MCMC – “Mung Chacha” Multimedia Commission

by Eyes Wide Open The “hacktivist” group Anonymous, made good its promise of bringing down Malaysian government websites. According to MCMC, Anonymous targeted at least 51 websites, and 41 were successfully brought down. That’s an 80% success rate. In exam terms, the Anonymous group scored an “A” for their efforts! However, the MCMC’s response was … Continue reading

Interlok – Muhyiddin Must Resign!

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by Eyes Wide Open HartalMSM was at the NIAT press conference on a bright sunny Saturday morning (7 May). Dato Thasleem started the conference with a recap of the Interlok saga. Dato Thasleem had referred to several academicians and politicians in countries such as the US, India, Singapore and others. The consensus was that if … Continue reading

You feeling lucky, ya damn Cina punk?!

by Eyes Wide Open I’m not sure what Chua Soi Lek’s and Najib’s propaganda officers were smoking when they decided to embark on the campaign to officially sideline the Chinese of this country. Chua Soi Lek makes a “bold” statement that the party will not accept any government posts should they not improve their election … Continue reading

Malaysian Media Promotes Racist Fascism

Is it just us, or does this picture look REALLY familiar?

by Eyes Wide Open You can always predict the mood of the BN by reading between the lines of MSM reports. Leading up to the 2008 elections, the mood was arrogance personified as page after page was rife with stories of how great BN politicians are, how stupid Opposition politicians were and how subservient the … Continue reading

Do You Feel Lucky, You Sarawak Punks?!

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by Eyes Wide Open Bernama reports that an “esteemed” MCA Cabinet Minister, Kong Cho Ha, warned the Chinese in Sarawak not to vote against BN or else face a backlash from them. In his brief campaign visit to Sarawak, he was quoted as saying: “Nobody really doubts that BN will be returned to power in … Continue reading

Interlok – Fuiyoh! School Textbooks Are “National Security” Now?!

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by Eyes Wide Open When was asked to comment on the demand by several NGOs to withdraw Interlok from schools, Muhyiddin dismissed their legitimate concerns as opposition politics, saying: “The government, however, will not compromise as this involves national security.“ Fuiyoh! National Security?! Interlok is one helluva novel in the government’s eyes, heh? It seems … Continue reading

Interlok – DBP Violated Its Own Guidelines

by Eyes Wide Open HartalMSM recently came into possession of a document used by Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka (DBP) in evaluating manuscripts submitted to them to be considered for publication. The purpose of the evaluation is to determine if the manuscript conforms to their standards. This form does set out some pretty good criteria, worthy … Continue reading

New Definition Of “Trial By Media” Courtesy of Utusan

by Eyes Wide Open In 2010, A-G Abd Gani Patail advised Khir Toyo not to pursue a trial-by-media in his land fraud case. He said that whatever he said in the media could be used against him and “The more you say, the more you are going to hurt yourself.” This is probably the first case in the world … Continue reading

Interlok – When a language lesson isn’t about language

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by Eyes Wide Open Literature is indeed an excellent subject to help students develop communication skills, creative expression, critical thinking skills and appreciation of culture. Most of all, teaching literature should be about teaching the student to enjoy reading for himself/herself, so that through books he/she can gain an knowledge about things in the world-at-large. … Continue reading

Niat Baik, Niat Jahat

Lies – and there lies the problem By Reina Lie #1 Earlier this afternoon, the Deputy Prime Minister cum Education Minister said MIC President G. Palanivel was speaking to the three Indian members of the evaluation committee on the Interlok novel at that point in time. This piece of news was flashed on TV and … Continue reading

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