Browsing All Posts filed under »Digressions«

Dear Noorin,

March 25, 2014


  Read in the FMT that the Bar Council is on your case for your alleged professional misconduct during the court proceedings to sentence Karpal in his sedition charge conviction. Many, it seems, think you are downright evil for the way your pressed for a custodial sentence, even urging the court to disregard the fact […]

Bank Islam’s latest business entry : hair salons

February 19, 2014


And, it  seems, if you have the right connections, they give you a damn good haircut. Any satisfied customers? One soon-to be satisfied customer, I hear, is Khalid, the Selangor MB, for now, at least. Read about his anticipated hair treatment HERE.

I have no title for this

February 4, 2014


Christians believe that God made man in His own image. To say that this  cannot be a reference to a physical image may be to state the obvious, but I will say it anyway. I do not think Christians mean that God made man to reflect God’s physical image. Which then takes me to what […]

Australia, here I come!

October 16, 2013


I got this in my email last night. Notification of the grant of a VISITOR (Class FA) VISITOR (Subclass 600) visa. I wish to advise that a decision has been made on this application and a visa has been granted on 15 October 2013 to the applicant(s) listed in the Visa Grant Notice, which contains […]

G’day, mate. Let me in, will ya? I promise I’ll be on my way once the party is over

October 9, 2013


Noon, today, I was at the Australian Visa Application Centre. Submitted a fresh application for a visa. In Form 1415. For a business visitor visa. I’ve indicated in the form that I would like to be there some time between 20th of this month to the 20th of next month. Whilst I have stated again […]

Why my visa application was refused

October 3, 2013


“Before one accuses the AU being complicit  with the Malaysian government  in this visa refusal  I and other in this block and elsewhere have repeatedly asked Harris to disclose if there is any element of truth in political interference for either government in the refusal decision. Harris knows the reasons and he has met with […]

If first you don’t succeed, try and try again, boy

September 30, 2013


Last Friday, late afternoon, I had my appointment with two officers at the Australian High Commission. It was a good meeting. Most informative. For all, I dare say. I will put in a fresh application for that visa next week and, this time, I hope it will be fairly considered, and approved.

Refusal of my visa application : An update

September 26, 2013


Flew back to KL yesterday. Got several phone calls and emails from foreign media asking to be interviewed and to comment on speculations as to why I was refused the visa to enter Australia. I have declined to do so. For now. A little while ago, by e-mail, I sent a request to meet with […]

No worry, mates. My ABU work ain’t done yet

September 22, 2013


I am outside the country now. Have been since the 9th of this month. Returned home for a few hours on the 20th and was out again the same day. Have been receiving text messages from several reporters seeking my confirmation and, if true, comment,  about a story in the Malaysianinsider that the Australian immigration authorities […]

Its 50th, not 56th Malaysia Day!

August 30, 2013


By Jayanath Appudurai ____________________________ This is how we continue to insult and alienate our fellow citizens in Sabah and Sarawak! The ignoramus in Malaya – politicians, pundits, editors,journalists, advertisers; including ‘ I was there at the Padang down memory lane ramblers – continue to use ‘ Happy 56th Birthday Malaysia’. The historical fact is that […]


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