Can the Kelantan syariah authorities compel counselling?

September 27, 2017

1

I’ve been having a bad bout of rhinitis this last week. Yesterday morning, another visit to the ENT and another course of medication. On the way back, decided to stop off at a shopping mall in Section 14, PJ. In a pair of shorts! Ok, a pair of bermudas actually. A Chinese lady stopped and […]

You Muslim in Muar? This what you want? No? Wash elsewhere, then

September 25, 2017

3

I am sure by now many of you would have read about the “Laundrette for Muslims only” in Muar. If you haven’t, you can read the report in Staronline at http://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2017/09/24/muar-launderette-adopts-muslims-only-policy/ Why only for Muslims? According to the report, the laundrette operator declined to give the reasons, merely stating that he “was just carrying out […]

It’s perception, not what you are, that shapes how the world views you

September 19, 2017

3

And what feeds that perception? Information. Both true and/or false. For those who know you, and by that I mean really, really know the real you, information out there counts for nothing. For the rest of the world, its the information out there that defines you. Perception. Take the sacking of Anwar in 1998. Mahathir […]

MALAYSIA KITA BELUM BERJAYA!

September 16, 2017

0

Penned by Jayanath Appudurai My Fellow Malaysians, Do you remember these words? Malaysia kita sudah berjaya, Aman makmur bahagia Malaysia abadi selamanya, Berjaya dan Berjaya!   Berbagai kaum sudah berikrar Menjunjung cita-cita Satu bangsa satu bahasa Malaysia berjaya!   Dari Perlis sampailah ke Sabah Kita sudah merdeka Negara makmur rakyat mewah Kita sudah berjaya!   Dengar semboyan kita […]

Doc, please cut the bullshit!

September 11, 2017

2

Many are quite taken in by Mahathir’s statement reported on Malaysiakini on 25/8/2017 that he does not believe in Ketuanan Melayu. I will write about this on another day. Today, I want to address the rest of the rubbish that he is reported to have said. “Earlier, he had said that the country had struck […]

Aiyoh, 50 years of BN’s race-based politics not enough, ah?

September 11, 2017

4

Malaysiakini reported about 2 weeks back that Ambiga was concerned about the “the lack of Indian representation in the Pakatan Harapan line-up”. A subsequent report a few days later had it that Penang Deputy Chief Minister II P Ramasamy and my friend Gobind Singh also shared the same concerns. I have a few questions for […]

Another piece in the jigsaw puzzle called Malaysia Boleh

September 8, 2017

2

So, Nor Mohamed Yakcophas come out at the RCI and “accepted his fair share of accountability over the foreign exchange (forex) losses incurred in the late 1980s and early 1990s”, Malaysiakini reports. It seems he exceeded his trading limits, or something like that What’s the amount of the loss that’s being bandied about? RM30 billion, […]