Monday, 29 March 2010

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Malaysia Best Example In Handling Indigenous Peoples' Rights

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written by Angela Ooi, March 29, 2010 08:57:33
Does anyone sane, believe this crap dribble of Dr Marcus?? My friends and I sure don't.
written by AlwaysFair, March 28, 2010 23:19:04
Is it true? I thought the NCR land was pillaged to make way for logging etc.What about Mamak's project I/C that gave preference to illegals?What about rape of Penans? They not orang asli? I don't believe this report because this is the first report I heard the natives were well taken care of?

Remember the 2000 strong orang asli demo at Putrajaya recently? I think this talk is mainly to refute the natives claims of being marginalised.smilies/wink.gif
written by NollanBD, March 28, 2010 16:51:58
I know Datuk Marcus is sincere in his effort to help the indegenious people to the extent that UPKO is supported by the non-Muslim Orang Asli communities in Perak which all this while has been ignored either by JHEOA or UMNO for the simple reason that these Orang Aslis are non Muslims.. Unfortunately being in a non-Muslim based BN component party with few seats, and limited financial resouces, there is nothing much Datuk Marcus can do but incorporate a praise in support to the Prime Minister everytime there a media coverage - keeping up true to the feudal politics of Barisan Nasional which he believes would be the best platform to position himself, in order to be effective in his objective to help the people. At least he hope so..
written by Obadiyah, March 28, 2010 15:24:47
This is a Bumiputra !!!

She lives in Taman Negara. She is of the Jakun Tribe.
Her Village has NO electricity !!!
read more here:
written by rabbit, March 28, 2010 13:50:29
damned F**king liars!
written by Bob, March 28, 2010 12:56:32
this pilipino must have been paid off big time plus investment opportunities in msia......
written by datuk tanah, March 28, 2010 11:28:00
This joker is saying what the Najis like to hear. In actual fact many of their settlements do not have electricity, tap water and proper sanitation. The Orang Asli live a life no better than the poorest in Africa after more than fifty years on UMNO rule. Action speaks louder than words. Can somebody please post some images of Orang Asli settlements in Perak for all to see.
written by jokersland, March 28, 2010 11:26:52
Another joker with a doctorate in front of his name. It's better still you told the audiences in the seminar that Malaysia in the best example for protecting the indigenious peoples rights in the world. You "care" the natives from Womb To Grave ? But as far as all the world know you " RAPE" them from Womb To Grave.
written by temenggong, March 28, 2010 11:01:18
Is this a joke? Even the orang asli are hitting the streets and protesting!
written by MAMR, March 28, 2010 09:41:57
What he didn"t say was Malaysia is also one of the best example Govt apart from Myanmar and Zimbabwe,which is VERYGOOD at putting away opposition by using its MIGHT.It is also verygood at deceiving quite a few of Rakyat and good at RIPPING rakyats money by means of corruptions and giving projects to their cronies.
written by Old Man, March 28, 2010 09:30:58
Marcus Mojigoh, we do agree with you 100% that you and your buddies "CARE" for the Natives from Womb to Tomb!
Besides that, every year during the Harvest Featival, the young KDM young ladies were harvested from the rural areas and queued up for the V. I. Paedophiles to screw!
And the KDM communitites in the rural areas continue to rot while you and your buddies are laughing all the way to the BANKS!
No wonder the people in your urban areas call you and your buddies VACUUM CLEANERS!smilies/angry.gifsmilies/sad.gifsmilies/shocked.gif

Reactions to SoiLek Win ...

