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Nice to be part of a big thing like GE14

It’s nice to be part of a good, big thing like the 14th general elections (GE14)! Malaysians from all walks of life are rallying together to get people to vote, sign up as polling and counting agents (paca), provide transport … Continue reading

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Half of the miracle of a PH win is in East Malaysian hands

In a month’s time, we’ll know which government will lead us in the next five years. We are all familiar with the issues and the tug-of-war between the two coalitions, Barisan Nasional (BN) and Pakatan Harapan (PH). Both sides have … Continue reading

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The lesson from Trump’s win

Now that the reverberations from Donald Trump’s shock win of the US presidency are more or less piping down — except for some who can’t come to terms with it! — what can we learn from this? From my perspective, … Continue reading

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There’s hope, but is the opposition united to make good on it?

It’s stinking politics as usual, of course. Yet, in the midst of it there is just a sliver of hope cutting through the dirt. The question is: Are the people who can┬ámake a difference taking hold of the hope to … Continue reading

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Blame it on the leaders

My current batch of students are mostly Muslims. They are refugees from Syria, Iraq, Pakistan and Myanmar. Except for the two Myanmarese who are Christians, the rest are all Muslims, Sunnis and Syiah. They know I am Christian, but it … Continue reading

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My 2016 predictions and beyond!

Despite the upbeat government spin, when you read the economists’ forecasts, you will realise that 2016 is going to be a difficult year economically and, I add, politically. The economic growth rate is predicted to go down from 4.5% to … Continue reading

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All eyes on this weekend !

It will be interesting to see how many Malays and East Malaysians turn up for the Bersih4 rallies in Kuala Lumpur, Kuching and Kota Kinabalu. Previously, the Malay turnout was made up of mostly PAS and Parti Keadilan Malaysia (PKM) … Continue reading

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