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Thursday, December 31, 2015

Happy New Year

Happy New Year.


Better living standard

Housing Minister Datuk Abdul Rahman wants to make 2016 an important year to make people live better including Work Progress Index of housing developers. The public hope that there is Work Press Index on management of garbage such as seperation of rubbish and Beringin incinerator project, Kepong.


Wednesday, December 30, 2015

MACC and a special panel

Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) wants to form an independent panel to investigate high profile cases such as SRC International and the RM2.6 billion donation. What is important is to find the truth.


Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Various measures against Faesh or IS.

We need various measures to overcome Daesh or IS. Military action is one measure. We are aware of many factors such as the history of the Middle East, the American invasions, the Russian activities and the interests Arab countries.


Saturday, December 26, 2015

Cursive writing is quotation from Sungyu, 2400 years ago.

The calligraphy is a quotation from Sungyu, Warring States, China, over 2400 years ago. It means covering up mistakes or truths. During the festive season, we hope that the society is not too caught up with materialism or to cover up the truths. The public do not want the authorities to hide the truth about 1MDB.


Thursday, December 24, 2015

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas.


Petty traders

Business is not good. Hawkers face rain at dusk. Night market traders complain that Kuala Lumpur City Hall wants them to buy awning or canopy. City Hall must explain its intention and the efforts to help petty traders in an uncertain economy.


Wednesday, December 23, 2015

World record for book pyramid

Anything to make people love books is good. Perak State Library wants to pile up tens of thousands of books into a pyramid, hoping to break the Guiness World Record. It will be even more exciting if the library can encourage the most people genuinely read books, and the number breaking world record.


Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Power in the National Security Council Bill (NSC)

Minister Datuk Seri Shahidan repeats inthe Senate that the poeer in NSC given to the Prime Minister is limited. The Yang di-Pertuan Agong still had the power to declare a security area. This is controversial. Having too much power may be abused.


Monday, December 21, 2015

Blatter and Platini banned

The Ethics Committee of Fifa has suspended Fifa president Seff Blater and Uefa head Michel Platini for eight years from all activities related to football. They were found guilty of breaches on paying Platini USD2 million in 2011. Both men deny the charge, refusing to accept the ruling and insisting on fighting back.

Fifa is Federation Internationale de Football Association is the world governing body of football. It is plagued with accusations of corruption. Uefa is Union of European Football associations, which rules football in Europe.

We must get rid of corruption in football.


A plot to bomb Jakarta

Indonesia detains five persons who plot to bomb Jakarta during New Year celebrations. Malaysia must be vigilant. Terrorists are lurking.


Sunday, December 20, 2015

Put world leaders in space station for one month

Astronauts and cosmonauts spend months in a big cabin at the international space station. Yesterday, by a special arrangement, CNN's Amanpour interviewed Kelly Scott(American astronaut) and Mikhail Korniyenko (Russian cosmonaut) who talked about astraunauts from various nations (the latest being Briton Tim Peake) getting on amicably. Both said, "Let world leaders spend one month together at the space station."


Saturday, December 19, 2015

Syria Peace Plan

The UN Security Council passed a resolution on Syria's peace plan. US and Russia must cooperate, otherwise it will be difficult to succeed.


Cursive calligraphy, investgate and reveal the unknown.

The cursive writing is a quotation from The Book of Changes, 2500 years. It means investigate as thoroughly as possible and reveal the unknown. On 17.12.15, National Audit Department postponed its presentation of 1MDB final report, in order to review the facts and figures. We hope that the final report will reveal the truth.


Civil war in Syria

Seventeen nations in the UN Security Council agree to a plan to end the civil war in Syria. In the past five years, 250,000 Syrians were killed and over four million becoming refugees.


60 million displaced people in the world

The turmoil on human earth results in millions of people displaced. The United Nations Organization says it is 60 million, including over 4.2 million Syrian refugees. It is of utmost importance that Malaysia remains peaceful.


