[Politics] Eternal Vigilance

“The price of freedom is eternal vigilance” – John Philpot Curran. There are many good posts and updates on Facebook about yesterday’s results. I will not repeat them here. However, I think everyone should think long and hard about this: The next five years, my fellow Malaysians, will be the dirtiest we have seen. It […]

Lahad Datu Conjectures

ALL THIS ARE MY OWN OPINIONS AND THOUGHTS. THEY ARE NOT FACTS. PLEASE UNDERSTAND BEFORE YOU RUN OFF YOUR ROCKER. So sometime in February, armed invaders landed in Sabah and attempted to claim east Sabah as their own. They called themselves the “Royal Security Forces of the Sultanate of Sulu and North Borneo” and said […]

Leadup to Bersih 3.0

Bersih 3.0 is a rally calling for clean and fair elections in Malaysia. So far they have had 3 rallies. The second one was last year, and it presented 8 demands to the government: Clean the electoral roll Reform postal voting Use of indelible ink A minimum campaign period of 21 days Free and fair […]

Poverty and Baba Nyonya

As it happens while I am driving, this question popped into my head: If poverty is an economic state, and if it afflicts* everyone regardless of race, how can Malaysia thus justify distributing aid and measures to help these people by race? A poverty-stricken Malay is still a human being. A poverty-stricken Chinese is still […]

[Politics] Uh… what?

When it comes to financial matters, unlike my mother, I’m rather clueless. I understand certain procedures and the like, but finance, on the whole, has bored me. That said, I am extremely protective of my monies. It comes from being told as a child that I cannot do what I like unless I have money, […]