February 6, 2020


I’m sure most of you people know who Michael Jackson was (duh!)… But do you know that the name ‘Michael Jackson’ could take a totally different meaning in Penang? If you have not already experienced this, don’t be surprised when you hear a waiter/waitress holler out loud “Michael Jackson!” in a local food court or coffee shop – for he/she does not mean to call someone who shares the same name as the dead megastar, but it’s a name of a popular drink of soya bean milk with herbal jelly (local calls it ‘cincau’). Who came up with the name, I am not sure, but it would sure to get one ponder as to why they came up with the name. Was it for the ‘Black or White’ song? Or his known condition with vitiligo? I guess we’d never know. Here’s the picture of it in case you do not believe me…

Michael Jackson

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January 15, 2020

black shoes

Look at this goddamn mess left behind by the ex-education minister (history: here)

Report: Schools told to find out how many students wear black, white shoes
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 15 — The Education Ministry has directed all schools nationwide to survey their students on the uptake of the policy allowing black shoes as part of student uniforms.

Local daily Sin Chew Daily referred to a January 14 letter by the Education Ministry that was spread on social media, which was addressed to the education directors of all state education departments asking them to notify schools of the survey.

In it, the Education Ministry said it has started gradually allowing black shoes and socks in schools from 2019 to 2021.

The Education Ministry said it saw a need to conduct a study based on the schools’ findings of the policy’s implementation, with a request for schools to complete the online survey form by January 22, 2020.

Sin Chew Daily said it had verified this with the principal of a primary school in Kuala Lumpur, and published a photograph of the survey form that included details such as the number of students enrolled in the school, and the number of students wearing black shoes and white shoes respectively.

When contacted by Malay Mail today, National Union of the Teaching Profession Malaysia (NUTP) president Aminuddin Awang confirmed that the Education Ministry has asked schools to conduct a survey on the implementation of the black shoes policy.

He also verified that the letter circulating on social media to be genuine.

The letter contains a link to the website for the online survey form, with a note from the Education Ministry that a majority of respondents in engagement efforts including parents agreed with school students wearing black school shoes as compared to the wearing of white school shoes.

The note also stated that the Education Ministry wished to obtain findings on the implementation of the black shoe policy at the school level, and that schools are required to fill up the survey before or by January 31, 2020.

I bet they’re finding out how deep the shit has rooted to the ground, and if it is too late to reel back the decision to move to black shoes. After all, our new government is the U-turn king. Like I have been saying, the Pakatan Harapan government has been a huge disappointment.

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January 14, 2020

Company T management

Company T is a leading technological company that’s respected by many, but not many people know that its internal structures are plagued with mentally challenged individuals. Some of its policies are just plain nonsensical.

One of the oddest thing in Company T is the approval of leaves. That’s the leave of absence I’m talking about. In Company T, anyone can just take a day off without an approval from the manager, you know, like if you decided not to come to work, it is perfectly alright to do so. The boss has no say in that. You can just not show up, and update in the online tool that you didn’t come for the day and the annual vacation days will be deducted from the records.

Now, that’s not the fucked up thing about it (how can that be a fucked up thing?). The fucked up thing about it is – however, approval is required from the manager for SICK LEAVES! Like, your manager has to approve if you’re sick and unable to come to work! Apparently, somebody thought that the doctor’s certification is not good enough, and your manager has the final say if you’re sick enough to not come to work. If that isn’t fucked up, then you’re fucked up.

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January 7, 2020


So now that Malaysia has failed its 2020 vision (to become a developed country), its government came up with another plan – SPV2030. Though I do not actually know what is it all about, the main selling point of the whole idea is to bridge the wealth distribution gap between the wealthy and the poor.

Sounds good ain’t it? Sadly, that’s all about it. Just another vision with very promising picture. Just exactly how are they going to goddamn do it, that’s what I want to know. This wealth disparity is a result of years of compounded mistakes of stupid policies and poor educational reforms in the country. Now they want to remedy this in 10 years? To make matter worse, there’s been a spate of in-fighting within the government. These people are too busy scheming the fall of one another to give any real fuck to the country in general. They could not even agree with each other, how are they going to fix anything at all?

I’d say, we should just forget about wanting to be a ‘developed nation’. Focus on fixing the glaring problems first – figure a way to stabilize the power and focus on getting the right people for the job. I’m talking about qualified ministers (this is where we lost). The gov needs to be low level formatted. Then, they need to fix problems like the water issues, the floods, the deteriorating educational standard, et al. With competent people in the job, we just might be able to turn around and think about joining the big boys in developed heaven…

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December 27, 2019


Wow, look how delusional and arrogant these rustic people are… look at these fucks talk like they own us or something…


Remember you’re living in a ‘Malay world’, Hadi warns Dong Zong ahead of congress

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 27 — Islamist party PAS lambasted Dong Zong today for allegedly behaving unethically in a multi-ethnic society, ahead of the Chinese Organisations Joint Conference that the Chinese educationists’ group is co-organising with Jiao Zong.

However, its president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang also warned the ethnic Chinese group to remember that its members are living in “a Malay world”, and therefore should not overstep its purported boundaries.

“This is not about the government’s soft tone against them, but their attitude. They understand, but they act as if they don’t get which world they are living in.

“Is it a Malay world or Chinese world or the media world? They should understand which world they’re living in,” the Marang MP was quoted as saying by Malay daily Sinar Harian.

Hadi’s remarks come even as PAS secretary-general Datuk Takiyuddin Hassan said the party is ready to hold a dialogue with Dong Jiao Zong together with Barisan Nasional component member, MCA, in a bid to defuse tension and seek an amicable solution.

On the other hand, the head of PAS’ ulama wing Nik Muhammad Zawawi Salleh labelled Dong Jiao Zong as “anti-national” and a racist organisation for planning this weekend’s protest against the teaching of the jawi script in vernacular schools.

In an open letter, PAS information chief Kamaruzaman Mohamad had also urged the Home Ministry to ban Dong Zong.

Despite that, Hadi insisted that his remarks were not directed at the Chinese community, but just Dong Zong.

Hadi also accused Dong Zong of disrespecting “native residents” here, and being ungrateful to “those who allow them to stay here”.

“They have overstepped their boundaries and we hope they will change. If they don’t, it will become fiery,” he reportedly said, adding that it is possible for others in the Chinese community to live peacefully here.

Around 1,000 people are expected to attend the event tomorrow, from representatives of school boards, parent-teachers associations and alumni associations, to those from the Malay and ethnic Indian communities.

The organisation’s refusal to heed advice that it cancel its conference has caused concern that tensions could escalate, as more conservative and hardline Muslim groups threaten reprisals.

‘Malay world’? What the fuck does that even mean? What imaginary world are they talking about? I am sure as hell that I do not fucking live in THEIR world.

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