Bolehwood productions in the late 1990’s launched its grand drama known as ‘Anwar Ibrahim and the Charge of Sodomy’, which failed spectacularly in the media, society and courtrooms. A pre-launch review explains why Bolehwood’s sequel has all the trappings of an equally spectacular failure.
3 days to the MyConstitution Phase 2 launch, “Constitutional Institutions and the Separation of Powers”, on Jan 15, 2010 at Sunway University College (4pm), Leslie Gabriel reminds us of the challenge which lies ahead to restore the concept of the separation of powers in this country.
A few days after America’s Capitol Hill celebrated the historic passing of their Health Care Bill, we hear some shocking and illogical statements in our Capital Hill, the Parliament. The American People’s Representatives have been working hard to work out a deal for the American people, but in the Malaysian Parliament on November 9, 2009, […]
I would consider myself to be a person who talks about politics only in coffee shops, who forwards some emails and complains endlessly about the injustice(s) that we suffer and how we should strive to make Malaysia a better country to live in. Like many millions of Malaysians, I only talk the talk and not […]
Loyarburok strongly believes that it is unhealthy to force lawyers to wait too long for the hearing or mentions simply because it may at some point force them to think, or worse think critically. Encik Fahri Azzat who was recently in the Penang High Court for a winding up hearing was afflicted with both these sorry diseases after approximately 2 1/2 hours of sitting down and listening to other cases being disposed of. You may read the thoughts the wait provoked here.
On the night of 13 May 2009, I attended a public forum entitled “From May 13 to 1Malaysia – The Future of Malaysian Nation Building” at the Civic Hall, MBPJ. This was a forum organised by ADUN Lau Weng San in commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the May 13 incident. Speakers of different backgrounds […]
Fahri Azzat goes on a rant after listening to the Prime Minister’s press statement.
I have said it a million times before and I will say it again. Abdullah Ahmad Badawi just loves establishing committees and commissions just as he loves leaving, and probably living, in a jet plane! At a whiff of an issue or matter which has the minutest semblance of a complication, no matter how simple […]