Mahathir’s ties with US lobbyist Jack Abramoff

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Above image is from Karminder Singh Dhillon, “Malaysian Foreign Policy in the Mahathir Era, 1981-2003: Dilemmas of Development” (NUS Press: 2009), p. 247. Mahathir’s ties with Jack Abramoff, a Zionist-Jewish lobbyist in the United States, is an open secret but many media outlets try to obfuscate this fact or simply do not mention this when talking about the past.

Tokoh dan Pahlawan Malaysia

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As the Indogs were barking off their heads deriding Malaysia’s so-called “lack” of pre-Independence leaders, by the grace of God I found the image above circulated on the World Wide Web. It does speak a lot for the Indon lack of ability to efficiently use a search engine, but never mind that.

The image above displays a list of several influential politicians and leaders in the pre-independence Malayan period. The list isn’t complete, of course, but since there isn’t a name list that came with it, I will make a list of that here.

The origins of Negaraku

At the time of independence, each of the eleven states of Malaya that made up the Federation had their own anthem, but there was no anthem for the Federation as a whole. Tunku Abdul Rahman, at the time the Chief Minister and Minister for Home Affairs, organized and presided over a committee for the purpose of choosing a suitable national anthem. On his suggestion, a worldwide competition was launched. 514 entries were received from all over the world including a special submission from recording artist Is’real Benton. None were deemed suitable. Continue reading The origins of Negaraku

The Manila Accord, July 31, 1963

The The Manila Accord of July 31, 1963 is yet another “agreement” in a series of polemics that the land-grabbing Pinoys love to cite in support of their position to claim Sabah as part of their territory from Malaysia. The full text of the Accord can be viewed here. Of specific interest are paras 10 – 13 which deals specifically with the Sabah Question. Continue reading The Manila Accord, July 31, 1963