EC independent of government – Hafarizam

The adun of Port Klang, Badrul Hisham, obtained an interim injunction to restrain the Election Commission from holding any meeting(s) related to the status of this constituency until 17th February. Reports from Bernama, the Star and NST were synonymous i.e. both the MSM agencies echoed Bernama. On the other hand, TMI and Mkini had additional … Continue reading

Kesian Kohilan

By Sharifuddin A Latiff Deputy foreign minister Kohilan Pillay was the first high level official sent from Putrajaya to assess the situation in Egypt and his subsequent report prompted Najib to activate evacuation plans for about 11,000 Malaysians. Fast forward, and with remnants still to be sent home, the kudos and accolades are pouring out. … Continue reading

After the assembly, it’s another story

By Sharifuddin A Latiff Later on at night, rights are denied by PDRM. [Click on screenshots for the videos] The MSMs reported on the assembly but ignored the ensuing story. Meanwhile, we read that Lawyers Will Walk Again.

Progress by Pakatan Rakyat

By Crankster I don’t know why my company bothers to pay my salary. I barely do much work anyway 😉 Instead, I spend most of my time discussing politics via email with my friend, Kenneth. As a political-activist type, most of my mates think like me and have access to the same sort of information. … Continue reading

Post Tenang by-election death reports

Here are some screenshots on media reports (on two deaths) pertaining to the Johor floods. a) Bernama: 31/01/11 @ 4:55pm b) NST – 31/01/11 @ 1:31pm c) the Star: 31/01/11 @ 10:11am d) Mkini: 31/01/11 @ 1:52pm e) TMI: 31/01/11 (via Bernama) In our preceding post, we wondered why the BN/PR politicians were more concerned … Continue reading

The Spelling Is Atrocious

By Crankster The BN government has been busy with the upcoming by-elections. As usual, the standard fare of bribing the constituency with money and other gifts has been employed. To enhance the gameplan, an additional treat of flinging mud at the opposing party candidate is rampant. She has taken it in her stride though. The … Continue reading

Bernama dissed PTI report

No, we are not referring to PTI as in Pendatang Tanpa Izin but the Press Trust of India. On 18th January 2011, the PTI report was headlined “India 4th largest in Asia for illicit money flows: Report” as shown below in the oneindia newsportal – Bernama re-published the same but with a tiny omission – … Continue reading

PAS people beat up blogger @ T’ganu mosque

Pix courtesy of The Star carried a short story today on blogger ‘Aduka Taruna’ (Khairul Nizam Abdul Ghani) who tried to corner PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang outside the Rusila mosque on Friday. In his police report, Khairul Nizam claimed a man grabbed him from behind and started hitting him when he persisted in … Continue reading

What do Utusan and DAP have in common?

Utusan Malaysia has slapped its reporter Hata Wahari with charges on eight counts of misconduct. The paper accused Hata of tarnishing the organisation’s image. Hata who is National Union of Journalists (NUJ) president had last year issued statements in defence of press freedom and was given coverage by Malaysiakini, the Malaysian Insider and Merdeka Review … Continue reading

Nazi Celup Ala Malaysia

by Eyes Wide Open Merely 2 days after Ridhuan Tee’s Nazi-flavoured anti-Christian rant was published, Utusan Malaysia delivers yet another Nazi-flavoured rant. This time about the controversial appointment of the Selangor State Secretary. In his column, assistant editor-in-chief Zaini Hassan called on Malays to zealously defend their sovereignty in the country, declaring: “Do we Malays … Continue reading