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launching of bersih 2.0 on 19 june


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if you are in KL, do drop in the selangor chinese assenbly hall on 19 june for the bersih launching. read further about it at the bersih website itself (english version is there). then of course don’t forget to attend the rally on 9 july. a few friends and i …

youth parliament and electoral reform/BERSIH


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UPDATED 10/12: my article on the youth parliament at UCAN: http://www.ucanews.com/2010/12/08/church-backs-malaysias-first-youth-parliament/ athe first and second of the local democracy week events in penang, which i attended. first – on 6 dec, the youth parliament and second – on 7 dec, the forum on ‘rakyat‘s demand for electoral reform’ and launching …

“no fight as we will lose.”


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of course that was not what the PM said but we all know that was the message we got when they (BN) decided not to contest in the penanti by-election, though of course he denied it vehemently.  not only that but he started blaming PR. Justifying BN’s decision to stay out, …

what the hell!! what tainting you hypocrites meant???


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shit! damn! :mad can you believe this or not? :mad from the associated press: KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia on Tuesday canceled a concert by Canadian rock singer Avril Lavigne, saying it may taint the Muslim-majority country’s independence day celebrations after the Islamic opposition slammed her show as being …

bangsa malaysia penang first meet


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i’m too lazy to blog about this so am just going to direct you to cheryl’s blog and ong’s penang watch site to read about it. an excerpt from cheryl’s blog: In Penang, a group of us born out of the great idea of Bangsa Malaysia which was held last …

christian messages on the election/voting


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1.  the christian federation of malaysia (CFM) has launched a ‘vote wisely’ campaign on 14 feb. and began distributing leaflets. the heading of the leaflet says: christians! be responsible and good citizens pray for the general election! cast your votes! for further reading, see bob’s blog, where you can also …

privacy and adultery


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an extract of a comment i received at this post of mine: If committing adultery is considered private as in the case of CSL, then I guess if he goes around killing somebody because that somebody blackmailed him, it would be OK, because it is a private matter? an extract …

shameful penangites!


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and giving a bad name to christmas too! a large group of rowdy revellers… a mob!… attacking the police! yes the sprayed artificial snow on the police car, and some even sprayed the snow directly onto the face of a policeman!  and also throw empty cans and stones! shame! all …

all the hype about NCER


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is NCER going to become the in word nowadays? especially in the north of course. well, NCER stands for ‘northern corridor economic region’ –  a government initiative to speed up economic growth and elevate income levels in perlis, kedah, penang and northern perak. i hardly blog on the economy at …

death of an innocent, helpless child


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this is a picture (taken from the star) of 4 years old shearwey ooi ying ying. isn’t she so cute and lovely? but alas, her short life of 4 years was snuffed out just like that. again, a helpless, innocent child had to die in the hands of adults. and …