Saturday, 8 August 2020
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Thanks to reader YMT for pointing us to this heartfelt song. We live in difficult times, so let us give thanks to those fathers out there who make life meaningful through their great sacrifice. And in these times of...
Last night, I spoke to a friend of mine over the phone. He sounded depressed about the future of Malaysia. "I don't see much hope for this country." "Don't worry," I told him. "A lot can change very quickly in politics."...
The coronavirus pandemic has given us some space to reflect on the so-called “Penang Transport Master Plan” – in reality, a developers’ plan to reclaim three islands in the name of providing extravagant transport infrastructure for Penang. The idea was...
This poem, written some 200 years ago, seems to describe the state of the world even today, especially when we see the commons (ie public land, hills, forests, rivers, coastal waters, islands and other public property that belongs to...
Someone asked me this morning whether I knew the current state of our 222-seat Parliament. So I looked it up (Wikipedia 30 May 2020), rearranged the figures and then adjusted it for the Sri Gading resignation yesterday (ie assuming he...