A Dr’s view of Dr Pornthip’s CSI

By Eyes Wide Open Thailand’s foremost forensic pathologist, Dr Pornthip’s testimony today seriously puts paid the suicide theory already pre-formulated by the government and MACC and vigorously being sold to the judge and the public. The blatant manipulation of testimony and evidence, and shadowy shenanigans such as the sudden discovery of a dead man’s DNA … Continue reading

The unscrupulous, stupid gossip

By Eyes Wide Open I was browsing through the Star’s news site this morning and came across an article entitled “Ageing Ku Li gives up on UMNO top post”.which reported that Ku Li had given up trying to take the helm of UMNO and is retiring to focus on armchair criticism. But KuLi has taken … Continue reading

KuLi is kool but cilipadi Chedet has last laugh

By Eyes Wide Open Ex-Hartal team member Helen Ang published an interesting piece comparing KuLi’s refined blogging statesmanship vs Dr M’s no-holds-barred style on her Facebook page. Here’s an excerpt: ————————- Of the two alpha bloggers, is it the Tun (Dr M) or the Tan Sri (Tengku) who is more New Media savvy? TDM says … Continue reading

What a barking mad-pie!

by Reina & Eyes Wide Open Rotten journalists, like old generals, should just fade away. These are journalists who use the media to push their personal agenda or for some megalomaniac purpose, or to ensure the interests of their master/s are protected. They do not write to enlighten the public about an issue / problem, … Continue reading

Who will Hindraf back in the Bagan Pinang by-election ?

by Vijay Kumar Murugavell Video : Friday, October 9, 2009 Waytha on the future of Hindraf Please view above video and discuss. ————— In my opinion HINDRAF can no longer mobilize the “thousands” it did on Nov 25th 2007, case in point the recent candle light vigil and the threat to mobilize large numbers nationwide. … Continue reading

BTN – Brainwashing The Nation (Part 1)

By Eyes Wide Open “There exists a causal relationship between a free press and democracy. Democratic institutions degenerate into dictatorship in the absence of an independent media.” Abstract from: The role of the independent media in Africa’s change to democracy Long-suffering African nations have long woken up to the fact that for real democracy to … Continue reading

BTN – Brainwashing The Nation (prelude)

BN caught in a time warp

The Star proudly reports that Siow Chen Pin, the sole MCA assemblyman in the state, immediately got on the phone to call the authorities and get them to erect street lights in the rural town of Siliau (this name is very cute la – sounds like Hokkien for “die already”). One of the people who … Continue reading

March of the Common

Curious? Well, go here for the SABM perspective on the Bagan Pinang by-election.

What’s Gopala’s DNA doing on TBH’s clothes?

by Eyes Wide Open The Malaysian Insider reports that Dr Seah Lay Hong, a government scientist, concluded that the DNA labelled “Male 1” came from M. Gopala, a road accident victim. This is extremely strange! First of all, aren’t bodies minutely examined for evidence, then all clothing removed and the body washed before being placed … Continue reading