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Would Lim Guan Eng be praised for permitting the Penang state government to go bankrupt for paying compensation, so as to stop reclamation projects approved by the previous BN government that will only benefit BN cronies? This would appear to be the conclusion in a malaysiakini columnist endorsing DAP Tanjung Bungah ADUN Teh Yee Cheu […]

I am very surprised to see my comments on the photo of Nurul Izzah and Jacel Karim, the controversial self-styled princess of Sulu, being taken out of context and I am being condemned over casual remarks to the media. When I stepped into Parliament House on Thursday, I found myself surrounded by reporters who asked […]

Pemilik Facebook Dicadang Membuat Aduan Kepada Pentadbir Facebook Supaya Facebook Alvin Tan Diharamkan Oleh Pentadbiran Facebook

Saya merasa marah dan kesal melihat perbuatan gila blogger Alvin Tan yang menghina dan mengotorkan Al-Quran. Perbuatan yang mengejikan ini telah menyakiti hati kesemua umat Islam dan juga umat bukan Islam. Kepada umat Islam, saya mesti tegaskan bahawa perbuatan Alvin Tan tidak mewakili kaum Cina dan kaum bukan Islam, kerana tiada umat bukan Islam yang […]

I agree with Adenan Satem that it is stupid and senseless not to recognize UEC

Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem really hit the nail on its head when he called the federal government’s policy of not recognising the Chinese schools’ Unified Examinations Certificate (UEC) stupid and senseless.

The long-suffering Malaysian voter

I’ve been a registered voter for four elections now and, being the hopeless optimist that I am, have always taken great pride in carrying out my duty and privilege as a citizen with every ballot I cast. Being a journalist for almost my entire work life may have dulled a little of the romanticism I […]

Banning import of mandarin oranges is totally absurd and unacceptable

It was reported in today’s Chinapress Daily that Malaysia Pineapple Industry Board ( MPIB) director general Sahdan Salim said that if China continues to delay the import of Malaysia pineapples in next month’s bilateral negotiations, Malaysia may ban the import of mandarin oranges from China early next year. He said that due to bureaucratic issues, […]

Frequently asked questions on the powers of the Sultan if a menteri besar (MB) is shown to have lost the confidence of the majority of the State Assembly under the Selangor State Constitution. Q. If a sitting MB loses the confidence of the majority of the legislative assembly, what happens? Then he must tender his […]

Defiance means Islamic authorities can continue to seize Bibles, say lawyers

The Malaysian Insider – 17 June 2014 e-means-that-islamic-authorities-can-continue-to-seize-malay-an The open defiance of the Attorney-General’s decision to release the seized Bibles can only mean that  Selangor’s religious authorities will continue to raid the Bible Society of Malaysia (BSM) and churches that use the Christian holy books containing the word ‘Allah’,  said the society’s former president. Writing […]

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