MAY 22 — Dilbear Singh’s conundrum is making him go nuts, or more like drawn away from the fried sort. The Air Force pensioner’s local — and favourite — kacang putih (nut snacks) vendor is charging his patrons Goods and Services Tax (GST). So, the five-ringgit fried peanuts come with the additional six per cent handwritten on the receipt, not a machine-issued one.
This has irked the serviceman who before helped planes land—and presumably take off — in the Signals Corp for 22 years.
This column first appeared on The Malay Mail Online on January 22, 2015. The link is here.
JANUARY 22 — The year is 22 days old and already the prime minister has changed the Budget — and a third of a million of Malaysians are trying to get back on their feet after they were forced to swim from their living room to the kitchen if they wanted to make tea.
Malaysia is — tragically perhaps in most cases — filled to the brim with endless possibilities.
And Pakatan politicians, old and new, have returned like gunslingers to score fresh points to chip away at the Barisan Nasional juggernaut. Continue reading →
The nation is under attack! Our way of life is under direct and immediate threat and thank god we have identified the evil amongst us, it is no more and no less, the baju kurungs our schoolgirls are wearing. And in it the devil resides! Continue reading “Schoolgirl Seducers”→
“The four-volume report(The Lingam Tape Royal Commission Tape” will be sold at RM542.10 and be available next week from the government printers.”
“……the Prime Minister’s Department today filed a police report against several newspapers for publishing details of the commission’s report before it was made public.
The Star, New Straits Times, Berita Harian and Sin Chew Daily had earlier published reports revealing the commission’s findings and recommendations.” ( Malaysiakini, 16 May 2008. -Commission: Act against Dr M, five others-)
Well the commission’s report is out, and we have to give a big shout out to the Star for being the first to disclose its content, which led to the other dailies following suit, and therefore forcing the government to making the public completely public. Continue reading “Give us the Lingam Report”→