Friday, December 18, 2015

English Premier League and managers

Chelsea manager Mourinho has been sacked because the team performs badly this season. Last year, he led the team to be the league champion. The league is so competitive.


Thursday, December 17, 2015

Putin's annual media conference in Moscow

President Putin has his annual media conference in Moscow today. He says that the main issue in Syria is oil trade; IS is secondary. Politics and wars in the Middle East are very complicated.


World Internet Conference in China

At the world conference, President Xi Jinping stresses cyber sovereignty: each country promulgates its own policy. Chnia has 650 million internet users. She blocks Western websites such as Facebook.


Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Haze caused Indonesia to lose 'USD16 billion'

World Bank estimates that the haze disaster from June to October, 2015, cost Indonesia USD16 billion. It affected tens of millions of people in South East Asia. We hope that WHO study the health situation in this region.


Monday, December 14, 2015

Paris Climate Agreement

Paris Climate Agreement aims at stopping earth temperature rising over1.5°C. International Energy Agency estimates investment of USD16.5 trillion to achieve the objective. How will195 countries play their parts? The world is watching major polluters such as USA, India and China?


Sunday, December 13, 2015

Crude oil prices below USD40 a barrel

2016 Malaysian budget is RM267.2 billion with revenue collection projected at RM225.7 billion.   This is based on crude oil price of over USD50 a barrel. Oil-related revenue is estimated at RM31.7 billion. Now, the confusion in OPEC with its surplus makes the price of crude oil falls below USD40 per barrel.



The budget of Auditor-General

The Auditor-General Department is busy including the investigation of 1MDB. The department's 2016 budget has been reduced from RM1,254,000 to RM766,000. The work increases, but the money is RM488,000 less. This is improper.


Paris Climate Agreement.

After two weeks of discussion, representatives from 195 nations have arrived at a landmark climate agreement yesterday. For example, the increase in earth temperature should not be more than 1.5°C. How is the agreement enforced?


Saturday, December 12, 2015

Paris Climate Conference and its solution

France and COP21 (Conference of Parties) are trying their best to get an agreement of representatives from over 190 countries to stop the warming of the earth. The measures adopted must be implemented.


The rights to vote for women

In 1915, British women got the rights to vote in a fashion, 1920 in USA and 1957 in Malaysia. Now, 2015, women in Saudi Arabia are beginning to see such rights. There are differences in the world.


Self-Sufficiency Level of vegetables and fruits.

Agriculture Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri says that Malaysia imports 868 million kilogrammes of vegetables and fruits a year. He talks about Self-Sufficiency Level. We wait for meaningful actions.


Friday, December 11, 2015

Cursive calligraphy, quotation from Fuxuan

This cursive calligraphy shows a quotation from Fuxuan, 1800 years, meaning he who lives with dogs will rise with fleas. The Government plans to make Malaysia attain a developed nation status with education achieving world standard. For example, the universities must nurture, attract and keep talents and the leadership shows examples, transparency and accountability.


Smog in Beijing

Beijing has red alert for smog.It gets USD300 million to overcome the pollution which is worse than that in Malaysia. Seasonal forest and peat fires in Indonesia cause haze.


Thursday, December 10, 2015

European Champions League

Real Madrid annihilated Malmo 8:0. Arsenal 3:0 Olympiacos, Manchester City 3:1 Gladbach and Chelsea 2:0 Porto. The winners march on to the last 16.

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9 December, 2015,

International Anti-Corruption Day. We are determined to fight corruption.


Wednesday, December 09, 2015

European Champions League

Manchester United 3:2 Wolfsburg. Manchester is kicked out of the League. Wolfsburg matches on to the sudden death stage. Manchester manager Lois van Gaal reflects seriously.


National Security Council law draconian

The National Security Council Bill gives the Prime Minister big power to fight terrorists. Malaysians always must look out so that it will not be abused.


Political donations

Political funding, donations, whether RM2,500 or RM2.5 billion: politicians, let us be transparent.


