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Najib’s Durian Economics

Back in July this year, Ali my colleague, when he found out that durians today cost more than RM100 a kilogram exclaimed, “Dulu durian selonggok baru 10 ringgit hingga 15 ringgit. Apa sudah jadi?” (Durians used to cost RM10 – RM15 a pile. What had happened?) Little did he realise that two months after his … Continue reading

Imagine Malaysia

It’s 54 years since we got together as Malaysia. That is already more than half of a century, a long time indeed. Our forefathers came together desiring “in the true spirit of brotherhood and love of freedom” amidst all sorts of threats from everywhere. Their imagination was stronger than even threats of war. Indeed, the … Continue reading

A Merdeka movie review: “Citizens” Or The audacity of our Malaysian Hope

Rare is a politician who reviews movies, just as rare as one who acts in movies. Pete Teo and Liew Seng Tat, the highly talented Malaysian filmmakers, have created yet another amazing short film recently, in conjunction with our 60th Merdeka celebrations. The stars are no less than Transport Minister and president of MCA Liow Tiong Lai himself … Continue reading

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