Do I? And what do I tell the kids?

February 25, 2021

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I am speaking of the Covid-19 vaccine. Since last April, I have been distributing sanitisers and disinfectants, going down to customers’ premises and teaching cleaners how to use what I supply. I have made it a point to try and keep abreast of developments of anything and everything related to combating the virus. I am, […]

As you judged, so you shall be, too

February 24, 2021

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On 21st June, 2020, I wrote : “I have read the comments in the article that forms the basis of the AG’s application to move contempt proceedings against Mkini. Respectfully, I take a different view from him. I have no doubt that the lawyers who will appear for Mkini will put forth a strong case […]

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The Sheratoonian Anniversary

February 23, 2021

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By Jayanath Appudurai A year ago, on this infamous day, The Sheratoonians, shredded our dreams! Not that, we were not expecting it. We knew this day will come, We lived in pious hope, that it would not. All the signs, that it was an ill-fated, Coalition of Hope, were there, for those who understood, the […]

Please, NSK, may I buy some food?

February 12, 2021

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Last March, when we were hit with the first MCO, starting on the 18th, I was very gratified with the SOP adopted by NSK, Brem Mall. Warga emas were given priority to go in and do their grocery shopping. Nice. This evening, I headed to NSK, Brem Mall to get some foodstuff. Scanned and took […]

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Dear YB Nga

December 9, 2020

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Malaysiakini on 7th December, 2020, reported that, in trying to explain the move by DAP to open negotiations with UMNO to form the new Perak state government, said the following : “It will create a strong and stable government”, resolving the issue of defections and enable a new UMNO-PH government to command a 2/3 majority […]

WOULD YOU INVEST IN THIS CIRCUS COMPANY?

November 9, 2020

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Jayanath Appudurai There is a circus in town and it promises to deliver all kind of scintillating entertainment. It’s been in town for some decades now. The cast is pretty big! A total of 292 (222 “Main” and 70 “Sokong”) to be exact. The usual hierarchy is found – the Lord of the Ring, Deputy […]

BLANK PAGE!

September 15, 2020

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By Jayanath Appudurai ______________________________ Staring at a blank page, No words to pen. The pain is too deep, To express! Decades of hopeful struggle, Ending in a nightmare. They live in their own Concocted world, Divorced from the People’s aspirations. The frolic of the politicians, Is too much to bear! Hope lies eternal, they say, […]

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Before I, Jayanath was the Third Force

August 23, 2020

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Note : This post is dedicated to my new friends in Melaka. Hope it helps all to better understand I am the Third Force. ____________________________________________________ In an earlier post on 17th May, 2020, I looked to the freedictionary  for an explanation of the conventional meaning of Third Force ( here is the meaning given : […]

Activism, the bus trip to Taiping, and stepping out as the Third Force in solidarity with Guan Eng

August 7, 2020

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Come next month, If I include my years of activism through the courts as a legal practitioner, starting from year 2000 until 2010, that accounts for 22 years of my life. What’s it been like? I have always used taking a bus ride to Taiping to describe that journey. You buy a bus ticket to […]

When Ariff proved to be too good for his own good

July 15, 2020

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Together with many others, I watched the live proceedings of the Dewan Rakyat on 13th July, 2020 to witness the debate of the motion presented by Muhyiddin to have Ariff removed as speaker. I am going to disregard the legal arguments that went back and forth, and go directly to what I felt was the […]