Wednesday, June 30, 2010
By Pakac Luteb
The Star article at
did not properly describe the status given Malaysia in the human
rights report by the USA government.
The article in the Star says Malaysia went from Tier 3 to Tier 2, the
truth is Malaysia went from Tier 3 to Tier 2W, which means Tier 2
"TIER 2 WATCH LIST
Countries whose governments do not fully comply with the TVPA’s
minimum standards, but are making significant efforts to bring
themselves into compliance with those standards, AND: a) the absolute
number of victims of severe forms of trafficking is very significant
or is significantly increasing; b) there is a failure to provide
evidence of increasing efforts to combat severe forms of trafficking
in persons from the previous year; or, c) the determination that a
country is making significant efforts to bring themselves into
compliance with minimum standards was based on commitments by the
country to take additional future steps over the next year"
Only a few things in life are absolute, one of those is diplomatic immunity.
By international treaty, diplomats are given a very special status.
To avoid abuse by a host country, diplomats are given absolute
immunity from any prosecution by the host country.
That immunity is so absolute that a diplomat could, if they wished,
shoot dead a person in full view of the police and be immune from
arrest, charge or even detention.
The most that could be done against the diplomat would be expulsion
from the country.
Most of the time diplomats are well behaved, but sometimes they are not.
Sometimes diplomats literally get away with murder because there is
nothing anyone can do because of the diplomat having absolute
How is this relevant to Malaysia?
There is talk, there are rumours, plans, that the MACC will interview
Bala (the PI in the Altantuya case) in London.
The famous blogger RPK may be present at the interview, it has been said.
Both Bala and RPK are causing big headache, huge headache, for Prime
Minister Najib of Malaysia.
It would be advantageous for Najib if Bala and RPK could be neutralised.
The Malaysian government (as governments can be) is devious and resourceful.
It would be possible for a person or persons with diplomatic immunity
to capture Bala and RPK in London and bring them back to Malaysia or
even murder Bala and RPK in London.
Due to international treaty that grants absolute immunity to
diplomats, nothing could be done, except to expel the diplomat(s) from
There might also be some statements from various nations critical of
Malaysia's deplorable involvement in the matter.
Would the Malaysian government care what other nations say?
I would rather bet on Sir Winston Churchill becoming the next Prime
Minister of Malaysia than to bet on the Malaysian government caring
what anyone says about it.
Tuesday, June 29, 2010
Halal (حلال,means lawful or legal) is a term designating any object or an action which is permissible to use or engage in, according to Islamic law. It is the opposite of haraam. The term is used to designate food seen as permissible according to Islamic law (Sharia, الشريعة الإسلامية). Islam has laws regarding which foods can and cannot be eaten and also on the proper method of slaughtering an animal for consumption, known as dhabihah.
It was reported that a Malaysian University has invented a device that will be able to trace pig DNA in food. As Malaysians, we must applaud such a brilliant invention. Memang Malaysia Boleh! It would be nice though if these people would have invented a device that can test food for bacteria and other contaminants that make us sick. They should come up with an affordable portable device that can say, test the nasi kandar that we are about to indulge in.
There seems to be this obsession for all things Halal but strangely nobody has the equal fervour to check if the food that we consume, Halal or otherwise would send us rushing to the nearest toilet or drain! We have seen a lot of these so-called Muslim Food restaurants and outlets being adorned with pictures of the Holy Kaabah and Quranic verses but yet prepare food that are recycled and unhygienic. How can we "makan tanpa was was". The sad irony is that in wanting to fulfill our religious obligation in eating only Halal food we may more than often end up with food poisoning and this does not include the poor nutritional quality of the food. So, is Halal food really safe and clean as stipulated by the Holy Quran? The Holy Quran states that if there is no other food available then a Muslim is allowed to eat non-halal food. This is stated in Surah 2:173 which reads:
"If one is forced because there is no other choice, neither craving nor transgressing, there is no sin in him."
Wahai Muslimin dan Muslimat sekalian. Fikir-fikirkan. Renung-renungkan.
Free Malaysia Today reported HERE http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/fmt-english/politics/barisan-nasional/6689-barisan-nasional-can-regain-penang that UMNO secretary Azhar Ibrahim expressed his belief that the state Umno believes Barisan Nasional can win back the Penang government from Pakatan Rakyat in the next general election. He is confident that Umno in particular could win more than the current 11 seats it won in the 2008 general election because of grassroot strength and the return of many rural Malay and Indian voters to the BN fold. Azhar also emphasized that Umno is still going strong because he opines that many Malays are abandoning PKR and PAS and returning to Umno because they realised they have been deceived by the Pakatan state government.
The report said that internal problems in MCA and Gerakan were the main reason the parties lost all the seats they contested in 2008. Azhar said that "since both parties have put their houses in order, MCA and Gerakan should be able to carry out a stronger campaign to win back some seats in the next election."
While it is always good to have dreams that can propel us forward to achieve our ambition, sometimes, dreams can stem from delusional thinking whereby we blot out parts of reality to create a false sense of security.
Did you know that the Penang government has issued its 'report card' on work and initiatives carried out over the first two years of Pakatan Rakyat’s rule in the state? The report card is in the form of a foldable, 10-sided pamphlet can can be downloaded at THIS SITE. Copies of the pamphlet would be distributed to the public over the next year.
In two years, what has the PR ruled Penang state government achieved?
The state-wide WiFi initiative
The establishment of the Penang Science Council
The Senior Citizens’ Appreciation Programme where those who registered are given 100rm annually
The holding of open tenders for all government contracts
Initiatives towards making Penang a green state
The increase of the annual allocation for Islamic religious activities from RM12.5mil in 2008 to RM24.3mil in 2010
A huge amount of $ saved because the Penang govt now travel by Air Asia instead of other airlines
and other achievements...
I would encourage readers, especially Penangites to download the report or get your hands on a copy of the pamphlet so that we can see and feel the changes brought by the Pakatan government over the last two years. We do not need to wait till the campaign period of the next election to hear it from the PR government. Their development plan for Penang has been an ONGOING one from Day 1 when they took over. Of course, they are not perfect - who is? Also, they faced many obstacles in their path - some natural whilst others are man-made.
I have lived in Penang for a few decades now and never saw any such 'report card' from the BN ruled government in the past except for that of the record of individuals standing for the elections. That speaks a lot about the efficiency of the previous government.
What did the previous state government leave behind? Many problems that the PR led Penang state government has had to clean up, especially in the over-development of Tanjung Bungah and Batu Feringghi. (Are you reading this George Aeria?)
With the assistance of Ahmad Ismail and butt episode compliments of one person, I am sure PR will continue to rule Penang. How can Penangites forget the wonderful statements made by the other side? We cannot and will not.
This is what Penang CM Lim Guan Eng (note that he, his dad and Karpal Singh have no titles or datukship etc and it matters not) said HERE during The 15th DAP National Conference In Ipoh On 17 January 2010:
The political tsunami that was the 2008 general elections changed everything. No one expected change to happen so fast. The people have put their faith in us and we must repay their trust in us. Inexperienced though we were, we learned how to govern and we believe that Pakatan Rakyat has governed better in these two years than BN has in the last 20 years....
We know that state governments that we are in power will be the benchmark for our ability to deliver on our promises. We will strive to fulfil high expectations so that our comrades in other states have an opportunity to win power. But the biggest objective of all is still Putrajaya.
For what we are attempting to do is nothing short of historic – to establish the first people-oriented government that places its faith in our people, truly Malaysian in spirit where Malay leaders look after Chinese, Indian leaders look after Malays, Chinese leaders look after Ibans and Iban leaders look after Kadazan and Kadazans look after Indians, that the people can learn to trust that this PR government has not only their best interests at heart but also the future generation of born and unborn grandchildren.
Of course, it is not going to be an easy battle for PR to take Penang as BN has the advantage but then again, many Penangites are behind PR!!! I hope you are too! So in the mean time, Azhar, please dream, dream, dream away....
You can bet the likes of AIDC, Parpukari, Big Dog Com, Unspinners, Ruang Bicara Faizal, Ti Lian Ker, Goh Wei Liang, Punithan Shan, Justice4OTK and not forgetting the likes of Gerakan K, Calvin Sankaran, Raman Nair, Joceline Tan, Baradan Kupusamy and Wong Chun Wai will give us their verbal diarrhea to dispute what's written above. By the way Azhar, you better take care of your BP and blood sugar because all the beef rendang and nasi kandar you have feasted on may just set you up with an appointment with Naqir and Mungkar. Azhar, bertaubatlah sebelum anda disembahyangkan.
After writing my piece yesterday about the change of Judge in the Trial of Rosli Dahlan, I was determined to be present in court this morning to observe the proceedings. Before that, I decided to check out how this recent development would prejudice Rosli.
Reproduced below is what a fellow blogger and respected counsel, Art Harun said:
First of all, I do not why they are changing the Judge. This is definitely odd. The practice is, when a trial is at an advanced stage, and when countless hours have been spent on a trial, a Judge will not be changed. Even if he is transferred away, he would be asked to continue to preside over the case.
This is because he is the best person to judge the testimony, either to its admissibility or most importantly, to the weight to be given to a piece of testimony (we call it “probative value of the evidence”).
This is because the Judge would have seen and observed the witness and his body language, his temperament, he refusal or willingness to answer a question and if he answers, his demeanor while answering. All these will be in his head. He decides whether to believe a witness and if he believes, how much he would believe that witness based on all those things.Nobody else can do that but him. Because he was there.
If Rozillah (the new judge) takes over, she would have to start de novo (meaning, all over again). Otherwise she would be handicapped because she did not have the opportunity to observe Kevin Morais and the rest of the bumbling clowns who the prosecution is calling “witnesses”.
If she did not start de novo, she would have to rely on the notes taken by the former Judge. That is not good because she would not know the demeanour of the witnesses who were giving evidence. She would not see the sweat that ran down Kevin’s face, nor the awkward smile of whoever who was giving evidence.
So, to borrow the lawyer’s phrase, prima facie, Rosli will suffer a prejudice. The previous judge would know and remember all of Kevin’s lies described in my previous article – “The Liar Kevin Morais Buried In His Lies”, when he delivers his verdict. The new judge would not.
