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A tale of two First Ladies and their boutique apparel

Malaysiakini columnist Mariam Mokhtar talked today about the use of tudung “as a political tool, to manipulate the masses”.

Several of the Malaysiakini subscribers commenting on her article predictably criticized Rosmah Mansor for not wearing tudung.

Well, the reason could be that the PM’s wife is not herself a politician. After all, as Mariam avers about the tudung, “its use [is] as a political tool, to manipulate the masses”.

But guess which politician often wears tudung for her photo ops?

BELOW: The first lady Speaker and her political wardrobe

 

Hannah Yeoh bertudung litup

Yup, it’s Hannah

Will any tudung-ed woman ever object to strengthening syariah?

Err, “the manipulated masses” who unwittingly became political stage props?

 

 

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November 20, 2017 at 5:16 pm 8 comments

# je suis tudung wearers

‘DAP MP says tudung ban “discriminatory”, offers legal help for court challenge’, according to a Malay Mail report today, referring to a statement by DAP deputy chairman Gobind Singh Deo.

Some hotels don’t want tudung-wearing women to be manning their front desk. DAP is crying foul.

Naturally the DAP would find such a ruling objectionable as the party’s own non-Muslim women leaders often wear tudung voluntarily. It’s called leadership by example. (more…)

November 14, 2017 at 5:58 pm 14 comments

“#Thoughts & Prayers” for all those perpetually enraged people

A Subang Jaya municipal council enforcement officer was (pepper?) sprayed in the eyes by the driver/passenger of a Honda City on Tuesday. The car had been clamped for parking outside a restaurant during lunch hour.

The assailants, a man and his wife, are now wanted by police to be investigated for assault. See Nov 8 story ‘Polis buru suami isteri kasari penguat kuasa MPSJ’ in Utusan.

This particular area coming under Subang Jaya jurisdiction has the highest density of evangelical churches. It is also the same area which every now and then is reported in the news for incidents of road rage, i.e. motorists threatening the traffic authorities.

Kung Fu Fighting

The Subang Jaya state assemblywoman cum Selangor Speaker should consider setting up a Peace and Harmony Centre specially to counsel her always angry people with the hair-trigger temper.

Since she herself is so super duper religious, an outreach programme under such a proposed centre to promote spiritual calm and feelings of peace and harmony among her constituents (those who drive) could be coupled with pastoral care.

These temperemental foodies need to be taught and guided that “sabar itu separuh daripada iman”. And that there is the civilized option of paying a fine to unclamp your wheel.

November 9, 2017 at 6:41 am Leave a comment

An eye for an eye

A nose for a nose. I hope karma turns around and bites hard on the animal who abused this Thai dog.

November 4, 2017 at 12:54 pm 1 comment

The miseducation of Dr Kua Kia Soong

“How ironic, that an Operasi Lalang victim like Kua Kia Soong is derided as being ‘naïve’, ‘vengeful’ and ‘makan dedak’ whenever he writes of the need for Mahathir to face up to his political sins,” wrote columnist Josh Hong in Malaysiakini yesterday.

Leading Chinese educationist Dr Kua was a one-term DAP Petaling Jaya MP in the 1990s. He is also a former ISA detainee whom Tun Mahathir, as PM cum Home Minister, had locked up in Kamunting for 445 days. You really can’t blame the PJ PhD doctor if he should feel sinned against by the Alor Setar medical doctor. (more…)

October 28, 2017 at 2:30 pm 6 comments

Penang’s botak hills and mushrooming high-rises on slope

I left Penang some 10 years ago. Despite the time and separation of distance, it was still distressing to see the landslide in Tanjung Bungah − practically in my old neighbourhood.

The location where it happened is familiar in memory to me although with the passing of my mom (and recently my dog), my ties with Penang are now rather tenuous.

Nonetheless it’s mind-boggling – looking on from the outside – how the state government approved the building of those two 50-storey (!) residential blocks where the landslide happened.

Refer to my previous posting to see an artist’s impression of the towering twin condos. Do check out what the experts have to say but to my untrained eye, the very tall buildings sure look precarious to be perched on that particular spot.

Tanjung Bungah Adun Teh Yee Cheu has revealed that at least 18 high-rise residential projects between Tanjung Bungah and Batu Ferringhi are in various stages of being approved, an NST report said on Monday.

Seven of the project sites are on risky hillslopes − see also the video below.

Guan Eng’s bad karma will rub off on his fan base

I cannot understand why Penangites still keep giving the dog killer Guan Eng administration a free pass. Back in July 2012, I’d blogged ‘Sitting on a landbank goldmine in Penang hill$’. It was already an open issue more than five years ago.

If only we (Chinese) can be a little bit more objective, we would acknowledge how the Christian DAP is hurting our Buddhist/Taoist community. The brutal DAP regime is cursed with painful demerits for its stray dog butchery in Penang when the streets ran with canine blood.

Remember too PKR Penanti Adun Dr Norlela Ariffin’s crying jag in the Penang DUN? Sungai Lembu in her constituency – where an illegal carbon filter factory is operating – is an area rife with cancer.

Yet the Dapsters prefer to bash whistleblower Dr Norlela for indirectly getting Guan Eng’s crony, state exco Phee Boon Poh into trouble rather than worry about the cancer anomaly, i.e. incidence of the disease that’s way higher than our national average.

Obviously Dapsters have little concern about cancer victims in PKR’s area on the Penang mainland. Their primary concern is that the DAP rule must always look good in the eyes of the public, and how dare this upstart Malay female Adun go public with her voters’ complaints.

To that end, they’re harassing and treating Dr Norlela like a “pariah”.

 

My Nation News is not being wholly accurate when they reported ‘Penyokong Pakatan mula serang Adun Penanti, Norlela Ariffin’. It is quite clear that the ones conducting the vicious attacks are DAP supporters.

DAP is responsible for the worst political thuggery and skullduggery.

For all of MCA’s shortcomings, the BN Chinese component has not promoted hate. On the other hand, DAP is synonymous with the Politics of Hate.

Since its hardcore followers refuse to face up to this reality, we shall all just have to wait until next year and see how Dapsters cope with the Malay hegemony post-GE14 − an election result that is a direct consequence and reaction to the DAP’s deranged behaviour.

October 26, 2017 at 5:34 pm 16 comments

When will more Penangites start questioning their state gomen?

I don’t see DAP losing Penang in the coming general election. What I do see, however, is Penangites becoming more and more like North Koreans in their Dear Leader and ‘All Hail the Party’ cult. To them, DAP can do no wrong and will be defended at all costs.

A hill-slope landslide on the island at a construction site in Tanjung Bungah killed 11 workers Saturday. Eleven people perished but the Penang government still can simply dismiss the matter. “Work site accidents happen almost every single day, so imagine if ministers have to resign because of them,” said the DAP Penang chairman, (more…)

October 24, 2017 at 6:31 pm 4 comments

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