Why taxing sugar, not soda, makes more sense

Why taxing sugar, not soda, makes more sense By Hafidz Baharom While the government continues to talk about a need to introduce new taxes in Malaysia, it seems too keen to just implement a soda tax rather than do an all round sugar tax instead. Why? Well, perhaps they are more keen to tax the … Continue reading Why taxing sugar, not soda, makes more sense

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“Super” Liberal

I couldn't help but laugh at a recent Starbucks hangout session. A close friend complained that the current ruling coalition was dashing hopes of a "new Malaysia", particularly after feeling pained by the label of being a "super" liberal. For myself, I couldn't help but guffaw at the title - "super liberal", used by Datuk … Continue reading “Super” Liberal

Full article – Change, but change meaningfully

Change, but change meaningfully By Hafidz Baharom It was an awkward week when you have a prime minister saying that a government linked investment company did not achieve it’s objective of furthering the Bumiputera agenda. Mostly because he was talking about Khazanah Nasional Bhd, which I’m not sure if it even had the duty of … Continue reading Full article – Change, but change meaningfully

After Buku Harapan, #UndiRosak most valid option

After Buku Harapan, #UndiRosak most valid option   By Hafidz Baharom   After reading the so-called Book of Hope marketed by Pakatan Harapan as their manifesto for the upcoming general election, I have to say that it leaves us truly no choice other than to spoil our votes. Protect environment with cars and petrol?   … Continue reading After Buku Harapan, #UndiRosak most valid option

Us and Israel, a love hate relationship

Us and Israel, a love hate relationship By Hafidz Baharom We have been against Israel since Tunku Abdul Rahman declared them persona non grata in 1965. However, we have been on and off again trying to establish relations with Israel since the 1990s, dependent on whatever happens in their relationship with Palestine. Thus, having Israelis … Continue reading Us and Israel, a love hate relationship

Why Pakatan is freaking out over #UndiRosak

Why Pakatan is freaking out over #UndiRosak By Hafidz Baharom There have been so many parables over Pakatan Harapan and Barisan Nasional that I have pretty much lost track of which one actually tells the tale properly. Initially, it was a mere story of Pepsi versus Coke, and both of hem might trigger diabetes and … Continue reading Why Pakatan is freaking out over #UndiRosak

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