I can now understand why DPP Dzulqarnain and DPP Suffian disrupted the smooth running of the trial on the previous occasions by raising countless objections. I can now understand why DPP Dzulqanain sought to abort the other days reserved for the trial by giving the excuse that he needed to go on holiday to Australia with his whole family, whereas these were dates which he had previously agreed to. I can now understand that these were just tactical maneuvers and delaying tactics to get Judge Abu Bakar Katar to be transferred out.
MACC is scared of the Truth
The MACC must be truly fearful that their seven witnesses including the star witnesses, DPP Kevin Morais and Investigation Officer (IO) Saiful Ezral, have been stripped naked in court as being either inconsistent or outright lying. Either that memory is removed from Judge Abu Bakar Kattar’s mind or better still, transfer the Judge and get a new judge who has no such memory! That, in a nutshell was what all these maneuverings were about throughout the trial.
My conclusion was spot on. Rosli’s counsel, Dato’ K Kumaraendran, informed the new Judge, Puan Rozillah Salleh, that the Defence had written to the Chief Registrar seeking that Judge Abu Bakar Kattar be called back to conclude this case. That Judge Abu Bakar Kattar himself had informed counsels present on the last hearing date that there was no need for the Defence to write in as he, the Judge, would do so. Dato Kumaraendran also informed Judge Rozillah that the Prosecution had stated that the present witness IO Saiful Exral is the last witness. If Judge Abu Bakar Kattar can return for 6 other cases, why can’t he for this case?
The Customary Antics of DPP Dzulqarnain
To my amazement, DPP Dzulqarnain jumped up to insist that the new Judge, Puan Rozillah Salleh, should take over to conduct the case and conclude it. DPP Zulqarnain cited various provisions of the Criminal Procedure Code and case laws to support his contention. To Dato’ Kumaraendran’s amazement, DPP Zulqarnain then said that circumstances have changed and the Prosecution will now produce two more witnesses to justify why Puan Rozillah can still hear the case. It became so obvious that DPP Dzulqarnain was fighting tooth and nail not to allow Judge Abu Bakar Kattar to come back. It was so obvious that the MACC did not want Judge Abu Bakar Kattar!
Judge Rozillah then ruled that the next hearing date will be on September 6-8, 2010. If the Chief Registrar allows Judge Abu Bakar Katar to come back, then a new set of dates will be given. I saw wide grin on the faces of the two MACC DPPs, as if they had won a major battle.
I approached Rosli and saw the sombre look on his face, which he quickly changed to a forced smile when his lovely daughter and youngest son came to hug their father. The smile on Rosli’s face could not hide the concern and frustration in his eyes. The frustration surfaced when Rosli momentarily gave in to a lapse when he said “ This is one of the ironies of life. This case is about Ramli not me. Yet I was arrested and handcuffed until I bled, locked up overnight. I charged first even before Ramli. Ramli has been acquitted and I am still facing this!”
As we walked down the steps of the court house, Rosli muttered faintly “Déjà vu- 6-8th September is just two-three days before Hari Raya Aidilfitri. They really want to remind me what happened in 2007”.
From 2007 to 2010: Case still unsettled
I then realized that it was in Ramadan 2007 that Rosli was arrested, brutalized and produced in court to be publicly humiliated just one day before Hari Raya! Even at my age, I could take this heart tugging scene no more. I walked away from Rosli’s family initially feeling very sad with what I had just seen and heard. But then I told myself that I must do something about this.
Wake-Up Fellow Malaysians: Justice Delayed is Justice Denied
I must let other caring Malaysians know about this: about MACC’s trickeries; about shifting goal posts; about the injustices in our system; about the victimisation of an innocent man.
Malaysian Bar Council and Chief Justice: Recall Abu Bakar Kattar
I call on the Bar Council – defend your brother at law, call back that Judge. I call on the Chief Justice – this is your chance to show independence; justice delayed is justice denied.
Finally, if it is any comfort to Rosli, I would like to tell him what I am told about Judge Rozillah. Let me just reproduce what Art Harun said:
“I think I know Rozilah. She was one of the Deputy Registrars of the Court of Appeal before. She is a decent lady. Hardworking too. And she was very very helpful to everyone. She would go out of her way to help lawyers and she did that always with a smile.If we are talking about the same Rozillah, I must say that I quite admire her really.”
Perhaps it is a blessing in disguise. So don’t be sad, Rosli. Perhaps, there is a hikmah in all this. No trickery of the MACC can outdo God’s will- “Man proposes but God disposes”.
Sunday, June 27, 2010
By Positive Freak
On July 4th history is going to be created as we will be able to see the true faces of 5000 MIC idiotic gangsters at Dewan Hamza Klang.
This will be the ultimate proof of what the MIC is all about. The cream of Indian Gansters in Malaysia.
What this bugger at the helm of MIC does not understand is the greatest freedom for mankind is their FREEDOM OF CHOICE.
Now what this semi idiot is saying is that, all you Indians out there in Malaysia will be surpressed by all means to support and carry my balls forever.
I will be the king of kings representing you Indians.Maketh me thy god is my command.
Why are these 5000 gangsters so worried about their President's image being tarnished, ain't it already been burried by the right thinking Indians??
GAS is doing the right thing by having this AWARNESS CAMPAIGN to educate the Indians on how we had been conned for the last 53 years.
MIC are the idiots who have caused disunity in the Indian community and not GAS.Look!!! everytime someone speaks against the whims and fancies of the bloody Semi, they get chopped for no reason.
Afraid of being thrown of the throne Semi??? You ought to learn how to be humble before you want to humble someone else.
Do not test the patience of the Indian community, they no longer need you, therefore you should step down gracefully immediately and let the younger generation of intellectuals take over or we do not need a radical ganster party.
Gas should proceed with your education program about this gangsters and throw some light on all the wrong doings that had been happening in the dark circle of MIC.
Expose!!! Expose !!! everything damn shit, the lies, the cheatings, the robbings, the murders, most important of all we need to know HOW THEY SURPRESSED AND STOLE FROM MY POOR BROTHERS AND SISTERS TO THE EXTEND THEY HAD TO COMMIT SUCIDE.
Come on bros, come this July 4th we pray all those who had been robbed by these gangsters will attend tis AWARNESS CAMPAIGN BY THE MILLIONS. We shall overcome these 5000 gangsters by our numbers.
Pls think about it and support these brothers who have put up a brave front of the sake of our community.Lets listen to the truth of the cursed semi and his party.
I will somehow trust Jibby a little but NEVER MIC.
Stay optimistic and positive for there is always a light at the end of the tunnel.
My humble salutations to all the supporters of GAS.
We shall pray together for a better Malaysia and prosperity for her citizens.
Oleh Anak Mami
Nampak lah budaya melayu yang paling sopshitikated, berselaras dengan pembangunan it, biasa lah ,... perkahwinan aktress melayu ni semakin cergas macam log in log out !! Jelas lah desas desus glamor oleh aktress melayu dapat meningkatkan kepopularitiannya, atas nak meletup nama mereka, kahwin cerai, cerai kahwin jadi lah amalan budaya baru dalam masyarakat melayu moden.
kahwin cerai , cerai kahwin, log in log out .... macam Najib memberikan jawapan yang tidak murtamad, belum buat keputusan murtamad.. kah kah kah
Maya karin telah makan aiskrim selama 2 tahun dengan Mat Salleh Itali , main main dengan krim sekali, belum puas boleh tambah klim ...lepas itu kirim untuk export. Kua kua kua ...
Bagi aktress wanita melayu, mulalah langkah nak kejar glamor, apa apa pun sanggup korbankan, ini lah pejuang glamor yang patut salute, tengok peluang boleh timbulkan namanya, maka tidak lah lepas tangan. Maya Karin tu tak takut cerai , sebab dibelakangnya ada spare tyre, sparepart dari datuk datuk UMNO memang menunggu kepulangan mereka,. kalau amalkan poligami maka berikan alsana ini lah kahwin nabi. Nabi punya standard Kua kua kua.
Lepas pergi makamah syariah,,, maka tutup lah aurat, pakai tudung, senyum dengan reporter, tangkap pose... maka peminat peminatnya akan maafkannya, sebab tutup arat . satu langkah keberanian yang lebih islamik. Kua kua kua ..
Nampak lah ada tiada tudung itu juga akan mempopularkan nama seseorang , Peminat peminta tidak akan peduli Maya Karin itu telan berapa ton aiskrim, tapi sanggup memaafkannya atas alasan Islam itu agama penyayang. Kah kah kah ...
Contributed by Wits0
From Business Week
Malaysia banned three works of political cartoons that criticize the government, but one of the artists said Friday he was obligated to highlight issues other cartoonists would not.
The government said the cartoons in two books and a magazine posed a security threat.
Malaysia has banned dozens of publications in recent years, but usually because of sexual content or alleged misrepresentation of Islam, its official religion. But the latest ban is certain to spark complaints that the government is disallowing critical views.
"All three publications have been banned for their contents that can influence the people to revolt against the leaders and government policies," said a statement by Home Ministry Secretary General Mahmood Adam on the official news agency Bernama. "The contents are not suitable and detrimental to public order," he said without elaborating.
The works are mainly collections of comics by Zulkifli Anwar Ulhaque, known as Zunar, and other local cartoonists, questioning current events, such as police shootings and the sodomy trial of opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim.
The books, entitled "Perak, Land of Cartoons" in Malay and "1 Funny Malaysia," were published late last year. The magazine, "Issues in Cartoons" in Malay, with a circulation of 15,000 copies, was launched in February with three volumes coming out since then, Zunar said.
He told The Associated Press he was still waiting for an official letter from the ministry but vowed not to stop drawing.
"In Malaysia the government is like this. They won't allow alternative views. You can do cartoons, you can do whatever art work you want, but it must be in line with the government (view)," said the 47-year-old, who has been a professional cartoonist for more than 20 years.
"Drawing cartoons it's my social obligation ... I will highlight the issues that Malaysian cartoonist have failed to highlight so far," he said. "They can ban my books, they can ban my publications, but they can't ban my mind."
He said hundreds of copies of his publications had been seized by authorities for inspections from vendors throughout Malaysia. Another magazine he began publishing was also banned last year after the first volume.
He estimated the latest ban may cost him up to 70,000 ringgit ($22,000) as distributors were likely to return his publications. Printing, distributing or possessing prohibited material is punishable by up to three years in jail.
Activists and opposition leaders have frequently accused the government of disallowing dissent.
