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Thursday, May 31, 2018

Good or bad deeds

Dalam kehidupan seorang membuat lebih yang baik atau sebaliknya. Adakah semua kesalahan dilupakan?

Kesalahan dilupakan

Matlamat hidupan dan capaian,
     Sengaja usaha peranan sempurna;
Membuat kesilapan dan kebaikan,
     Minta semua kesalahan dilupa.

In life, a person commits good more than bad deeds or the other way round. Are all mistakes written off in a stroke?

Write mistakes off at a stroke

Attempting to get a perfect part indeed,
     To achieve the objective is the hope;
Making good and bad deeds,
     Ask to write mistakes off at a stroke.


Fake news

Two days ago, Ukraine created a fake news about the assassination of a journalist, Arkady Babshenko, a critic of Putin. 19 hours late, Babshenko appeared alive on television. Russia says it is a propaganda, a provocation.


Kim-Trump summit

A close aid of Kim Jong-un,Kim Yong-chol, is in US meeting Mike Pompeo to finalise the Kim-Trump Summit. The crux of the matter is denuclearisation. What is denuclearisation?


Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Stock Market falls

As the Malaysian Stock Market falls, many people such as financial consultants are anxious. We hope that the situation stabilizes.


Trump's tweet publicity

As US and North Korean officials are busy preparing for the on-and-off Kim-Trump summit, Trump tweets for more personal publicity.


Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Mobile Phone Addiction

Penagihan Telefon Bimbit

Penagihan dadah masuk ribuan,
     Usaha mencegah tidak berjaya;
Penagihan telefon masuk jutaan,
     Usaha mencegah tidak bermula.

Mobile Phone Addiction

Drug addicts are millions,
     Anti-drug campaigns aren't successul;
Telephone addicts are tens of millions,
     Efforts at prevention aren't plentiful.


Alumni meet

Alumni berhimpun

Pelajar sibuk pergi sekolah,
     Pendidikan tabii yang terpenting;
Wajar sibuk mesti muhibah,
     Perhimpunan alumni yang sering.

Alumni (old boys and girls) of many schools often get together. Chong Ling School, Penang, is no exception. There is an annual jamboree.

Alumni meet

Students rush to school,
     Education is very important;
However busy, friendship is good,
     Alumni meet often, constant.


Malaysia Airlines

Malaysia Airlines (MAS) has gone through ups and downs, trying to compete against strong competitors. What are the effects of the cancellation of the High Speed Rail between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore?


Monday, May 28, 2018

Kim-Trump Summit

Trump is again preparing for the summit meeting with Kim Jong-un in Singapore on June 12 this year. There are ups and downs.

Badminton Thomas Cup

Thomas Cup badminton team competition is the oldest and the best. For women, it is the Uber Cup. Malaysia used to win the Thomas Cup.

This year, China pipped Japan to regain the Thomas Cup. Japan overcame Thailand to win the Uber Cup. Malaysia keeps trying.


Sunday, May 27, 2018

Piala Thomas

Piala Thomas adalah pertandingan pasukan badminton lelaki yang terunggul di dunia. Malaysia pernah jadi juara. Piala Uber adalah untuk wanita.

Tahun ini, China dapat Piala Thomas. Jepun menang Piala Uber. Malaysia terus berikhtiar.

Menonton pertandingan pasukan terbaik,
     Akhirnya Jepun bertemu China;
Menonton perlawanan kemahiran naik,
     Azamnya tekun bantu negara.

Akhirnya Jepun bertemu China,
     Lima perlawanan hendak miliki tiga;
Azamnya tekun bantu negara,
     China dapatkan hak jadi juara.


European Cup

Real Madrid football club won the European Champions League Cup for the thirteenth time. Liverpool tried its best.


Boon and Kim met

After Trump's cancellation of Kim-Trump Summit, South Korean President Boon Jae-in met North Korean Chairman Kim Jong-un. What does it mean?


Saturday, May 26, 2018

Half a million heactares mangrove area

Malaysia has over half a million hectares of mangrove area, the fifth biggest in the world. The Government must review the effectiveness of protecting the area.


Kim-Trump Summit

Trump says that Kim-Trump Summit could still go ahead. Non-summit meeting between US and North Korea continues.


Friday, May 25, 2018

Pantun, Lioness Suckers Litter

Lioness Suckers Its Litter

Animal kingdom gathers in lane,
     Females show raising young together;
Male lion depicts its mane,
     Lioness suckers its litter.


Oil price goes up

World crude oil price goes up with Brent US$79 a barrel. This may help the oil and gas industry. Meanwhile, the prices of goods are high.


Kim-Trump Summit

Trump has terminated the proposed Kim-Trump Summit in Singapore on 12 June, 2018. Were there a trail of broken promises?


