Hamas behaving like Taliban

Pix (AFP): Palestinian men inspect the damage after a fire at the ‘Crazy Water’ water resort park in Gaza City On Aug 6, we posted a story about the water park in Gaza, as a part of our series about holidays taken by Gazans and the coastal strip’s posh hotels, beach resorts and clubs. This … Continue reading

Aiks! Pekida pon naik gila

[Click on screenshot to view the Malaysiakini video] At 4:49 minutes, Shahril said: “[perkara] Ketujuh. Pekida Wilayah Persekutuan berharap kerajaan dapat bertindak tegas mengharamkan mana-mana pusat pembakaran mayat. Kita tidak lagi … tak mahu lagi … pembakaran mayat kerana ini menyiksa .. aah … secara tradisional ataupun (inaudible) … ruang terbuka. Pihak berkuasa mesti memikirkan … Continue reading

Who’s got more ‘Face’?

These are random choices (snigger) and listed randomly: Where’re their 300K members? Where’re HIS friends? [Data collated as at 19th September 2010]

Kit Siang & Ridhuan Tee: The Improbable Brothers

Earlier on Wednesday, this blog blurbed a posting that had appeared in Shuzheng’s blog on Tuesday titled Why Malaysian First Can’t Sell, Kit Siang & Ridhuan Tee: The Improbable Brothers. Our regular readers would know that we’ve put in some effort to occasionally translate here the more outrageous of the Icker-Tee’s sh*t-stirring so that the … Continue reading

NUJ died a long time ago

By Reina Each time you have a western dish, you get a sprig of cilantro or parsley stuck in the middle of the dish as a piece of decoration. Many of us just push it aside. That is what the National Union of Journalists is. An inconsequential group of people who many have long pushed … Continue reading

How to view Malaysiakini via proxy server

Is there more (something bigger going on behind the scenes) to the alternative media sites being hacked? After Malaysia Today and Free Malaysia Today (FMT) earlier, now it’s the turn of Malaysiakini to be inaccessible to readers. You can still get your Malaysiakini fix though, here’s how: 5 easy steps (1) Go to http://www.malaysiakini.com as … Continue reading

Utusan like Mossad? Guan Eng is clearly anti-Semitic

By Sharifuddin A. Latiff Lim Guan Eng gave a press conference yesterday saying that his party will sue Utusan Malaysia for defamation. That’s fine, and a perfectly sane thing to do. However, he likened Utusan to Israel’s security agencies Shin Bet and Mossad. That’s cheap and playing to the Malay gallery. In the paper’s Sept … Continue reading

Ssshhh! Cannot say the word ‘Muslim’ / Altantuya

A BBC story on Sept 14 reminds one of the Altantuya murder trial where two Unit Tindakan Khas (special forces) officers were found guilty by the court of killing Altantuya. The public prosecutor however  failed to reveal the most crucial ingredient — motive. Why in the world would the two accused C4 a Mongolian total … Continue reading

Day the despicable media doomed our country

Today on Malaysia Day, Hartal MSM as a mediawatch blog would like to put on record the darkest days of media history so that we shall all remember this. Never, ever forget the Tun’s legacy. We could have had Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah as Malaysia’s Prime Minister. The media played a significant role in denying our … Continue reading

Lee Kuan Yew vs Apanama vs Kit Siang clutching at straws

Pix: Maple forest in Sichuan (taken from Shuzheng’s blog) By Sharifuddin A. Latiff The New York Times and the International Herald Tribune recently had an interview with Singapore’s minister mentor. LKY is a much sought-after speaker for international events and fora. As for his  nemesis Mahathir Mohamad, do the international media and seminars seek his … Continue reading