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In your remaining days, hang your heads in shame

May 23, 2018

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MACC chief, Mohd Shukri Abdull, at a tell-all press conference yesterday, disclosed that when he was in Washington in July, 2015, and his men back home who were involved in the 1MDB investigation were either being arrested or transferred, he turned to ministers in the PM’s department, Shahidan Kassim and Paul Low for assistance. Paul Low […]

Restoring public confidence in the institutions of state

May 15, 2018

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“A fish rots from the head down” – used to express the idea that all problems in a company or country can be traced back to its leadership. The buck starts and stops at the top. Lets say it like it is. The constitution has put in place many institutions of state to ensure that governance […]

What! Registered and can’t vote? So what can you do?

April 26, 2018

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You just turned 21 years on 1st January, 2018, and the first thing you did was to go register as a voter so that you could do your part to vote out UMNO / BN come the 14th GE. Or you missed out registering in time for the last election, nearly forgot again and just […]

Siapakah yang layak mendaftar sebagai pengundi pos? Jika layak, patutkah anda daftar?

April 26, 2018

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Pada bulan Februari 2018, Suruhanjaya Pilihan Raya (SPR) memaklumkan bahawa terdapat beberapa kategori warganegara Malaysia yang layak mendaftar sebagai pengundi pos, selain daripada warganegara Malaysia yang bermastautin di luar negeri. Kumpulan-kumpulan yang berikut layak mendaftar sebagai pengundi pos: Sekiranya anda termasuk dalam salah satu kategori yang tersebut di atas, ataupun anda mengenali sesiapa yang layak […]

Dear Sivarasa

April 20, 2018

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What a pleasant surprise! I was up until the wee hours of this morning writing up my concerns on the possibility of 3 or more cornered contests losing us the 14th GE, and then I read in FMT that you, too, have touched on these concerns. Thanks. And it is good to see you are […]

Change gomen first. Then we, the rakyat, reform our country

April 11, 2018

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In May, 2013, I invested RM5,000.00 In April, 2016, I added another RM5,000.00 to that earlier investment. RM5k invested for 3 years and then RM10k for another 2 years. On Monday, 9th April, I cashed in on my investment. I got my RM10k back. The return on my investment? What did I invest in? My […]

Let’s agree to disagree, and then fight UMNO/BN

April 5, 2018

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I have made clear my views on the proposal by Pakatan Harapan to offer Dr M as their PM candidate should they sweep into Putrajaya post the 14th GE. Those views remain unchanged. I am also acutely aware that my views are at odds with the large majority of Malaysians who want to see UMNO […]

When the right to be heard counts for nothing

January 6, 2018

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27th September, 2016, several PJ Selatan and Bukit Gasing registered voters, myself included, converged at the office of Bukit Gasing state assemblyman Rajiv to lodge our objections to the Election Commission’s proposed redeliniation of both our parliamentary and state constituencies. Yesterday morning, about 8.35am, I received a call from one Puan Zura of the EC. She […]

YB Hee, vote down Hadi’s 355

February 23, 2017

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This Friday, 24th February, 2017, at 10am, a group of PJ Selatan registered voters will meet our Member of Parliament, Yang Berkhidmat Hee Loy Sian, at his service centre in Section 17, PJ. The purpose of this meeting? First, to direct him that should Hadi’s Bill 355 be called up in the next Parliamentary sitting to be voted […]

Let this redelineation thru and we’re stuck with these robbers and thieves another 50 years

September 18, 2016

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The first part of this post  is written for the benefit of those who may have little or no understanding of the importance of the notion of equal value of votes and the two practices by election authorities that undermine that notion : gerrymandering and malapportionment. On 26th May, 2013, Canberra Times, reporting on the outcome […]