Tag: malaysia

  • On migrant workers

    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 […]

  • Security Isn’t a Priority At The Curve Shopping Mall

    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 […]

  • Bersih 2.0: My Experience

    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 […]

  • Arrest the yellow fiend!

    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 […]

  • Bypass Malaysia’s PirateBay Censorship Using Google DNS

      If you’re a Malaysian (or are familiar with happenings in Malaysia), you’ll probably know about the recent issue of the Malaysian government blocking access to file sharing sites such as ThePirateBay, MegaUpload, and some others. While some people may agree that ThePirateBay should be blocked due to its ability to help folks get hold […]