Daim: What’s wrong in owning bank in Tanzania?


April 24, 2014 Daim: What’s wrong in owning bank in Tanzania? by Malaysiakini Former Finance Minister Daim Zainuddin has asked just what the problem is in owning a bank in Tanzania. This is in response to Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, who recently in the Keadilan Daily, claimed that he has evidence of Daim allegedly swindling money … Continue reading

Taking on Adam Smith (and Karl Marx)


April 21,2014 Taking on Adam Smith (and Karl Marx) By Steve Erlanger http://www.nytimes.com (April 19, 2014) PARIS — Thomas Piketty turned 18 in 1989, when the Berlin Wall fell, so he was spared the tortured, decades-long French intellectual debate about the virtues and vices of communism. Even more telling, he remembers, was a trip he … Continue reading

Karpal Singh: A Political Man of his times


April 23, 2014 Karpal Singh: A Political Man of his Times Bridget Welsh@http://www.malaysiakini.com TRIBUTE: Much has been written about the recently deceased Karpal Singh. His skills as a lawyer, his fight for basic rights and contributions to the law, his commitment to his family and his struggle for ordinary people as a humanitarian are just … Continue reading

Mongolia remembers The Tiger of Jelutong


April 21, 2014 http://www.malaysiakini.com (04-19-14) Mongolia remembers The Tiger of Jelutong The death of Malaysian icon Karpal Singh has reached the shores of Ulanbataar, Mongolia, where a two-page tribute was dedicated to him in a local daily yesterday. The Mongolian-language Zuunii Medee or Century News carried two pages of an interview with Altantuya’s dad Setev … Continue reading