Friday Jottings By Shamsul Akmar

Change, the end is nigh

pic by RAZAK GHAZALI
THERE is something about the Utusan Melayu/Malaysia saga that offers numerous dimensions for those who care for it to reflect on. ...

A fragility that is tough to break

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BY NOW, surely most Malaysians would have noticed that it had been a cacophonic two weeks of overbearing racial-religious narratives. ...

The deceptive mirror of vanity


pic by RAZAK GHAZALI IT IS said that most in the country are tired of all the debates, demands and threats pertaining to when and who will succeed the ...

The distance not yet stretched, the embarrassment yet to flush


pic by BERNAMA IN 2016, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad who was then a former prime minister, was officially informed that, to avoid any kesipuan ...

An unmerited honour of convenience


pic by BERNAMA THE idiom that there is “honour among thieves” is often a subject of dispute. On one hand, the saying is supposed to reflect that even ...

A plot, one too many

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PARADOXES, some ironic, are in abundance in the ongoing saga of the sex video clips which attempt to implicate Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin ...

The blowing of the hunting horn


by SHAMSUL AKMAR / pic by TMR FILE PIX IF ANYONE wants to deduce what the widely discussed and viewed sex video represented, one possible suggestion ...

Stop the reliving of a shameful past


pic by RAZAK GHAZALI A NUMBER of commenters and pundits seem to be of the opinion that the proposed debate between former Prime Minister (PM) Datuk ...

A tale of two tiers


pic by BERNAMA IF THE prince down south is planning to take up the suggestions that he should join politics full time rather than take pot shots at ...

A soul and spirit breaking tragedy


pic by SHAMSUL AKMAR THERE’S a wooden house which looks forlorn and forgotten in the Lake Gardens area. It is a model of a Felda settler’s home ...

Pining for irrelevancy


by SHAMSUL AKMAR / graphic by TMR SOMETHING very weird seems to be going on in the State of Johor if the Regent, obviously backed by the Sultan of ...

The dumbing down of the shackled minds

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Some writers of English publications were of the opinion that the current government should move forward and focus on rebuilding ...