Last month, Malaysian authorities seized more than 6,000 copies of a pro-opposition newspaper, saying it did not have a printing permit. The publisher insisted otherwise.
All Malaysian publications require government-approved licenses that must be renewed annually.
Di Malaysia, terdapat dua jenis sepsis ularmak, satu sepsis ularmak original dari kelahiran spesis tempatan, manakala ularmak Wahabi pula adalah sepsis import dari Padang Pasir. Spesis ini dapat sambutan tinggi dari kaum bumiputra, khasnya Kaum Melayu yang berotak padang pasir, dimana spesis ularmak Wahabi ini lebih opportunist, sepsis ularmak Wahabi ini memang liar , licin dan licik.
Spesis ularmak Hadhari pula, adalah sepsis melayu kacukan, amat beracun dan kecekapan spesis ini adalah mencuri, merompak dan membunuh rakyat biasa. Kini sepsis ularmak Hadhari sedang kerjasama dengan Pemburu Darat Rajagopal Melayu – PDRM, untuk menghapuskan ularmak sepsis Wahabi. Pemburu ularmak PDRM ini boleh tangkap sepsis ularmak wahabi dan kurung dalam kotak ISA, mengelurkan racun bisanya dan cabutkan gigi ularmak sepsis wahabi. Ini lah scenario politik ularmak di Malaysia.
Rakyat Malaysia amat gembira bila melihat kedua sepsis ularmak bertarung, saling membunuh antara satu sama lain, dimana rakyat gembira dan terasa senorok apabila melihat ularmak ularmak ini menonjolkan bontot ular.
Spesis Ularmak dari Arab Saudi, pandai meyembuh racun, di mana mengikut ularmak spesis Hadhari mengatakan spesis musuhnya telah berdamai, spesis ularmak akan membawa 100 ekor anak ularmak menukar identity dan memasuki puak ularmak hadhari.
Ada pula strategi ularmak sepsis Hadhari ingin menawarkan jawatan tinggi di sarang ularmak hadhari, ada pula menawarkan jawatan tinggi bila memasuki atau bersutut dengan spesis ularmak Hadhari.
Berasaskan gerakan reformasi Ularmak Wahabi, spesis wahabi beruasaha menghapuskan rasuah, segala macam bid’ah, khurafat dan pelbagai perbuatan yang membawa kepada syirik. Dimana spesis Wahabi ini adalah kumpulan Salafi iaitu kumpulan yang tidak terikat dengan mana-mana mazhab seperti mana yang berlaku di zaman Rasulullah dan kepimpinan sahabat-sahabat selepasnya. Nampaknya Ularmak Wahabi lebih minat kebebasan. Tapi tidak dapat sokongan dari spesis Hadhari.
Bila ulamak spesis wahabi bersunat dan diiktiraf sebagai ularmak spesis hadhari maka ularmak wahabi dapat menikmati ketuanan ularmak. Akhir sekali duit Negara di songlapkan oleh kedua dua spesis ularmak dan menghalalkan syaitan menganti Allah. Rakyat masih sedar ularmak boleh mempunyai beribu nama seperti :
1 ular dalam semak
Rakyat tidak kisah apakah jenis ularmak, samada ularmak spesis wahabi atau hadhari, sekiranya menyingung perasaan rakyat, kalau spesis ularmak ini timbulkan kekacauan, menghasut ketenteraman rakyat, meyebarkan ideology rusuhan kaum, rrasuah, tetap rakyat akan menghapuskan ularmak ularmak ini pada masa akan dating. Tidak kisah lah apa akan jadi, asalkan hak hak rakyat tidak boleh diganggu oleh ularmak spesis apa pun.
Thursday, June 24, 2010
PAS tidak menolak kemungkinan bahawa akan wujud tangkapan tanpa bicara menggunakan Akta Keselamatan Dalam Negeri (ISA) ke atas ahli politik pembangkang dan tokoh-tokoh agama, berhubung kewujudan semula gerakan pengganas Jemaah Islamiah (JI) di beberapa universiti tempatan. Ketua pembangkang, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim pula membidas Regim Syaitan-Zionis BN/Umno kerana cuba mengalihkan tumpuan rakyat daripada isu-isu nasional kepada kononnya kegiatan pengganas di negara ini pada tahap membimbangkan.
Katanya, Regim Syaitan-Zionis BN/Umno cuba mengalihkan tumpuan rakyat daripada isu-isu seperti judi sukan, pembabitan Israel melalui firma antarabangsa Apco Worldwide dan pemberian tanah-tanah utama di Kuala Lumpur kepada sektor swasta.
Sementara itu, Mufti Perlis Dr Juanda Jaya dan bekas mufti negeri itu Dr Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin tampil menafikan sekeras-kerasnya tuduhan yang mengaitkan mereka dengan Wahabi dan kumpulan pengganas Jemaah Islamiah (JI). Sehubungan itu, mereka berkata, dakwaan pelbagai pihak, terutama Pakatan Rakyat, bahawa isu keselamatan negara yang digembar-gemburkan oleh pihak kerajaan sebagai permainan politik, nampaknya mempunyai asas yang kukuh. Mereka menegaskan demikian dalam satu kenyataan bersama hari ini bagi mengulas laporan Malaysiakini mengenai taklimat keselamatan negara anjuran pihak polis yang mengaitkan mereka dengan Wahabi dan kumpulan pengganas Jemaah Islamiah (JI).
Dalam perkembangan yang lain, Ulama kontroversial Indonesia Abu Bakar Bashir (gambar atas) pula telah memuji mantan Perdana Menteri Malaysia Mahathir Mohamed dam mengkritik Ketua Pembangkang YB Dato Seri Anwar Ibrahim dan PAS. Abu Bakar Bashir memuji Dr Mahathir satu-satunya pemimpin dari negara Islam yang berani dan lantang bersuara . Kata Abu Bakar Bashir Satu-satunya pemimpin Islam yang masih ada semangat juang ialah bekas Perdana Menteri Malaysia Mahathir Mohamad, yang telah menyarankan agar memboikot matawang US dan matawang negara barat. Benar apa yang dia katakan, iaitu negara-negara Islam sepatutnya tidak menggunakan matawang US dan berurusniaga dengan
matawang sendiri. Kenapa kita perlu guna matawang US apabila kita berurusniaga sesama kita ? Walaupun Mahathir tidak secara terbuka menyatakan jihad,
setidak-tidaknya dia telah memperkatakan sesuatu. Ini apa yang sekurang-kurangnya kita patut lakukan. Tetapi pemimpin OIC tidak boleh menerima cadangan Mahathir, tapi mereka masih bercakap mengenai kehormatan dan kedaulatan. Apa lagi kehormatan yang kita ada, jika tiada sesiapa yang mendengar cakap kita ?
Mengenai Anwar Ibrahim pula Abu Bakar Bashir mengkritik : Anwar ialah seorang yang tidak memahami Islam sepenuhnya. Macamana dia boleh bercakap mengenai
dailog dengan Amerika dan Barat ? Dailog apa ? Dengan mereka yang membunuh orang-orang Islam ? Anwar silap akan pandangannya terhadap Barat dan Yahudi. Orang Yahudi tidak boleh dipercayai, sepertimana disebut dalam Al Quran. Pada ketika ini Amerika hanyalah sebagai keldai tunggangan Israel.
Menyentuh mengenai PAS beliau mengkritik : Kemenangan Islam hanyalah melalui dakwah dan jihad, bukan pilihanraya. Itu sebabnya parti Islam dijalan yang salah, termasuklah yang terbaik seperti Partai Keadilan Sejahtera (PKS) (di Indonesia) dan PAS (di Malaysia). Ini jelas menunjukkan bahawa PAS ataupun pemimpin mereka tidak mempunyai sebarang talian dengan JI. Kalau nampak cakap pasal 'Prime Suspect' disini pastilah Mahathir Mohamed yang dipuji Abubakar Bashir sendiri.
Dapatkan temubual sepenuhnya di
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Kadang2 apabila melihat sikap orang2 melayu, tak kira le samada mereka orang umno, pas, pkr atau pun yang tidak berparti..aku jadi malu menjadi melayu.
soalan aku cukup mudah..
1) bangsa manakah paling ramai di penjara?
2) bangsa manakah paling ramai di pusat serenti?
3) bangsa manakah paling ramai di pusat pemulihan akhlak?
4) bangsa manakah paling ramai di pusat wanita mengandung anak luar nikah? buang bayi ?
5) bangsa manakah paling ramai merempit?
6) bangsa manakah paling ramai hisap dadah?
7) bangsa manakah tidak boleh melihat bangsa sendiri berjaya?
bangsa manakah yg sanggup menjatuhkan bangsa sendiri?
9) bangsa manakah yg sanggup menyokong org kafir demi kekayaan diri?
10) bangsa manakah bla bla bla bla...?
11) Bangsa manakah yang jual nama Islam
12) Bangsa manakah tiada rumpun akal, tiada budaya, semua pinjam
13) Bangsa Manakah paling munafiq dan tiada maruah
14) Bangsa manakah paling hipokrasi ?
15) Bangsa manakah paling sombong bodoh ??
Jawapannya Melayu .
16) Bangsa manakah jual burit anak sendiri dengan harga paling tinggi?
17) Bangsa Manakah perlukan tongkat? minta bantuan kerajaan ?
banyak lagi ....semua melayu sebab itu aku malu jadi melayu!!! Bangsa ku akan melayu layu .
Oleh Anak Mami
Dalam persejarahan manusia, terdapat beberapa golongan manusia yang tidak inginkan sejarah mereka diketahui oleh anak cucu cicit mereka, golongan ini akhirnya menimpa kehilangan dimuka bumi , akhirnya terkambus dalam misteri.
Siapa kah golongan yang tidak inginkan sejarah mereka?? Golongan ini memang pun tersedar diri mereka bahawa mereka tidak diterima masyarakat umum disebabkan sikap pemusnahan mereka, golongan ini mengambil tindak supaya menghapuskan segala sejarah diri mereka. Golongan ini adalah golongan perompak dan golongan penyamun.
Dalam internet , kita terlihat sesetengah menteri mengatakan pudu jail dirobohkan atas sebab tidak ingin sejarah kolonel, sejarah ini mengapu apukan sejarah kolonel, ini lah salah satu bukti keturunan UMNo dapat diibaratkan sebagai penyamun dan perompak yang tidak inginkan sejarah supaya anak cucu cicit mengetahui tok nenek moyang mereka itu asal dari perompak dan penyamun.
