Thursday, December 10, 2009

FINALLY! Some Arrests in the PKFZ Scandal!

PUTRAJAYA: More people are to face charges in relation to the Port Klang Free Zone fiasco, with three senior executives already brought to court yesterday.

Attorney-General Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail said politicians, civil servants, businessmen and lawyers implicated in the scandal would be charged in stages.

Yesterday, the former general manager of Port Klang Authority, Datin Paduka Phang Oi Choo, was charged with criminal breach of trust amounting to RM254 million.

Stephen Abok, chief operating officer of Kuala Dimensi Sdn Bhd, the project’s turnkey developer, and architect Bernard Tan Seng Swee were charged with cheating. All three pleaded not guilty and were granted bail.

On Monday, Law Jenn Dong, an engineer with Kuala Dimensi, is to be charged.

For the rest of the story, click HERE.

Well....I thought they'd never arrest anyone for this....

Good, job!

And yet, I can hear dissatisfied voices.

You can NEVER please people with agendas.

Saturday, November 21, 2009

Will I Miss Oprah?

Ms Oprah Winfrey has announced that she will "dim the lights on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" at the close of its 25th season in late 2011.

Well, blow me down. She's a clever one. Quit whil the going is good. Quit while you're still riding high.

Truthfully, and I hate to admit it...I will kinda miss her. I think she has been so much a part of our lives -- whether you like it or not.

Of course, it's not that I need her like a drug. I do not make a point of turning her on, if that's what you're thinking. But, well, I do enjoy Oprah whenever she's on.

The lady is smart and very enterprising. For her to be able to survive the industry and be as big as she is now, takes a lot, I tell ya.

She is iconic and is an inspiration to a lot of people.

I'm sure her star will continue to shine.

All about her announcement HERE.

(This image taken from video Friday, Nov. 20, 2009 and provided by Harpo Productions Inc., talk-show host Oprah Winfrey announces during a live broadcast of 'The Oprah Winfrey Show' in Chicago that her daytime television show, the foundation of a multibillion-dollar media empire, will end its run in 2011 after 25 seasons on the air. (AP Photo/Harpo Productions, Inc.) MANDATORY CREDIT, NO SALES

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Obama: Guantanamo To Close Next Year

This is good news. I hope this will really happen.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama said on Wednesday he believes the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, can be closed next year, but he acknowledged that he will not meet his original January deadline.

Obama said he was not disappointed that he would not meet the one-year deadline he set upon taking office last January because, he said, "I knew this was going to be hard."

He made the comment in Beijing in an interview to be aired on Fox News Channel's "Special Report with Bret Baier" later on Wednesday.

"We are on a path and a process where I would anticipate that Guantanamo will be closed next year," Obama said, declining to name a specific date for when the prison will be closed.

The Obama administration has had difficulty in closing the prison because many U.S. lawmakers are deeply reluctant to transferring the prisoners there to the United States.

"It's hard not only because of the politics. People I think understandably are fearful after a lot of years where they were told that Guantanamo was critical to keeping terrorists out. So, I understood that that had to be processed, but it's also just technically hard -- I just think as usual in Washington things move slower than I anticipated," Obama said.


Saturday, November 14, 2009

Give It Up, Tee Keat & Soi Lek..

I think the MCA is going to the dogs.

I cannot believe the shenanigans of these party leaders -- fr4om Datuk Ong Tee Keat, Datuk Dr Chua Soi Lek right down to everyone who've been quoted in the media -- mainstream and online!

Like a bunch of puerile brats who insist on getting their own way.

Listen, fellas. You guys are in deep shit, you hear.

You're gonnat take down the Barisan Nasional with you. So stop it already!

I so agree with the Third Force or whatchamacallit -- looks like you can't handle it, guys. You need the big man himself.

Yep. It's got to that point. Now, don't go blaming everyone else but yourselves!

But before, big man Najib sits down and help you clean house -- I agree with so many people that Tee keat and Soi Lek have got to give it up!

Monday, August 17, 2009

Pretty Doesn't Always Work, For Stores

The world is going crazy. Some time and tested practices no longer work. There's good and bad about it.

