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A campaigner explains why Ahok did well in 2012 but failed in the recent gubernatorial election.  HERE’S an Indonesian political quiz. When you answer, think of Ahok, the nickname of Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, a double minority (Chinese and Christian) politician who lost in the Jakarta gubernatorial election.

Politics, as they say, is the art of the possible. Friends and enemies can change by dint of their interest. Indeed, the opening line of the ‘Romance of the Three Kingdoms’ averred famously that “anything long divided will surely unite, and anything long united will surely divide”. It was Lord Palmerston who declaimed, “There are […]

Pilihan raya umum ke-14 adalah yang terpenting dalam sejarah negara. Tumpuan ialah kepada menjatuhkan rejim Perdana Menteri Datuk Seri Najib Razak. Seluruh rakyat sedar bahawa rejim pimpinannya telah merosakkan negara. Kerosakan ini berlaku dalam semua bidang.

Khalid does not deserve IGP tenure extension, say lawyers

Khalid Abu Bakar does not inspire public confidence due to his lack of professionalism, and he has also been found liable for the tort of misfeasance in public office, they say. PETALING JAYA: The tenure of Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Khalid Abu Bakar should not be extended, lawyers and a law expert said. This is […]

Surprise! Najib is the big winner at PAS meet

PAS’ annual congress will end today. The Malaysian Insight lists four things that stood out at the party’s gathering in Alor Setar, Kedah. ‎1) Najib Razak was the biggest winner‎ He is 2,440km away in from the main hall in Alor Star where the PAS annual assembly is taking place, but arguably, Umno president and […]

Hadi’s ‘brilliant’ move against editor of Sarawak Report

Clare Rewcastle-Brown has two options; but in exercising them, she will have to provide alot of information and documents about 1MDB and the money trail. I read somewhere that Hadi Awang has commenced a defamation suit against Clare Rewcastle-Brown, the owner of Sarawak Report in the London High Court. This is over her allegation that […]

Errors in ‘Sikhs of Malaya’ video — Ranjit Singh Malhi

APRIL 22 — I refer to Star TV’s recent video entitled “Sikhs of Malaya: Gone but not forgotten.” It is a welcomed step in the right direction to portray that our beloved nation today is the result of the blood, sweat and tears of various ethnic groups. However, it has numerous factual errors which must […]

Refusal to gazette KL City Plan 2020 is shocking

Refusal to gazette KL City Plan 2020 is shocking. KL will be further messed up and will become the most unplanned and congested city in the world ================================================= Kuala Lumpur mayor Datuk Seri Mohd Amin Nordin Abd Aziz has said that DBKL is not going to gazette KL City Plan 2020 but it will draft […]

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