Sejarah pudu jail telah melebihi 100 tahun, atas sebab pembangunan, maka menimpa nasib malang supaya dirobohkan. Cuba lah kita tanya, sejarah peningalan pihak british yang mana tidak akan dirobohkan kalau lah bangunan itu terletak di tengah tengah pusta KL?
Subang airport, Parlimen, Sungai Besi Stadium Negara,,,,,,,,,,,, kesemua ini tapak milik kerajaan, maka pihak penyamun bukannya nampak pembangunan, tetapi apa yang nampak itu duit, saluran untuk kroni dan mahcai. Begitu lah nasib rakyat malaysia akan kehilangan sejarah disebabkan penyamun perompak membenciinya.
Pihak penyamun dan perompak boleh berikan seribu macam alasan atas sebab meruntuhkan pudu jail, mereka boleh memberitahu melayu Islam bahawa bangunan ini terdapat unsur unsur British, unsur pembinaan arkitet kristian, unsur freemason, ... asalakan demi menyamun hartanah negara, agama kristian boleh dikaitkan.
Bila manusia menimpa nasib malang, maka kepercayaan kolot sang bomoh dijadikan panduan mereka. Kemungkinan Najib dapat nasihat dari sang bomoh, kalau tidak merobohkan pudu jail, nasib BN akan terbenam dalam pilihan raya ke 13. mungkin juga sang bomoh memberi nasihat kalau tidak merobohkan Pudu Jail, maka Najib akan masuk jail ...............
Tuesday, June 22, 2010
Timbalan Speaker Dewan Rakyat, Datuk Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar berkata ahli parlimen Batu, Tian Chua boleh memilih untuk menjalani hukuman penjara dua bulan jika beliau tidak mahu kehilangan kerusi parlimennya itu, ini tok hakim apa ? mana dia graduate? man lah hak dia komen tentang kes Tian Chua ???
Last sekali loud speaker BN ini bunyi kedepong kedepang , katanya Junaidi berkata "Speaker tidak mempunyai kuasa untuk mengosongkan kerusi tersebut."Menurutnya, Dewan yang boleh berbuat demikian, bukannya Speaker.
Apa lah komen macam itu?? mana otak speaker di Parlimen ? ini terbukti speaker di parlimen hanya tahu bising tanpa merujuk kepada perundangan. Ada pula manusia yang bengong bin bahlol ini layak memberi komen yang dia tak fahami betul betul. kalau macam itu eloklah buang semua tok hakim di mahkamah dan hapuskan sijil sijil penguaman di Malaysia. semua mesti rujuk kepada loud speaker dari Parlimen.
Ini lah ragam politik malaysia, pendirian speaker haruslah tegak dan bukan jual rojak, jual ubat di parlimen, Mahkamah sudah buat keputusan boleh robek mahkamah pula, pandai pandai diri menjatuhkan hukuman seseorang MP?? ini lah tanda tanda kemerosotan kuasa BN.
Sementara itu, katanya, pejabat Speaker, Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mulia sedang menunggu keputusan rasmi Hakim Mahkamah Tinggi Datuk Ghazali Cha.... Kua kua kua... agenda baru bagi Loud speaker besar di Parlimen Tan Sri Pendekar Melayu Haprak ,,, kua kua kua ,, macam nampak tiada kerja asyik tunjuk kepandaian sendiri,
Speaker tukar jadi loud speaker, Kalau sesiapa yang panya buat bising maka disokong , begitukah sistem demokrasi Malaysia. Ini memang lawak bodoh bin banggang, menjadikan Malaysia sebuah negara pengeksport lawak bodoh ke dunia. Kalau lah speaker yang sedemikian rupa di negara maju, awal awal sudah jadi tukang kutip sampah di sekitar parlimen,
Kalau benar benar adakan pilihanraya sekali lagi di Batu, maka rakyat harus berterima kasih kepada Tian Chua, dimana rakyat di Batu akan menerima banyak bantuan kewangan, duit, projek, underwear hingga Najid sanggup hantar anak kucingnya berak di Batu.. Kua kua kua ....... semua dapat, flat lama dirobohkan, buat projek baru,
Monday, June 21, 2010
Ada orang kat malaysia ni bangga betul dia Islam, tapi bila kita cerita perkembangan kat Sweden, Holland atau mana-mana negara lain.. tok-tok lebai, atau manusia melayu ni ungkit tu negara orang bukan Islam, diorang suma muinum, main judi, zina, gay dll...
itu bukan yang kita nak sampaikan. kenapa mereka(negara barat) dari sudut antara manusia sesama manusia lebih MANUSIA dari orang Islam kat malaysia atau mana-mana negara Islam kat dunia ni?tolak ketepi minum arak ka, makan babi ka, gay ka. kalau dari satu sudut kemanusiaan, orang-orang negara barat ni jauh lebih ISLAM dari orang Islam di negara ISLAM...
soalan dia kat sini.. berapa ramai yang beragama Islam yang hidup ni boleh berfikir? sampaikan Allah S.W.T. terpaksa jadikan Ihsan(sense of humanity) orang bukan Islam sebagai contoh kepada umat Islam yang konon nya ada Islam, Imaan dan Ihsan?
ini satu tamparan hebat kepada Umat Islam.. kalau masih buta jugak, masih nak bangga konon nya dia lebih baik dari orang bukan Islam.. tak tahulah... jadi pertanyaannya adalah :
"Berapa ramai yang beragama Islam yang hidup ni boleh berfikir? sampaikan Allah S.W.T. terpaksa jadikan Ihsan(sense of humanity) orang bukan Islam sebagai contoh kepada umat Islam yang konon nya ada Islam, Imaan dan Ihsan?"
kebanyakan tok lebai dan orang Islam kat negara ISLAM mengaku ISLAM siap baca al-Quran hari hari ni masih gagal nak nampak persefahaman antara manusia sesama manusia. sedangkan dah ada penekanan dalam pasal ihsan. bukan kerja nampak orang pegi party dia cakap taubat laa. tapi bila hal judi, ISA, rasuah dia diam tutup mulut.
Sebab pokok dia suma pon baca Al-Quran tapi tak meng-kaji Al-Quran. jadi laa buta macam kempen mari membaca Al-Quran anjuran marina mahathir.. sampai sekarang pon buta Islam..ama sahaja ISLAM tapi antara manusia ngan manusia dah tak Islam... jadi jangan belagak ISLAM. bukan Islam yang perlu dipersalahkan.. tapi fascist yang jual nama Islam yang patut dipersalahkan dengan kata lain diorang ni Munafiq!
Lagi satu masalah manusia melayu.. cepat melenting nampak orang bukak ayat Al-Quran dia kata kita orang melayu Islam kolot, kuno, orthodox dll..gagal laa jadi manusia abad 21 yang modern dan boleh berfikir..
Mereka ni dah kene racun dengan tok-tok lebai melayu bertaraf jabatan agama tempatan.. jadi Islam yang dia nampak hanya puasa, tauba(t) dan sola(t)
By Malaysia Hindu Voice
The Human Rights Party (HRP) wants the government the abolish the pre-university Sijil Pelajaran Tinggi Malaysia (STPM) examination and to standardise the process to be fair to all deserving students.
Some 50 HRP members gathered outside Parliament House today, also demanding that RM20billion from the 2010 Budget be allocated for education.
They want RM10 billion for scholarships for high achievers and RM10 billion for study loans for students who score at least 7As at Sijil Pelaran Malaysia level.
"Education is the responsibility of the federal government. (The system now) is not fair because it is based on race, supremacy and segregation to what should rightly be needs based," said HRP chief P Uthayakumar.
He said students who opt for pre-university programmes offered by the government, such as STPM and the matriculation course, do not have equal opportunities.
"How can it be fair when we have different pre-university programmes? (Indian students) have to go through the tougher path of STPM without any guarantee of securing a place in the universities,” he said.
"Almost all Malay-Muslim students opt for the matriculation programmes. Almost all of over 40,000 places in the 11 matriculation colleges nationwide are reserved for Malay students (pursuing) the 10-month course, as opposed to the two-year STPM course.
"This has become a source of contention because matriculation students will enter university as year earlier compared to their STPM peers.”
Uthayakumar pointed to glaring differences between the two programmes, claiming that matriculation students have it easier because the “syllabus is watered down”.
"The disparities between the programmes don't end (at the marking criteria). It is a known fact that in critical courses offered by public universities - such as medicine, pharmacy, dentistry and law - almost 70 percent comprise matriculation students.”
Call for transparency
The government has allocated RM2.44 billion for 1,500 foreign and 10,500 local university scholarships through the Public Services Department.
However, said Uthayakumar, many have complained that they do not get scholarships despite scoring 13As.
"Our estimate is that a mere 0.1-1 percent of these 12,000 and other public university scholarships and matriculation places are granted to poor and underprivileged Indian students.”
In a memorandum handed to Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak's special aide Ghazali Ibrahim, HRP urged the government to be transparent in the selection process.
"We call for an end to this race segregationist- and supremacist-based higher education policy. All poor Indians, Orang Asli, Kadazan, Iban, Malay and Chinese students (must be) given the right to equal access to higher education.”
They also urged the premier to form a royal commission of inquiry to end "the 53-year-old race segregationist and supremacist higher education policy".
Attached to the memorandum were names of students who have been denied scholarships, together with a petition with more than 12,000 signatures.
Oleh Anak Mami
Najib selaku PM ingin menonjolkan sikap kelembutannya di khalayak ramai, maka idea gila tiga suku dibentangkan untuk menarik minat orang ramai...
Najib mengesyorkan rakyat boleh berikan nama kepada anak kucing ini, responnya bukan tiada, tetapi Najib tak terima atau buat diam.
Ramai blogger dan forumer di internet sibuk memecah otak masing-masing memberikan nama yang menarik, di antaranya :
c) Pork Jib
f) Natang Derih
h) I help you , you help me.
i) KUCING SATU MALAYSIA
j) Tuah( saTU + rasuAH)
k) Zaina Zain
n) Sime Darby
o) Omar Goh
P) small mama
q) First Lady
s) Tok Dek
v) KY Jelly
w) watil (liwat)
Inilah nama-nama khas yang idea baru bagi kucing simanja Najib ,Dapat banyak lagi nama-nama yang berbeza. ideal 1 Malaysia........... kah kah kah ,..
