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Menjejak Hang Tuah lama sebagai model Malaysia baru

Pada November tahun lalu, Perdana Menteri Datuk Seri Najib Razak telah melancarkan suatu pelan masa depan yang baru, sekaligus membelakangi Visi 2020 yang dicetuskan oleh bekas Perdana Menteri, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohammad sebelum ini. Pelan baru tersebut melihat kepada tahun 2050; ada lebih kurang 33 tahun lagi untuk kita ke sana. Perdana Menteri menggelarnya TN50. … Continue reading

Don’t praise Playboy for being kosher: It is not the victory of religion

A year ago, in December 2015 Playboy magazine released its January/February 2016 issue. It featured 48-year old every-pubescent-boys-fantasy-lifeguard Pamela Anderson on its cover. This is a historic issue to say the least. It marked the end of an era spanning more than six decades, a magazine as infamous as the nude photos it carried in … Continue reading

Don’t be conned by selfie politics

This is a long overdue article. I had written most part of it in 2014, and then I left it unpublished. I think it’s a good deferment. Along the way, I developed new insights. And I read what other people say about this subject. Last year in May, President Barack Obama came to Malaysia for … Continue reading

Auditor-General as the Joker in our very own Gotham City

I see our Malaysian Auditor-General as the Joker. Now before you think I meant any contempt against one of the most respected civil servants in Malaysia, allow me to explain myself. How many of you have watched Christopher Nolan’s 2008 very dark version of the Dark Knight, the one where Heath Ledger played the Joker … Continue reading