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Thursday, July 31, 2014

MH17 crash : New US & EU Sanction on Russia

MH17 crash : United States and European Union impose new sanction on Russia. They believe that Russia is behind Ukraine separatists. Will the action help to find and repatriate the remaining bodies of the victims from the Eastern Ukraine crash site?

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Haze is perrenial.

Haze is perrenial. This is due to dry weather and forest fires in Indonesia and Malaysia, such as over 400 hotspots in Indonesia.Will the situation persist until September?

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Commonwealth Games: team spirit & excellent performance in badminton

Glasgow Commonwealth Games: The Malaysian badminton mixed (men and women) team showed team spirit and excellent performance to win the gold medal for the third time consecutively.

MH17 crash:Treat bodies of victims with dignity

MH17 crash: Investigation team cannot enter the site because of fighting. The ceasefire agreement?  We must find the remaining bodies of the victims and bring them out of the area with dignity.

Monday, July 28, 2014

MH17 crash:UN guarantees safety of MH17 investigation?

MH17 crash: According to the United Nations,  since April 2014, the fighting in Eastern Ukraine results in over 1100 dead and 3400 injured. Russian Foreign Minister Surgei Lavrov proposes that the security of MH17 investigation is guaranteed by the UN.

MH17 crash:in the war zone

MH17 crash: The Kiev Government is launching a military action to drive separatists out of the crash site. How do international police and investigation teams operate?

Sunday, July 27, 2014

MH17 crash :Malaysia sends 68 police

MH17 crash: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib says that Malaysia has reached agreement again with the separatists to allow full access to international police team to secure the crash site in Eastern Ukraine. Malaysia sends 68 police. Netherlands, Australia and Malaysia are main nations. Will the agreement be fulfilled?

MH17 crash:Australia's non - threatening force.

MH17 crash: Australian Prime Minister Abbott wants to send a non - threatening force ( 190 police and specialists ) to the site in Eastern Ukraine to help recover the remaining bodies and to assist investigation. What is Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib ' s next move?

Happy Eid al-Fitr.

Happy Eid al-Fitr.

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Beringin'incinerator': The difference between Japan and Malaysia

Beringin'incinerator': The difference between Japan and Malaysia are: Japan is a temperate country. She manufactures incinerators. She separates rubbish. She manages and maintains effectively. On the other hand, Malaysia is tropical. She does not manufacture incinerators. She does not separate rubbish. Her management and maintenance cannot be compared with Japan.

MH17 crash: International police mission?

MH17 crash: Australia has sent over 100 police and soldiers to London, preparing to send them to Eastern Ukraine. Netherlands commits to 40.
Malaysia has not announced.
     Have Australia, Netherlands and Ukraine agreed to an international police mission at the crash site? This must be ratified by parliament; the prime minister has resigned.

Friday, July 25, 2014

MH17 crash:Australia sends 100 police. Malaysia 45?

MH17 crash: Eight days after the tragedy, the crash site of 35 square kilometres in Eastern Ukraine is unsecured. Ausralia sends 100 police, not 50 as initially announced, and Netherlands 40. Malaysia should send at least 45 to secure the site for investigation and recovery of remains of victims still left there.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

MH17 crash:Australia offers 50 police to secure the site.

MH17 crash: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott says 'the crash can't be called tragedy. The thing that happened is atrocity. ' He has spoken to Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko about sending Australian federal police to help secure the crash site in Eastern Ukraine.
     Apparently, the 50 constables are now in London. Will they go to Ukraine?
     While many bodies of the 298 victims are being flown to Eindhoven, Netherlands, there are still remains at the site of tragedy or atrocity. These and the evidence must be protected. All victims must be brought home.

Mass Rapid Transit: total cost RM50 billion?

Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) from Sungai Buloh to Kajang is 51 kilometres long. According to its Chief Executive Datuk Wira Azhar Abdul Hamid, hitherto jobs worth RM21 billion have been awarded and RM8.02 bil absorbed. Works progress is 47.63%.
     We face additional traffic congestion due to MRT works. We keep seeing that sign MMC Gamuda, the project partner. We think about the estimated total cost of RM50 billion.
     The public are keeping a close watch on the MRT project, wondering about the way the project has been awarded, the system of tender and the effectiveness of monitoring.
     This is the Government's biggest infrastructure project. It would have to show the most excellent transparency and accountability and the best value for money.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

MH17 crash:emergency notion and difficulties in war zone

MH17 crash: The Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib moves an emergency motion in the House to extend his sympathy and condolences to families of 298 victims, to condemn the inhumane action to shoot down MH17, to form an independent international body to have a comprehensive investigation and to bring those responsible to justice.
     In the war zone of Eastern Ukraine, it needs more than hard work to overcome the difficulties and to achieve above-stated objectives.

马航MH17 客机空难:多少遗体运往阿姆斯特丹?


Tuesday, July 22, 2014

MH17 crash: victims ' bodies in Amsterdam

MH17 crash: Dutch military aircraft carries 282 bodies and 87 fragments (16 more victims) from Kharkiv City, Ukraine, to Amsterdam. International experts such as from Netherlands, Australia and Malaysia will identify the bodies.

