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MEROBOH SURAU 10

1. Ramai berpendapat surau yang telah diguna oleh orang bukan Islam tidak lagi boleh diguna sebagai tempat sembahyang orang Islam. Surau itu patut diroboh. 2. Saya berpendapat jika jemaah di qariah berkenaan tidak lagi suka untuk mengguna surau berkenaan, itu adalah hak mereka membuat apa-apa tindakan. 3. Apabila Sultan Mehmet II tawan Constantinople, ibu kota ...

ADVICE THAT WILL BANKRUPT THE NATION 125

1. I am happy that Tun Abdullah has explained that he did not write about how the nation would be bankrupt if he had followed my advice. It was the interviewer. 2. I hope he does not mind my clearing my name over what the interviewer wrote in “The Awakening”. Yes, I agree that I ...

Water For Singapore 181

Water For Singapore 1. I would like to thank the visitor to my blog who pointed out that the terms of the agreement to supply raw water and receive treated water to and from Singapore actually favours Malaysia.  I agree.  But I am talking about revision in the price of raw water since 3 sen per 1000 ...

THE TRANS PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP 74

An edited version of this article appeared in the New Straits Times of July 12, 2013 1. The secretary to the Ministry of Trade and Industry avers that trade negations must be done in secret, I suppose by the officers concerned. There should apparently be no public debate or even within the Government. 2. I ...

RACIAL POLARIZATION 298

1. After Parliament was dissolved on the 13th April 2013, I was interviewed by a BBC journalist. He appeared quite convinced that race-based parties such as those in the National Front would be rejected by a more liberal electorate which believes in democracy, freedom and non-racial politics. Also the idealistic young would reject the BN. ...

UMNO DAHULU DAN SEKARANG 95

1. Pada 11hb. Mei 2013, UMNO merayakan hari penubuhannya yang ke 63 dengan sembahyang dan tahlil, ucapan bersemangat dari Presiden Najib Tun Razak dan majlis makan malam. Tetapi UMNO pada 2013 ini bukanlah sama dengan UMNO 1946. 2. Pada 1946, pengasas UMNO yang berkumpul di Johor Baru bersemangat untuk menyelamatkan bangsa Melayu dari kehilangan bangsa ...

BRINGING DOWN GOVERNMENTS 161

BRINGING DOWN GOVERNMENTS 1. Street demonstrations can bring down Governments. This we know from the Arab Spring. But we should also know that setting up a new Government to replace the old Government is not as easy. 2. There will always be people who will not agree with the new Government, no matter if the ...

LIBEL 64

This article appeared in the New Straits Times of April 28, 2013 1. The DAP’s Kit Siang has learnt a lot from Anwar Ibrahim, the PKR leader. When unable to counter a critic, silence him by threatening to take libel action in court if the statement is not withdrawn. A long drawn hearing in the ...

THE POLITICS OF RACE 58

This article appeared in the New Straits Times of April 25, 2013 1. In Malaysia there is not a single political party which can claim to be truly multiracial. All of them are strongly dominated by one race or another. 2. The only party which is nearest to being multi-racial is the National Front. Although ...

GELANG PATAH 303

1. Kit Siang is going to contest in Gelang Patah. 2. Why Gelang Patah? 3. Obviously it is because Gelang Patah has a Chinese majority.