Sunday, June 20, 2010
Oleh Anak Mami
Duta British ke Palastine Sir Harold McMichael (1938 - 1944)pernah berkata, "kalau nak lawan Yahudi gunakan konsep Lawan dengan melalui kocek mereka sendiri". ("Fighting the Jews through their pockets"). Beliau terselamat dlm cubaan pembunuhan kumpulan "Lehi" Zionist Yahudi pada 1944 kerana selalu menentang dasar zionist yahudi. Beliau juga adalah seorang penulis asal "Perlembagaan Malaya" dan Negara Malta. Maksud beliau adalah negara-negra Islam perlu memberi tekanan kepada ekonomi negara Israel untuk menundukkan Yahudi Zionist. Tetapi malangnya bagi negara-negara Islam sehingga kini tidak dapat menggunakan cara ini.
Ekonomi Israel bukan senang nak dijatuhkan melalui boikot minum di "starbucks" atau Coca-Cola. Pada tahun 1990 teknologi High-Tech negara Israel mula memuncak. Dalam tahun 2000 Israel mempunyai 4,000 syarikat High-tech yg canggih, ini bermakna setiap tahun Negara Israel telah wujudkan 500 syarikat. Pada masa ini dari 104 syarikat high-tech yg berdaftar dengan NASDAQ 63 adalah syarikat Yahudi Israel. Rakyat Israel seramai 4 orang telah menerima hadiah Nobel yang berperistej. Kenapa sayrikat-syarikat Israel ini begitu unik dab berkembang dgn pesat?. Salah satu sebabnya adalah syarikat-syarikat ini telah awal bergerak dan berjaya mencipta operasi "Global".Walau pun kebanyakan negara-negara Islam telah haramkan produk "Made In Israel" Bagaimana syarikat-syarikat ini berjaya memasuki pasaran negara-negara Islam?.
1. Menjadikan negara lain sebagai produk OEM (original equipment manufacturer)untuk produk Israel.
2. Syarikat Israel biasanya tidak menggunakan Nama negara mereka dan menonjolkan "low profile" seperti barangan itu akan dikenali sebagai "Made In Malaysia" daripada Made In Israel.Produk Israel itu dijadikan OEM di Malaysia oleh syariikat tempatan.
3. Syarikat Israel ini selalunya memasuki ke negara Islam melalui dari pejabat dari negara jiran bukan Islam yang sokong Israel. Bagi negara kita adalah mudah menggunakan Singapura sebagai pintu laluan dan pengkalan bagi Israel. Biasanya mereka akan berkongsi dan berlindung dengan Syarikat-syarikat GLC yang mempunyai dokongan kerajaan yang kuat.
4. Melalui Kerajaan UMNO/BN yang ghairah mencari pelaburan luar yang pelahap untuk mendapatkan ekuiti 30% bumiputera untuk sanak saudaranya jadi kaya. Orang Politik senang dieksplotasikan oleh syarikat Yahudi ini.
Banyak syarikat Israel yang beroperasi di negara ini dalam penyamaran syarikat dari Singapura. Contohnya adalah sebuah syarikat bernama "persystech" di Pulau Pinang yang ibu pejabatnya berpengkalan di Lod Nothern Industrial Estate,Israel.
Sila rujuk http://www.persystech.com./ dengan nama tempatan Persys Surface Technogy.Sdn.Bhd. Ini adalah salah satu contoh negara Islam yang membiarkan syarikat-syarikat Yahudi bermaharajalela di negara yang suka gelarkan diri mereka sebagai pejuang-pejuang negara Islam. Kita rakyat Islam dinegara ini sering diperbodohkan oleh kerajaan UMNO/BN.
UMNO/BN ini cuma gunakan slongan anti-yahudi untuk menarik orang Melayu negara ini untuk "desepsi" politik UMNO. Pada satu masa mereka nak memboikot coca-cola pada masa yang sama beri syarikat ini membuka kilang terbesar di Asia tenggara. Francise Mcdoland siapa pemegangnya?. Bukan anak alahyaraham Kadiaq?. Starbuck kenapa Berjaya Group yang dapat?.
Tanpa kabel kerajaan syarikat-syarikat gergasi ini tidak akan melantik francisi ini. Orang Politik beragama Islam..maka ada yang kata "tak salahlah Madey kata Lesen Judi bola perlu diluluskan"..lain perkataan "biaq mampui orang bukan Islam peduli apa kita"..inilah mentaliti pemimpin negara ketiga. Vinsen Tun itu adalah sahabat baiknya bersama Nanda kris taukeh 1+3. Keuntungan duit judi buat syarikat maksis dan astora...kita pun gile gunakannya!. Bodoh kita...betul T.T memaki hamun kita!...tak sedar kita diperbodohkan dengan reotorik Islam dan Melayu...bangunlag Melayu...bangun apa jadah...kalau tak minum tongkat mana nak bangun?..melayu sudah lemah bahtin dan Iman!!!!.
Malaysia boleh boikot barangan Yahudi dengan berjaya terkecuali penasihat Najib, Omar Goh Wei Liang dengan kebijaksanaannya, tapi haprak juga Cina Muslim ini curi curi makan babi dibelakang Melayu. Mua hahahaha
Saturday, June 19, 2010
See how out of touch Mamathir is with the real world where the people progress and develop on merit. No crutch is needed.
ST Forum Jun 17, 2010
REACTION TO MAHATHIR'S REMARKS
In Singapore, we don't kowtow
I READ with concern Tuesday's report, 'Malaysian Malays might kowtow to others if...', in which former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad claims that even though Malay Singaporeans enjoy the benefits of a more developed country, they have to 'terbongkok-bongkok' (kowtow) to others.
Tun Dr Mahathir could have been more sensitive towards the feelings of Singapore Malays.
As a Malay Singaporean living and working peacefully with fellow Singaporeans of all races, I cannot agree with what he said.
Singapore's leaders worked hard for many years to achieve racial harmony, tolerance and understanding among Singaporeans. Today, we live and work together as one family; and we have reaped the rewards of being one of the safest and most developed nations in the world.
While Dr Mahathir's opinion on Malay Singaporeans enjoying the benefits of a developed country is spot-on, we have never kowtowed to others. Singaporeans of all races, including Malays, engage in healthy debate and discussions with our Government. The decisions made by the Government, after hearing feedback from its people, are respected as we trust it is in the best interests of all Singaporeans.
Through community support and hard work, Malay students in Singapore have bettered their results in various national examinations. Such achievements are celebrated by all Singaporeans.
With better education, Malay Singaporeans have achieved a better lifestyle for their families compared with a large percentage of Malays in Malaysia. We worked hard to be where we are today and in no way kowtow to anyone to gain success. Meritocracy remains the benchmark of our society. While this works in Singapore, it may not work in Malaysia.
Having many relatives, friends and business associates of all races in Malaysia requires me to travel frequently across the Causeway. Over the years, I have seen and learnt that for the minority to succeed in Malaysia, they need to kowtow to others.
The irony is that many ordinary Malaysian Malays who have no connections, or fail to share their potential success with the 'right' people, will never have it easy to succeed. Perhaps, favouritism, cronyism and bribery are problems Dr Mahathir may want to address in his country.
As for me, a Malay Singaporean, I would like to say thank you to my Singapore leaders. You have made Singapore the best place to live peacefully in for me and my family.
'Like others, Malay Singaporeans work hard for the benefits in a meritocratic system.'
MR AHMAD ABU BAKAR: 'I strongly object to Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's remarks. Like others, Malay Singaporeans work hard for the benefits in a meritocratic system. They are not born with a crutch of ethnic rights, quotas and 'unfair' opportunities. When Singapore Malays graduate from universities as doctors, engineers and scientists, they can hold their heads as high as the others, because they have done so by their own hard work and merit.'
'The Malays in Singapore stand shoulder to shoulder with other Singaporeans.'
MR NIAZ MOHAMED: 'The prosperity of Singapore is proof enough of its internal stability achieved through excellent inter-racial and inter-religious harmony. A non-Muslim can visit any mosque in Singapore where he will not only be welcomed with hospitality, but also given a guided tour. Similarly, any person may visit any house of worship if he is modestly attired and receive the same hospitality. The Malays in Singapore have made great strides in all areas and stand shoulder to shoulder with other Singaporeans.'
'Singaporeans of all ethnic backgrounds have come a long way since 1965.'
MR JEFFREY LAW: 'Most people will dismiss Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's remarks as merely political rhetoric. Singaporeans of all ethnic backgrounds have come a long way since 1965, having embraced the system of meritocracy in all aspects: education, employment and social standing. Most important, our ability to be a developed country within such a short time is due to the concerted effort and sacrifices of all Singaporeans - Chinese, Malays, Indians and others.'
Jun 18, 2010
Standing tall as a Malay S'porean
I REFER to former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad's claim that even though Malay Singaporeans enjoy the benefits of a more developed country, they have to "terbongkok-bongkok" (kowtow) to others ("Malaysian Malays might kowtow to others if..."; Tuesday).
Tun Dr Mahathir will not find support among Singapore Malays.
In today's socio-economic environment, it is impossible to hold back the ambitions and dreams of anyone. Regardless of race, language or religion, opportunities are aplenty. It is up to the individual to take charge and grab them.
To this end, I am grateful that I was not brought up thinking that I am guaranteed a constitutional right that specially cares for me. Had it been so, I would probably be languishing in the lower rungs of a self-driven Singapore society.
I may not be the world's first Malay space tourist or appointed chairman of a huge conglomerate. But I am a small business owner who can stand as tall as my fellow Singaporeans trying to make a mark on the global economy. I am glad I was taught how to fish, and not spoon-fed all the time.
Oleh Anak Mami
Mantan perdana menteri Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad menyifatkan bantahan pembangkang terhadap usaha meluluskan lesen judi sukan di negara ini bukanlah disebabkan ajaran agama, tetapi demi kepentingan politik semata-mata.
"Bantahan itu kerana politik, bukan kerana Islam. Takkanlah DAP pun hendak dokong ajaran Islam. (Bila) DAP pun dapat sertai (bantahan), ini (menggambarkan) politik parti pembangkang hendak cari isu.
--- Mamak kerala ini cuba mengecatkan kesemua ahli DAP tiada beragama, Mereka ini semuanya otak komunis. Tanyalah ahli ahli MP DAP, yang mana bukan beragama kristian, agama Tao dan agama Hindu??? Mereka menentang asas prinsip agama. Walaupun mereka bukan muslim, tetapi mereka juga beregang kepada ajaran agama mereka sendiri.
