Guan Eng, don’t “cakap tak serupa bikin!”

In the light of Guan Eng’s recent tendency to issue statements and clarifications, it is wise to come out in the open, declassify documents and explain the real situation. Just as he had always demanded from those in Barisan Nasional.

Jangan cakap tak serupa bikin!

The wonders of PR: more deaths=less failure

by Eyes Wide Open Fox Communications Sdn Bhd is a local PR outfit that has been retained by the PDRM at a cost to taxpayers to the tune of about RM34,000 per month. Well, I guess they must be giving themselves a hearty pat on the back for getting this plum contract. I mean, why … Continue reading

“Najibnomics”? Puh-leez!!

by Eyes Wide Open Yesterday the Star proudly carried this story: ————— Case study on Najibnomics KUALA LUMPUR: The Harvard Business School in Boston will undertake a case study on Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak’s courageous and bold initiatives to tackle the financial crisis. The case study, to be used as a subject … Continue reading

Wish we saw stuff like this on Malaysian TV

BBC Radio 4’s Crossing Continents travelled to Malaysia to explore the divide among races and spoke to the new generation of Malaysians pushing for more equality after decades of a system of racial preferences. This extract features reporter Mukul Devichand speaking to Sue, a Malay Muslim. Religion is important to her and this has influenced … Continue reading

More antics of Mr Tee

by Eyes Wide Open (The B.Malaysia version of this post can be read here) Mr Tee’s latest article in Mingguan Malaysia entitled “Bahaya musang berbulu ayam” once again showed up his petty character and small mindedness. In it, he blasts any and every argument against him as words coming from the “ultra kiasu” race – … Continue reading

Hassan Ali – hero or Nero?

by Eyes Wide Open Who is Hasan Ali trying to be a hero to with his antics? a) The Malay electorate b) Selangorians in general c) PAS d) UMNO ——————- Hasan Ali’s various unilateral pronouncements about what the Selangor State government will and should do is becoming an unbearable thorn in the Pakatan’s side. But … Continue reading

Will the real Hasan Ali please stand up.. and leave

By Sharifuddin A. Latiff PAS FOR ALL is the rallying cry I started to hear during the Bukit Gantang by-election in March ’09 which Nizar won handsomely despite the loss of Perak to BN under dubious circumstances. The slogan captured the hearts and minds of practically every decent Malaysian irrespective of their religious or agnostic … Continue reading

Unlocking KTM land in S’pore

What is the land worth?

According to a 2004 estimate, it is valued at between SG3 – 5 billion without any further development. That’s equivalent to RM7.2 – 12 billion at the prevailing rate of exchange of 2.40.

Behind every great fall is the media

By Reina SOMETIME in June 1971, President Richard M. Nixon was looking at his daughter’s wedding photo published in the New York Times. His eyes were drawn to the story beside the photo – this was the start of the end for Nixon. The Pentagon Papers. Then came a series of stories in the Washington … Continue reading

Ridhuan Tee, how the Grinch stole Raya

There was a time when a certain bird of a different feather cajoled the Malay masses with a similar prose in upholding the concept of Ketuanan Melayu for the better part of four decades beginning with ‘The Malay Dilemma’.

Does Ridhuan Tee have similar ambitions with his recent writings?