ANWAR BETRAYED-THE SIN OF BEING MALAY

A MALAY IS A MALAY IS A MALAY The stain of original sin in being a Malay is not one that can be removed by baptisms, street marches, absolution through political or cultural exorcism. It is a sin that dates back to antiquity in the eyes of the Chinese and Indians of Malaysia. A sin so … Continue reading

THE MALAYSIAN SOLUTION- MYTHICAL FACTS EXPLAINED

THE MALAYSIAN SOLUTION VARNISH OR TARNISH? Tommy Thomas’ recent article appearing on the Malaysian Bar website on the topic of the highly vexed refugee exchange and processing programme proposed by Australia (and agreed to by Malaysia) is both misleading and inaccurate. In the first place it should be noted that the Malaysian government was not a party to … Continue reading

JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE -THE SEPARATION OF POWERS (dedicated to NH Chan)

Sometime back in 2010 or 2011 Retired High Court of Malaysia Judge NH Chan made an utter fool of himself by accepting an invitation by Pakatan supporters and the Malaysian Bar Council to address a forum in KL in which he was honoured guest. NH (No Hope to many) took up that invitation to satisfy his … Continue reading

ANWAR WILL NOT BE PM-AMBIGA-KIT SIANG

WHO DARES WINS Even if Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) turns out to be the single largest winner of seats at the next general elections, it is widely now known that Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim will not be the favoured candidate for Prime Minister (PM). It appears that the die has already been cast and Datuk … Continue reading

AMBIGA SREENIVASAN DEAD (IN THE WATER)

A GODDESS WITH FEET OF CLAY The prescient character of Ambiga’s personality, the Hindu goddess Brahmin turned politician has been a great source of fascination and curiosity to many.  She predicts the future. She ‘knows’ what her allies at the Merdeka Centre will churn out for her movement in fulfillment of her political prophecies. She … Continue reading

METROPLEX vs SUNWAY REIT – ALL DRESSED UP AND NOWHERE TO GO

LAW AND THE ECONOMY A critical factor for investment managers to consider, when weighing the merits of investment abroad in a foreign market, apart from returns, is the integrity of the state’s legal system and the rule of law. The structure of courts, the legal system, independence of the judiciary, uniformity, clarity and consistency in … Continue reading