Shamsul Akmar

Friday Jottings: The failure to rice to the occasion

ALAS, the humble, unexciting and under-rated cassava or better known locally as tapioca, has been the butt of vicious jokes…

2 days ago

Friday Jottings: When the apologists are more insulting

REACTIONS from some DAP leaders, on calls for the boycott of KK Mart over the sale of socks with the…

3 weeks ago

Friday Jottings: Silence like a cancer grows

IF there was anything positive resulting from the partial pardon accorded to Najib Razak, it was that it knocked numerous…

2 months ago

Friday Jottings: To pardon or not to pardon, or in between

IT is truly irresponsible for the Government to allow the issue of Najib Tun Razak’s pardon to turn into a…

2 months ago

Friday Jottings: When loyalty is weighed, measured and found wanting

WHEN Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad pointed out that Indians, and by extension Chinese, who still identified themselves with their countries…

3 months ago

Friday Jottings: Honing the skills of hiding the obvious

SMOKING out racists seems not to be too difficult. It only took some choice words from Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (picture) and…

3 months ago

Friday Jottings: Watching the year pass by

WITH the curtains coming down for the year, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s (picture) batting average is anything but spectacular. If…

4 months ago

Friday Jottings: A celebration of triumph without success

IT IS quite baffling, how a government, led by self-righteous people wearing reform on their sleeves, can even imagine celebrating…

4 months ago

Friday Jottings: The demise of stale reforms

FIRST, the tell-tale signs were floating in the air, then the writings started appearing on the wall and now, what…

4 months ago

Friday Jottings: Get over the delusions of grandeur

GIVEN the Prime Minister’s poor ratings after completing one year in office, calls that he should step down, or that…

5 months ago

Friday Jottings: Of cowards, dignity and courage

AMID the outpouring of disgust directed at Israel for its barbarity in Palestine, voices are growing louder among pro-Palestinian factions…

5 months ago

Friday Jottings: History repeating again

THERE is a video clip making its rounds on social media of a native American activist narrating the treatment dished…

5 months ago

Friday Jottings: The meek shall not be silenced

AS protests against the Israeli genocide on Palestinians grew bigger around the globe, there are some in Malaysia, Muslims included,…

5 months ago