Thursday, May 24, 2018

Election campaigns

Election campaigns and good administration are different. Now, the people hope that their lives will be better.


Summit on or off

Trump says Xi Jin-ping is a world-class poker player. Then,China insists that it is time for the Kim-Trump Summit in Singapore.

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Kim-Trump Summit

Will  the date of Kim-Trump Summit in Singapore on June 12 be changed? Trump says Xi Jin-ping is a world-class poker player. We do not know what happens behind the scene.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Pantun, Separation of Powers

Apakah erti dan cara pemisahan tiga kuasa atau badan: perbincangan, eksekutif dan kehakiman. Dua hari lalu, Tun Mahathir hendak pemisahan tiga kuasa tersebut. Terpenting.

Pemisahan Kuasa

Ingatlah kita usaha kerjakan,
     Mintalah kuasa dilerai berapa usia;
Apakah cara kuasa dipisahkan?
     Adakah kerja cerai sia sia?

What are the meaning and the ways to separate legislative, executive and judicial powers? Two days ago, Tun Mahathir said he wanted the separation of powers. Paramount.

Separation of Powers

Remember we try, very desperate,
     Asking for powers to be separated, to be fair,
How can these powers be separated?
     Will it be castles in the air?


Monday, May 21, 2018

Find evidence

In the intricate situation, Tun Mahathir follows the laws to find the evidence against Datuk Seri Najib to charge him in court.
     Datuk Seri Najib engages truly professional lawyers for his defence.


Sunday, May 20, 2018

The Rule of Law

Kedaulatan Undang-undang

Bibir kena angin naik,
     Biasa bersilat ingin menang;
Tadbir negara makin baik,
     Sentiasa mendaulat bikin undang.

We do not believe in revolution and dictatorship. Parliamentary democracy also means the rule of law.

The Rule of Law

The lips are blown by rising wind,
     Normally play martial art to win;
Administer the nation good and clean,
     Follow the rule of law always keen.


US-China Trade

The US-China joint statement on trade pledges not to engage in a trade war and to stop slapping tariffs on each other. A trade war will affect other countries including Malaysia.



Many people suffer from migraine. Recently, a self-injected medicine, Amovig, is said to prevent this type of severe headache. It may cost RM30,000 a year. It's long-term effects and safety have not been proven.


Saturday, May 19, 2018

Cyber abusers

The number of internet abusers increases. What is the hope of Tun Mahathir on social media?


Friday, May 18, 2018

Cyber Bully

A small number of internet users misuse social media such as cyber bullies who hide. They don't need evidence. What is the opinion of Tun Mahathir?


Highway toll

A member of the Team of Eminent Persons (TEP) Tan Sri Zeti says that there will be an announcement on highway  toll charges next week. We wait.


Thursday, May 17, 2018


Malaysian education must keep pace with the digital world. As the new Education Minister, what will Tun Mahathir do?


Life's Ups and Downs

Air Pasang Surut

Pergolakan hidup memang demikian,
     Akhir pun ada senang dan susah;
Pilihan cukup umbang kekaraman;
     Air pun ada pasang surutnya.

Life's Ups and Downs

The vicissitudes of life are seen,
     Experiencing happiness and sadness;
Elections are full of winning and losing,
     Expecting the ups and downs.


Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Happy Teacher's Day

Happy Teacher's Day


Pantun, Find The Evidence First.

Dapat Bukti Dahulu

Jika disyaki sebarang masalah,
     Siasat hakiki sebelum menyelesai;
Jika disyaki orang bersalah,
     Dapat bukti sebelum mengatasi.

Find The Evidence First

If we suspect any problem,
     Find the truth before action;
If we suspect someone has done wrong,
     Get the evidence before prosecution.


Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Detention for many years

After many years of detention, we hope that DatuK Seri Anwar will be released tomorrow.


Pantun, Position To Serve

Kita merenung kebijaksanaan nenek moyang.

Jawatan Berjasa

Datang simpan dalam jiwa,
     Kebajikan untuk nilai berguna;
Pegang jawatan awam berjasa,
     Bukan untuk menjadi kaya.

We reflect on the wisdom of our forebears.

Position To Serve

In this world nestled in the conscience,
     Welfare has the value of generosity;
Public post means good service,
     Not a place to become wealthy.


Monday, May 14, 2018

Datuk Seri Anwar

According to the regulations when will Datuk Seri Anwar be released?


No schools for over 300 million children

Kini, lebih 300 juta kanak-kanak di dunia tidak bersekolah.

Tambah Baik Pendidikan Wajib

Masyarakat berharap tingkat pendidikan,
     Setiap orang nasib berubah;
Bakat tetap dapat digalakkan,
     Setiap orang wajib bersekolah.

Now, over 300 million children in the world do not go to schools.

Improve Compulsory Education

Society hopes to be educated,
     For changing the fate, everyone is ready;
Talents must be truly nurtured,
     Every child to school is compulsory.


