Guan Eng’s mistake – big deal or no big deal?

Yesterday in ‘Tsk, tsk, tsk, Guan Eng does it again’, we took a light dig at the Penang chief minister’s penchant for trying to outdo his Muslim colleagues and opponents in showing off Islamic credentials. Our readers Umar Rentaka and Ahmad Syafiq put in their rejoinders to our posting, saying: “Just a spelling mistake la” and … Continue reading

March of the Common

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

Hassan Ali – hero or Nero?

by Eyes Wide Open Who is Hasan Ali trying to be a hero to with his antics? a) The Malay electorate b) Selangorians in general c) PAS d) UMNO ——————- Hasan Ali’s various unilateral pronouncements about what the Selangor State government will and should do is becoming an unbearable thorn in the Pakatan’s side. But … Continue reading

It’s not the candidate, stupid!

by Reina The mainstream English media’s singing the same song, namely from The Star and the New Straits Times. And the song is called “It’s the candidate, stupid!”. Was there ever a chance that the electorate might have believed that Rohaizat Othman, whose details of disbarment from the Malaysian Bar and claims that he had … Continue reading

Rohaizat: victim, villain or hero?

by Eyes Wide Open Permatang Pasir was touted as UMNO’s comeback to prove that it is regaining its popularity. However that plan hit a snag when it news started leaking out that UMNO candidate Rohaizat Othman had been disbarred for failing to return a sizeable deposit to his clients. The various news reports since have … Continue reading

Perhimpunan mansuhkan ISA

Oleh Lim Hong Siang

Liputan yang diberikan kepada hujah pemimpin Pakatan Rakyat, pemimpin Gerakan Mansuhkan ISA ternyata lebih kecil, jika dibandingkan dengan pemimpin BN dan pihak polis. Tiada perbezaan yang ketara antara akhbar dalam perkara itu. Justeru itu, tumpuan kini beralih kepada analisa atau artikel kolum yang disiarkan di akhbar masing-masing.

Anti-ISA: Girl in jubah and tudung labuh

By Helen Ang

When my friend rang me up for a live update of the situation yesterday, I breathlessly told him that teargas was going off everywhere.

Another friend who was with me commented that the FRU were “trigger happy” with firing teargas.