Tag Archives: Umno

Entitlement precedes corruption

There were no surprises in last week’s Umno general assembly. It was business as usual with the leaders making the usual “Malay first” pronouncements by bandying about racist-like slogans like “Melayu baru”, “DAP racists” and claiming their entitled position to … Continue reading

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Will the people prevail in the PD by-election?

It’s very encouraging to note that the people are wising up to our politicians! The PD by-election engineered to fast-track Anwar Ibrahim’s path to becoming prime minister is not going to be an easy win for him. Four other contenders … Continue reading

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What’s more important than Anwar’s PD move?

Anwar Ibrahim’s PD move kicked up quite a storm of protest as critics felt a by-election was forced again to fast-track his path to the premiership. Many felt it was undemocratic to let an elected Member of Parliament step down … Continue reading

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Same old, same old Umno, hopefully not!

To say the least, Umno’s walkout at the opening of the 14th Parliament was a major disappointment. The point of the exercise totally misses me! The reason they gave was to protest the appointment of the Speaker, former Court of Appeal … Continue reading

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Why you must vote for PH, led by Dr M, to form the next govt

There have been a number of personal stories about the 14th general elections (GE14). I would like to add my own story to the narrative. I was never pro-former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad but that changed in 1997. … Continue reading

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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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