Finding F.L.O.M.

By Sharifuddin A Latiff Question: Does Rosmah Mansor, wife of the current Malaysian PM, deserve to have an office at the PMO which is paid for by taxpayers’ monies? Answer: No. She is/was not an elected representative (read: wakil rakyat) during GE12. Q: What is F.L.O.M.? A: First Lady Of Malaysia. Q: Is Rosmah Mansor … 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

Najib storm in X’mas teacup: Non-Malays over-reacting

By Sharifuddin A. Latiff The PM’s special officer who made the ‘no-crucifix request’ expressed her “heartfelt regret” in a statement yesterday. Datuk Hardev Kaur clarified that she had merely “requested” for a rostrum to be free from any Christian symbol at the Dec 25 Christmas party where Najib was guest-of-honour. Hardev is a former NST … Continue reading

Santa Cross & snow, you reap what you sow

By Sharifuddin A Latiff Teresa Kok, a Christian MP, blogged today Najib should apologise for ‘de-Christianising’ CFM’s Christmas celebration. Her statement was in response to Insider‘s scoop, ‘Paranoid’ aides told church to remove crosses for Najib visit. Teresa reminded: I hope Najib and his office can be aware that there is a deeper meaning to … Continue reading

Manglish at the Home ministry

The Malaysian Home ministry is (in)famously known for issuing ISA detention orders. Well, here is another aspect which the public may not be aware of (see screenshots below) –                           [Note: These are Google cache screenshots of the Home ministry’s web page on … Continue reading

Najib mentioned ‘ethnic cleansing’, Star didn’t report

The three most viewed stories in Star Online at the time of writing are: ‘I never saw it coming, says feng shui master who lost left hand’ ‘First to breakfast, then to brothel raid’ ‘Singapore woman ordered to pay alimony to ex-hubby’ The most important event happening in the country — Najib Razak’s speech at … Continue reading

Hullo Najib! Quit exaggerating & deal with facts

In his address to the Umno general assembly, Najib Razak said: “In the 20th century, we have seen cases of lynching in the United States, the holocaust tragedy in Europe, the slaughter of Palestinians in the Middle East and the ethnic cleansing in Bosnia and Rwanda.” The accepted estimated figures are: Holocaust: 6,000,000 Jews exterminated … Continue reading

Namewee will have more Facebook fans than Najib by weekend

On Aug 31, we blogged that some 243,700 people like Namewee’s official Facebook page. When we checked yesterday, his Facebook has close to 319,400 fans. That’s an increase of 75,700 fans in a span of just 8 days, or averagely 9,500 (to round up the figure) signing up daily. Anwar Ibrahim’s Facebook has 162,800 fans … Continue reading

Don’t bluff lah! KL where got poor people one

Pix above: Holiday resort in Gaza (Source: al-Ahram/Egyptian media) Poverty in our capital city Kuala Lumpur has made international headlines; the news item was in India Times online aggregation. Segambut parliamentarian Lim Lip Eng told a press conference yesterday that he recently received written answers to his question from both Najib Razak and Federal Territories … Continue reading

The best place for Polis Di Raja Malaysia

LAT pix — Sounlove Zamor and her sister By Hartal MSM Israel was one of the first on the ground after the devastating Haiti earthquake in January. She dispatched a 220-personnel emergency rescue-and-response team as well as set up a high-tech field hospital staffed with 40 doctors, 25 nurses and paramedics. Najib Razak sent Haiti … Continue reading