Censoring a Congratulatory Note

BLACKOUT505  STILL IN FORCE HERE.

Which country in the world censors the congratulatory greetings of  friendly governments ? That’s precisely what the government controlled mainstream daily THE STAR did to a congratulatory note by President Obama (USA) to Najib Razak who assumed the Premiership shortly after the GE13 despite the dubious election result. Continue reading “Censoring a Congratulatory Note”

Malaysia Unsettled

I expect that most Malaysians at home and overseas must know what’s been happening in and to this country in the past few weeks. They must be aware of, perhaps, the first giant steps we’ve taken towards giving ourselves a shot at installing a ‘new’ government to administer this country. Well, the cries of “INI KALILAH” (THIS TIME) and “UBAH!” (CHANGE) rose to the skies from thousands and hundreds of thousands of throats at Pakatan Rakyat (Peoples’ Coalition) rallies all around the country, in the run up to our 13th General Election. We feared reactionary responses by Barisan Nasional‘s (National Front) minions and supporters. It is not a joke, as we feared the worst. Continue reading “Malaysia Unsettled”

A Gangnam Dilemma

English: The Penang Bridge was the first expre...
English: The Penang Bridge was the first expressway in Penang. Penang Bridge. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Psy
Psy (Photo credit: Eva Rinaldi Celebrity and Live Music Photographer)

Psy, the world-famous K-Pop star performed in Penang today (11th February 2013). He was called, in a last desperate attempt by the ruling Barisan Nasional (National Front) to re-take Penang state, which was wrested from them by the Opposition Pakatan Rakyat (Peoples’ Coalition) at the last general elections on 8th March 2008. Continue reading “A Gangnam Dilemma”