American Embassy

The US has moved her embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. This makes Israelis happy and Palestinians furious. East Jerusalem has been proposed as the capital of Palestine.


كدوتاءن اميريكا Kedutaan Amerika

اميريكا شريكت تله ممينده كدوتاءنڽ دري تيل اۏيۏ كبيتالمقديس. اورڠ اصرعيل ݢمبيرا دان اورڠ ڤاليستين ماره. بيتالمقديس تيمور تله داڠݢڤ سباݢاي ايبو كوتا ڤاليستين.

Amerika Syarikat telah memindah kedutaannya  dari Tel  Aviv ke Baitulmukaddis. Orang Israel gembira dan orang Palestine marah. Baitulmukaddis Timur telah dianggap sebagai ibu kota Palestin.


Condolences to families of victims

Condolences to the families of the victims. A family of suicide bombers attacked three churches in Surabaya, Indonesia, killing at least seven.


Sunday, May 13, 2018

May 13, 2018.

May 13, 2018: Four days ago, there was a peaceful change of government, totally different from the bloodshed on May 13, 1969.

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Happy Mother's Day

Happy Mother's Day


AG 1MDB Report

Tun Mahathir declassifies the Attorney-General's Early Report on 1MDB. The public can read it.

Reading Auditor-General's Report on the affair,
     Not a joke to understand by harking back;
Must study the matter to be fair,
     Searching a needle from the hay stack.


Saturday, May 12, 2018

Lost an election

A genuine person who loses in an election should not be deflated. Don't Give Up.

A tiger chases a deer near a station,
     If it fails it continues to stalk the buck;
A genuine person contests a hot election,
     If he or she fails, don't give up.


Prime Minister

Tun Mahathir repeatedly talks about the rule of law: if there is evidence of wrong doing, he investigates.


Friday, May 11, 2018

Power and Limelight

At night insects fly from their nests,
    Attracted to anything bright;
People open environmental secrets,
     Attracted to power and limelight.


Trump meets Kim

There have been preparations such as US Secretary of State visiting North Korea. Donald Trump will meet Kim Jong-un in Singapore on 12 June, 2018. What will be the outcome?


Thursday, May 10, 2018

Change of Government

Hikayat dapat digubah sekian,
     Kota saksi negara berubah;
Rakyat hasrat menggubah Kerajaan,
     Kita saksi peristiwa bersejarah.

In the 2018 general elections, Pakatan Harapan won 112 (121) out of 222 seats of Parliament.  Since 1957, for the first time, Barisan Nasional Government Malaysia can be replaced.

Historic event is written,
     Urbanites witness the country changed;
People desire to change government,
     We witness the historic trend.


A change of government

Since 1957, this is the first time the government is changed. The people have given the mandate for Pakatan Harapan headed by Tun Mahathir (93). It won 112 out of 222 seats in Parliament.


Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Trump leaves Iran Nuclear Deal

Trump withdraws US from Iran nuclear deal, insisting on economic sanctions. European Union keeps to the agreement.


Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Opening of Ballot Boxes

Tunggu Peti Undi Dibuka

Tirai dibuka parti berlawan,
     Cikgu erti jadi penglipur lara;
Ramai suka undi sekawan,
     Tunggu peti undi hibur dibuka.

Wait for Opening of Ballot Boxes

Parties shout slogans to promote,
     Teachers and storytellers compete often;
People rush in groups to vote,
     Then wait for ballot boxes to open.


Cyber bullying

Donald Trump has used strong language in his tweets. But his wife Melania asks for positive use of social media.


Monday, May 07, 2018

Pantun, Duty To Vote

Guna Hak Mengundi

Petani nak jaga harga,
     Jadikan selamat padi beras;
Mengundi hak semua warga,
     Pastikan selamat penuhi tugas.

Fulfil The Duty To Vote

Farmers seek the price to promote,
      Be safe to plant rice paddy;
Citizens have the rights to vote,
     Be safe to fulfil duty.


Sunday, May 06, 2018




Trump days many things

Trump says many things. He talks of tariffs on US50 billion Chinese goods, to be effective in June, 2018.  This also will affect Malaysia. A US delegation is negotiating trade in China.


Friday, May 04, 2018

European Champions League

Liverpool overcame Roma, aggregate 7:6 to advance to the final against Real Madrid. How will Klopp face Zidane?


Thursday, May 03, 2018

America and China

United States and China are the two biggest economies in the world. Having imposed tariffs on Chinese goods, Trump sends a big American delegation to discuss trade with China.


Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Workers' welfare

After May Day, workers look for better welfare. Stop all forms of modern slavery.


Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Trump's tariifs on China

Trump's tariffs on China also hurt other countries such as Malaysia, South Korea and Vietnam.