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The rakyat are not ready to be equals?

September 18, 2019

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Some years back, when Bernard Dompok was helming the National Unity Ministry, I attended his talk at the Assumption Church in PJ. During Q&A, I put this to Bernard : I could not find the word Bumiputra in the Federal Constitution. And the Reid Commission Report clearly envisaged that the “special position” of the Malays […]

…and I hoped I would never have to write again!!!

September 17, 2019

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In the days that followed 9th May, 2018, and the historic victory of the rakyat over a regime that had held on to power by keeping us divided along the lines of race and religion and wholesale cheating at poll after poll,  I held on to hope that I would be able to start to […]

The evening that Zeus smiled on SABM’s Social Inclusion Agenda

September 18, 2018

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Those of you who have been to Rumah Anak Bangsa Malaysia previously would be all too familiar with the graffiti that adorned the inside of one of the perimeter walls, reflecting the thoughts and aspirations of those who have shared in the vision and mission of Saya Anak Bangsa Malaysia. (SABM) Zeus, the Greek god […]

PH Manifesto : Returning to Sabah and Sarawak their intended status under MA63

August 28, 2018

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The PH Manifesto speaks of 5 Pillars that will guide their agenda. These 5 Pillars are detailed in 60 promises, intended to be given effect to over a span of 5 years. The Fourth Pillar : Return Sabah and Sarawak to the status accorded in Malaysia Agreement 1963 At page 66, in relation to this Fourth […]

What is the value of an election manifesto to a voter?

August 27, 2018

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I think there are two, depending on the kind of voter you are. First, it might help a voter decide which party to give his or her vote to. Second, to measure the performance of the party he or she chose, when the next election comes along. Whilst attitudes to general elections are wide-ranging, I […]

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 […]

Which Malaysia?

November 10, 2017

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It was showtime at the Padang Timur, PJ on 14th October, 2017 by Pakatan Harapan. I would translate this into English to read “For the love of Malaysia, end kleptocracy” I have 2 questions to pose to the leadership of Pakatan Harapan, but first, and for the avoidance of any doubt, let me say this. I […]