Monthly Archives: December 2011

Happy New Year: Students, brace yourselves for a new school curriculum

WE are still in holiday mood. The year-end Christmas break leading up to the New Year is a time when most of us will take leave from work and have a well-earned rest. Life is certainly not only about working … Continue reading

Posted in Education

Ambiga: I’m flattered and humbled

By Stephanie Sta Maria PETALING JAYA: Mainstream and alternative media were fed an almost daily diet of Bersih 2.0 updates in the weeks preceding July 9, 2011. On the earmarked day, downtown Kuala Lumpur was swallowed up by tens of … Continue reading

Posted in Bersih

Racial discrimination Bill raising contention

By S Pathmawathy Two days ago the government announced its intentions to enact a piece of legislation aimed at effective elimination of racial extremism. This went against its previous repeated dismissals that such a law was not necessary to keep … Continue reading

Posted in Constitutional Bills, Race relations

NFC: Datuk charged with cheating Shahrizat’s boss

KUALA LUMPUR— The 45-year-old Datuk suspected of trying to bribe CCID officers investigating the National Feedlot Corporation (NFCorp) has been charged with cheating at the Sessions Court here today. Datuk Shamsubahrin Ismail allegedly cheated NFCorp chairman Datuk Dr Mohamad Salleh … Continue reading

Posted in Court case, Crime, UMNO

Singaporean ran online ring of prostitutes from his condo

SINGAPORE – An eight-hour operation has crippled an online vice syndicate and led to the arrest of 23 persons who are suspected to be involved in the operations. Simultaneous raids were conducted at various locations in the Western and Central … Continue reading

Posted in Crime, Sex

Fish that bites off testicles

It’s like a scene from a horror movie but it is a brutal fact – a ‘monster’ fish that bites off testicles actually exists. The 40lb Pacu fish, known as the “Ball Cutter”, was caught by Brit Jeremy Wade in … Continue reading

Posted in Here and There

Third Force to encircle Umno

By Awang Abdillah The current political landscape in the country is fertile for all minority parties in Barisan Nasional or otherwise to opt for a direct coalition system. After the 2008 general election, what we are witnessing are structural changes … Continue reading

Posted in Bersih, Pakatan Rakyat, UMNO