When Phadendra Kumar Shrestha heard about the cupboardful of abandoned passports, he knew he was in trouble. The 27-year-old migrant worker from Sindhuli district, Nepal, had travelled to Malaysia on the promise of a salary more than double what he could ever hope to earn at home, but the contents of the cupboard made him… Continue reading On migrant workers
I normally prefer not complain about things online, but I feel that it’s important to point out my recent experience at the The Curve shopping mall, since car park security at shopping malls has been a hot topic recently. Note: In case this happens to sound like something bad happened, there was no attack, just… Continue reading Security Isn’t a Priority At The Curve Shopping Mall
I had some free time last night so I took the chance to check out the movie V for Vendetta as I remember reading some things about it recently. In case you’re wondering why I’m watching a movie a good 5 years late, I tend to do that all the time. I was commenting on… Continue reading V for Vendetta and the Malaysian Government
By now I’m sure most Malaysians (and many people internationally) know about the Bersih 2.0 movement. Writing this took a little longer than I thought, but I’d just like to take this opportunity to share my experience of it, and hope that it offers some additional information of that day. The sun rises. It’s… Continue reading Bersih 2.0: My Experience
I usually do my best to keep this blog away from political issues, but it’s hard to stay away this time. With the beloved Malaysian government and its police lackeys busy arresting anybody wearing a yellow shirt to intimidate people away from the Bersih 2.0 rally, it’s hard not to take the Mickey out of them. Do… Continue reading Arrest the yellow fiend!