DARK CLOUDS OVER THE HORIZON

SEISMIC SHIFT EAST  Something about the new government of the young radical Malay Doctor had galvanised the otherwise seemingly disinterested and apolitical rural Malay. This new government by its leader appeared to have the character of being nationalist, Malay and at the  same time possessed of a uniquely Malaysian quality to it, embracing all things Asian with pride. The government had become a … Continue reading

MIGHT IS WHITE AND WHITE IS RIGHT

A WHITE AUSTRALIA  POLICY-THE CONVENTION NOT THE LEGISLATION In early February 2010 a group of 50 White Australian Members of Parliament led by the controversial MP Michael Danby an anti Muslim politician, took the unprecedented and audacious step of petitioning Malaysia’s government urging it to break a local law by aborting the Anwar Ibrahim sodomy trial.  Apart from … Continue reading

LOVE LETTERS FROM THE BAR TABLE

An interesting book for all those of you who believe corruption is something that is endemic in Malaysia and a phenomenon unique only to Malaysia. Or in the alternative that the BN and UMNO have a monopoly on corruption if they are proved to be corrupt.   And for those of you who solicit petitions of … Continue reading

Spies Within

THE HONEY TRAP- NO COINCIDENCE She arrived on the same flight as he did from Hong Kong. They were briefly acquainted on the plane mid flight. He was queuing for the toilet as was she was. She stood behind him in that queue pretending not to notice him. He could not take his eyes off … Continue reading

KUGAN WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

WHAT REALLY HAPPENED TO KUGAN Having conveniently been sidelined as a priority in their agenda for justice, the fate of Kugan, a man brutally murdered in police custody, appears now to be another statistic not simply to government but critically to that very vocal opposition that conveniently seeks to muster Indian votes at election time. … Continue reading