MH17 crash:DNA identification of victims

MH17 crash:After handing over the black boxes of the jetliner, the rebels transport bodies of victims in refrigerated railway coaches from Eastern Ukraine to Kharkiv town. Where will Malaysian experts carry out DNA identification on the remains of the victims?

MH17 crash:UN resolution

MH17 crash: The United Nations votes on Australian motion and the resolution calls for a full inquiry into the tragedy. The rebels have given the black boxes to Malaysian authority. With full access to the 34 square-kilometre crash site and the independent international team, we can try to identify the culprits who fired the SA11 guided missile that destroyed the jetliner in the sky of Eastern Ukraine.

Monday, July 21, 2014

MH17 crash: Netherlands leads investigation?

MH17 crash: There were 298 victims in the tragedy in which the airliner was shot down in Eastern Ukraine. Among them, 189 were Dutch. Kiev says that the Netherlands leads the investigation; her forensic experts are at the crash site. Full access is essential.

MH17 crash:waiting for action.

MH17 crash: we have waited for over three days to get full access to the crash site, to have full inquiry, to get the bodies of victims home, to acquire black boxes and, in due course, to charge the criminals in court.

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Bring home bodies of victims of MH17 tragedy

MH17 crash:  The bodies of passengers of the airliner that was shot down in Eastern Ukraine, such as the 44 Malaysians, must be brought home as soon as possible.

Bring home the victims of MH17 tragedy

MH17 crash: The bodies of passengers from the airliner's tragedy in Eastern Ukraine, such as 44 Malaysians, must be brought home as soon as possible.

Lack of firefighting equipment in highrise flats.

Today, Dr Tan Seng Giaw, DAP members and residents looked at the lack of firefighting equipment and emergency lift not functioning in highrise flats, Taman Mutiara Fadason, Jinjang North. Two days ago, a 7 5 - year - old man had a massive stroke in his unit half way up the highrise flats. As emergency lift did not work, firemen walked up the stars, wrapped the patient with blanket, carried him down the stairs and raced the ambulance to Selayang Hospital. He died a few hours later.
     Similar problems occur in some highrise flats in other parts of Malaysia. Any solution?
     Dr Tan will present the problems in parliament.

Where is MH17 black box?

MH17 crash: After the airliner has been shot down in Eastern Ukraine, where is its black box? All concerned must ensure that the signal box is found.

MH17 crash:full access to the crash site?

MH17 crash: Over two days after MH17 has been shot down, there are complaints of observers being unable to access the crash site. The independent international investigation team must have full access for a full inquiry.

Saturday, July 19, 2014

保护MH17 空难的证据

马航MH17客机: 从莫斯科到东乌克兰肇事地点可能需要24小时。这个地点是约10个平方公里。各方必须妥善地加以保护。

Full access to MH17 crash site

MH17 crash: The independent international investigation team must have full access to the MH17 crash site to get to the bottom of the tragedy.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Show professionalism in handling the MH17 tragedy

MH17 airline crash: The Malaysian Government must be seen to be professional in handling the tragedy and to offer sympathy and help to the families of 295 victims.

MH17 air crash:an international investigation team

MH17 airline crash: It doesn't rain, it pours. On 8 March. 2014,  MH370 disappeared mysteriously. On18.7.14, MH17 was shot down in Eastern Ukraine. An international investigation team must be set up as soon as possible, to get to the bottom.

Condolences to the families of MH17 crash victims

MH17 crash:Condolences to the families of 295 victims.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

DEIA before the Kepong Taman Beringin incinerator project

Kepong Taman Beringin rubbish incinerator project: Japan has 1,200 incinerators. Before building each incinerator, a detailed environment impact assessment (DEIA) had been done and the conditions adhered. Taman Beringin project must have DEIA as an early step and the people must be informed.

Monday, July 14, 2014

World Cup football final: Germany are champions

Argentina 0:1Germany. After 24 years, Germany became champion again. Both teams played well. Then, Mario Gotze scored a beautiful goal and made history.

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Victory and defeat are transient

World Cup match for third place: Brazil 0:3 Holland. The mental trauma of Brazil continued. Holland played well, remaining calm and learning from past experience as runner-up and third place. The reigning champion, Spain, lost to Germany. Brazil won the World Cup five times. Victory is transient and defeat is also transient.

Saturday, July 12, 2014

World Cup football final:Argentina rising to the occasion?

World Cup final: Although many believe that the German machine will win, I feel that Argentina with Messi will rise to the occasion.

Extremism and militancy in Malaysia

Home Minister Datuk Seri Zahid says that universities are recruitment ground for militants.We like to know the effectiveness of the measures such as screening, monitoring and detention [ Security Offences ( Special Measures ) Act 2012]. Extremism and militancy threaten national security.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

World Cup football semifinal: penalty shoot - outs decided the fate.

