One Man's Meat
Making sense of the beauty contests being organised throughout Sabah to celebrate the Harvest Festival.
After GE13, some were in denial. Some were gloating. Some were shocked. Some were angry. Some were depressed and some were racist.
POLITICIANS have been saying the same thing for the last five years and nothing a politician says can be fresh.
Many unfounded rumours are making their rounds on cyberspace. And, despite popular belief, the information on Wikipedia may not necessarily be true either.
Politics up close and personal in a small town is different even if the candidates are major players at the national stage.
Although election fever is high with practically everyone involved in polls chatter, for some, their interests lie elsewhere.
The Internet menace just wants to pick a fight – and it doesn’t matter if there’s no issue to pick on in the first place.
Politics is about the personal relationship between a politician and the voters in Moyog whereas in Subang Jaya, the relationship takes on an impersonal note.
EIGHT hours to the dissolution of the Negri Sembilan state assembly, my colleagues and I travelled from Petaling Jaya to Seremban to record the historical #N9dissolve.
Village in Lahad Datu gives an interesting insight into political developments after the intrusion.
The Red Zone in Felda Sahabat near Lahad Datu town in Sabah is where the remnants of the armed group were holed up. Civilians have been warned not to enter the area.
THE most gruesome image to come out from the Semporna shootings is a video clip of a gunman cutting off the fingers and head of a man tied to a chair.
A FILIPINO contact whom I’ve not been in touch with for seven or eight years called me this week for coffee at a five-star hotel in Kuala Lumpur.
This is the Facebook, Instagram and Twitter generation. Travellers want access to unique and affordable accommodations. And they want to picture update themselves in a Hello Kitty themed apartment or in a monastery.
There are so many claimants to the throne that every other Datu (of Sulu royalty) you meet is a sultan-wannabe.
The fishermen near Klang River have fished out so many bodies that they say the river should be called ‘Sungai Mayat’.
Kidnappers are out there waiting to grab your child at the first opportunity. Child activist Hartini Zainuddin has a list of horror stories of children being abducted when parents take their eyes off their kids.
Twitterjaya has many faces. Some say there is nothing positive of the fame achieved through it while others are overwhelmed by their instant recognition.
This is a new breed of male shoppers. According to BPN, the chief buying officer for households is now the man of the house who makes a majority of purchase decisions.
Our diehard political disagreements making the country almost similar to Thailand, where the Red and Yellow divide is so distinct that there is no room for any shade of grey.
‘My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic’ may be a child’s game, yet many adults are hooked on the smartphone freemium. It is so addictive that people stop conversations midstream just to get on with the game.