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Crime Soars in Malaysian Suburbs

December 31, 2007


In the wee hours of this morning, my younger brother was confronted by a car of masked Indian youths while he was filling up petrol in Taman Tun Dr Ismail. One of them came out of the car and threatened with a heavy steel pipe, having the luxury of no witnesses in sight. Miraculously, my […]

How Many Damansaras Can You Count?

December 31, 2007


Driving around the multi-tiered highways of west Kuala Lumpur these days, it seems every other suburb is a derivative of Damansara. It’s hard to imagine there used to be only one Damansara in town, the hilly suburb of Damansara Heights, which has since given rise to Damansara Utama, Jaya, Perdana, Damai, Impian, Kota Damansara, Bandar […]

Memo Hindraf Hanya Satu Jenaka, Jelas Kawan Karib

December 15, 2007


Berikutan penahanan lima pemimpin Hindraf mengikut ISA baru-baru ini, seorang kawan karib P. Uthayakumar telah tampil ke hadapan untuk menjelaskan bahawa memo itu hanyalah sekadar sebuah lawak dan tidak bertujuan diambil secara serius. Menurut sumber-sumber yang tidak boleh dipercayai, Uthayakumar bercita-cita menceburi bidang lawak tempatan yang selama ini dimonopoli orang Melayu, antaranya pelakon Pi Mai […]

How to Perform Random Acts of Gluttony

December 3, 2007


Fat seems certain to overtake tobacco as public enemy number one, and already regulations are being put in place to restrict the individual’s right to compromise their health and good looks by snacking on sugar-laden and over-salted junk food. There is genuine concern that fat people, also known in PC-speak as “heavy-boned”, “carbon-rich” and “generously-endowed”, […]