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WITH ‘ENEMIES’ LIKE THESE …

May 17, 2013

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WITH ‘ENEMIES’ LIKE THESE … There is a saying which is often at the tip of our tongue: “With friends like these, who needs enemies?” Which is to say there are times when friends do seem to behave like our worst enemies. But at times, the reverse could be equally true: with enemies like these […]

WITH ‘ENEMIES’ LIKE THESE …

May 17, 2013

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There is a saying which is often at the tip of our tongue: “With friends like these, who needs enemies?” Which is to say there are times when friends do seem to behave like our worst enemies. But at times, the reverse could be equally true: with enemies like these who needs friends! Let me […]

THE TIME FUSE IS LIGHTED

April 3, 2013

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DISSOLUTION in itself does not mean our waiting period for the general elections is over. But it does light the TIME FUSE and our opportunity to CHANGE how we function and move forward as a nation will have to take place within a maximum of 60 days and no more. Since the TIME FUSE is […]

THE TIME FUSE IS LIGHTED

April 3, 2013

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DISSOLUTION in itself does not mean our waiting period for the general elections is over. But it does light the TIME FUSE and our opportunity to CHANGE how we function and move forward as a nation will have to take place within a maximum of 60 days and no more. Since the TIME FUSE is […]

LAGI WORSE!

January 3, 2013

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My response to Terence Netto’s “Drawing a line against politicos in business” in Malaysiakini: If elected representatives at federal or state level must not have any private business whatsoever, we must be clearer about what we mean. General comments in this post by the writer confuse the actual issue involved. In the case of these […]

christMAS isn’t CHRISTmas

December 27, 2012

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Something has desperately gone wrong with CHRISTmas and it has been in this sorry state for a long time. Isn’t it time for followers of CHRIST to take charge of CHRISTmas before it is lost to the way of the world permanently? Mine own encounter with this particular time of the year, this time round, […]

WHEN KILLING IS SO EASILY DONE

December 15, 2012

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The toll on human loss, grief and pain is incalculable and indescribable. Yet the number of firearms used can be counted and named: 1 semi-automatic .223 Bushmaster + 1 Glock + 1 Sig Sauer = 3. So can the dead bodies: 20 very young children plus 1 principal + 1 psychologist + 4 others = […]

MAKE FRIENDS QUICKLY

September 15, 2012

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A MALAYSIA DAY sermon On September 16, 1963, the Federation of Malaya was expanded to include Sabah, Sarawak and Singapore, taking the name “Malaysia”. There is a saying: “The more, the merrier!” but more also leads to more complications and after just two years, Singapore was separated from Malaysia, and even today after 49 years, […]

FREEDOM TRAGICALLY ABUSED

September 12, 2012

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Once again religion-based riots and killings have burst upon civilised society the world over. Bereaved families are in heart-wrenching mourning for their loved ones lost so insensibly and suddenly and are inconsolable. Why is this so? Because, in this latest incident, some people have reportedly produced a film which insults the Prophet of Islam. This […]

HANDS OFF OUR TAIPING LAKE GARDENS!

July 28, 2012

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The controversial plan to line a stretch of road along the natural beauty of Taiping Lake Gardens with food and souvenir kiosks  has already scandalised enough Taiping residents to such an extent as to agitate over 4,000 of them to attach their names on the ongoing signature campaign.   People from all over the country […]