Umno, how can you continuously accuse Anwar of having unnatural sex when the leader of your component party has done the same thing?' Narrow wins for Soi Lek, Liow Lim Chong Leong: How long will this marriage of convenience last? I already see the two brothers - Ong Ka Ting and Ong Ka Chuan - sharpening their knives for Brutus' (Liow) second attack. And Wanita chief Chew Mei Fun said she'll quit if Chua Soi Lek wins, how now? Geronimo: I am glad, so very glad that Chua Soi Lek won the presidency. So Umno, remember the saying 'Those who stay in glass houses should not throw stones'? How can you continuously accuse Anwar of having unnatural sex when the leader of your component party has done the same thing? If Prime Minister Najib Razak accommodates a person tainted with adulterous and unnatural sex behaviour (though not sodomy), then it goes to show that the case against Anwar is nothing more than a political persecution. Gk: If the majority of MCA members want it that way, who can say no? Let them be, and the results confirmed what type of people MCA members are. I am not at all interested in what they are. To me, they are only relevant to Umno, not to the rakyat. This also confirmed MCA can neither be reformed or changed, just like its big brother. Multi racial: MCA has decided loud and clear. The delegates have voted against reform and for low moral values. Now it is time for Malaysians to take MCA out of politics for good. We shall vote every MCA candidate out in the next election. Aramsa: The MCA delegates who voted surely are the ones who determine whether MCA is or is not out of the wood. By electing CSL (Chua Soi Lek) as president, they at the same time rejected Kong Chor Ha, supposedly CSL's running mate. By putting LTL (Liow Tiong Lai) as CSL's deputy the MCA is in for another few years, if not months, of back stabbing. Is this what the MCA delegates want? I guess it is, because then the MCA will continue to have Team A and Team B pitting against each other. Perhaps, the delegates do not want absolute control by the top leadership as absolute power may corrupt absolutely. Now, the writer is saying Najib will be in a dilemma whether or not the new MCA boss should be included in the cabinet. Well, This is the least of the problem. The PM himself is tainted with all sorts of scandals and he remains PM, therefore why not CSL. In other words, you ain't see nothing yet. Disgusted: MCA has lost all credibility. Like Umno, both its top leaders are very tainted when compared to Anwar Ibrahim and the obvious choice of the rakyat will be Pakatan and Anwar. We'll see in the Hulu Selangor by-elections what the result will be. The rakyat will deliver the verdict. Kgen: The election of Chua as MCA president against the wishes of the Chinese community confirms how out of sync the party is with the community. Bad for MCA, good for Pakatan. One hand cover the sky: Well, it's time to say goodbye to the PKFZ (Port Klang Free Zone) scandal. It will be buried forever, no more witch hunting and those big fishes will no longer have to live in fear again. Wira: This is the worst possible result for MCA and the best for Pakatan. Chua's moral values will once again be under scrutiny. The MCA delegates completely ignored the popular opinion of the rakyat and the party will certainly pay a price for that. Long arm: With the exception of those standing for elections and their backers, everyone else is a loser, and yet you have losers voted in as winners. What a scenario, only to be found in gutter politics BN-style, made in Malaysia. POHLIS: What an opportune period for Chew Mei Fun to make life hell for the 'porno star'. All of Malaysia, half of MCA and probably the rest of the world will have a gala time ridiculing Chua, MCA and BN. MCA delegates finally pressed the self destruct button. Harry Koay: I suggest Tee Keat should follow the foot steps of former MCA vice-president Chua Jui Meng and join PKR for the sake of coming out from the shackles of BN. The non-voting delegates will definitely vote you in as PKR MP should you stand for the 13th general elections. Your loss this time around could be a blessing in disguise. Good luck to the new captain and crew of the imminent sinking ship. Cala: Now that they are exposed, MCA deputy president Liow Tiong Lai and his faction is no longer a third force. They are a new force to be reckoned with. They are the second force, capable of contending for leadership in the next election. Gem: Get ready for Chua versus Liow.

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Yeah, baby - We have a "sex offender" at the helm!!

Chua is president, Liow No 2

By FMT staff

UPDATED AT 9.44PM KUALA LUMPUR: Dr Chua Soi Lek has been elected as the new MCA president while Liow Tiong Lai is the new deputy.

Chua, the former deputy, garnered 901 votes while Ong Ka Ting received 833. Incumbent party president Ong Tee Keat managed to get 578 votes.

In the fight for the deputy president's post, Liow defeated Kong Cho Ha by receiving 1,171 votes compared with the latter's 1,106.

The four new vice-presidents are Dr Ng Yen Yen (1,528 votes), Donald Lim Siang Chai (1,469), Chor Chee Heung (1,202) and Gan Ping Sieu (1,202).

Immediately after the results were announced, both Chua and Liow - from opposing camps - said that they will work together for the party and thanked Tee Keat his services.
~Chua is president, Liow No 2

M. Bakri Musa -

The Labu and Labi Team of Najib and Muhyiddin
M. Bakri Musa

[First of Four Parts]

The dynamics between Prime Minister Najib Razak and his deputy Muhyiddin Yassin is one of rivalry. They compete rather than complement each other. They give every indication to be the least productive and most dysfunctional ‘team,’ if I can stretch that term. Their relationship has awful feng shui and exudes bad karma.

They are politics’ Labu and Labi, the bumbling hired hands in P. Ramlee’s comedy movie of the same name, who spent their time fantasizing about their employer’s daughter while neglecting their chores.

