Case of women becoming easy prey in online love scams – should the government do something?

It was recently reported that many women around the country are still falling prey to scams where they are being instructed to transfer money to people they knew on the web. These are women who are looking for love or life partners where they got to know men from...

Indomie banned in Taiwan, should Malaysia ban it too?

A recent case involving the very popular Indomie raised many eyebrows when the instant noodles were pulled out of 2 leading supermarket chains in Taiwan. This would surely be slap on the face for the Indonesian instant mee brand which is of high popularity here. For starters, Indomie is...

Why the change in currency notes again?

The government recently announced the release of new currency notes which will be used pretty soon. In fact, it sparked off a lot of interest from Malaysians all over the country where some had even rushed to buy the first series of the notes. Commemorative notes were released to...

Wildlife trafficking poachers found, are the authorities doing something?

After the recent arrest of the Lizard King, the trafficking of wildlife has come under the spotlight. This is where anyone dealing with wildlife would be under the microscope as authorities become more attentive and enforcement are being considered that include heavier punishment for those found trafficking the wildlife....

Tiara Beach Resort Port Dickson owners cry foul over management of theme park

Some of the apartment owners of Tiara Beach resort in Port Dickson are voicing their dissatisfaction with the management of the resort for its recent move to charge a ridiculous fee for guests who come to the theme park. This is where some of the apartment units in Tiara...

Senior citizens not aware that they are eligible for financial aid

According to recent reports, there are many senior citizens who are not receiving deserving financial aid as they are not registered with the Welfare Department. Datuk Lim Choon Kin, the MCA Public Complaints Bureau legal adviser said that the party’s mobile service unit previously received many senior citizens of...

Problems in Sunway Metro as Africans party from 3am till morning

If you go around Sunway Metro, you will find that it is very much the same as any neighbourhood in the day. That is if you are there during the daytime. Come nightfall and the whole scenario changes. And this is giving the residents and business owners around Sunway...

Should we blame the giver or the taker for bribery? Or should it be the government’s fault?

The topic of bribery is one which can be talked about for hours and days. In fact, it happens so rampantly that bribery seemed to be quite a norm at times. The scale of bribery can be big or small and no matter what the size is, bribery is...

Highway tolls – Govt’s way of bullying road users

As Malaysian drivers, you will surely be used to tolls on the highways. These are supposedly one of the most efficient highways in the world as some would suggest. The one thing that they did not realize is that we have to pay tolls in almost every highway in...

How can Perkasa give out white Ang Pows and say they didn’t know and get away with it?

One of the most outraging events that took place during the recent Chinese New Year celebrations was the handing out ‘white ang pows’ by Malay rights group Perkasa. Datuk Ibrahim Ali, the president of the group has since apologized for doing so. Anyone with a sane mind will know...