In Malaysia, the underlings, the minions, the unfortunate wannabes also want their 15 minutes of fame. Sadly, more often it turns out to be 15 minutes of shame, observes Rom Nain.
The United Nations in Malaysia would like to refer to the article published in The Star newspaper on 7 May 2012 titled “Police: Tear gas used at rally safe, UN-approved’.
You want to talk about 1Malaysia? This is one Malaysia: during a time of shared pain, people consoled and helped each other out regardless of race, religion or social standing, observes Oon Yeoh.
Aliran is perturbed that police have begun investigations into a Malaysiakini report which allegedly slandered the police. The news portal’s breaking news-report had initially stated – incorrectly as it turned out – that police personnel could have been involved in the incident in which a man sprayed chemical irritant at former premier Tun Dr Mahathir and former Umno strongman Datuk Ibrahim Ali.