TOTAL VISITORS FROM 2008:

MALAYSIA AND A WORLD IN TURMOIL 323

(Versi Bahasa Malaysia di akhir artikel ini) 1. The Malaysian Government appears not to be perturbed by what is happening in the world. 2. It appears to be convinced that it can isolate and insulate itself from whatever is happening to the world. 3. It seems to be confident that it will be left untouched. ...

JUDGE'S MISCONDUCT 332

When the Honourable the de facto Minister of Justice said that if I had “proof of (Justice Ian) Chin’s alleged misconduct and report the matter to the police or the Chief Justice” it became clear that the honourable and learned de facto Minister had not bothered to study the matter concerned. He was happy to ...

THE SOCIAL CONTRACT 357

(versi Bahasa Malaysia di akhir artikel ini) 1. There has been a lot of talk about a Social Contract in Malaysia. 2. Perhaps it would be useful if we understand this concept a little bit more before we argue about it. 3. If we care to look into the origins of the social contract we ...

PRESS STATEMENT BY YABhg TUN DR MAHATHIR BIN MOHAMAD 443

(This statement was issued yesterday, June 26, 2008 in response to Judge Ian Chin’s allegations towards Dr Mahathir) 
 1. On June 10, The Borneo Post reported Judge Ian Chin’s “explosive judicial disclosure”, about how judges were threatened and sent to Boot Camps by the former Prime Minister. 2. He made these revelations prior to ...

SNIPPETS/CORAT-CORET 324

VOTE OF (NO) CONFIDENCE As expected Barisan Nasional Members of Parliament supported the motion on the removal of subsidy for petroleum. Obviously the whip had been used. Only one Sabah MP expressed his unhappiness at the short notice given for tabling this motion. Yet every MP knows that the price of petrol is a big ...

PERPADUAN 396

1. Ramai orang Melayu yang kesal kerana di waktu yang genting ini, di waktu mana berbagai-bagai masalah melanda orang Melayu di negara tercinta ini, mereka berpecah dan bersengketa sesama sendiri.   2. Umum tahu perpecahan melemahkan, sebaliknya perpaduan memberi kekuatan. Berhadapan dengan aneka jenis masalah dan tekanan, orang Melayu amat perlu kepada perpaduan sekarang.   ...

Wastage of Public Funds – The cancellation of the Railway double tracking and electrification project 360

(Versi Bahasa Malaysia di akhir artikel ini) Malaysia has one of the most extensive system of express highways in Southeast Asia. But still the roads are very congested. Too many heavy vehicles such as container carriers and motorcar carriers clog the roads. Their numbers are increasing and container traffic from south Thailand add to the ...

Petronas 283

Certain members of Parliament are focusing on Petronas, apparently trying to divert attention from Government over the thoughtless increase in oil prices. If I am not mistaken this is a prelude to appointing a 4th floor candidate as head of Petronas as they did when removing Tengku Mahaleel of Proton. There is also an attempt ...

The Chorus Line 231

As expected Barisan Nasional party leaders, Cabinet Ministers and assorted beneficiaries of the Dato Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi flip-flop regime lined up metaphorically behind him to shout their support for the leader over the intransigence of Dato Yong Teck Lee and the Sabah Progressive Party.   The SAPP’s motion of no confidence will not bring ...

Note To Visitors 83

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