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Today is the 60th birthday of Kerk Kim Hock, the former secretary-general of the DAP and the former MP for Kota Melaka. Many DAP leaders have gone to Mahkota Hospital in Melaka to celebrate his birthday. Kerk is a cancer survivor. He has suffered from colon cancer about 10 years ago and he was healed […]

Taiwan Literature and Music Night (台湾文学之夜)

I attended the concert on Taiwan Literature and Music Night (台湾文学之夜)organised by Taipei Economits & Cultural Office in Malaysia (TECO) at KLCC on last Saturday. The two singers who performed that night were Anthony Neely (倪安东)and Jess Lee (李佳薇). Both are famous singers in Taiwan and both of them were born out of Taiwan. Jess […]

Best of luck to Dr. Ranjit Singh

Tonight I attended a mini fundraising dinner organiser by friends of a historian and writer Dr Ranjit Singh Malhi. Dr. Ranjit is writing a book on the history and contribution of then Sikh community in Malaysia. I attended the dinner with Lau Weng San, ADUN for Kg Tunku in PJ. When I asked Lau to […]

My Trip to Taiwan

I just came back from a trip to Taiwan yesterday together with my colleagues from the DAP, namely YB Tan Kok Wai and his wife, YB Oscar Ling from Sibu and YB Gan Peck Cheng from Batu Pahat. As there is presidential and legislative election campaign in Taiwan now, we took the opportunity to visit […]

My year end trip to Guangzhou, China

I went to China twice in December. First trip was to Shanghai in early of the month, second trip to Guangzhou with my parents recently. Two things I have observed in both my trips are: I) The value of our currency, Ringgit vs RMB has been decreasing from month to month. Things are getting so […]

Happy New Year 2016!

Some of you might be wondering why I had not uploaded anything on my Facebook in the past few days. Not that I wanted to “hide” myself, I had gone for holidays with my parents to Guangzhou and Hainan Island. I just came back last night. I could not access Facebook in China, and so […]

A night of two Farewells

On the evening of Friday 5th December, I attended two farewell functions. The first one was the farewell dinner for Father Albert Tan, the parish priest of St Francis Xavier Church, Petaling Jaya. Father Albert Tan is a Jesuit priest. He is young and jovial, open-minded and approachable. He said he will travel to Australia […]

I am glad that the Attorney General has finally dropped or withdrawn the sedition charge against me this morning at the KL Sessions. At the outset, this charge ought not have been preferred against me. Inter alia, many civil society organisations including Human Rights Watch (HRW) have condemned and expressed grave concern and demanded that […]

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