Posts Tagged ‘PM Najib

GE 13/ PRU 13: Lessons for Singapore

May 6, 2013

GE13: lessons for Singapore Malaysian leaders are proud of their democracy and often touch on it. In sharp contrast, across the Causeway in Singapore the ruling PAP avoids the word “democracy” like the plague. The nearest to a “cracy” word Singapore ruling party leaders mention is “meritocracy”. But the word is pregnant with irony. LOL […]

New Causeway toll: how to kill JB

March 16, 2012

I have asked more friends if they’d go to JB once the new toll, reportedly 5 times more, was implemented. Every single one of them fumed, “No, what’s the point? Unfair to make us pay if we don’t use the Eastern Dispersal Link (EDL)”. These are all JB regulars who make regular trips for R […]

National Day: majulah “democratic society”?

August 1, 2011

Singapore Parliament: more than three months after the watershed General Election, the House has yet to sit. Be sceptical if you like but keen observers of the Malaysian political scene have remarked to me that Malaysia is much more democratic than Singapore which remains as repressive as ever. As reported in The Star newspaper, Prime […]