There is something amiss in the Government's handling of the demonstrations that have taken place in at least nine cities over the past week. It is at best, half-hearted and amateurish; at worst, grist for a conspiracy theorist's mill. Contrast this week's handling of protests with that of how it handled the protests surrounding the... Continue Reading →
The incredible silence and welcome to China’s effrontery to Malaysia
Something incredible, unprecedented and potentially dangerous happened in Malaysia last Friday that most Malaysians do not seem to have paid much notice to. In fact many of the Malaysian Chinese actually welcomed it, fed up as they were by Malay hooligans trying to stir up Malay supremacist and anti-Chinese sentiments in Malaysia. Photo from Free... Continue Reading →
Jakarta rallies a sign of desperation in the KPK-Police struggle?
Does anyone else smell the same whiff of desperation in the air as Unspun? One would think that there are people in Indonesia who still think that rent-a-crowds would convince the public that public opinion is behind them. Such people live in a world of their own divorced from reality. Technology has rendered much of... Continue Reading →