Anwar Ibrahim / Pakatan Rakyat / Socio-economy / Umno & Barisan Nasional

Anwar Ibrahim vs ETP

Pemandu had issued an article to debunk the arguments or myths made by Anwar Ibrahim pertaining the ETP. I took the liberty to find what exactly Anwar had said and juxtapose it with what Pemandu had responded accordingly. Note that in his usual attacks towards the government, Anwar did not provide any solutions beyond the … Continue reading

Politics in general / Socio-economy

Idris Jala’s rectification

Exactly a week ago, Dato Seri Idris Jala was ‘quoted’ by The Malaysian Insider as saying “Malaysia could still become bankrupt within a decade if it spends borrowed money on operational expenditure such as subsidies instead of investing the cash.” The opposition portal also alluded that this statement triggers alarm bells with forecast of bankruptcy. As … Continue reading

Politics in general

Superfluous remark by ‘non politician’ Minister? Again?

This article is in response to blogger SatD’s recent article last night. The Economic Transformation Program (ETP) celebrated its one year anniversary yesterday with a dire scenario stated by Tan Sri Idris Jala, the man behind PEMANDU. But before we go on, we must understand the fiscal rules and guidelines set by the Constitution of … Continue reading

Najib Razak / Umno & Barisan Nasional

Malaysian Budget 2012

At 4.05pm Dato Sri Najib Tun Razak took the microphone and spoke about the Budget for Malaysia in 2012. He started with the historical background of development in Malaysia since independence. It is not a government that over promises but a government “yang saban hari memikir, merancang dan melaksanakan..” the country’s development. After 53 budgets, … Continue reading

Anwar Ibrahim / Judiciary / Najib Razak / Pak Lah / Pakatan Rakyat / Umno & Barisan Nasional

Goodbye 2010, welcome 2011

What a year that was! 2010 was an exciting year indeed. Following are the main events that were written by yours truly all throughout the year. It started off with the important judgment by Justice Lau Bee Lan in an intriguing case between the Catholic Herald and the Home Ministry. The judge ruled that the … Continue reading

Khairy Jamaluddin / Malay issues / Najib Razak / Umno & Barisan Nasional

The Quintuplets in Umno

Update: A Voice wrote a similar piece here. _____________________original article: There is a lot of stupidity going on in Umno these days. This legion of stupidity is headed by Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz, Datuk Seri Zahid Hamidi, Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan, Datuk Khaled Nordin and Khairy Jamaluddin himself. This quintuplet of misguided souls will spell … Continue reading

Malay issues / Socio-economy

Perbezaan budaya Cina dan Melayu di dalam perniagaan

Sehari sebelum Aidilfitri yang lepas, saya telah membaca satu artikel menarik yang ditulis oleh Tan Sri Muhammad Ali Hashim, bekas Presiden dan Ketua Eksekutif Johor Corporation di dalam Harian Metro.  Ya tuan-tuan dan puan-puan, di dalam Harian Metro. Tajuk artikel tersebut ialah ‘Budaya Bisnes Jepun sama dengan Melayu’. Saya sedikit kesal kerana artikel sebagus itu … Continue reading