Alas, leading the nation is anything but a comedic act; it is an awesome responsibility. Najib and Muhyiddin however, are treating their position as they would a trophy wife; with Najib consumed with displaying it while Muhyiddin is busy licking at the chops barely concealing his own desires.

Najib has nothing substantive to show after a year in office. It is emblematic of his inept leadership that when the recently-acquired new Scorpene submarine could finally dive, it made the headlines! Incidentally, that sub was bought during Najib’s tenure as Defense Minister.

We have significantly lowered the bar for and expectations of our leaders. Next, we will be excited if Najib were just to show up! Consider that former Prime Minister Mahathir had praised Najib merely for not dozing off at meetings! As for Najib’s much ballyhooed “1Malaysia,” a check on its website today showed that it is still inviting readers to register to join him for tea on March 13th, a good two weeks ago! Well at least that is better than the fate of his deputy’s blog.

On the major issues, from the teaching of science and mathematics in English to the controversy over the “Allah” terminology, the two are not even on the same page. They are complete opposites. Often that is the catalyst for a dynamic and creative relationship. That however, is true only with highly-accomplished and self-confident personalities. Najib and Muhyiddin are far from being that!

I will compare the current duo of Najib and Muhyiddin to their predecessors, and then suggest a course of action Najib should take to salvage his tattering leadership. I will focus on three preceding pairs: the best and ideal team of Tun Razak and Dr. Ismail; the longest and most enduring partnership of Tuanku Abdul Rahman and Tun Razak; and the destructive and dysfunctional combination of Mahathir and Anwar. These three examples (two positive and one negative) provide many relevant lessons for Najib.

Unaltered the present course will lead to a breakup of the two, with destructive consequences to them, their party, and their country. The scale would be many times worse than the Mahathir-Anwar explosion of 1998. The latter crippled the party and deeply divided the country, but only temporarily. In that ruinous split there was a definite victor, the mercurial Mahathir, which made the conflict mercifully not protracted.

If Najib and Muhyiddin were to split, it would come at a time when their party is at its weakest and most vulnerable; likewise the nation. As neither Najib nor Muhyiddin is strong enough or commands sufficient respect and support within the party and country, their split could consume both of them, as well as fatally cripple UMNO.

As for Malaysia, it has come a long way since the traumatic events of 1998 and could thus take the Najib-Muhyiddin breakup in stride. Indeed I would argue that the split would be good for the nation.

Nothing however, is preordained; prophecies need not be self fulfilling. Even bad karma and ill feng shui can be ameliorated. Najib’s future is in his own hands and in the fateful decisions he makes, not with the alignment of the stars or the tea-leaf reading of some village soothsayers.

Earlier Teams

The first and longest pair was that of Tunku Abdul Rahman and Tun Razak. It spanned over 15 years and was the most successful the country has ever seen, or likely to see again. Even when the duo broke up following the 1969 race riots, it was done discretely and with minimal public repercussions. The pair remained unique in that they maintained their respect for each other long after one exited the stage. They never uttered an unkind word for the other, at least not publicly. It was a class act right to the end.

Compare that to the nasty things the Tunku and Hussein Onn heaped upon Mahathir when he was Prime Minister, or the scorn and contempt Mahathir poured on his chosen successor, Abdullah.

At the other extreme, we had the initially very promising and dynamic but later proved to be highly destructive and dysfunctional pairing of Mahathir and Anwar. The nation is still playing the price for that ugly split. The pair was like an unstable radioisotope; when it split it continued spewing its toxic radiation, defying all attempts at containment.

The team of Tun Razak and Dr. Ismail that succeeded the Rahman-Razak duo was easily the best and ideal. Perhaps the brevity of their tenure spared them from the inevitable tensions and rivalries. Malaysians today look forlornly to that team, especially considering what is being served to us today.

The Razak-Ismail team was not the briefest; that distinction (if it can be called that) belongs to the immediately succeeding team of Razak and Hussein Onn. That was also the most forgettable pairing. The Razak and Huseein duo demonstrates that it would take both sides to make a great or at least workable team. It is not enough to have only one member shine; a laggard partner would bring the pair down. This observation would be validated many times later, as with the Mahathir-Musa Hitam and Mahathir-Ghaffar Baba pairings.

When both members are lightweights, then we would have a laughing stock of a team, a political Labu and Labi team. At worse it would be a disaster, for them as well as the country. We had that with the Abdullah and Najib; we are now we re-living it with Najib and Muhyiddin.