"Sedangkan dalam muktamar PAS ada cadangan suaya semua jenis judi diharamkan, tetapi PAS tak hendak," katanya ketika ditanya tentang bantahan pembangkang melalui pelbagai cara seperti ceramah dan demonstrasi. "Bagi PAS, agama adalah alat politik mereka," katanya.
---Sepatutnya bagi PAS politik PAS adalah mengajar Melayu dungu menentang UMNO. Agama Islam adalah sumber untuk membersihkan sikap rasuah, pengkhianat bangsa UMNO yang memiskin adapt Melayu. .
Tambahnya, orang Cina yang ingin berjudi tidak boleh dihalang bagi melakukannya kerana ia "hanya haram bagi orang Islam"
---Mamak kerala menyentuh perasaan kaum Cina, bukannya semua minat judi,. Mereka faham judi itu akan menimbulkan masalah kekeluargaan. Kaum Cina menentang judi bola kerana tak nak cukai judi bola dijadikan sumber rasuah dan sumber joli UMNO.
Kaum Cina memahami, menentang judi bola akan menyekat UMNO buat duit, mereka akan menentang sebab Vincent adalah anjing bagi UMNO. Mereka tak nak menyokong sumber kewangan terhadap UMNO untuk membuli kaum Cina dan bangsa lain di Malaysia.
"Orang Islam jangan berjudilah. Kalau dia pergi berjudi, tangkaplah. Sama juga (bila) orang Islam tidak makan babi.
-- Mamak Kerala cuba kaitkan babi dengan judi. Babi itu babi, judi itu judi, iada sangkut paut. Hanya Melayu bodoh saja tiada tahu membezakannya. Orang islam kalau Nampak duit sanggup rasuah, kalau judi itu apa salahnya kepada mereka?? Ini hanya pekara dia dengan Allah, kalau dosa dia kira dengan Allah, bukanlah dihitung oleh Mamak Kerala. Mahu tak mahu, Ramai melayu beli number ekor, toto, …. Banyak lagi takkan lah Mamak Kerala tak nampak??
---"Dan dana itu untuk semua orang, bukan untuk Umno.... Orang lain pun dapat. Saya fikir Vincent ini, bukan saja dia bagi duit pada Umno. Saya ingat dia bagi pada parti lawan pun sama.
- Sepatutnya Mamak Kerala beritahu Melayu , dana ini adalah untuk menyokong sigemok Omar Goh Wei Liang untuk menulis rencana di blognya, sekurang kurangnya dana ini dapat meyokong blogger Cina pariah dalam gajinya sebagai cyber trooper.
Tuesday, June 15, 2010
It appears the bastard offspring of Mamak Mahathir, Omar Goh Wei Liang is at it again. Despite bragging about his academic credentials, this fat, unemployed spoilt brat has joined the chorus of Umno and Mahathir in supporting Vincent Tan's Sports Betting. What a waste of public funds in getting this moron educated in Australia. Just read the kind of twisted logic this Economics graduate has in justifying Sports Betting. I'm sure his parents are very proud of him. Just read the crap he has purged below from his APOMM Blog:
I was told that for every RM 1 that Berjaya makes from the sports betting business, the illegal sports betting syndicates earn RM 2.
In other words, by legalizing the market, the Government will be able to pull 1/3 of the illegal gamblers away from the syndicates if the information I received was right.
From here, the Government will be able to tax these gamblers and channel the money elsewhere for others who need or want to enjoy more welfare benefits. (Into Najib and Umno's pocket?)
That is, of course, if we look at this case only from a monetary point of view.
If we don't, we will be able to look at things differently.
By awarding the license to Berjaya, not only do we get monetary returns to the Government's funds, we can also successfully pool together a target cluster of identified gamblers.
This "legal" population of sports gamblers can then be subject to targets from the various Ministries that deal with social ills.
We can adopt all measures possible to solve issues such as addiction to gambling under effective campaign measures.
Hand in hand, the enforcement agencies can look at cases of illegal gambling syndicates and eradicate them as time goes by.
For all we know, more than 1/3 of the gambling population might move away from the illegal syndicates to legal outlets.
This is because there are worries at times that the illegal syndicates might not pay out if the amount gambled and the winning payout has a large spread.
So, we might end up having more "identified legal outlet gamblers" who migrated from the illegal gambling cluster which will make it easier for the Government to educate or assist them on addiction of gambling.
Why an open tender was not made, I believe Guan Eng can answer it well since he is also using selective tender after experiencing the troubles and negative side of open tender.
As such, I believe the awarding of sports betting license is justified to Ascot Sports and effectively to Berjaya Group.
The public and the Chinese community must not question Barisan Nasional on this matter since they did not attack Guan Eng too.
Or else, I am beginning to believe more and more by day that the Chinese are blindly going against Barisan Nasional and that all talks of "we are more concerned about issues" will turn out to be fairy tales.
On another issue that Pakatan Rakyat opposed the sports gambling license, I think we all know that sports gambling, horse gambling and the numbers gambling make no difference. It is still gambling.
Unless of course Tony Pua and the leaders of DAP can present to us the social effects differences and why sports gambling should be opposed or banned in Pakatan Rakyat states while other form of gambling can happily continue operating.
Well, DAP folks have another headache now since PAS leaders are calling for a phase out of gambling outlets in Pakatan Rakyat states. [ PAS wants end to gaming premises permit ]
Pokok meranti di tepi pagar
Dahan bercabang daunnya lebat
Mengutuk Israel bergegar-gegar
Perisik Yahudi dibuat sahabat
Ada mata untuk melihat
Lihatlah benda yang sihat
Orang Yahudi tak mestinya jahat
Orang UMNO semuanya bangsat
Ada mata untuk melihat,
Petani pulang duduk rehat
Memang yahudi tak semua jahat,
Keturunan UMNO suka main liwat
Pak Imam Vincent taukeh koperat
Mengajar melayu berpangkal sesat
UMNO menghina Islam depan rakyat
Bodoh sombong musang berjebat
Melayu kini melayu provokasi
Pembela melayu terhanyut juga
Bangsa anjing kalau makan tahi
Tak dimakan dicium pun juga
Kepala katak Namanya Ibrahim Ali
Mahukan Melayu hidup bersubsidi
Berabad abad Melayu tak berdikari
Malah suka bergaduh dengan babi
Melayu UMNO ramai pandai bistari
Pejuang Islam bertopengkan hipokrasi
Gunakan Islam tipu melayu sendiri
Hartanah negara disapu korupsi
Zionis membunuh di kapal fotilla
Rosmah sedih menintis air mata
Derma duit negara berjuta juta
Tak sempat hendak beli pahala
Restu dan doa dari Bik Mama
Mempersona dunia islam gembira
Bila tersentuh isu ALtantunya
Bik Mama senyap tak bersuara
Bik mama nak setanding lady Diana
Sepadan penguine berbadan bulat
First lady Malaysia mula berkuasa
Hambat permaisuri dibalut tupat
Melayu bangkit Melayu piket sekarang
Semangat Anti Cina moga berpanjangan
Bik mama mengaul nasi sambil kangkang
Najib selera makan jadi banggang
Melayu bangkit berpekik sakit
Terpegang pegang abu hangat
Teloq Mat Monggol senang dipicit
Hilang adat tegal maupakat
Ketika ada jangan dimakan
Telah habis mulalah carian
Asalkan kecil besar pun telan
Itu lah bangsat kepimpinan
Vinsen kata dah diluluskan
najib kata belum diluluskan
mana satu betul?
Cuba lihat sumber malaysiakini:
Dalam mematuhi arahan Bursa, syarikat itu mengulangi kembali bahagian-bahagian tertentu dalam pengumuman 12 Mei lalu yang menyatakan bahawa menteri kewangan telah memberi kelulusan untuk menerbitkan semula kepada Ascot lesen untuk menjalankan operasi pertaruhan sukan mengikut terma dan syarat-syarat tertentu.
Menurutnya, dalam perenggan 8 yang menyenaraikan Kelulusan Diperlukan, perenggan kecil (d) menyatakan, "Menteri kewangan untuk menerbit semula lesan pertaruhan sukan dan perubahan pemegang saham dan pengarah di Ascot, jika perlu."
Dengan demikian, katanya terbukti daripada kenyataan di atas bahawa Ascot telah mendapat kelulusan daripada menteri kewangan untuk menjalankan operasi pertaruhan sukan dan bahawa lesen rasmi yang pertama kali diberikan pada 1987 adalah menunggu untuk diterbitkan semula.
Sebanyak 70 peratus saham Ascot Sukan diilik oleh pengerusi Berjaya Corp Tan Sri Vincent Tan
najib tak nyenyak tidur
menteri agama tak lelap tidur
vinsen tak boleh nak tidur
awe adik tak mampu tidur
bak kata nik ajis
terlajak perahu boleh diundur
terlajak kata buruk padahnya
terlajak cakap kapir jadinya
terlajak umum hilang PMnya
Cara cara Ajak Melayu UMNO :
Dalam ajaran islam siapa yg melihat kemungkaran dia mesti merubah dgn kekuatan(revolusi kalau perlu) kalau tak mampu dengan tunjuk perasaan, ceramah,(kalau perlu makihamun bagi yg bengang macam umno apco)atau kutuk dgn hati jangan bagi suara dlm prk/pr13 nanti. itulah hukuman
islam kpd umno dlm kes judi.dan pak menteri ugama dia mesti meletak jawatan kalau dia islam sejati, kalau islam cap ayam, dia tanggong dosa.maka cuma datok zaid ibrahim adalah wira yg berperinsip (engkau hanya satu, nyayian nora) di malaysia.kita akan tunggu menteri agama yg tidak beragama apa tindakan yg sesuai dgn jawatan nya..
Mana terdapatnya bangsa Asal yang disebutkan oleh Atay??? Atay tidak mengenal dari mana rumpun bangsanya, maka beliau menyalahkan kacukan Cina dan India menjadikan Melayu jahat, puak kacukan ini ada berapa peratus?? Apa yang jelas nampak puak Mamak yang masuk Melayu itulah menguasai masyarakat Melayu UMNO,. Puak Melayu ethopia, Melayu arab, Melayu Kerala……. Banyak anika DNA Melayu. Atay bagai ahli anthrologist yang tidak berkelayakan, tiada perlu merujuk buku… pakai tibai ikut pandangan… cara pemikiran begini lah jadikan Melayu semakin bodoh tanpa guna minda. Ini lah Melayu ingin mencari identiti bangsa Melayu sendiri.
