“It’s my party, and I’ll cry if I want to…”

DEC 28 — Things are often funny in Malaysia. You have to see the funny side, guffaw and let the moment pass. Stay in the moment and you will laugh yourself to madness.

Laughter is probably our only coping mechanism. Therefore, political texts/emails /YouTube videos are never in short supply. We laugh at the actors and then ourselves. TIM — This is Malaysia.

In nations with a free media-majority, political bloopers are analysed and parodied on national TV. Not in Malaysia, thus our short collective memory. Continue reading ““It’s my party, and I’ll cry if I want to…””

Give us the Lingam Report

“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”