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Confusing Logic and Flawed Maths


MIC FINDS FLAWS IN KL DRAFT PLAN – Yahoo! Malaysia News I am just confused. Here’s the excerpt from the linked news article, quoting MIC president, Datuk Seri S. Samy Vellu: “The draft plan states that the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur has only about 160,000 Indians, which I find strange. We have some 80,000 […]

Of Eggs and Petroleum Prices


Quite a while back, the per-litre controlled price of petroleum in Malaysia was raised because the government wanted to reduce the petroleum subsidy. Someone circulated an email suggesting that instead of filling up your tank everytime you go to a gas station, you should fill up only a bit. The email creator compared the situation […]

The poor gets poorer. The middle-class now gets to join them.


This has just been reported in the New Straits Times: BREAKING NEWS: Petrol will be RM2.70 a litre at midnight tonight PUTRAJAYA, Wed: The new price of petrol is RM2.70 per litre beginning midnight tonight, it was announced a moment ago by Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Shahrir Samad. [Read full news] Man… […]

Send me not these, for time allows me not to debate


The World is An Expedition of Words: The video of Dato Sri Syed Albar’s interview with Sarah Montague Someone forwarded an email to me about the link above. After reading it, I am forced to reply. Such a waste of time, actually – considering that I have a lot to do at that moment. Well, […]