Sale of the Century: The Privatisation Scam

September 1, 2014 Sale of the Century: The Privatisation Scam Privatisation promised to turn the UK into an island of small shareholders. It failed: the faceless state bureaucrats have been replaced by faceless (better-paid) private bureaucrats – and big foreign corporations. How did we get to this point? by James Meek* (08-24-14)–The Guardian, UK Train fares … Continue reading

Secession is not an Option

September 1, 2014 After 51 years of federalism in which the centre (Putrajaya) is dominant, the time has come for us to review the bases of our relationship with Sabah and Sabah. Both states have grown and a few generations have gone, and now there is growing restlessness among Sabahans and Sarawakians. To some extent, … Continue reading

‘AMANAT MERDEKA’ by The Hon’ble Prime Minister of Malaysia

August 31, 2014 ‘AMANAT MERDEKA by The Hon’ble Prime Minister of Malaysia [Following is the English translation of the full text of speech delivered by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak at the 57th National Day address at Dewan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysian Tourism Centre (Matic) in Kuala Lumpur on the evening of August 30, … Continue reading

Remembering Merdeka

August 30, 2014 Remembering Merdeka by Tunku Abdul MANY of the 300 young Malayans, men and women, who heard the news first-hand ahead of the official announcement in Malacca, that their country would be an independent nation on August 31, 1957 are, sadly, no longer with us to celebrate the 57th Merdeka anniversary tomorrow. … Continue reading