Tag: malay

Malaysia’s lower living costs, MM2H visa, anti-Israel stance are luring expats – but can they stay long term?

Muslims from Canada to the UK are seeking to move to multicultural Malaysia for its pro-Palestinian stance and ‘liberating’ environment for believers Its affordability and ‘friendlier’ golden visa rules edge out Singapore and Thailand, but observers note there’s a tough road to permanent residency The Salehs were so appalled by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s staunch diplomatic defence of Israel at the expense of the Palestinian people, that...

How The Western Media Helped Build The Case For Genocide In Gaza

From obscuring the West’s role in starving Gaza to sensationalised accounts of mass rape by Hamas, journalists are playing the role of propagandists, not reporters. The past five months have been clarifying. What was supposed to be hidden has been thrust into the light. What was supposed to be obscured has come sharply into focus. Liberal democracy is not what it seems. It has always defined itself...
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Tunku Mona Riza On Crossing The Cultural Hurdles

Her first feature film dealt with a heavy subject, of parents dealing with an autistic son, and director Tunku Mona Riza is set to release a Cantonese film that had her facing a completely new sets of challenges.

Anwar Ibrahim Risks Political Suicide On Impossible Wealth

It would be contradiction in terms if Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim seizes accumulated capital, whether impossible wealth or otherwise. He commits political suicide!

Keling Outburst About Anwar Ibrahim Looking Down On Tamil Speakers

The paternal grandfather of Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim, based on his own words, was Tamil speaking Hindu, he claims from the Brahmin (priest) caste, albeit Keling!

Umno Rock Solid Future With Pakatan Harapan And Allies

Politics being numbers game remains increasingly less affected by the Malay vote bank, as Umno and Barisan Nasional (BN) live and fight another day, away from ethnic-based parties!

Anwar Ibrahim New Government In Waiting For Malaysia

Anwar Ibrahim, prime minister driven by the distant past from ages ago, appears old musical record stuck in the groove!

Malay Citizen For Malaysia Free Of Indian And Chinese

Malaysian in Malaya at least who have roots in India and China, for example, can be Malay citizen, Borneo being different kettle of fish, being work in progress Equal Partnership Of Malay Federation And Borneo Territories in Malaysia under the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA'63)!

Prime Minister Change Based On ‘No Anwar, No DAP’ Mantra

There's no reason why former Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak, backed by 'siapa menang, kami sokong' (we support whoever wins) Sabah and Sarawak, cannot head list of candidates in Parliament for next premiership!

Najib Has Real Options For Leaving Jail

Former Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak's family, the three children in Umno in particular, may take the cue from suspended and retired Judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer on ending his arbitrary detention!

Sabah’s ‘Kadazan’ barking up the wrong tree on ‘government forms’

Sabah's 'Kadazan' barking up the wrong tree on 'government forms' Homo sapiens 'race' -- human species or genetic barrier -- are differentiated by artificial social...

The ABCs Of Unity – Beyond Baby Steps

ABC - Awareness Before Change By Anwardi Jamil I am a child of the 60s. Started my career as a writer in '76. I even...

A Unity Message From Malaysians To Malaysians

In Malaysia, different races live peacefully together. We have been taught from our history textbooks in school that a lot was achieved in our...

The Tale of Two Drivers

Cambodians are generally very gentle and soft-spoken, not unlike many of our Malay friends here in Malaysia. Make no mistake, having to endure the...