World Cup semifinal:Argentina 0 (4)-( 2 ) 0 Holland. Penalty shoot - outs decided the fate.  Argentina will face the German machine in the final. Argentina and Holland played effectively with good defence, ending in a draw after extra-time.

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

World Cup football semifinal: Scintillating against melancholic

World Cup football semifinal:Brazil 1-7 Germany.Germany was brilliant. Scintillating. But, 200 million Brazilians cry. Heavy rain.The tournament costs US $ 11 billion.

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Prevent encroachment and kidnapping in Sabah?

Datuk Seri Najib restructures the Eastern Sabah Security Command (ESSCom) to ' enhance security in the east coast of Sabah'. Here the coastline Is over 1000 Km. We hope that this action can prevent encroachment and kidnapping.

World Cup semifinal:referee must be firm and fair

On 9 July, 2014, Brazil will face Germany in the football semifinal. The competition will be intense. The Mexican referee Marcos Rodrigues must be firm and fair. We do not want more fouls as seen in the match between Brazil and Columbia:Neymar had back injury and Rodriguez cried.

Monday, July 07, 2014

Thousands of egrets in Jinjang:Environment Department must help.

Malaysian egrets are protected species. Thousands of the birds at the back of Jinjang Tengah School in Jinjang North amuse environmentalists. But residents are unhappy: noises,  droppings, odour and feathers. The Department of Environment must help.

Wimbledon Tennis Open: thrilling men's final.

Wimbledon Tennis Open is the world's oldest and most prestigious tennis championship. It is over 100 years.
     Switzerland's Federer has won Wimbledon men's single title seven times. The match between him and Serbia's Djokovic yesterday went into five sets. Finally, Djokovic prevailed with a slim margin. The match was thrilling with exquisite displays of good tennis. Djokovic won the championship for the second time.
     On the other hand, the women's final was between Kvitova (24) from Czech and Bouchard (20) from Canada. The former won in straight sets, 6-3,6-0.
     Kvitova won Wimbledon in 2011. Then, her performance went down because of various factors such as dealing with events that came with winning a grand slam. She has recovered,  showing that she is a cut above Bouchard.
      With the full support from her family, the talented Bouchard went from Canada to the Tennis School in Miami, USA. She has done well. She will strive to do better.

World Cup : Holland 0 (4)-(3) 0 Costa Rica

Holland goes into the semifinal with one more penalty goal than Costa Rica. Holland's coach van Gaal paid attention to penalty shoots; he replaced goalkeeper Cillossen with Kru who saved 2 penalty shots.
     Costa Rica came to the World Cup finals for the first. They showed their quality. They reached the last eight.

World Cup:Argentina in better form

World Cup: Argentina 1 : 0 Belgium. Argentina advances because their player Higuan scored a convincing goal at the 8th minute of the match and he with the team worked hard. Messi showed his skills. On the other hand, Belgium was not in form.

Sunday, July 06, 2014

World Cup:Argentina was in better form

World Cup: Argentina1:0 Belgium. Argentina advances because their player Higuan scored a convincing goal at the 8th minute of the match and he together with the whole team performed. Messi showed his skills. On the other hand, Belgium was not in form

Saturday, July 05, 2014

Firm and fair action against those who create ethnic tensions

Ethnic tensions: Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin talks about ethnic tensions which can cause that event and he does not want to mention the particular date. He should take firm and fair action against those who create ethnic tensions.

World Cup: yearning to win makes players forget the beautiful game

World Cup:Brazil 2 : 1 Columbia. The extreme competitiveness resulted in Brazil ' s Neymar being admitted to hospital because of injury and Columbia's Rodriguez crying when he left the field. He got his sixth goal (penalty) in the tournament. The referee Carballo saw many fouls including 31 from Brazil.
     The yearning to win and the intent by players made them forget about the beautiful game of football. Brazil ' s Thiago Silva got a goal and  David Luiz curved a free kick skillfully into the Columbian goal mouth.

World Cup: German tactics & psychology to win

World Cup football quarter-final: France 0 : 1 Germany. Germany advances. The tactics and psychology of the German team were slightly better than those of French coach Deschamps. Mats Hummels ' header decided the fate. The German yearning to win and their intent bring the team to the semi-final for the fourth time consecutively. Both teams played to win, not to display beautiful football.

Thursday, July 03, 2014

Posting of teachers must be fair and reasonable

Malaysia have over 400,000 teachers. Posting teachers and ensuring their standard are complicated.
Recently, the issue of posting and shortage of teachers attracts attention. Director-General of Education Datuk Dr Khir Mohd Yusof says' to be a teacher, a person must accept posting by the ministry.
     Posting of teachers must be fair and reasonable. 

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Macau Scam:International crooks use local runners

It is said that some Malaysians cheat people in China and vice versa. Macau fraudsters use local runners to steal vast sum from Malaysians' bank accounts. They misuse name of banks such as Bank Negara, Maybank and Ambank and people's feeling about money laundering. Many fall victims.
     Normally, banks especially Bank Negara do not ask clients' personal details by telephone, SMS or email.