Of news and informawhore

I am a news junkie. Always been and always will. Ever since I learnt how to read, the first thing I do in the morning, even before I have my breakfast, was to read the newspapers. Even now, in the age of internet, the habit still persists. Reading newspapers is different from reading the news online because… Continue reading Of news and informawhore

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So today I read a cringeworthy NST interview with Abdul Rahman Dahlan (dated 30 June 2014)

In the article entitled "City folks could use more parks", The Kota Belud MP was lamenting the fact that KL does not have 'outdoorsy culture'. Well whose fault is it? He adds: We don’t have a park-going or picnicking culture. People no longer go to parks to spend time with their friends. Instead, they go to mamak… Continue reading So today I read a cringeworthy NST interview with Abdul Rahman Dahlan (dated 30 June 2014)

Leave our forest reserves alone!

Early this month, I read a news article that FRIM was under threat but was later relieved to know that our Natural Resources and Environment Minister did not want a highway splitting FRIM. However please note the sentence underlined in yellow that said, "at this point in time" meaning the government might change their mind at a later point in time. FRIM Director-General,… Continue reading Leave our forest reserves alone!

Why is our government so spiteful towards Chinese and Hindu temples?

With the demolition of  101-year-old Sri Muniswarar Kaliyaman temple off Jalan P. Ramlee  still fresh in our minds, comes another news of another temple on the brink of destruction. Even though the demolition is only partial  - only the mural wall, fish pond and the adjacent caretaker's home that houses a shrine are slated to be… Continue reading Why is our government so spiteful towards Chinese and Hindu temples?