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In general elections mode

In the wake of fake news and bad news, the best news I heard today is Umno’s expression of its readiness for the 14th General Elections at its 71st anniversary bash. It means that the 14thGE is imminent. For me, … Continue reading

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Time to help the non-moneyed classes vote justly

It’s sad to note that a recent survey showed that a majority of Malaysians place corruption very low in the list of priorities that the government should address. Transparency International-Malaysia (TI-M)’s 2017 Global Corruption Barometer (Asia Pacific) ranked corruption sixth … Continue reading

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After Bersih4 — a chance to make things right

I attended the Bersih4 rally last Saturday. I was at Central Market (Kuala Lumpur), one of the gathering points of the rally, for a couple of hours. The area was packed with people. Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock in front … 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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Sometimes, the noble thing to do is to let go …

I said in my last post that the solution to our political woes is to have the general elections. Looking at what’s happening, I think that is the best option. It need not be held right away but it needs … Continue reading

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Some laughs, more questions and, maybe, a solution …

Malaysians had a good laugh when the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) declared on Monday that the US$ 700 million (RM 2.6 billion) channeled into Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s personal accounts were a donation from the Middle East and … Continue reading

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