TOTAL VISITORS FROM 2008:

ZAID IBRAHIM THE DE FACTO MINISTER OF JUSTICE 618

1. I was told members of the Cabinet were very upset when Zaid Ibrahim was appointed as Minister. It was known to everyone that Zaid helped PAS to defeat the BN candidate for Kota Baru. He was sore because he did not succeed to become division head of Kota Baru and he was not chosen ...

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There are far too many comments and questions in my blog that I simply cannot respond to all. But I will try. Pegging The Bretton Woods System did not fail because the United States ran out of gold. It failed because Britain decided to devalue the pound. President Richard Nixon decided to go off the ...

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KHAIRI’S DILEMMA 1. I feel so sad about the plight of Khairi Jamaluddin, one of the candidates for head of UMNO Youth. He says that he is being prevented from meeting UMNO youths. This might result in his losing the race for the much coveted post. 2. I would advise him not to be disheartened. ...

GIMME THREE MONTHS MORE 358

1. The UMNO General Assembly which will this time elect the members of the Supreme Council has now been postponed to March 2009, three months later. 2. This, I am told, is at the insistence of Dato Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi. He is said to need this time in order to put the country right. ...

HUMAN MEMORY 475

1. I have a problem. I cannot remember the date I was married. As a result I always get into trouble with my wife. 2. She has a remarkable memory for dates, not just her own or our special dates but she can remember the dates of birth of all her children, the dates of ...

BALIK KAMPUNG 564

Balik kampung is a great tradition. It helps renew our ties and relationship with other members of our parent’s family and relatives. And if we really come from the kampungs, it would remind us of our past, our bucolic antecedents and the simple life that we lead. Malays and Chinese alike religiously practise this great ...

SELAMAT HARI RAYA AIDILFITRI 812

Saya dan isteri saya mengucapkan Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri kepada semua rakyat Malaysia yang beragama Islam, khususnya kepada pelayar laman blog chedet.com. Alhamdulillah, sekali lagi dapat kita bersama-sama meraikan hari kebesaran ini setelah sebulan menjalankan ibadah puasa. Disamping bergembira bersama keluarga, saya harap kita akan teruskan tradisi kunjung mengunjung ke rumah-rumah terbuka untuk mengeratkan lagi ...

THE UNITED STATES 339

1. I wonder what is happening to the United States of America. It used to lay down the laws and rules which the whole world must abide. If any country refuses then blacklisting, sanctions and even invasions by the US forces might ensue. 2. It set the forms and standards for everything; systems of Government, ...

PEGGING 444

1. I am not in the business of advising the Government. When I mentioned the advisability of pegging the Ringgit, it was in answer to a question posed by a reporter. If the Government noticed the report I would feel flattered. 2. Pegging currencies is not as easy as it sounds. The whole thing must ...

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SHAHIDAN PENASIHAT NCER Laporan Utusan Malaysia semalam (Sept 23, 2008) amat menggembirakan saya. Sahabat saya Dato Seri Shahidan Kassim, Menteri Besar Perlis yang gagal menjadi Menteri Besar walaupun Perlis di antara negeri yang menang dalam pilihanraya 2008 telah dilantik oleh YAB Dato Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, Perdana Menteri Malaysia untuk menjadi penasihat dan pembantu beliau ...