Saturday, 17 August 2019
Najib's opening remarks at the indigO2 arena in London last night were interrupted by repeated chants of "Bersih! Bersih!" [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2WLdhbapSk?rel=0&w=470&h=348] [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kfA-llrMUew?rel=0&w=470&h=348] "Bersih! Bersih!..." "I want to vote. I am a Malaysian; I want to vote," a man in the...
Anti-war protesters gave former British premier Tony Blair a torrid reception when he turned up to sign copies of his autobiography at a book-store in Dublin. http://www.youtube.com/v/06pYCF6HNzw?fs=1&hl=en_US&rel=0 One activist, Kate O'Sullivan, who managed to enter the book-store, tried to make a...
Prime Minister Najib received an unexpected 'welcome' from a group of Malaysians in London. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5gE_U2mvjV4?rel=0&w=480&h=390] Foreign Minister Anifah attempted to "engage" with the "reception committee" but I don't think he made much headway. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zw8ylW4HvGc?rel=0&w=480&h=390]
Why would a judicial police commissioner allegedly commit suicide while wrapping up a report on investigations into one of the biggest criminal acts in France in recent times? Helric Fredou, a 45-year-old French police commissioner, reportedly shot and killed himself...
If Copenhagen can allow pedestrians, cyclists and others to reclaim the streets from cars, why not Penang? [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=59-roEQZWOY?rel=0&w=470&h=269] It's not rocket science. Note there was initial scepticism and cynicism when the plans were car-free areas were first announced. Many said...