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TR EMERITUS UNDER ATTACK …

March 29, 2012

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TR Emeritus Under Attack Originating from March 29th, 2012 |  Author: Editorial Dear readers, We wish to inform our readers that our servers are under attack again, since 27th March. After complaining to our hosting provider, they have informed us that the attack (“proxy shuffling”) comes from IPs of SingNet again. Hence, as a temporary measure, […]

WHAT NST COLUMNIST ZAKARIA ALI SAYS ON “SEMBANG SASTERA”..

March 26, 2012

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The book by A.F.Yassin  (1998)     What ZakariaAli says on Sembang Sastera ” The former editor of a publishing house, A.F.Yassin, recently put out Sembang Sastera: Bersama Orang Persuratan (Fajar Bakti, 1998,310 pages), in which he talks to 64 Malay writers and literary activists of varying stature, who muse on their lives and what they have been up to. Chatty. […]

PONDERING A RACE-BASED APPROACH IN PAP’S SINGAPORE!

March 24, 2012

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Some Malays in Malaysia have  decided to join a political group aligned to the ruling political party in the neihbouring country in the South, whose policy approch is race-based. Presumably these few Malays are so enthralled by what the ruing party’s performance that it is to their own personal benefits if they are to join force and enhance the party’s […]

WILL THE REAL MR PRIME MINISTER PLEASE STAND UP!

March 23, 2012

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  Sakmongkol AK47  21 March 2012 Get Real Mr Prime Minister! Like many others, I read somewhat amused at PM Najib’s war cry that he is confident of getting back the states now under the opposition. I say war cry because here we have a PM seized by an extreme bout of paranoia declaring that we […]

INDONESIAN MAIDS: WHOSE RIDICULOUS IDEA IS THIS?

March 17, 2012

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What’s going on? I mean whatever happens to the so-called negotiated settlement about acquiring Indonesian maids between negotiators from both sides of the Selat Melaka. Our Manpower Minister seems surprised with the ridiculous announcement. So it seems. A local Malay language  newspaper has called on the government to find maids elsewhere. And Malaysia can find maids […]

YES, AS BLOGGER BAKRI MUSA SAYS: WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY?

March 13, 2012

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Bakri Musa has a point to make in his recent posting :M.  Bakri Musa 12 March 2012 What Will People Say? (www.bakrimusa.com).  “When the late Tun Razak moved his family to Sri Taman, the Prime Minister’s official residence at that time, his children pleaded with him to have a swimming pool installed. The Tun, acutely aware of the costs to […]

THE KEDAH “SAGA” FAR FROM OVER?

March 10, 2012

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In politics, there is always the two sides of a story. The Kedah “saga” as has been dubbed as nothing new if you are an average “Kedah rakyat”. It has been there since Barisan Nasional goverenment crumbled since 2008. Some people may still wonder how on earth that Kedah becomes the victim of BN’s in-fighting […]

TUN DAIM ON CURRENT MALAYSIAN POLITICS…

March 5, 2012

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Former Finance Minister, Tun Daim gave his rare interviw to mainstream media. He does not talk much. He prefers to remain as a “backroom boy”  in Malaysian politics. He walks the talk but not otherwise. People use to dub him as a reluctant politician and there are some who see him as an ever-willing partner […]