Screw Max, the Huguan Siou Hopeful


Many politicians make an excuse that they must be rich or holding a position of power before they can help others to have a better life.  I believe it is just an excuse to cheat people of their votes.  Once they get what they want i.e. rich and holding a position of power, their standard answer after showing an effort to help their constituents is, “that is all I can do”.  If a person who aspires to be a politician is sincere, and their true desire is to help others, then there is no need for wealth or position of power to start helping.  Assistance comes in many forms, tangible or intangible, big or small.  For a person in need any form of assistance is appreciated.  However, we must never take those in dire straits for granted for they have “the power of the pen”.  They voted you in.  They can also vote you out!!

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The Distorted History Part 1 of 6


The victors write history.  Sabah has never lose any conflict, yet it’s Malaya who is writing Sabah’s history.  It is not because they are our superior; it is because we allowed Malaya to colonize our mind.  Sabahans attitude of accommodation, compromise, and tolerance must stop.  It is time that Sabahans must liberate their minds and stand in Malaysia as peers.

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Sabah and Malaya are Different part 5 of 5


It is ironic, the people in Malaya is moving towards the traditional Sabah thinking of individualism whilst some Sabahans are moving towards the way the people in Malaya traditionally thinks and perceived the world.  However, trying to change the mindset of Sabahans from individualism to conformity in this modern and inter-connected World is a waste of time.
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Sabah and Malaya are Different part 4 of 5


There are many similarities in the Sabah way of life and the Muslims in Indonesia.  In Indonesia, a person from a Malay stock, dress like a Malay, practicing the Malay culture but may not be a Muslim is acceptable.

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Sabah and Malaya are Different part 1 of 5


A common assumption made by many that people in Sabah is the same as people in Malaya especially the Malays.  This assumption is flawed; I begin to see this problem as I joined the blogging community from Malaya.  I can summarize these differences in their thinking and the way they perceived the people in Sabah – in one word – Condescending.

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The Hidden Part of the RMK Plans Part 1


It appears that Sabah and Sarawak is not only physically (geographically) separated from Malaya, there seem also a great chasm in the mindset of development planners and practitioners at the centre.  Equally at fault the mindset of the development planners & practitioners at the Sabah level.  Somehow there is no synergy in both their thinking.

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Rancangan Malaya Ke10 Menepati Sasaran


A very apt name to call the RMK10 as Rancangan Malaya Ke10.  Najib is not talking about Malaysia he is just talking only about Malaya specifically Klang Valley and Selangor.  I bet my bottom ringgit ( not that much) that Sabah will get the 2nd highest allocation and Sarawak will get the 3rd largest allocation.  The local Ministers will be so happy patting each other’s back on a job well done.  But wait a minute, “Where is the money, Show me the money!”

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RMK10 for whom in Sabah


The Prime Minister is going to Parliament to announce the 10th Malaysian Plan or RMK10 in short.  Christmas is coming and Santa is bringing the goodies.  A lot of people are anticipating a lot of thing for a lot of different reasons.  One thing is for certain none of these reasons will look squarely at the welfare of the people in Sabah and address critical issues at hand.

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Discrimination and Disfranchising Sabah – The Cabotage Policy


27 years of Discrimination and Disfranchising Sabah

The role of the Malaysian Cabotage Policy

Introduction

Overview of the Cabotage Policy

The Cabotage Policy

The Effect of Cabotage Policy to Sabah Economy

Beneficiaries to the Cabotage Policy

Cabotage Policy and the BIMP EAGA

Circumventing the Cabotage Policy

Introduction

This is clearly shown in the ideas of the Barisan Nasional, where political power is welded by 3 major components United Malay National Organisation (UMNO), the Malaya (Malaysian) Indian Congress (MIC) and the Malaya (Malaysian) Chinese Association (MCA).  The role of other members of the Barisan National components is irrelevant; they are practically impotent their presence as members is just to legitimize decisions made by the big 3.

Changes are sweeping across the political and economic landscape in Malaysia especially after the political Tsunami of 2008 and the uncertainty and volatility of global economic scenarios.  Both the MIC and MCA are racked by institutional breakdowns, and UMNO is also facing a crisis of confidence.  The political power of the Big 3 is finally in disarray and the leaders are powerless to give order into these chaos.

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Oii Mahathir, screw us no more.


Mahathir Mohammed jealously knows no bound, especially against the successful elderly statesman Lee Kuan Yew (LKY) of Singapore.  The reason is LKY has been successful where he failed miserably.  LKY broke the shackles of colonialism, because Mahathir is still flogging the colonial dead horse for his failures.  Singapore has become a develop nation whilst Malaysia still finding excuse in being caught in a “middle income trap”.  Let’s call a spade is a spade and accept the fact that Singapore succeed where Malaysia has failed.  Stop all the excuses, people are so tired of it.

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Malaya or Malaysia


Eavesdropping is a bad habit, I must admit.  But I could not help overhearing the conversation between the salesgirl and one Ma’chik, in the Filipino market in Kota Kinabalu recently.

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So Pakatan Wants 20 to 25 Seats in Sabah – Easy as pie


It is interesting to read in the Malaysia Today that the Pakatan Rakyat should stop flogging the Indians, Chinese and Malay votes in order to capture Putra Jaya.  They should make an effort to capture at least 20 to 25 seats from the East Malaysia states.  Actually it is simpler than what RPK thinks.  It is not only possible to get 20 to 25 seats; it is already in their hands.  The problem is that they do not know they already have it.

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