Tag Archives: Umno

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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It’s just politically-motivated

It is very magnanimous of PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang to forgive Nanyang Siang Pau for its caricature of him and Dewan Rakyat Speaker Pandikar Amin Mulia over his bill to amend syariah laws in Kelantan. By apologising, he has presented a … Continue reading

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Bad and good news!

Bad news. The Perlis state assembly has amended its state laws to allow unilateral conversions, in which a child’s religion can be converted with the permission of one parent. It contravenes the Federal Government’s bill tabled last month to prevent … 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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Water woes

I was one of the about 1.5 million people who were affected by the recent water cuts in Selangor. It was quite an adjustment making do with occasional low pressure water supply or none at all. But, I think the … 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 make a difference taking hold of the hope to … Continue reading

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Let’s not get hoodwinked

For a long time, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak dismissed former PM Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s criticisms as mere “noise”, not to be taken seriously. That tune seems to have changed. Recently, he singled out “one person” — a … Continue reading

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