9am – 5pm? Would that be convenient, sir?

May 17, 2018

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As law enforcement agencies in other jurisdictions embarked on forensic investigations and, in some cases, in particular the US Department of Justice (DOJ), court proceedings, in relation to what has come to be referred to as a case of “kleptocracy on a scale hitherto unseen”, back here in Malaysia, where 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), the subject […]

Yikes!!! Boo-booed!!! Sleep deprivation!!! Sorry!!!

May 16, 2018

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My last post was entitled “Laying ABU to rest, and getting SABM dusted and off the shelf”. Giving the impression that these last few years SABM had gone into hibernation. This is the furthest from the truth. SABM has in fact been active in : supporting the efforts of Gabungan Bertindak Malaysia and the Teoh […]

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. […]

Returning the institutions of state to the Rakyat : The way forward

May 16, 2018

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First, I want to congratulate the Council of Elders for very quickly putting in place a Committee on Institutional Reforms, as reported in Malaysiakini. “Economic reforms on its own cannot bring about the desired change unless accompanied by institutional reforms. Towards this end, a committee on institutional reforms has been formed…,”, the council is reported […]

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 […]

9th May, 2018 : My Hari Merdeka

May 14, 2018

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For a long time, what I knew of 31st, August, 1957, the day Malaya was supposed to have achieved independence from the British, and 16th September, 1963, when Singapore, Sarawak and North Borneo           ( now known as Sabah ) confederated with Malaya to form the Federation of Malaysia, was from the […]

Andy, your answers to my questions will answer your own

May 14, 2018

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Andy Yong of Gerakan is unhappy that Najib and Rosmah are unable to travel out of the country owing to an immigration department blacklist. “It is untenable for the prime minister or immigration authorities to restrict an individual’s right to travel without giving any written reason.”, FMT reports him as lamenting. Andy then asked why […]