Lim Kok Wing’s toughest challenge in public relations

Remaking Prime Minister Najib Razak’s image is probably the toughest challenge ever faced by public relations consultant Lim Kok Wing, political analyst Shahbudin Husin says in his latest blog posting. But it might just work if Lim gathers the best local PR consultants to rally with him, say some quarters. There are many other media…

Don’t doubt PAC’s 1MDB investigations, Nur Jazlan tells critics

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has urged critics to refrain from making accusations and comments about its ongoing investigation into 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), following a prominent blogger’s suggestion that the probe could fall victim to sabotage. PAC chairman, Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed said that all parties, including bloggers, should not doubt the committee’s probe…

First NFCorp, Then 1MDB, Now EPF

Rafizi Ramli is at it again on 1MDB, this time taking a swipe at KWAP and the EPF. And sounding unwarranted alarm bells to rile the general public as he did with NFCorp who have in turn initiated a legal suit against him for the lies, distortions and misrepresentations. Added to that, Rafizi faces a…

Aung San Suu Kyi is a bust, writes Zafar Sobhan

There was so much hope for her as a moral leader in Myanmar, but power (or politics) has changed her. Zafar Sobhan of the daily Dhaka Tribune writes to expose her for what she really is. In the face of scathing criticism from international human rights groups, supporters of the sainted Aung San Suu Kyi…

Tabung Haji Azmi, quips Azmi Arshad

Here are lessons to learn from all the unwarranted silly fuss from the Tabung Haji – 1MDB sale and acquisition. Azmi Arshad puts it wittily to us on how we have been made fools from the distortions and misrepresentations hurled by zealous critics. Lessons shared are lessons learned. Intelligence shared is intelligence doubled. Alhamdulillah I…

Racist reporting again by Malay Mail, writes Lukman Sheriff

Here’s something interesting raised by lawyer Lukman Sheriff Alias. And when you have read it, then you wonder why Joan Lau would be so inclined to allow such stories to be carried in The Malay Mail. It’s an absolute case of distortion and misrepresentation. This is a story about a guy hitting a tudung girl.…

Britain has an ‘illegal’ government, writes RPK

In the UK, 13 parties contested the elections and the Conservative Party won 51% of the seats on 37% on the votes. And the Conservative Party government is considered the legitimate government. In Malaysia, Barisan Nasional won 60% of the seats and 47% of the votes and it is not considered a legitimate government. Raja…