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Adrian Chew is a lawyer, writer and TMI columnist. A member of the LoyarBurok masthead, he also leads the crack editorial team behind the "Monkeysuit Protocol" column for August Man Magazine. He is an advocate for reading and the written word. His articles and book reviews can be read at ReadingMonk.com and Culturazzi.org. He tweets as @ReadingMonk on Twitter.
The Summer Of Our Discontent

The Summer Of Our Discontent

We demanded free and fair elections. And this was their chosen response.

Freedom, Imagined

Freedom, Imagined

A glimpse of ideals.

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Curator’s Note: Stories From the East

Curator’s Note: Stories From the East

This week from April 25 to May 1, follow the ONLY BLAWG as Adrian Chew presents Stories from the East, an anthology of stories written by Malaysians from both sides of the sea; some looking in from the outside and some offering their views from the inside, about all things Sabah and Sarawak.

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416: Sarawak, Silent No More

416: Sarawak, Silent No More

LoyarBurokker and Sibu native Adrian Chew tells us to watch closely, as change is in the air in Sarawak.

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Love – In Other Words #LoyarBerkasih

Love – In Other Words #LoyarBerkasih

As everyone gets in on the Love fest this week, Adrian Chew sounds a reminder to us to feel and look a little deeper.

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The LoyarBurok Book Review: “Perak: A State Of Crisis” – A Candle-Light Vigil To Democracy

The LoyarBurok Book Review: “Perak: A State Of Crisis” – A Candle-Light Vigil To Democracy

The book launches 1212 at 4pm. Meet the protagonists (politicians, contributors, writers and lawyers[LB]) at the LoyarBurokking session. Here, read a review of the book to understand why you shouldn’t be missing the launch. As time passes, some will cite Winston Churchill’s famous maxim about democracy being “the worst form of government except all those […]

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Being Buddha And The Art Of Choosing A Box

Being Buddha And The Art Of Choosing A Box

New and Improved! Buddha now comes in a box. Enlightenment sold separately.

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PM: “You give me what I want. I give you what you want.”

PM: “You give me what I want. I give you what you want.”

A deliberation on the fate of Sibu – a town that has been on a steady decline since the 80s – after the buzz and attention from the by-election courtship is over.

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