CPTPP is good for Malaysia

March 22, 2018 CPTPP is good for Malaysia https://www.thestar.com.my/opinion/letters/2018/03/21/cptpp-will-be-good-for-malaysia/ Malaysia’s MITI Minister Dato’Mustap Mohamed THE Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), the rebranded TPPA, was finally signed by 11 countries on March 8. The pact had earlier raised anxiety among certain parties that it would jeopardise Malaysia’s sovereignty and undermine the well-being of … Continue reading

Anwar Ibrahim: The Rainmaker of Ideas

March 21, 2018 Anwar Ibrahim: The Rainmaker of Ideas–In celebration of his imminent release from Prison By Pan Jin Ming https://kamitsunami.win/anwar-ibrahim-the-rainmaker-of-ideas/ Anwar Ibrahim–The Charismatic Ketua Umum, Parti KeADILan Rakyat   “God does not play dice,” Albert Einstein is known to have once said. He was referring to the symmetry and completeness of the universe. Even … Continue reading

The Malaysian DJ Blogger is blocked in Malaysia

March 21, 2018 The Malaysian DJ Blogger is Blocked in Malaysia     I have received a few phone calls and messages on my Facebook to say that they can no longer have access to my blog. Even ASTRO which has a surrogate blog (Google: Din Merican: the Malaysian DJ Blogger – Astro) has stopped … Continue reading

Rachel Carson: An Inspiring Intellectual Life–The Right Way to remember her

March 21, 2018 Rachel Carson: An Inspiring Intellectual Life–The Right Way to remember her Not until the end of her life did she write the work for which she is now known. Before then, she had always thought of herself as a poet of the sea. By Jill Lepore   https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/03/26/the-right-way-to-remember-rachel-carson?mbid=nl_Daily%20032018&CNDID=49438257&spMailingID=13158847&spUserID=MTg4MDU2MzU5MDA5S0&spJobID=1361862899&spReportId=MTM2MTg2Mjg5OQS2     The house, … Continue reading

Cambridge Analytica official admits ‘doing work in Malaysia’

March 21, 2018 Cambridge Analytica official admits ‘doing work in Malaysia’ https://www.themalaysianinsight.com/s/43949/ A TOP official from Cambridge Analytica, the data analytics firm banned by Facebook, has boasted in a British Channel 4 expose that his company has done electioneering work in Malaysia. Mark Turnbull (right), managing director of CA Political Global, was caught on tape saying … Continue reading

Is the Press Too Free?

March 20, 2018 Is the Press Too Free? by Robert Skidelsky https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/free-press-needs-government-regulation-by-robert-skidelsky-2018-03 Earlier this month, the former actor and comedian John Ford revealed that Rupert Murdoch’s Sunday Times newspaper employed him to hack and blag his way into the private affairs of dozens of prominent people. We need the press to protect us against abuses … Continue reading