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A teacher, mentor and friend remembered

April 18, 2016


In the early 90’s, Bank Rakyat sued Watan, a print newspaper in circulation then, and YB Lim Kit Siang, in defamation. The law firm that I was then with as a partner were retained to represent and defend Watan. I was the solicitor who was entrusted to handle the brief. The senior partner of the […]

Remembering our buddy

May 5, 2014


About 70 of us met at the Press Club last Saturday to knock glasses and share a night in memory of our buddy, Zorro. Arthur put together a nice video of the many special moments so many of us have shared with Zorro over the years. Thought I would share that with all of you.  

Knocking Glasses With BERNARD KHOO aka Zorro

April 25, 2014


Write- up by ShanghaiFish. ___________ Venue: The National Press Club, Kuala Lumpur Date : 3rd. May (Saturday) 2014. Time : 7.30pm onwards. … Book Now! Limited Seats Left! Leave me a message at or call me at 012-2070534 if you would like to reserve a place. __________________________________ I have been getting a lot of requests […]

We will fight on, bro

April 7, 2014


“The uncanny thing about his timing had left me wondering as he would not have chosen to go on any other date except for the 4th of April, the birthday of Haris Ibrahim. I guess he wanted Haris to remember the dream that he shared or the vow that he had pledged and that every […]

My pledge to you, Zorro

April 4, 2014


    8th March, this year, I was overseas when I got a phone call. It was Zorro. I answered. “Haris, I am in hospital. I’m leaving”, is what I heard my buddy say, or at least that is what I thought he had said. I told Zorro I was overseas, and that I would […]

Bon voyage, buddy

May 28, 2012


Writing this up from outside the country. Received word yesterday that Vic was gone. The news floored me. I met Vic a few months ago to  discuss a few things. The inaugural MCLM AGM. And the state of the nation, the 13th GE and what we could do to return the nation back to the […]

They Are All Honourable Men!

May 8, 2012


By Jayanath Appudurai __________________ O ye good people of Malaysia, When will you ever learn? It is all about….National Security! The PM says so. The DPM says so. The Home Minister says so. The IGP says so. The Deputy IGP says so. Ex-IGPs say so. Even the wise ex-PM says so. And they are all […]