We take the bitter with the sweet

A thought-provoking study by the late great Yasmin Ahmad about the state of relationships within a family and among the races in Malaysia. A quiet tale that reminds us that, despite the multifaceted contradiction of Malaysia, life goes on – even if not all of it is sweet. Watch the making of Chocolate here. (15Malaysia … Continue reading

Kissing cousins and making up

by Sharifuddin Abdul Latiff You know who the ‘cousins’ are, but making up is another story. Firstly, let’s read TMI’s report – “Federal govt considers offering another site for temple“. Excerpts: While the state government is hosting a dialogue session with all residents this Saturday, the Barisan Nasional (BN) federal government is also considering holding … Continue reading

Ridhuan Tee’s reverse take on racism

(This is an original article from Centre for Policy Initiatives, CPI) Written by Helen Ang Wednesday, 02 September 2009 17:41 Kiasu, kiasu, kiasu, kiasu, kiasu, kiasu, kiasu, kiasu, kiasu, kiasu, kiasu, kiasu, kiasu, kiasu, kiasu, kiasu, kiasu, kiasu, kiasu, kiasu, kiasu, kiasu, kiasu! The above illustrates just how many times Dr Mohd Ridhuan Tee Abdullah … Continue reading