Ahok wins Round One of Jakarta’s Gubernatorial Elections–Good News


February 24, 2017 Ahok wins Round One of Jakarta’s Gubernatorial Elections–Good News by Charlotte Setijadi Incumbent Governor of Jakarta Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (popularly known as Ahok) is a dynamic Governor of Jakarta Unofficial results of the Jakarta gubernatorial election last week show that embattled incumbent Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (popularly known as Ahok) has won with … Continue reading

Open Letter to President, Armed Forces Veteran Association


February 24, 2017 Open Letter to President, Armed Forces Veteran Association: Don’t Ampu Corrupt Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak by Dato’ Mohd Arshad Raji I received many responses to the short write-up I wrote regarding an announcement to gather more than 100,000 veterans to an assembly in July this year, allegedly made by you at … Continue reading

The Game Malaysia and North Korea play over a dead Korean


February 23, 2017 The Game Malaysia and North Korea play over a dead Korean by Lim Sue Goan@www.freemalaysiatoday.com   The assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s half-brother Jong Nam would be nothing short of a spectacular movie in the spy thriller genre, should anyone use the recent event as a plot. The storyline … Continue reading

Policy uncertainty threatens trade growth, says World Bank


February 22, 2017 Policy uncertainty threatens trade growth, says World Bank Warning on protectionism and threats to trade agreements in Trump era by Shawn Donnan in Washington https://www.ft.com/content/9d49b092-f859-11e6-9516-2d969e0d3b65 Political uncertainty is slowing trade growth, a World Bank report has concluded, indicating that the rise of Donald Trump may already be casting a shadow over the … Continue reading

Sri Lanka and China’s Indian Ocean Strategy


February 22, 2017 Number 372 | February 21, 2017 ANALYSIS Sri Lanka Suffers from China’s Indian Ocean Strategy By Shiyana Gunasekara Amidst local protests against the Chinese presence in the southern Sri Lankan town of Hambantota, Beijing insists that the town’s port project has been discussed in the “spirit of equality and mutual benefit, and … Continue reading

Malays are a complacent and self-aggrandising People


February 22, 2017 Malays are a complacent and self-aggrandising People by Farouk A. Peru http://www.themalaymailonline.com/opinion/farouk-a.-peru/article/americans-show-us-true-meaning-of-freedom-and-democracy I believe in natural laws which determine the fates of individuals and nations. If we adhere to these laws, our destinies will shine and conversely, we are bound for a Dark Age if we refuse to do so. One of … Continue reading