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If there is one thing odd about 1MDB is the nonchalant attitude of those directly involved.

By   /  May 28, 2015  /  Public Opinions  /  5 Comments

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The PAC has been called in to investigate the 1MDB controversy. Its committee chairman Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohd said that letters of notification has been sent out through the Finance Ministry to the top executive’s to attend the hearing. The people involved include 1MDB president and group executive Arul Kanda Kandasamy and former chief executive […]

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Dr M or Najib – Whose side are you on?

By   /  May 27, 2015  /  Public Opinions  /  11 Comments

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Too much has been said about the ongoing spat between former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and current PM Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. This has been going on for too long and involved too many people. From the ministers to those who have retired and those who are not involved as well as […]

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Muhyiddin and 1MDB – Genuine or Sandiwara?

By   /  May 26, 2015  /  Public Opinions  /  10 Comments

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The 1MDB fiasco continues on as DPM calls for the board to be sacked! But then again, it will probably fall on deaf ears. Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, the Deputy Prime Minister said that the 1MDB’s board should be sacked and he has suggested this to prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

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Now PM appoints Lim Kok Wing to improve his public image

By   /  May 25, 2015  /  Public Opinions  /  27 Comments

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In what is seen as a move to improve his public image, prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has appointed private education man Tan Sri Lim Kok Wing to be his new PR Strategist. It would be quite surprising when the news broke that Tan Sri Lim Kok Wing, known to be the ‘Advertising […]

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RM1m to send your kids to English-medium school. Whose fault is it?

By   /  May 22, 2015  /  Public Opinions  /  20 Comments

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In a recent report published in the local daily, parents are paying up to RM1 million for private education but is that normal? In the last 4 years or so, more and more Malaysians are enrolling their children in English-medium education, which is very much the trend these days.

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RM2.89b spent for Indians. That’s not even close to PKFZ!

By   /  May 21, 2015  /  Public Opinions  /  3 Comments

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According to the Ministry of Finance, some RM2.89 billion has been allocated for the expenditure and annual development for ministries and agencies in carrying out projects for the Indian community of Malaysia. This was between 2012 and 2014 which include funding for NGOs where it was spent for events in social and cultural nature.

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Dewan speaker quitting! No he is not! He wants to quit because there was no toilet.

By   /  May 20, 2015  /  Public Opinions  /  25 Comments

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Because there was lack of toilet, Parliament speaker Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mulia wants to quit, but is that the real reason? Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mulia has been very much in the limelight in recent days. First, news came out that he was quitting which was claimed by former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir […]

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Purchase of the new VIP jet seemed to be at the wrong time.

By   /  May 19, 2015  /  Public Opinions  /  18 Comments

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Mohd Rafizi Ramli, the secretary-general of PKR has questioned the purchase of the latest VIP through Jet Premier One Sdn Bhd. In his claim, the Airbus ACJ320 will require payment of RM465.4million for 15 years. This, he said is overpriced by slightly more than RM100 million.

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Latest education ranking like a slap on the face to Malaysia

By   /  May 18, 2015  /  Public Opinions  /  33 Comments

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The latest students’ test scores in mathematics and science by OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) saw Malaysia stuck at one of the lowest. This means that the proficiency of mathematics and science among Malaysia’s 15-year-olds is among the lowest.

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1MDB to add to the list of other scandals? Highly Likely!

By   /  May 15, 2015  /  Public Opinions  /  22 Comments

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The weekend is a good time to reflect and ponder on the week that was. The biggest issue must have been the 1MDB controversy which has created a string of events including driving the prime minister Datuk Seri Najib tun Razak to sue Tony Pua in claims related to this project.

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PM suing Tony Pua for claiming he had ‘robbed the people’.

By   /  May 14, 2015  /  Public Opinions  /  19 Comments

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Out of the many ‘firsts’, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak is now the first Malaysian prime minister suing an MP for defamation. The prime minister is suing Tony Pua, the PJ Utara MP for ‘incessantly attacking’ him over the 1MDB (1Malaysia Development Behad) issue.  In his documents, it was stated that Pua was doing so […]

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Would stepping down from PM’s post solve the issues?

By   /  May 13, 2015  /  Public Opinions  /  25 Comments

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The answer is a resounding NO! Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak should NOT step down. Former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has repeatedly called on Najib to resign, claiming that he will lead Umno and BN to defeat in the next general election if he stays on.

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Johor local councils must stop charging GST and English should be used in education – Sultan of Johor

By   /  May 12, 2015  /  Public Opinions  /  9 Comments

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Sultan of Johor’s call for local councils to absorb GST and English to be used in education shows how out-of-date our government is. The Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Ismail recently instructed all the 16 local councils of the state to stop charging the controversial GST (Goods and Services Tax) because it is the duty […]

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1MDB – BIG BIG MESS, and no one is cleaning it up

By   /  May 11, 2015  /  Public Opinions  /  11 Comments

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The 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB)’s fiasco is now a mess, but is anyone cleaning it up? DAP stalwart Lim Kit Siang’s latest statement about 1MDB is that the prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has kept the cabinet in the dark about its link with Lembaga Tabung Haji over a land deal involving RM188.5million.

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BN wins Rompin, so it means Malaysians accept GST?

By   /  May 8, 2015  /  Public Opinions  /  13 Comments

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It can sometimes be interesting to see how ridiculous some of our politicians can be when someone said that the results of the Rompin and Permatang Pauh would indicate the people’s support for the GST (Goods and Services Tax). This was said by Datuk Seri Hasan Malek, who is the Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism […]

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Child porn convict – Should we continue to sponsor those who don’t appreciate their scholarships?

By   /  May 7, 2015  /  Public Opinions  /  3 Comments

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MARA is duty-bound to help Nur Fitri Azmeer Nodin despite being convicted of child porn in UK Tan Sri Annuar Musa, the Ketereh MP stated that MARA (Majlis Amanah Rakyat) is duty-bound to help Nur Fitri Azmeer Nodin because he still has a ‘long future’. Nur Fitri is the Malaysian student in the UK who […]

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Can we follow the entertainment guidelines put up by JAKIM?

By   /  May 6, 2015  /  Public Opinions  /  18 Comments

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In one of the recent reports published in a local daily, it was summarized a set of guidelines provided by JAKIM on entertainment. While some were very much justified considering that Malaysians prefer harmony and are very sensitive when it comes to people from different faiths, some were outright ridiculous. Let’s look at each of […]

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Malaysian First, Malaysian Second – The calls are obvious, but are they really listening?

By   /  May 5, 2015  /  Public Opinions  /  9 Comments

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Local English daily The Star carried out a survey recently which saw a majority of Malaysians preferring to be identified as ‘Malaysian first’ instead of being a member of a specific ethnic. The outcome was obvious with most people being more interested in being ‘Malaysian’ instead of being identified with a certain ethnic group. In […]

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Transparent is such a powerful word – But Najib insists that his government is!

By   /  April 30, 2015  /  Public Opinions  /  30 Comments

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Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said that his government is as transparent as it comes and there is nothing to explain. In what is seen as his latest defence against the attacks by former predecessor Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has vowed not to ‘surrender’ or back […]

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Permatang Pauh By-Election – BN’s not doing themselves any favours

By   /  April 29, 2015  /  Public Opinions  /  13 Comments

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By now, you would have expected BN to be wiser in their election strategy but that is not the case. The Permatang Pauh by-elections are coming up and it seems that BN is going all out to try to win this one. After all, this is Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s constituency and BN surely wants […]

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