Happy Birthday, America: It is the Fourth of July


July 4, 2015 It is The Fourth of July for Americans at home and abroad. As a friend of your country and a graduate of The George Washington University in Washington D.C., I ( and my wife Dr. Kamsiah) extend to you our warmest wishes  and congratulations on your country’s birthday. Once again, thank you … Continue reading

Credit Rating Agencies can mislead


July 3, 2015 Credit Rating Agencies can mislead by TK Chua@www.themalaysianinsider.com We must all take the assessment of rating agencies with a pinch of salt. I am saying this not because Fitch recently changed the outlook of Malaysia from negative to stable. There are precedents to doubt the accuracy of rating agencies. In the US, … Continue reading

The long awaited smoking gun may have arrived (?) to bury Najib’s political career(?)


July 3, 2015 READ: The Prime Minister’s Office is running out of excuses. What political sabotage is the PMO talking about? The Prime Minister is caught with his hands in the till. Only the power of his office is protecting him  for criminal action  while UMNO’s apathy keeps the man in office. Let the financial … Continue reading

Kassim Ahmad: Hudud Law, Again!


July 3, 2015 Please note that this article appeared in this blog sometime ago, March 23, 2015 to be exact. It is worth repeating since it explains hudud law clearly. Najib and Hadi should read it and stop playing political games with this matter.–Din Merican Kassim Ahmad: Hudud Law, Again! Human history is littered with … Continue reading

We Are Malay-Muslims, so we can do as we please


July 3, 2015 COMMENT: This article  by lawyer Syahredzan Johan on the entitlement of Malay-Muslims is being shared widely on social media.The article originally appeared on LoyarBuruk’s website in 2012. It was translated into Malay in 2013. And this is still relevant today. We are too full ourselves that we expect non-Muslims not too eat … Continue reading

Whitewashing Najib’s image won’t do


July 2, 2015 Whitewashing Najib’s image won’t do by Stephen Ng@www.malaysiakini.com COMMENT: I scoured through the media to see how a public relations mogul has been able to salvage Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak’s reputation. First, allow me to qualify myself. I am from a public relations (PR) background and has also been a writer … Continue reading