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Laying ABU to rest, and getting SABM dusted and off the shelf

May 16, 2018

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On 16th September, 2009, at Rumah Anak Bangsa Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur, a few friends and I launched a people’s initiative called Saya Anak Bangsa Malaysia. A non-partisan, people-driven journey to change the hearts and minds of the rakyat, in the hope of one day seeing this as truly a nation of a single people. […]

Dear Kit Siang

April 29, 2018

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You may recall that we were going to meet sometime in January, this year. I was then unaware that you were undergoing treatment for cancer. I only found this out later through media reports. I trust this open letter finds you well. In August, last year, Free Malaysia Report reported you as having  invited political activists, […]

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 […]

Why we need the Social Inclusion Agenda

March 18, 2014

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Why? See the graphic below? If these government figures are to be believed, then all is well with Malaysians. Poverty and deprivation of basic needs, like food, education, health and economic opportunities are alien to Malaysia. Only 108,000 households out of a total of 6.3 million are poor? If true, then the government has done […]

Tell the truth and shame this Pinnochio BN “no moral authority to govern” government

March 5, 2014

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If government statistics are to be believed, there are just over 419,000 households in Kuala Lumpur. Assuming each household has 5 members, that’s over 2.1 million people. Government statistics would have us further believe that only 3,354 households, or 16,770 people, in Kuala Lumpur, live in poverty. They achieve these figures by using a poverty […]

Reaching out to our street friends

February 8, 2014

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Just got home a little while ago from a night out in KL with my family. We joined a group called Reachout  ( check them out on Facebook ) who are out on the streets in KL every night to bring food, friendship and hope to our friends who, for a variety of circumstances, are forced […]

Press Statement : The massive economic empowerment agenda for Bumiputra

September 17, 2013

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Note : The moderator of this blog fully associates with the views expressed by Saudara Dr Jayakumar here. ___________________________ On 14th September 2013, the Prime Minister announced a RM 30 billion package of programs to “empower” the Bumiputra population in the country who are still lagging behind economically. The data quoted by UMNO leaders is that the mean […]