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Before I uploaded my piece and photos of the Oktoberfest event which I attended on Friday night, I was told that Selangor Exco Elizabeth Wong had uploaded in her Facebook a photo of her and me having beer at the event and there were fierce arguments in her FB Timeline about the post. I expected my […]

“Octoberfest” at One Utama

While I was the senior Selangor Exco from 2008 to 2013, I was not really aware of the Oktoberfest event organized by Carlsberg and I have never attended the event. However, I decided to attend it last night after certain quarters tried to block it from happening. When I arrived at the event at the car-park […]

Malaysia Day Prayer Celebration

This morning I attended Malaysia Day Prayer Celebration organized by National Evangelical Christian Fellowship (NECF) and Council of Churches (CCM) at Calvary Convention Centre at Bukit Jalil. A few thousand Christians and church leaders from different denominations were present. The Christian politicians who were present included Datuk Paul Low, Hannah Yeoh, Yeo Bee Yin, Tiew Way […]

A short trip to Shanghai and Beijing

Last week, I joined Lim Kit Siang to meet with Malaysian diaspora and students in Shanghai and Beijing. A few months ago, he had received an invitation from some Malaysians under the name of Bersih Shanghai residing in China to talk about political development in Malaysia. LKS’s daughter Hui Ying joined us on the trip. […]

Hartal, a word that can still shake the country

The last time someone called for a “hartal” or a strike, it shut down Penang in November 1967. Twenty years earlier, the all-Malaya hartal shut down the whole Malay peninsula. Shops, restaurants, cinemas and offices were closed. There were also no buses, lorries and taxis on the roads and no one showed up for work […]

SEPANG, Aug 24 — For chief pilot Captain Datuk Missman Leham, flying home the remains of 20 victims of the Malaysia Airlines (MAS) Flight MH17 aircraft tragedy on Friday, was his most difficult task since joining MAS, about 33 years ago. He said the 12-hour flight was also the most emotional for him because he […]

Sambungan perbicaraan ISA di Makamah Tinggi Jalan Duta

Hari ini adalah sambungan perbicaraan ISA saya. Sdr Lim Kit Siang datang memberi sokongan kepada saya, tetapi oleh kerana kesemua saksi pihak kerajaan telah habis dipanggil, perbicaraan saya berakhir awal pada 10.50 pagi, jadi bila beliau sampai ke bilik mahkamah saya, perbicaraan pun ditangguhkan. Sebenarnya kenyataan kesemua saksi kerajaan (khususnya Special branch officers) adalah “straight forward” […]

Hari ini adalah perbicaraan kes penahanan ISA saya di Mahkamah Tinggi di Jalan Duta. Saya saman Ketua Polis Negara, Menteri Dalam Negeri, Inspektor E (yang menahan saya) dan kerajaan Malaysia kerana mereka menahan saya di bawah ISA pada 12 September 2008, dan saya ditahan selama 7 hari. Saya telah memberi kenyataan saya pada dua bulan yang […]

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