WHY AIR ASIA CAN’T FAIL

As all indicators point to an insolvent or near insolvent behemoth of the skies, the question arises as to what went so horribly wrong with Air Asia; the darling of the skies, of Mahathirism and of the dynamics of ‘The Asian way’ in the Asian century. As desperate appeals for funding pour in from theContinue reading “WHY AIR ASIA CAN’T FAIL”

ZETI AKHTAR-MONEY LAUNDERER AND LIAR?

HOW LONG DID ZETI KNOW OF HER HUSBAND’S INVOLVEMENT IN THE 1MDB FUNDS? MACC’s confirmation that RM65 million in funds belonging to 1MDB was in the possession and control of Zeti Akhtar’s husband Tawfik Ayman via one of his companies is nothing more than a formal restatement of a position that had been long canvassedContinue reading “ZETI AKHTAR-MONEY LAUNDERER AND LIAR?”

ALL ROADS LEAD TO UMNO BARU SLUSH FUNDS

A CULTURE OF GREED AND CORRUPTION INSTITUTIONALIZED It never ceases to amaze as to how corrupt and reckless many in government can be. And when I say government I mean UMNO Baru. Datuk Seri Najib’s farcical corruption trial as well as the trials of his wife Datin Rosma Mansor and the trial of Ahmad ZahidContinue reading “ALL ROADS LEAD TO UMNO BARU SLUSH FUNDS”

How Deep was UMNO Baru’s Role in Funding 9/11 and the USS Cole Bombing?

As the controversy into Bank Negara’s handling of black money laundered through secret banking destinations like Singapore hots up domestically, its failure to report billions of dollars of suspicious transactions that flowed through it has investigators abroad from as far away as Israel and the US taking a closer look into the Bank and itsContinue reading “How Deep was UMNO Baru’s Role in Funding 9/11 and the USS Cole Bombing?”

UMNO AT THE CROSSROADS (Pt 1)

A seismic seminal event occurred a few weeks ago on the way to the forum. Zeti Akhtar Aziz former controversial governor of Malaysia’s Central Bank  disclosed publicly certain facts about suspicious large financial transactions (SLFT) related to the 1MDB scandal whilst defending allegations that her family may have also been beneficiaries of that same scandalContinue reading “UMNO AT THE CROSSROADS (Pt 1)”

COVID-19 ARE THE MALAYS AND GOVERNMENT TO BLAME?

There is an emergent consciousness developing amongst the rural and common people in Malaysia. They include the majority Bumiputera and non Malays who are neither rent seekers nor the urban ‘educated’ or affluent. Most people are awakening to the tragic failure of government to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic effectively because of criminal interference byContinue reading “COVID-19 ARE THE MALAYS AND GOVERNMENT TO BLAME?”

IS THE KING BEING PROPERLY ADVISED?

The latest from the Istana Negara is that the Yang Di Pertuan Agong (YDPA) is to meet with the 114 candidates (all members of parliament in order to ascertain if the number of MP’s given to the YDPA in fact do support Ismail Sabri a contender for the vacant post of Prime Minister (PM). WhyContinue reading “IS THE KING BEING PROPERLY ADVISED?”

A RESPONSE TO TOMMY THOMAS’S INTERPRETATION OF THE CONSTITUTION

WHY THE CONSTITUTION IS NOT LAW The first step in attempting to interpret the Malaysian constitution is to understand that the Constitution is not a law in the strict legal sense of the word. This is because the constitution is not the command of the sovereign. A breach of law on the other hand carriesContinue reading “A RESPONSE TO TOMMY THOMAS’S INTERPRETATION OF THE CONSTITUTION”

Its the Agong’s call or its a republican coup against the palace

The many interpretations of the constitution by academics and politicians in Malaysia in recent days is all about who should and who should not be prime minister in the context of the Yang Di Pertuan Agong’s powers  (King or YDPA). These discussions appears to be an exercise in intellectual skirmishes and navel gazing rather thanContinue reading “Its the Agong’s call or its a republican coup against the palace”