Don’t Make Kevin Morais a Hero, says Raja Petra Kamaruddin

November 27, 2015 Don’t Make Kevin Morais a Hero, says Raja Petra Kamaruddin The bottom line is: Kevin was not a saint and hero as many are now saying he was. He was just one more slime ball and scumbag. And he served his masters in the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM), MACC, and the … Continue reading

Slain Malaysian Prosecutor Tied to Najib Probe

November 27, 2015 Slain Malaysian Prosecutor Tied to Najib Probe by John Berthelsen Brother of victim found in oil drum contradicts AG’s claim the dead man had nothing to do with case.  Dato’Anthony Kevin Morais Morais apparently had been strangled although that is uncertain since his body was cremated before his brother, Charles Suresh … Continue reading

Zaid Ibrahim to UMNO: Stop sucking up to Najib Razak

November 27, 2015 Zaid Ibrahim to Top UMNO Leaders: Stop sucking up to Najib Razak by FMT Reporters As UMNO readies itself for its General Assembly in December, former law minister Zaid Ibrahim has taken it upon himself to offer some sage advice to the party’s top leadership: stop sucking-up to Prime Minister Najib … Continue reading

Burma’s General Ne Win–A Political Biography

November 26, 2015 Book Review General Ne Win–A Political Biography by Frank Milne Robert H Taylor, General Ne Win: A Political Biography, (Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2015) Reviewed by Frank Milne Ne Win, the dictator of Burma from 1962 to 1988, looms large in the nation’s modern history and memory. With historic free … Continue reading

Bicameral Parliament–The Future of Dewan Negara (The Senate)

November 26, 2015 COMMENT: I am not a legal person, neither is Rama Ramanathan. He is an engineer and I am an economist by academic orientation. But I can understand his views on our parliamentary system. In fact, I compliment him for raising the issue of the future role of the Malaysian Senate (Dewan Negara) … Continue reading