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Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Happy New Year.

Happy New Year.

AirAsia QZ8501: Bad weather affects salvage operation.

Waves as high as 3 metres make salvage operation difficult. Sonar image shows the wreckage is at the bottom of the Java Sea. We wait for a better weather.

AirAsia QZ8501: Why did the tragedy happen?

Multinational expert teams are helping Indonesian team, trying to salvage bodies, wreckage and the black box from the bottom of the Java Sea. The cause of the disaster?

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

AirAsia QZ8501:Debris appears in the Strait of Karimata

We have to pay full attention to the families of 155 passengers and 7 crews. Search and rescue operation goes on.

AirAsia QZ8501: Debris appear.

Bodies are rescued. We express sympathy for the victims' families. We hope that the rescue operation goes on well.

AirAsia QZ8501: Victims' families to be flown over search areas?

We sympathise with families of 162 victims. A report says that families will be flown over search areas in Java Sea to see for themselves?

EPL Football: Arsenal 2:1 West Ham; Liverpool 4:1 Swansea.

In the EPL, Arsenal is number 5 and Liverpool 8. Both compete to be in the top four teams, in order to be in the Eurooean Champions League.

Floods: 496 substations in Kelantan start working?

For nearly one week the affected areas in Kelantan have been without electricity. It seems that 496 substations are now working. We hope that TNB puts in more efforts.

AirAsia QZ8501: maelstrom and lightning

Some feel that the aircraft was struck by lightning in maelstrom. Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, South Korea, China and the United States join the search in the Java Sea.

Monday, December 29, 2014

Floods: Post flood committee. Preventive measures?

Kelantan Government forms a post flood committee. It is good to look after the victims. Then, preventive measures? The causes of floods?

AirAsia QZ8501: 4 countries join the search.

Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore contribute 12 navy ships, 5 planes, 3 helicopters and a number of warships to search for the aircraft in the Java Sea.

Floods: No electricity and water supply.

Many areas have no electricity and water supply for over five days, especially in Kelantan.TNB must try to restore supply. Water Department must help.

AirAsia QZ8501: Joint efforts to search for the aircraft

Malaysia, Singapure and Australia join in the search for the aircraft. It carried 162 passengers and came down in storms over the Java Sea. Lets hope passengers are safe.

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Indonesia AirAsia Flight QZ8501 missing: The search is on.

The misding aircraft carried 162 passengers. Malaysia and Singapore are helping with the search in the Java Sea. Our sympathy is with the passengers and their families.

Cyber attack: President Kim calls President Obama tropical monkey.

Obama alleged that North Korea attacked Sony. Kim denied. North Korea Internet outaged. Kim accused USA.Sony shows its satirical film on Kim. Kim calls Obama monkey. North Korea Internet is offline again.

Peninsular floods: National Security Council and RM500 additional allocation

As Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib sees the situation for himself, he gives additional allocation of RM500 million. National Security Council must be on the lookout for leakages and wastage.

Peninsular floods: immediate help and vision 2015

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib sees the situation from helicopter. He wants to ensure immediate help gets to over 160, 000 victims. He may have 2015 vision to prevent flooding due to climate change.

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Peninsular floods: Prime Minister arrives in Kelantan.

As flood situation worsens, we hope that Datuk Seri Najib can help to ensure that aids and facilities reach the victims. Contibutions can be abused.

EPL Football : Manchester United 3:1 Newcastle United.

MU played relatively better on home ground. The manager van Gaal eyes the title.

Friday, December 26, 2014

Cyber attack: Tickets for the satirical Sony film sold out.

As American public queue up to see the'Interview' film pilloring North Korean leader Kim Chung En, Playstation X-Box networks (popular games) are hacked. Who are the hackers?

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Respect each other's religious festivals: holy books and placed of worship.

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib says that Malaysians should respect each other's religious festivals. This should include holy books and places of worship.

Peninsular floods: Ensure that those in need get help.

Finance Minister II Datuk Sri Husni allocates RM50 million for over 90000 victims in Kelantan,Pahang,Terengganu. Perak and Perlis. Please ensure that those truly in need get the help.

Cyber attack: Sony shows the satirical film on North Korea. Retaliation?

Someone hacked Sony which then withdrew the release of the above-stated film. President Obama disagrees. North Korea denies involvement. Now, Sony releases the film. Retaliation?

Merry Christmas!

Marry Christmas.

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Renovation of hospitals in Malaysia: use RM1.5 billion effectively.

Health Minister Datuk Seri Subramaniam must ensure that the RM1.5 billion allocation is used effectively. Appoint only reliable contractors. Many hospitals such as those in Klang, Kuala Lumpur, Johore and Penang are in a bad state.

Cyber attacks: President Obama praises Sony

Sony will show its satirical film on North Korea tomorrow. Sony was hacked. Then, someone hammered North Korean Internet.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

EPL Football: Chelsea 2:0 Stoke City

Chelsea is back on top of the league,being in a comfortabke position. Other teams such as Manchester City, Manchester United and Southampton are close behind.