Teori mereka menyatakan bahawa bangsa Melayu berasal daripada kelompok
Austronesia, iaitu kelompok manusia yang berasal dari daerah Yunan di China yang
kemudiannya berhijrah dalam bentuk beberapa gelombang pergerakan manusia dan
akhirnya menduduki wilayah Asia Tenggara.
Gelombang pertama dikenali sebagai Melayu-Proto dan berlaku kira-kira 2500 tahun
Sebelum Masehi Kira-kira dalam tahun 1500 tahun Sebelum Masehi, datang pula gelombang kedua yang dikenali sebagai Melayu-Deutro. Mereka mendiami daerah-daerah yang subur di pinggir pantai dan tanah lembah Asia Tenggara. Kehadiran mereka ini menyebabkan orang orang
Melayu-Proto seperti orang-orang Jakun, Mahmeri, Jahut, Temuan, Biduanda dan
beberapa kelompok kecil yang lain berpindah ke kawasan pedalaman. Justeru itu,
Melayu-Deutro ini merupakan masyarakat Melayu yang ada pada masa kini.
Bahasa Melayu berasal daripada rumpun bahasa Austronesia, manakala bahasa bahasa Austronesia ini berasal daripada keluarga bahasa Austris. Selain daripada
rumpun bahasa Austronesia, rumpun bahasa Austro-Asia dan rumpun bahasa Tibet- Cina.
Bahasa Melayu tergolong dalam cabang Bahasa-bahasa Nusantara yang mempunyai
bahasa yang paling banyak, iaitu kira-kira 200 hingga 300 bahasa. Bahasa Melayu adalah bahasa pinjaman dan bahasa kacukan, terlalu complicated dan susah di fahami mana datangnya bahasa mereka. Bahasa Melayu serupalah bahasa kacukan dan diibarat bahasa luar nikah, Kalau Mamak mengahwini melayu kuno, maka bahasa mamak dicampur adukan, kalau lah Melayu ingin berusniaga dengan Cina, maka bahasa Cina diiktirafkan. Kalau tok Arab ingin tibia wanita Melayu, maka bahasa arab disalurkan….ini lah cara mana datangnya bahasa Melayu.
"Pokoknya orang Melayu sudah lupa asal-usul dan dahan bergantungnya. Orang Melayu sendiri harus sedar, penjelmaan sejarah harus kita pegang dengan kukuh," Rais Yatim。 Ini menteri Haprak yang tidakperlu merujuk kepada fakta antropologi dan fakta sejarah.
Kalaulah Melayu mengembalikan bahasa oinjaman mereka dan haram gunakan bahasa pinjaman, maka Melayu akan jadi bangsa yang tiada bahasa, Bangsa bisu yang tidak berupaya menulis dan bertutur dalam bahasa ibunda. Ini lah bangsa Mlayu yang tiada akar rumpun. Suatu bangsa yang tiada berindentiti. Kenapa pulak Melayu enggan mengaku dirinya bagai anak Bangsa Malaysia??? Sekurang kurangnya dalam konteks Anak Bangsa Malaysia adalah suatu generasi Malaysia yang majmuk, tanpa mengira asal usul bangsa, tetapi menyanjungi Malaysia sebagai Negara ketaatanya.
Saturday, June 12, 2010
Bangsa semakin mundur, pihak pemerintah rasa segar
Bangsa Melayu semakin lemah, pihak pemerintah semakin angkuh
Bangsa Melayu semakin bodoh, pihak pemerintah lagi senang memerintah
Bangsa Melayu semakin takut, Itu lah kuasa Pemerintah semakin gagah.
Melayu ini pandai apa ???
orang menjerit dia menjerit
orang kutuk dia dia kata kita peluk tubuh
depan mata tertutup pandangan
ini lah sikap melayu... boikot teloq !!
Bangsa melayu di msia ni masih ramai yg berotak belacan! Tapi gaya hidup pura2 sudah maju...asyik nak tunjuk diri yang mendekati syurga, bermimpi naik syurga, itu lah pihak pemerintah rasa gembira. Ugama dijadikan senjata memperbodohkan melayu, ini lah cara pihak pemerintah mengawal otak pemikiran melayu.
Kalau boleh 0.1% saja nk digunakan otak utk befikir! Balance 99.9% lagi utk berangan2....
berangan angan apa??? kaya cepat beb, kahwin 4 bini, kereta besar, bangalow besar...itu lah melayu paling minat politik, politik lah jalan yang paling singkat untuk keya cepat.
Tak perlu zionis di palestin utk menjajah bangsa melayu islam di msia! Memadai dijajah 'pemerintah taraf dungu' negara sendiri, sudah longlai semangat pemikiran, belum disuruh bangkit berjuang utk rakyat palestin....
Setiap hari rakyat msia diajar bekerja 'mcm kerbau' utk mencari sesuap nasi dan berjuang dlm serba kekurangan demi kelangsungan hidup! Diterap budaya 'jangan banyak soal'.. Yang membuncit PARA PEMERINTAH!
Rakyat hanya cukup dibelai dan dilimpahi dengan 'ucapan & slogan retorik' meloyakan tekak yg perit!
and a great Biographie . . ."
University of Qatar
author's CV http://www.qu.edu.qa/doc/business/
DR. MOHAMED ZAIN MOHAMED.pdf
Contributed by Krishna Singh
Books have been written about Tun Daim Zainuddin (pic above), but not many people know who the real Daim is. He is famous for being taciturn. Everyone knows that Daim is the silent type; so silent, in fact, that the victims of his scheming and conniving have fallen like ten pins without ever knowing what hit them. He has, on the quiet, made a career of shooting poison darts, laying booby traps. and knifing friend or foe in the back. His hand is never seen, but his mark is everywhere. Truth to tell, he has been at the root of many national crises, but his name has never been smudged, thanks to the wealth he wields and his bond of friendship with Dr. Mahathir.
Most members of Umno's new generation are aware that Daim is an acquisitive millionaire and a macho man with a taste of young women, but they concede him these weaknesses because they see in him a clean and competent Economic Adviser to the Government. But the generation of Harun Idris, Musa Hitam and Manan Othman to name just a few of the old hands - they are the ones to ask in order to discover who the real Daim is. It was Datuk Harun who plucked Daim up from the depths of failure in the salt business. Daim's wife, Mahani and Harun's wife, Salmah were good friends and an influential pair in the early 1970s. It was wife power that moved Harun to give Daim 160 acres of prime Kampung Pandan land. And thus Syarikat Maluri was born.
There is no use speculating over how much Daim paid Harun. After all, the two were fast friends. For the gory details, just ask Low Kiok Bow or Thamby Chik. They can relate how Daim cheated a land broker and greased Selangor state executive councillor and Mahathir's brother-in-law, Ahmad Razali for that piece of land.
Of course, Daim still had to pay for the land. In those days, it was not easy to borrow from a bank. Hence, he was forced to corrupt Bank Bumiputra. Lorraine Osman and Rais Saniman know how much he spent. Manan Othman can no doubt confirm the figure, he was so close to Daim that they tried to share a girl friend, with Manan often borrowing the bedroom at Daim's office in Taman Maluri.
Daim's elevation as Senator and, subsequently, Minister of Finance, was part of Mahathir's strategic plan. Mahathir's choice should surprise no one, after all the two were intimate friends from the same kampung in Seberang Perak, Alor Setar. Upon becoming Prime Minister on 16 July, 1981, the first thing on Mahathir's mind was how to sideline his archenemy, Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah. Daim told everyone he had no interest in politics, but all the while he was confident of getting the Finance Minister's job after a stint with the Senate. A few months after joining the Senate, Daim became Chairman of Fleet, which owned the New Straits Times. In 1984, he finally got his dream job and became the third most important man in the Federal Cabinet, after the Prime Minister and his deputy.
Musa Hitam, the Deputy Prime Minister, was at first oblivious of the closet ties between Mahathir and Daim. Innocently, he expressed to Mahathir his disquiet over Daim's wheeling and dealing, particularly his award of projects and contracts to his own associates and cronies. It must have baffled him when his complaints fell on deaf ears although he was Deputy Prime Minister, he has no say when it came to economic matters, particularly privatisation and the assignment (to supporters) of economic projects. How disappointed Musa must have been to find that Daim could not care less about his effort to help his supporters secure some projects or contracts. Daim succeeded in making millionaires of such cronies of Wan Azmi, Halim Saad, Tajuddin Ramli,
Samsuddin Hassan, Razali Rahman and Tan Sri Basir, but Musa in the end was cast off as a poor ex-DPM. Musa once complained to Mahathir that Daim had stolen a number of supporters' project proposals, but again Mahathir ignored him. These were the first acts in the eventual breakup of the Mahathir-Musa partnership. As the interests of Mahathir and Razaleigh bloated, Musa got squeezed out.
Many Umno members assume that Razaleigh is Musa's number one enemy. In fact, the reason for the 1986 split in Umno must fall on Daim. It was he who drove Musa to the edge until he had no choice but to resign. Again, Daim's man of few words demeanour to his advantage. Few knew of his behind-the-scenes role in that Umno rupture not many more know it today. One really should not wonder why Musa called a truce Razaleigh and the two decided to collaborate in the 1987 fight, the one that eventually caused Umno to be outlawed. At that time, Daim was almost invincible, what support coming from such strongmen as Sanusi Junid and Anwar Ibrahim. The comradeship of the three was rock solid, and the Musa-Razaleigh camp could do nothing except to make a joke of it by giving them the nicknames AIDS.
The formation of the new Umno, Daim and Mahathir had first to get rid of the Lord President, Tun Salleh Abas. Again, Daim was the chief plotter in the sacking of the pious and respected Tun Salleh, and his replacement with Tun Hamid Omar, a playboy and chronic gambler, but Mahathir's and Daim's schoolmate. The appointment of Tun Hamid Omar triggered the collapse of the integrity and the independence of the judiciary.
