It’s not all that surprising

Seriously, there are a few things that need to be considered when we look at the performance of Pakatan Harapan as a government. Primarily, there will be enormous teething problems that - while some are wildly optimistic - will not be settled within 100 days of them being in office. And secondly, yes - they … Continue reading It’s not all that surprising

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Time to say “No”!

Reading Naomi Klein's "No Is Not Enough" is an eye opener to just why we need to move on to a policy battleground rather than just the acceptable "mud wrestling" spectacle that is Malaysian politics. Klein points out something that is similar to Malaysia in what happened to Hillary Clinton - while she did win … Continue reading Time to say “No”!

Half time: Education and the DLP

The Malaysian Parliament is currently in session. Those interesting in watching these proceedings live can do so here. First off, a shout out to Kasthuri Patto for asking the Education Minister to answer regarding the Pos Tohoi Orang Asli school tragedy. I will personally admit that I had forgotten that it is now 7 months … Continue reading Half time: Education and the DLP

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?