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How long more do we exploit human lives for profit?

September 13, 2018

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New minimum wage for the lowest wage earners in the country : RM1050.00. Effective 1st January, 2019. An increase of RM50 in Malaya, RM130 in Sabah and Sarawak. For those in Malaya, it works out to an increase of RM1.67 a day, in a 30-day month. For 8 daily essentials. On 5th September, 2018, Malaysiakini […]

Dear Mahathir

March 15, 2018

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My friends, and people I meet who come up and speak to me, and I, are clear about one thing. The kleptocracy that this nation is now perceived to be, has been facilitated by the foundations that you laid during your 22 years in office. And yet many of these same people, these friends and […]

Use him by all means, but no PMship for Dr M, please

December 10, 2017

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About a month or so back, I was having lunch at the Indian stall outside the KL & Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall. Actually, it can no longer be regarded as a stall as it has grown into a full blown restaurant. Aunty’s deep fried cauliflower, fish head and mutton curry is to die for!!! If you […]

Ini bukan negaraku. Saya sini cari makan

September 20, 2016

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You could readily expect such a response from a Bangladeshi, an Indonesian or a Myanmari if you called upon any such person to take up arms to defend our nation against an external threat. He or she is here to earn what he can to send back to his family in his faraway homeland. What, […]

Kho Jabing : Killed by the state

May 21, 2016

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At 3.30pm yesterday, Kho Jabing was executed in Singapore soon after the Singapore Court of Appeal dismissed his eleventh-hour application to stay the execution. __________________________________ “…He was born in 1984, in a taxi on the way to hospital. He grew up in a longhouse…He worked on a family plantation, then as a technician laying cables in Miri […]

A simple majority

August 7, 2014

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By Singa Terhormat The Selangor State Assembly currently has 56 State seats held by the following parties. DAP__________________15 PAS__________________15 PKR__________________14 UMNO________________12 Now if PAS were to side with UMNO on a no-confidence vote against current MB  Khalid,  they would have 27 votes, a minority. They would need one more vote to tie the matter. Where […]

A memorial by the river

July 20, 2014

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