Religion 101: Hudud – Can We Prioritise on Real Issues?

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(Which is more critical and urgent to the rakyat in Kelantan – tabling of a new Islamic law that overlaps & duplicates the existing convention laws or reconstruction of homes & lives of people involved in the worst natural disaster that the country have seen? It is not an issue of religion or sedition but rather an issue of priorities.[Click to read the rest] “Religion 101: Hudud – Can We Prioritise on Real Issues?”

N25 Kajang: Pakatan’s Hunger Games?

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(Kajang is very famous for its satay – we used to drive into the town just for this but in recent weeks, the town of Kajang has been in the focus for a different type of food on the dish – Pakatan’s rather childish games with the voters in Kajang. Image source: The Star)[Click to read the rest] “N25 Kajang: Pakatan’s Hunger Games?”

Clean Elections 101: Preparing for BERSIH 4.0

FRU bersih

(Out of the many images of BERSIH 3.0 that I have seen, this has to be one of the most moving one – a Malaysian lying down in front of the police water cannon truck to stop them. It reminded me of the lone protestor who stood in front of the tanks during the Tiananmen Square.[Click to read the rest] “Clean Elections 101: Preparing for BERSIH 4.0”

Clean Elections 101: The Wayang Kulit Before Elections

election wayang kulit shadow play art kelantan

(You can hardly see this fine beautiful art in motion these days but in the political landscape when it comes to elections, it is still alive and played well to the end. Image source: Wikipedia)[Click to read the rest] “Clean Elections 101: The Wayang Kulit Before Elections”

Sarawak State Elections: The Outcome

Personally, the final outcome was kind of disappointing though – it would have been nice if the opposition had denied the two-third majority and put the ruling Government under a microscope but still it was a good run for the oppositions.

The voters have decided and we need to respect that.… [Click to read the rest] “Sarawak State Elections: The Outcome”

Sarawak State Elections: The Spins

(Taib Mahmud and his unexplained growth in wealth is the focus of the opposition in this State Elections. It will be difficult for Najib & BN to justify Taib continuing his hold on the powers in Sarawak. More so after hard evidence of native land grab – estimated 70,000 hectares, an area which is larger than Singapore and luxury properties abroad under Taib and Taib’s family members starts to emerge.[Click to read the rest] “Sarawak State Elections: The Spins”

Anwar Sex Video 2011: Weird Quotes

It must be one of the funniest, embarrassing, happening things in the Malaysian political arena right now

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(The allegations against Anwar – it started as an illusive individual by the name of Datuk T which ended to be a group of high powered men with plenty of time to kill on their hands , at least that is what it seems to be to many of us.[Click to read the rest] “Anwar Sex Video 2011: Weird Quotes”

Case for PR’s 100 Day Plan

(Warning: Long post ahead)

(PR is making it case to the general public that it can make a positive difference if it becomes the Government but we need a more convincing case. Image source: http://wargamarhaen.blogspot.com)

Interesting topic for the beginning of the year…

Well, it is in our best interest (no matter which side of the politics we may be) to know what the opposition intends to do if they come in power – although the chances of that happening in recent months is almost nil, no thanks to the Oppositions shooting themselves in their foot numerous times in the last 4 years (but who knows what can happen in the next few years).… [Click to read the rest] “Case for PR’s 100 Day Plan”

2010 Reflection: Year of the BN

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(Never underestimate the power of impressions, more so if it was handled by professionals. Image source: https://iheartintelligence.com)

2010 was unfortunately “their” year but they deserved it – they played their cards rights

One of the few best things that BN under Najib did in 2010 (although it was long, long overdue) was getting a new President for MIC but then again, MIC is old news and the old President did not go away with empty hands.… [Click to read the rest] “2010 Reflection: Year of the BN”

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