The Heat Malaysia – PAKATAN REPEATING GE13 MISTAKES IN S’WAK

The new Pakatan Harapan seems set to repeat the very same mistakes that took place in the last general election, though this time the coalition cannot blame it on PAS. Reported in the news over the weekend, both DAP and PKR are expecting to clash against one another in five state seats come May 7 … Continue reading The Heat Malaysia – PAKATAN REPEATING GE13 MISTAKES IN S’WAK

Letter – Use the anti-hysteria kit in Pangkalan Chepa

Use the anti-hysteria kit in Pangkalan Chepa by Hafidz Baharom Currently, a spate of cases on hysteria in SMK Pangkalan Chepa 2, Kota Bharu, has the nation wondering how to deal with such a situation. Insofar, authorities have decided to close down the school after a “black figure” was spotted on camera. The picture is … Continue reading Letter – Use the anti-hysteria kit in Pangkalan Chepa

On ageism and professional comments — Hafidz Baharom

MARCH 31 — The recent comments by Datuk Nurulhidayah Ahmad Zahid on how Malaysia Airlines Bhd’s (MAB) cabin crew brought to mind an incident between Clare Booth, 35, and Dorothy Parker, then an elderly socialite. See, Booth and Parker apparently went to a social event in which both of them tried to exit through the … Continue reading On ageism and professional comments — Hafidz Baharom

A supplementary budget in March?!

Spring is in the air, and our government is already asking parliament for more money! In a rather weird moment, Putrajaya is now asking Parliament for more money via a supplementary bill for RM3.3 billion. This brings the amount of cash being allocated for 2016 to a whopping RM270 billion - within three months of the … Continue reading A supplementary budget in March?!

Gag the Cabinet for confusing everyone?

It is oftentimes said that one of the reasons given in censoring films, books and even news portals is the fact that these elements can "confuse" Malaysians. For some reason or another, it seems that telling Malaysians that heuristic logics of merely yes or no being insufficient is considered a crime. As such, could we … Continue reading Gag the Cabinet for confusing everyone?

It’s not just about “learning overseas” – Hafidz Baharom

The argument over whether or not we should send Malaysians overseas for education under government scholarship is currently raging. As revealed yesterday, Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said pointed out that the government managed to save RM240 million this year by opting out of sending 744 students overseas. Instead, these students will be educated locally in … Continue reading It’s not just about “learning overseas” – Hafidz Baharom