Browsing All Posts filed under »Right to know«

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 […]

Apologise to you, Doc?

March 20, 2014


I attended Mahathir’s lecture on poverty earlier today at the University of Malaya. Malaysiakini has the report HERE. During Q&A, I posed 3 questions to him. The 3rd question was whether he was ready to take responsibility and apologise to the poor and the marginalised. In his response, he asked, in turn, that I apologise […]

Uncovering the whereabouts of MH370, or a major cover-up?

March 13, 2014


Get this report on the Rakyat Times HERE.

Unidentified flying object? And RMAF did zilch?

March 12, 2014


Moderator’s note : Commentator Cliffton Sum sent this in by way of comment : Radar might be able to distinguish between commercial and other aircrafts by its Squawk code. Commercial airlines have specific Squawk code. ____________________________ Did anyone else catch the 5pm press conference earlier today led by Kerismudin on the missing MH370? When one of […]

Citizen journos, Rakyat Times needs you

March 2, 2014


Is there poverty where you live? Rampant corruption in broad daylight? Wanton abuse of power by local authorities? Politicians, regardless of which side of the divide, misbehaving? You’re on holiday overseas and you spot a certain Big Mama on an unholy shopping spree? And you have a smartphone? And you’d like the rakyat to see […]

Whose sin is it when Muslims adhere to a JAKIM screw up?

October 18, 2013


So the Shia in Malaysia are taking their plight of persecution here at the instance of the UMNO-led BN government to the United Nations, reports Malaysiakini. You may or may not know this, but on 23rd June, 1996, the Islamic religious authorities issued a fatwa declaring that “ajaran Islam yang lain daripada pegangan Ahli Sunnah Wal Jamaah […]

Who is to blame for the deaths of our soldiers? The Baling Peace Talks revisited

September 24, 2013


The title of this post is taken from a piece written by Dr Jeyakumar which I have reproduced below. I had the honour of participating in the reading of the 1955 Baling Talks at the Singapore Arts Festival in 2011. After reading the entire unedited script of those talks, I was left with the distinct feeling […]

Press Statement : The massive economic empowerment agenda for Bumiputra

September 17, 2013


Note : The moderator of this blog fully associates with the views expressed by Saudara Dr Jayakumar here. ___________________________ On 14th September 2013, the Prime Minister announced a RM 30 billion package of programs to “empower” the Bumiputra population in the country who are still lagging behind economically. The data quoted by UMNO leaders is that the mean […]

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 […]

ABU War Fund second audit : Auditors report

August 29, 2013


On 23rd May, this year, about an hour after I was arrested, someone or a group of people sent in a bullet payment of one large sum into the ABU account. A week later, that individual or group of persons sent in a similar amount And the following week, a half of the earlier amount […]


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