Finance Minister, Daim persuaded Mahathir to give the Economic Planning Unit and Treasury full power in implementing the privatisation policy. Hence, it was no longer necessary to call for tenders for government projects. Instead, the projects were awarded directly to favoured companies. And so began the era of wealth accumulation by him and his cohorts. The United Engineers Company, bought for RM2, changed into a multi-million- ringgit corporation. As Finance Minister, Daim practically ordered banks to lend to companies that he himself owned. And no Daim crony every complained of difficulty in securing bank credit. Indeed, bankers lived in fear of Daim. Having appointed Wan Azmi and Basir to head Malayan Banking and Bank Bumiputra, he would give any project to any of his cronies because funding was not an issue.
If those physical projects were not enough, Daim also took every opportunity to take wealth from the share market as well. Every time the Treasury approved a company for listing on the stock exchange, Daim cronies received their lion's shares. That was how Southern Bank, Resort World, Sports Toto, Berjaya, Tanjong and scores of other blue chip firms landed with Daim and Company. Once, when share values were high, Daim boasted among friends that his visible wealth alone totalled RM65 billion. To shut the mouth of Barisan Nasional leaders, Daim gave lucrative projects to Samy Vellu and Ling Liong Sik so that their children could be big-shots in batches.
Daim managed to fool Umno members into believing that Mahathir would not let him go although he had asked to be relieved of his Cabinet post on a number of occasions. With Musa and Razaleigh out of the picture, Daim could grab as much wealth as he wanted without even Mahathir stopping him. Besides, he was Umno's treasurer and he could make it look as if the companies he controlled were those in which the party had a stake.
Daim's avarice damaged not only his own image as finance minister, but also Mahathir's and Malaysia 's reputation with the international community. It is said that he used to demand exorbitant fees for himself in negotiating contracts involving foreign suppliers. The chairmen of Japan 's two biggest banks - the Bank of Tokyo and Sanwa Bank - once complained to Mahathir that his Finance Minister demanded commissions that were too high when negotiating yen loans. Margaret Thatcher, too, has complained about Daim's role as a commissioned agent. He had - or still has - accounts in Zurich , London , Hong Kong, Tokyo , Singapore , Caymen Island , Channel Island and Virgin Island . Indeed, instead of keeping his billions in Malaysia , he has stashed them overseas.
With his immense wealth and far-reaching influence, Daim eventually became a burden that Mahathir could no longer bear. In every deal he made, there was something in it for himself. It was not beneath him even to conspire with Lee Kuan Yew to snatch KTM land in Singapore . The Malaysian Cabinet had no knowledge of this. But this issue of Malaysia being cheated by Lee Kuan Yew and Daim is far from over.
Mahathir eventually realised that he had to end Daim's lordship over the Finance Ministry. And so he told him to quit.
Mahathir worried that if Daim continued as Finance Minister, complaints would come not only from Vincent Tan, Ananda Krishnan, Arumugam and other members of the Malaysian business elite, but also from foreign leaders. Signs of a Daim-related scandal were ominous and it could break anytime in Japan or Britain , therefore, Daim had to go.
Daim's resignation was planned such that it would not appear as if he had been sacked. Indeed, it does not make sense why a powerful Finance Minister, rich and in control of so many public companies, would suddenly quit simply because he had lost interest in the job. The truth is that he was ordered to resign. Observers will recall that Mahathir's first comment on the so-called reaction was, 'He has asked several times for permission to resign, and I have finally allowed it. I hope Daim would not leave the country after resigning'. That statement was pregnant with meaning. Mahathir knew Daim was sulking. So did Anwar and Sanusi. Mahathir retained Daim as Umno Treasurer for a good reason, he wanted to ensure the safety of Umno money, a lot of which was under Daim's control.
But Daim who holds so many of Mahathir's secrets, is only a sly one. After resigning, he ran off to live in his San Francisco residence. He told the Malaysian public he wanted to study at Harvard, but in fact he wanted to leave Malaysia . Mahathir, who was familiar with Daim's antics, pleaded with him to come back, saying he need him to advise on economic matters. Daim returned and announced that Mahathir had named him Economic Adviser to the Government. Rafidah asked Mahathir to confirm this, but all she got was silence. Daim was never formally appointed as Economic Adviser, a post which Tun Raj a Mohar once held. The appointment is the prerogative of the Public Services Department. Daim gave himself the job. To keep Daim happy, Mahathir allowed him to open an office at the Economic Planning Unit, and this strengthened the public perception that he was still in control as far as economic affairs were concerned.
When he was to told to resign as Finance Minister, Daim asked Mahathir to appoint Anwar Ibrahim to the job. Obviously, he thought this would help to ensure that his skeletons would remain closeted. He warned Mahathir of the peril that Rafidah would be to both of them: the secrets they shared would be uncovered. Daim also persuaded Mahathir to appoint Mustapha Mohammad as Anwar's deputy because these two could be depended on to fill up the holes he had left gaping. Anwar is nobody's fool, but he sacrificed his idealism to protect his towkay.
As far as we know, no Finance Minster in this world has retired a billionaire, except Daim. In the book Daim yang Diam: Sebuah Biographi (Daim the Silent: A Biography), Daim explains his retirement: 'I am happy in retirement. It was too heavy a responsibility. In truth, I love the business world. Business is in my blood. I love to make money. I know how to do it. I can do it just by sitting in this chair. On a lucky day, I can make millions.'
Friend of Soros
According to an internal bank analysis, collaborated by the corporate community, and from Daim crony Amin Shah, Daim's wealth, in ringgit and foreign currencies kept overseas currently amounts to RM20 billion. With so much money at his disposal, Daim can manipulate the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange. He showed his hand in 1991, just to prove how much influence he wielded. After selling off his stocks, he made a statement to the effect that the market would crash. And crash it did. As we can all recall, even Mahathir could not help but make a wry remark when Daim boasted that he invested in KLSE only for pocket money. But to his good friend, Daim said he could turn in profit on RM90 million a day when the market was up. When the market plummeted in October 1991 Daim bought back his share on the cheap. When the market turned bullish again 1995 and 1996, Daim made billions of ringgit from it. This, then, is what the work of an economic adviser amounts to.
So it turns out that Soros is not the only big time market manipulator and currency dealer. Daim met Soros twice in London when the ringgit was being hotly traded. Anyway, when the ringgit fell below RM4 to the US dollar, Mahathir asked Daim for help and, according to a source in Singapore, he lost RM1 billion trying to prop up the Malaysian currency. To lose that much in currency trading, imagine how much money he had at his disposal.
The falls in currency and share values put Mahathir in a feverish panic. He knew his policies and his own belligerent attitude were partly to blame. Seeing Mahathir in such a frenzied state, Daim recommended that he declare a state of emergency to enable him to restore the economy and at the same time, bury the corpses that were beginning to stink. We hail the Chief Secretary to the Government and the Solicitor-General for opposing the move.. If Daim's plan had been followed, Mahathir would turn dictator and the Malaysian economy would be utterly ruined. Having failed to declare an emergency, Mahathir set up the National Economic Action Council, headed by Daim, with the Economic Planning Unit as its Secretariat. The original plan was to give the NEAC complete autonomy, but the Cabinet ministers opposed this for fear that they would lose any vestige of power they had left. Eventually, the council became merely an advisory body, with the Cabinet having final say on its recommendations.
The establishment of the council was a wedge between Anwar and Daim. Thus, two old friends who had together stood behind Mahathir against Musa were now turned against each other. All of the council's recommendations were rejected by the Cabinet and Bank Negara. Daim openly assailed Bank Negara for dismissing his proposals, such as those relating to interest rates and credit control. We salute the Bank Negara Governor for maintaining a prudent monetary policy in the face of Daim's bullying and insults. Unlike Daim and his cohorts, Bank Negara's officials are not self-serving. Daim's appointment to the NEAC was a major national mistake.
Going by press reports of its deliberations so far, the NEAC's sole preoccupation is with saving mega corporations from bankruptcy. No doubt, these are Daim-related companies. Daim has yet to show any concern over the rise in the price of chillies, or the leaps in fish prices or how the price of rice has boiled over. Neither has he talked about small businesses in their death throes. Class F contractors going bankrupt or kampung road projects being abandoned. In his dictionary, there are no entries for the small man's worries, nothing about low-cost houses, water cuts or study funds for the children of poor Malays. In fact, it contains only billion size figures. While the Malaysian economy is close to ruin, Daim remains a billionaire, living a life of glamour, jet setting with his new wife Naimah and the attractive Josephine , an Indian lass who helps him run one of his firms, the International Malaysian Bank.
We have merely given a sketch of who the real Daim is. A thorough account will soon be available in book form. We recommend the book to Umno members, especially those with big ambitions, because they will learn much from its fantastic but true tales of economic and political intrigues. We denounce the likes of Vincent Tan and Tan Phek Khiing for land-grabbing, but perhaps we should ask the Menteri Besar of Johor and the Menteri Besar of Kedah how much land Daim has taken. Ask Sanusi how much Daim paid to the Kedah government for 12,000 acres in Sungai Petani and how much profit he made from them. For 12,000 acres, Osman Arof had to be sacrificed. The true story of the Daim-Sanusi conspiracy in Kedah will be exposed in the book.
Umno is at a crossroads and has to decide wisely where it is going. One road heads to glory, where stability and democratic practice will abide. The other leads to division, autocracy and ultimately, utter destruction. The call for reform, which used to be made only in whispers at small, secretive gatherings, is becoming louder. Umno members, showing that they can no longer contain their restiveness and frustration, have begun to openly debate the need for change, even at party conventions. Can there be a clearer indication that they have reached their tether's end, that they can no longer stomach the leadership's undemocratic attitude and the prevalence - whether in the party or the government - of favouritism, cronyism, nepotism, graft and other misdeeds? Malay nationalism is dead and materialism and egoism are running amok.
We cannot depend on the Umno Supreme Council to initiate reform because few of the members have the guts to speak up. In fact, the council has lately been transformed into a monologue theatre. But of course even a monologue can flop without good supporting players - fools, clowns, jesters, attendants and the oh-so- important flatterers. As far as these bit players are concerned, Umno's ideals and principles are not as important as their jobs. This keep-your-mouth- shut syndrome serves only to embolden the party leadership in its conceit, arrogance and haughtiness. A president has become a dictator. Woe are the Malays and Umno. What is to become of them? That is a question only Umno members can answer.
Professor Mohamed Zain
Professor of Technology & Strategic Management
College of Business & Economics
University of Qatar