Tuesday, December 08, 2015

Flood mitigation in Kuala Lumpur

These two years, Kuala Lumpur City Hall allocates RM89.14 million for 22 projects to improve the drainage system. Please ensure that only a reliable contractor is appointed for each project.


Haze and smog pollute

Haze disappears temporarily in Malaysia. Now, Beijing issues red alert against smog. Menwhile, reprentatives from196 nations in Paris Climate Conference try to find workable ways to reduce carbon emissions. Carbon from various sources such as burning coal and vehicular emissions raises temperature,  warming the world.


IS terror attacks

President Obama vows to kill IS. He does not commit ground troops, only special forces. US, Allies and Russia bomb IS targets. Each nation or group like the Kurds in Iraq and Syria has its own agenda.


Monday, December 07, 2015

Education is a priority in Malaysia

Datuk Seri Najib says education (in Malaysia) is a priority. We have a (master) plan and the plan is working.

Please look into the training and the nurturing of 420,000 teachers and the capacity for children of refugees and legal and illegal foreign workers.

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Saturday, December 05, 2015

Cursive calligraphy, to mend one's way

The writing is a quotation from The Book of Zhuangzi, over 2400 years: to mend one's way, replacing the bad ones with the good ones. For example, the unacceptable ways of managing 1MDB, must be replaced by transparent and accountable methods. We need effective laws to deal with terrorists, but these must not be abused.


Malaysia detains five terrorist suspects

Today Malaysia detains five terrorist suspects. We must always be on alert.


Act of terror in California and Cairo

The carnage in St Bernardino, California, killed 14 innocent people and restaurant explosion in Cairo sacrificed 15 lives. Condolences to their families.


Friday, December 04, 2015

Security threat and international conferences

Ministers such as Datuk Khairy says that there is no security threat for having international conferences and championships of various sports in Malsysia. Now, there is doubt on World Women Squash Championship to be held in Kuala Lumpur from 11-18 December, 2015. The authorities must find out what actually happens. The Government must ensure that all preventive measures against terrorists are always effective.


Thursday, December 03, 2015

Security area or state of emergency

Minister Datuk Seri Shahidan winds up the debate on the National Security Bill 2015, saying that the bill is based on Article 74 of the Federal Constitution. It empowers the Prime Minister to declare certain area in Malaysia as a security area. Whether it is declared a security area or a state of emergency, the most important is don't abuse the laws.


National Security Council Bill 2015

The House debates the National Security Council Bill 2015 which allows the setting up of the council. It gives the Prime Minister  the power to declare a state of emergency in an area. People are afraid that the Prime Minister is given too much power and that it is against Article 150 of the Federal Constitution. We need effective laws to fight terrorists. But, don't abuse these laws.


Mount Kinabalu

After the June 5, 2015 earthquake, visitors can climb Mount Kinabalu now. Is the height still 4,095 metres (13,435 feet)? We reached Low's peak about 20 years ago. We feel that the authorities must look after the mountain better. They must keep an eye on all activities including waste disposal effectively.


Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Redelineation of Sarawak electoral boundaries

Datuk Seri Najib proposes a motion in the Dewan Rakyat on the redelineation of electoral boundaries for Sarawak. For example, Kota Samarahan has 39,029 voters and Sadong Jaya 6752 voters. If the difference in the number of voters is less than 50%, the people may not have misgivings.


Tuesday, December 01, 2015


盖茨相信, 克服气候变化的最好方法,是廉价的干净能源,比煤炭产生的能源便宜。


Bill Gates and climate change

The founder of Microsolf, Bill Gates, says that the best way to fight climate change is cheap clean energy. The cost of clean energy must be cheaper than that produced by coal.


Paris Climate Conference

Leaders from 180 countries attend the Paris Climate Summit sponsored by the United Nations. Leaders including President Obama, President Putin, President Xi and President Hollande are determined to stop the climate change such as reducing carbon emission. Haze due to forest and peat fires in Indonesia causes carbon pollution.