Anwar’s suspension may be undeserved but still …

… it is a black day when the motion to suspend three opposition MPs for contempt when they criticised the parliamentary disciplinary probe against Anwar is passed by a brute majority in the Dewan. The six-month suspension on Karpal, Sivarasa and Azmin is a big blow and BN bullying at its worst. A side issue … Continue reading

A PM for all Malaysians or A PM by APCO?

by Eyes Wide Open Since the Government of Malaysia retained the global PR powerhouse APCO (for a reputed contract of RM20million of taxpayer’s money), Najib’s 1Malaysia seems to be getting a shot in the arm. There are no shortages of events lately for the PM & DPM to pour their slogans on their (alleged) crowds-for-hire, … 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

Guan Eng, don’t “cakap tak serupa bikin!”

In the light of Guan Eng’s recent tendency to issue statements and clarifications, it is wise to come out in the open, declassify documents and explain the real situation. Just as he had always demanded from those in Barisan Nasional.

Jangan cakap tak serupa bikin!

The wonders of PR: more deaths=less failure

by Eyes Wide Open Fox Communications Sdn Bhd is a local PR outfit that has been retained by the PDRM at a cost to taxpayers to the tune of about RM34,000 per month. Well, I guess they must be giving themselves a hearty pat on the back for getting this plum contract. I mean, why … Continue reading

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

Still flipping and flopping from PM to PM

By Reina HE probably thought the public was going to except his explanation and stop attacking the 50 cow-head protesters. He didn’t see it coming. The angry reactions flooded blogs and news websites, the calls for his resignation as Home Minister, the accusation against his government for stooping so low to wrest the Selangor government. … Continue reading

Malaysian government brings in PR firm, will need all the help it can get

(It’s no secret that APCO Worldwide had been appointed by the Najib Administration to upgrade its image and lobby for international acceptance – particularly by the US. But is PR enough to solve Malaysia’s problems? This is an interesting take by an independent observer. Ben Bland is a freelance journalist based in Singapore, reporting for … Continue reading

Media freedom – better under Najib or worse with Pakatan?

Rocky recently posted an article on his wildly popular blog theorising that the media would be in much worse shape if ever the Pakatan Rakyat came to power. As proof of this, he presents the evidence that some PR politicians are suing Utusan for millions and LGE has barred the NST from covering his PCs. … Continue reading