Tag Archives: Malaysia politics

912 Black Friday In Malaysia

The Star reported that Seputeh MP Teresa Kok and Sin Chew Daily journalist Tan Hoon Cheng were detained under the Internal Security Act (ISA) Friday evening following the arrest of Malaysia Today blogger Raja Petra Kamaruddin under the same law earlier in the day. The banner and background for this blog will go black in protest of the arrests.

Edited 8:45am September 13, 2008.

Anwar Ibrahim – 3 Weeks To D-Day

Anwar Ibrahim has won the Permatang Pauh parliamentary seat with a whooping 15,671 majority. His entry into the parliament is accomplished. Next stop Putrajaya – the prime ministership of Malaysia. The whole of Malaysia is watching. The world is watching. September 16 is just 21 days away. Can he or can he not?

Last edited 10:32pm

Malaysia Today

While politicians from both sides of the political divide are going for each other’s jugular, the rakyat are suffering silently and at the same time desperately trying to make ends meet as price of essential items keep soaring. It makes one wonder whether these politicians have the interests and welfare of the people in mind. Gajah sama gajah berjuang, pelanduk mati di tengah-tengah (Malay proverb: While the elephants battle it out, the mousedeer is killed in between). What has become of Malaysia today?