Cyber attack: Nort Korea' Internet (outage) is bacj online.

After 10 hours, North Korea's Internet is back online. Was it hacked by the US? North Korea has denied being inbolved in the Sony hack. But President Obama has insisted that the country was the culprit.

KLIA2: The runway settles. How many more years?

The building cost jumps from RM1.7 billion to over 4 billion. The complex appears normal. We see occasional shoddy works. Some parts such as columns are piled. Others like the runway continues to settle as oil palm land does. How many more years of settlement?

Cyber attack: North Korea Internet outage

After the Sony hack, President Obama has said he will respond. Now, North Korea faces Internet problems. The feud between the most powerful nation and the isolated nation continues.

Manchester United1:1 Aston Villa

MU may find it difficult to get to the top especially when Chelsea and Manchester City are doing well. MU manager van Gaal is trying hard.

Monday, December 22, 2014

Cyber attack: President Obama says North Korea is a cyber vandal

There is no hard evidence to say that North Korea was the culprit of Sony attack. Obama considers putting the country in the list of states sponsoring terrorism. North Korea threatens to retaliate.

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Cyber attack: USA herself did cyber attack on other targets?

North Korea denies involvement in the attack on Sony Pictures. USA repeats its alegation that North Korea is the culprit. Ameica herself is said to use cyber attacks on other targets.

Friday, December 19, 2014

USA normalizes relation with Cuba.

The most powerful nation in the world takes over 50 years to normalize relation with Cuba.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

18,000 school buses in Malaysia

They carry 2.5 million students. The Transport Ministry, SPAD, Puspakorm and School Bus Associations must be fair and reasonable in various aspects such as bus fares. There are vested interests.

Effective laws against militants

Militancy: police inKLIA detained a 30-year-old male suspect, linked to the Islamic State. He was heading for Syria. We need effective laws against militants.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Effective laws against militants and terrorists

We need effective laws against militants and terrorists. We do not want tragedies such as the Sydney Cafe siege and Pakistan school massacre.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Pakistan School massacre

Taliban invaded the Peshawar school, killing132 people, mainly children. We condemn this cruel act.

Is gas supply in Malaysia affected by oil price?

There is shortage of Shell gas in Selayang in the padt 3 days. Is it due to the falling oil price? Does it affect the whole country? We hope that the Government will explain.

Sydney Lindt Cafe Siege ended

The Sydney Siege ended as commandos stormed the cafe with the manager (man 34), a lawyer (woman 38) and the deranged gunman (Iranian refugee 50) dead. The perpetrator forced the hostages to display a black Islamic banner.

Monday, December 15, 2014

Sydney Cafe Siege

A gunman hold many hostagescat the cafe. We express our sympathy for the hostages.

EPL Football : Manchester United 3: 0 Liverpool.

The form of the latter was down and that of the former was up. MU is third in the league. Manager van Gaal may start to think of the league title.

USM: accelerated programme for excellence (Apex)?

I asked in parliament about Apex. We want a world class university. In 2009, the allocation was RM314.5 million. Today,  five years later, Star newspaper shows in its front page piles of scaffords and wild grass at the site for Apex building. Besides inadequate funding what are the problems?

Sunday, December 14, 2014

EPL Football: Chelsea2:1Hull.

Although Hull was not in good form, it defended reasonably. Chelsea could only scored 2 goals.

Broadband usage (penetration): try harder.

Minister Datuk Seri Shabery Chik says broadband penetration rate in Malaysia is 67% of the population. South Korea is over 91%. We must try harder. The world is entering 4 to 5 G.

Saturday, December 13, 2014

سندتن ڤغوروسن ڤغساڤوري كهس رنده دان سدرها دمليسيا: ايغتكن داتوء بندر كوالا لومڤور

ڤد 19 ديسيمبر 14، ساي اكن ايغتكن داتوء بندر مسءله ترسبوت سڤرتي د تامن اينتن پايدوري كڤوغ.

Management Bottleneck of low-cost housing in Malaysia

Low-cost flats give rise to management bottlenecks. On 19 December, 2014, I shall remind the Kuala Lumpur Datuk Bandar of the bottlenecks such as at Taman Intan Baiduri, Taman Fadason and Taman Metro Prima in Kepong. For example, complaints at the 12 blocks of 5-storey flats in Taman Intan Baiduri include rubbish, rats, trees too big, bad road, lack of street lighting, drains, dirty walls, damaged letter-boxes, children hiding in electricity room and missing balcony on the top floor.

Friday, December 12, 2014

Idris Jala and stem cell

Some people are saying that the Chief Executive Officer of Pemandu, a unit in the Prime Minister's Department, is investing in worldwide stem cell human trials.  Malaysians wonder.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

The US Senate Intelligence Committee Report

The report reveals the cruel interrogations methods against detainees after the attacks of September 11, 2001. Every country must fulfill the provisions of international conventions.

December 10 is Human Rights Day

On Human Rights Day, the United Nations proclaims: Every day is Human Rights Day.