Remember how good looks were put to damn good use? You'd put pretty people in advertisements, on can covers, on front pages, on magazine covers and on all sorts of products.

You'd put pretty receptionists on your front desk, pretty waitresses in your restaurants and bars and, of course, pretty people to show off your clothes.

Man, if you had looks, you'd have won 80 per cent of your battle.

These days, though, pretty may not be so good. According to a survey in Australia, pretty store assistants are putting off customers and are causing sales to dwindle.

Here's why:

Research from the University of South Australia has found that regardless of the product, women are less likely to buy it if they think the saleswoman is more attractive than them.

After being intimidated while shopping, PhD researcher Bianca Price decided to investigate and her findings were recently published in the Journal of International Business and Economics.

"Attractiveness does have its benefits, hence stores hire these girls, but the problems lie with the fact that we aren't all stunners," she told ABC News Online.

You may read the rest of the article HERE.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Ooh, That R Word!

Something's really goin' on back home. The Chinese are calling the Malays racist and the Malays are calling everyone else that R word.

So, I do a little reading and what have I discovered. That they all have reason to believe that the other is a racist.

Bigotry. Bah!

You can blame it on race politics. What what do you blame race politics on?

You got it, baby. Politicians, who else.

The Democratic Action Party (DAP) is predominantly Chinese so they get all fired up when the Malay daily, Utusan Malaysia accuses it politicians of being anti-Malay and anti-Islam.

The DAP in turn throws back the R word at the Utusan.

Everyone -- and I mean politicians and their supporters -- jumps in and have a good fucking time labelling the Chinese anti-Malay and the Malays as racist.

It is helluva ugly. It's supposed to be helluva. But, really, it's more hilarious than anything because you can see everyone's game.

They're killing each other, I tell ya.

So funny.

Get over it, man.

Monday, April 13, 2009

Defending Khairy And Bashing Dr Mahathir

This is so very odd.

My cousin voted for the Opposition in last year's general election because she was so fed up with Barisan Nasional.

The face of Khairy Jamaluddin, she said, was one reason she rejected BN because Khairy represented the abuse, the corruption and all that went wrong for the BN under his father-in-law.

Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi was literally PM-in-absentia.

The Opposition at that time was not Pakatan Rakyat but individual parties. She voted for the DAP and PKR.

She was naturally aghast that Pakatan Rakyat had conducted itslef pretty miserably and betrayed people like her.

For instance, when Pak Lah was stepping down, several Pakatan leaders said, no no, he shouldn't.

"What the F****?" she screamed in her text to me!

Yeah. I'm wondering what's goin' on back home?

What's the deal?

You'd send Malaysia to destruction just so you can take over the country?

No go, man.

Recently, of course, with the new government under Datuk Seri Najib Razak, we hear Pakatan voices defending Khairy and whacking Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

So, ok. We understand your issues with the Tun. But why whack him in defence of Khairy?


"I voted for the opposition because I rejected the likes of Khairy and now you are supporting Khairy? What game are you playing-lah?"

Hey. I'd like to know too!

What is your struggle, Pakatan? Stay focus, man. Or you will expose your own lack of direction and a very muddled struggle.

Monday, April 6, 2009

Celebrities and Adopting Poor Third World Kids

Should I laud Madonna for her steadfastness in wanting to adopt a Malawian child?

I remember watching TV and how the TV presenters crucifies the Malawian authorities for making it difficult for Madonna to adopt 4 year-old Mercy James.

This presenter said Madonna was giving Mercy a good life and these stupid authorities were questioning her morality?

Mercy will die of hunger in Malawi, stupid!

Which brings me to this issue about Hollywood celebrities penchant for adopting kids from poor countries.

No doubt they love children. I suppose, on the outset, we could say that they're doing it all for humanity, charity.

We should be happy for these kids, you know. They're better off with these glitzy celebrities to call mommy and daddy.

But, really...I dunno.

Aren't there needy kids where they come from?

Saturday, January 17, 2009

Israel Is A War Criminal...

But Israel will never go to trial for its genocidal acts of terrorism.

Friday, January 9, 2009

A War That Will Never End...

God Almighty. surely You have a reason for all these.....

Do read THIS whenever you can.