Letter to the Media – Analysis or propaganda?

Letter to the Media - Analysis or propaganda? By Hafidz Baharom I read the letter from Liew Chin Tong lambasting analysts as being biased and justifying a Barisan Nasional victory with a main question - who is he trying to convince? He is correct by saying that if Pakatan Harapan should win over 50 percent … Continue reading Letter to the Media – Analysis or propaganda?

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Hannah Yeoh and Christianity

This column was published Sunday May 21, 2017, on The Malaysian Insight I’M actually surprised Hannah Yeoh is getting into trouble for talking about her devout Christianity. I remember watching her Facebook video where she talks of referring to the Bible to settle family arguments, during the 2013 campaign or earlier. But the flak she is getting … Continue reading Hannah Yeoh and Christianity

How will the “hudud bill” play out?

For those not in the know, there is a private members bill called RUU 355 currently brought up by the Islamic conservative party (PAS) in Malaysia's parliament. It raises the stature of the Sharia Court to be on the same level as the Malaysian civil courts with regards to the level of punishment it is … Continue reading How will the “hudud bill” play out?

Lawmakers, government are also a wastage in public resources, Nur Jazlan

I refer to Deputy Home Minister Datuk Seri Nur Jazlan's words that using the authorities to maintain public order in a street protest is a waste of funds.  It is rather ironic, considering the number of ridiculous investigations being conducted by the authorities which includes how raising a middle finger is now being investigated for … Continue reading Lawmakers, government are also a wastage in public resources, Nur Jazlan

The Heat Malaysia – A Civil War Imminent For PKR

A civil war imminent for PKR?By Hafidz Baharom May 23, 2016 8:00 AM News has now leaked that PKR’s own heralded whistleblower and secretary general Rafizi Ramli is about to expose graft within their own stronghold of Selangor headed by Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Azmin Ali. Apparently, there have now been allegations that demands of … Continue reading The Heat Malaysia – A Civil War Imminent For PKR

Leaders, humble pie and lamb stew

In 2014 during the hype over removing Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim as Mentri Besar of Selangor, I attended a forum by then Pakatan Rakyat over the need to remove him at the Kuala Lumpur and Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall (KLSCAH). The panelists were DAP's Tony Pua, PKR's Rafizi Ramli, activist Hishamuddin Rais and PAS' (now Amanah's) … Continue reading Leaders, humble pie and lamb stew

DAP can dish out parodies, but can’t stomach it

DAP can do parodies, but can't handle it? DAP is well known for propaganda involving parodies. Teresa Kok made a video of it. So did Tony Pua. In fact, they thrive on it. But what happens when the tables are reversed? Can't stomach parody Well, it seems that their not so accepting of people making jokes and … Continue reading DAP can dish out parodies, but can’t stomach it

Did Penang allow land to be sold to an offshore company?

In Malaysian parliament currently, Datuk Abdul Rahman Dahlan and his Barisan Nasional (BN) counterparts from Penang dropped even more bombs on the current Taman Manggis land controversy. All this comes after the ejection of the state's chief minister and Bagan MP Lim Guan Eng from the hall, followed by the exit of all MPs from … Continue reading Did Penang allow land to be sold to an offshore company?