Below are the Gerakan-PN candidates in today’s Malacca election. I predict they’re all going to lose their deposits.
- Dhanesh in Asahan (35% non-Malay voters)
- Michael Gan in Ayer Keroh (51% Chinese voters)
- Clarice Chan in Bandar Hilir (77% Chinese voters)
- Karen Fong in Kota Laksamana (79% Chinese voters)
- Patrick Ng in Kesidang (57% Chinese voters)
“Kota Laksamana, Bandar Hilir, Kesidang and Ayer Keroh, where Chinese make up between 50% and 79% of the electorate will go to DAP even if the candidate is a banana tree.” — Joceline Tan in The Star on 16 Nov 2021
A video clip uploaded on Nov 15 shows the contentious exchange between two PAS ministers and FMT reporter Minderjeet Kaur. Continue reading “Minister six times asked reporter to speak BM”
Update (9.54pm): “Dr Mahathir also accused the government of encouraging racist sentiments, although Malaysians were getting on well together.” – see FMT‘s ‘Dr M flays government, Najib for red-shirts rally‘
Ambassadors “don’t do that,” said Wong Chin Huat, who is a fellow at the Penang Institute.
“I find it extraordinary because ambassadors don’t do things in public. You go make a call, you don’t leave a trace,” Wong was quoted as saying today by the Asia Sentinel. Continue reading “Ambassadors don’t do this kind of thing”
“[T]he totally different reactions between the plight of the Muslim Rohingyas and the mostly Muslim Palestinians or Syrians” was brought up by regular commenter AC-DC @ 2015/05/20 at 12:02 pm.
Rohingya have become a boat people like Vietnamese before them.
Vietnamese boat people were mostly ethnic Chinese. Vietnam was not their motherland. Continue reading ““Racism”: Palestinians and Rohingya – one difference”
Muhyiddin Yassin was the most upfront party leader to speak in the just concluded Umno general assembly. Continue reading “Umno dibangangkan”
Umno Cheras division chief Syed Ali Alhabshee’s reputation precedes him. He is one colourful character known for being an outspoken maverick.
Yesterday he hit the Malaysiakini headlines – see below – where the portal’s news report has thus far elicited 163 reader comments (as at time of writing). Continue reading “Umno Cheras warlord detonates sticky bomb, Chinese go ballistic”
“Ya Allah, lindungilah dan peliharalah Malaysia daripada bala dan malapetaka!”, begitulah bunyi doa oleh Yang Di-Pertua Yayasan Dakwah Islamiah Malaysia (Yadim) senator Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki. Continue reading ““Ya Allah, lindungilah dan peliharalah Malaysia daripada bala dan malapetaka!””