Borneo (a Saghai Dayak and a Loondoo Dayak), and three natives of Java (a priest, a lady and a gentleman). Original Artwork: Engraving by R Anderson after a drawing by A Huttula. Image source: Pinterest)

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