Malala and Kailesh are jointly conferred Nobel Peace Prize

In Oslo, Norway, Malala Youzafai (17 years) from Pakistan and Kailesh Satiyarti (60 years) from India have jointly won this year's Nobel Peace Prize. The young woman has risked her life to champion women's rights to good education. Kailesh, an electrical engineer, campaigns to rescue child labour.
     They have produced effects in the world. Some applaud and others say they are tools of the West.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

MH17 Crash: Wreckage has been brought back to Holland

The Dutch team have brought the wreckage back to Amsterdam. Experts may be able to find the clues to the disaster.

DPM and English language: Why students cannot cope in universities?

Tan Sri Muhyiddin does not understand why students still find the language difficult when they enter universities. In our multilingual society, please review the effectiveness of the English couse in schools.

MACC: make it into a service commission, truly independent?

For some years, we have proposed that the Government amend the constitution to make the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) a service commission,responsible only to parliament. It nust be truly independent.

Kepong Beringin Incinerator: separation of rubbish?

Housing Minister Datuk Abdul Rahman Dahlan talks about the people sharing the management of waste. Please explain how the ministry separates waste effectively.

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

High prices of medicine: a list of price-controlled drugs?

Minister Datuk Seri Dr S Subramaniam says the National Pharmaceutical Control Bureau is studying various models such as a list of price-controlled essential drugs. We hope that the ministry look for effective methods to make drugs affordable. Healthcare is expensive.

EPL Football: Manchester United 2:1 Southampton

Both teams did not show excitement. MU won. Its manager Louis van Gaal smiles, having got the team to number 3 in the league.

SMEs: Helping must be fair and reasonable

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) Assistant Governor Abu Hassan says over100000 SMEs have got RM57 billion loans from financial institutions by the end of September, 2014. The efforts to help them must be fair and reasonable.

Monday, December 08, 2014

MACC must go for small and big fish.

Anti Corruption Commission charged, through the Attorney-General, 25 immigration personnel and one non civil servant in court alleged involvement in smuggling. This action is encouraging. MACC should act on small and big fish. Thousands of small fish bite and a big fish gulps.

EPL Football: West Ham United3:1Swansea.

The two teams are good. Tonight,WHU played better. The manager Sam Alladyce has brought it up to 3rd in the league.

Sunday, December 07, 2014

بولاسڤق:حرام كانق-كانق دري منندوق بولا؟ چگه كروسقءن اوتق؟

اد اورغ داميريكا شريكت مپرو ڤرساتوان كساتوان بولاسڤق انتارابغسا سوڤاي مغحرام كانق-كانق تندوق بولا.

Football: Ban children from heading a ball?

Certain people in the United States of America call on the Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) to ban children from heading football. This measure is to prevent brain injury.

Foreign workers: Why do employers like them?

In Malaysia, the number of registered foreign workers is 2.1 million. Illegal workers 6.7 million? 8 million? 10 million? The Home Ministry must try to get the information. Why do employers prefer foreign workers?

EPL Football: Stok 3:2 Arsenal.

In the first half, Stok played with spirit at its home ground. In the second half, Arsenal chased, falling short.

Saturday, December 06, 2014

Football EPL--Chelsea1:2 Newcastle. A strong team lost.

After 15 matches, Chelsea lost. Newcastle United played steadily.

Kepong Beringin Incinerator or waste to energy project: truly open tender?

Housing Minister Datuk Seri Abdul Rahman Dahlan insists on a truly open tender. Please show how he handles pre-qualification questionaire, request for proposal and best and final offer. Which good contractor has he appointed?

ڤروتون ساگ: منلن نربيليون ريغگيت. بوليهكه مودل بارو اوبه نصيبڽ؟

ڤاسرن كريتا اداله ساغت برساءيغ. بهليهكه مودل بارو سڤرتي Proton. Suprima S variant 
مغاوبه نصيبڽ؟

Proton Saga: Will new models change the fate?

The national car company has absorbed billions of ringgits of public money. Will new models such as Proton Suprima S variant change the fate? The car market is very competitive.

MAS Saga: NewCo will have CEO

The NewCo Chief Executive Officer will be Christoph R Mueller who is CEO of Ireland's national carrier,Aer Lingus. The new company must be a truly 21st century company that is able to compete. The old MAS wasted multibillion ringgits of public money.

Friday, December 05, 2014

Sedition Act: I repeat--fulfil promise.

The Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib did promise to repeal the act. Now, he wants to keep it. I repeat: fulfil the promise. The nation needs stringent laws. Don't abuse them.

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Illegal immigrants in Malaysia: Bring issue to zero level by 2020?

Are there 2.5 million illegal immigrants? Or 8 million? Deputy Director-General Datuk Sakib Kusmi says the aim of the department is to bring the issue to zero level by 2020. There are over 600 illegal entry points in the country. Various sectors need millions of immigrant workers.

RCI Sabah: How did Government shout an eye on immigrants for years?

The people like to know how did the Government keep an eye shut on syndicates, individuals and corrupt officals, bringing in illegal immigrants. Other states in Malaysia?