Lim Kit Siang

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Lim Kit Siang

Why I would leave Malaysia

Posted: 26 May 2011 07:24 AM PDT

Hafidz Baharom The Malaysian Insider May 26, 2011 MAY 26 — There are a few things in every nation that a person can't handle. With our nation now in a state of brain drain (or maybe not), it comes as no surprise that there will be people wishing to migrate for what they may consider [...]

When belts cannot be tightened anymore

Posted: 26 May 2011 07:14 AM PDT

Hsu Dar Ren The Malaysian Insider May 26, 2011 MAY 26 — I chatted with an old patient of mine after a consultation yesterday. He was probably suffering from the side effect of stress and not enough rest. I enquired about his job and he told me that he is working two jobs now; a [...]

The reasons I stayed

Posted: 26 May 2011 06:51 AM PDT

Adrian Ng The Malaysian Insider May 26, 2011 MAY 26 — There are actually more reasons to leave than stay in Malaysia. But then again, I decided to stay… at least for now. Why? 1. I love the food; I can step out in the middle of the night and still find my favourite food [...]

10 Days in May (34)

Posted: 26 May 2011 04:57 AM PDT

Tweets @limkitsiang:- TBH RCI – What game MACC up2 demanding special treatment in not meeting yesterday’s RCI deadline 4submissions – while complied by others? Bar Council justified complaint working “round the clock” 2comply with RCI deadline 4submissions – Y MACC exception w Friday extension? Question Grave Public Importance:Y MACC need more time than others 2submit [...]

Speaking up and facing the reality

Posted: 26 May 2011 04:18 AM PDT

Andre Sequerah The Malaysian Insider May 26, 2011 MAY 26 — Growing up and studying in a missionary La Salle school in the '80s was one of the best experiences ever. In general, boys from all the races mixed together and student populations then were well balanced between all the races. Yet, even at that [...]

10 Days in May (33)

Posted: 26 May 2011 03:46 AM PDT

Tweets @limkitsiang:- Who is greatest threat/wrecker of Najib’s 1Msia concept? No 1 outside. From very bosom of Umno eg its organ UtusanMsia w 1Melayu agnst 1Msia Utusan’s anti Najib 1Msia campaign has full support from Umno old guards headed by UMNO No.2 Muhyiddin. Is Utusan loyal 2Najib or Muhyiddin? Wld Utusan dare 2b so irresponsible [...]

Abolish race quota for PSD scholarships, says ex-FT education chief

Posted: 25 May 2011 11:55 PM PDT

By Boo Su-Lyn | May 26, 2011 The Malaysian Insider PETALING JAYA, May 26 — A former Federal Territory education director today pressed the Najib administration to abolish the race quota in Public Service Department (PSD) overseas scholarships. Abas Awang, who is now the PKR education bureau chief, said the government should consider the long-term [...]

MMA concerned Lynas plant will wreak harm

Posted: 25 May 2011 11:53 PM PDT

By Yow Hong Chieh | May 26, 2011 The Malaysian Insider KUALA LUMPUR, May 26 — The Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) stepped into the controversy today over Australian miner Lynas' rare earth plant near Kuantan, expressing "grave concern" that waste products could wreak harm on those living nearby. The association, representing the country's 13,000 doctors, [...]

DAP: Opposition pressure forced Putrajaya to postpone subsidy cuts

Posted: 25 May 2011 11:49 PM PDT

By Clara Chooi | May 26, 2011 The Malaysian Insider KUALA LUMPUR, May 26 — The DAP triumphed today in Putrajaya's postponement of fuel and gas subsidy cuts, claiming it was largely due to opposition pressure that forced the government to back down. It however warned that the celebration would likely be short-lived, predicting that [...]

Power subsidies: Their mistakes, our liabilities

Posted: 25 May 2011 11:17 PM PDT

Malaysiakini Your Say | May 26, 11 ‘I doubt anything substantial will come out of the re-negotiation as the IPPs and Umno are sitting on the same side of the table.’ Transparency of IPP contracts ‘long overdue’ Kgen: The lopsided IPP (independent power producer) agreements are the result of Dr Mahathir Mohamad forcing TNB (Tenaga [...]

IPPs: A case of the poor subsiding the rich

Posted: 25 May 2011 11:14 PM PDT

Malaysiakini Your Say | May 26, 11 ‘Why is it that one minister called it ‘subsidy’ but another minister said it is not. This is ridiculous BN ways at work.’ Chin’s ‘savings, not subsidy’ remark shocks DAP Onyourtoes: I think both Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng and Energy, Green Technology and Water Minister Peter [...]

Make lists of scholarship recipients public

Posted: 25 May 2011 11:15 PM PDT

Malaysiakini Vox Populi | May 26, 11 ‘Then there will be no arguments as to the veracity of the selection process. Until that is done, there will be quarters that won’t trust nor believe PSD.’ Abolish PSD’s racial quotas, urge NGOs WangMalaysia: More than 8,800 students getting 9A+. Malaysia has loads of talent! I remember [...]

Longing For A Free Mind (Part 12 of 14)

Posted: 25 May 2011 08:11 PM PDT

By M. Bakri Musa Q& A (Cont'd): Pakatan, UMNO, and Mahathir Q4: Pakatan declared that it will take away Malay special privileges. Why should I vote for that coalition? A4: Your greatest fear, and reason for not voting Pakatan, is the possible loss of your special privileges. Thanks to the agitations of leaders from the [...]

MCA – Heartless, Soulless, Hopeless

Posted: 25 May 2011 08:08 PM PDT

Tweets exchange:- limkitsiang – 8.04am I hope that one day I can return – John Malachi (TMI) limkitsiang – 8.08am Cry of a Msian – “as I write this in tears 2nite, I hope that 1 day I can return ..2do what I was doing b4 I left” giamsk – 8.10am Voice of [...]

I hope that one day I can return

Posted: 25 May 2011 05:03 PM PDT

John Malachi The Malaysian Insider May 25, 2011 MAY 25 — I am a Malaysian living abroad. I graduated as a doctor in Australia and went back to Malaysia in the early 1990s. From the first day I started working in Malaysia until the day I left, I have worked all the 15 and a [...]

Talking Malay on false premises

Posted: 25 May 2011 08:21 AM PDT

Sakmongkol AK47 The Malaysian Insider May 25, 2011 MAY 25 — Let us demolish one pet belief of Umno people and those who think they speak for Umno. It’s time for the real Malay to speak for the Malay. Where have the real Malays gone? How can we force ourselves to suffer fools by allowing [...]

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