Showing posts from November, 2011

Banknote scandal widens

THE Reserve Bank bribery scandal has spread to the Australian government's trade agency, with documents revealing Austrade met a notorious Indian arms dealer hired by Securency and knew of payments to a Vietnamese spy chief to secure contracts.
Austrade documents obtained by the Herald raise serious questions about whether some of its top officials knew about alleged multimillion-dollar bribes being paid by RBA subsidiaries Securency and Note Printing Australia across Asia.
Austrade's senior trade envoy in Vietnam, Elizabeth Masamune, was told by Securency in 2001 that a firm controlled by Anh Ngoc Luong, a colonel in Vietnam's Ministry of Public Security, would act as a ''post box'' between the RBA firm and Vietnam's central bank. Ms Masamune worked closely with Colonel Luong, who the Australian Federal Police alleged in July had received up to $20 million in suspected bribes from Securency.
Austrade's regional director for south-east Asia, David Twi…

Musa Hassan latest wife.

NEGARA menyaksikan perkahwinan selebriti yang bernilai jutaan ringgit. Terbaru, bekas Ketua Polis Negara, Tan Sri Musa Hassan melangsungkan perkahwinan dengan artis Syella Kamaruddin dalam satu upacara "Wedding of The Year"

Perkahwinan ini adalah yang termahal dianggarkan menelan belanja perkahwinan dan hantaran sehingga khabarnya mencecah RM 15 juta.
Syella menerima hantaran mewah berupa sebuah banglo bernilai RM5 juta yang terletak di sebuah lokasi di ibu negara. Dia turut menerima sebuah kereta rekaan British, iaitu Mini Cooper. Baju perkahwinannya menerima sentuhan pereka terkenal tanah air, iaitu Hatta Dolmat.

Syella yang juga pemilik butik D’Syella Place menjalankan perkahwinannya tanpa pengetahuan media kerana menghormati permintaan suaminya.

Penyanyi yang pernah merakamkan lagu 'Menangis dalam Hujan' ini agak popular dikalangan peminat hiburan tanah air. Namun, tahun berganti tahun apatah lagi dengan kemunculan penyanyi baru secara tidak langsung menenggelamkan n…

Stalin's only daughter dies

By Lee Ha-na

Svetlana Alliluyeva, also known as Lana Peters, died of colon cancer on Nov. 22. She was 85.

She has lived off and on in Wisconsin after becoming a U.S. citizen, BBC reported, quoting Richland County Coroner Mary Turner.
She was born in February 1926 as Svetlana Stalina to notorious dictator Josef Stalin and his second wife, Nadezhda Alliluyeva. She took her mother’s last name once her father died in 1953.

Peters was famous only for being the child of Josef Stalin. She wrote two memoirs, Twenty Letters to a Friend and Only One Year, which became international bestsellers.

Josef Stalin is infamous for the millions of people murdered under his rule, but he was also known to have been a loving father to Peters when she was a child, calling her his “little sparrow.” This all changed as she grew older and Stalin became occupied with the war with Germany.

In her memoirs, she describes parts of her dark past, including her mother’s decision to commit suicide when Peters was only six a…

Mahathir and Pak Lah have created a psychopath for us

Beware the Psychopath, My Sonby Clinton Callahan / May 12th, 2008The following is largely extracted from two articles:Twilight of the Psychopaths, by Dr. Kevin Barrett and The Trick of the Psychopath’s Trade by Silvia Cattori. Both articles are recommended. Both articles reference the book Political Ponerology: A science on the nature of evil adjusted for political purposes, by Andrzej Lobaczewski. Cattori’s article is longer and includes an interview with the book’s editors, Laura Knight-Jadczyk and Henry See.I make the effort to share this information because it gives me, at last, a plausible answer to a long-unanswered question: Why, no matter how much intelligent goodwill exists in the world, is there so much war, suffering and injustice? It doesn’t seem to matter what creative plan, ideology, religion, or philosophy great minds come up with, nothing seems to improve our lot. Since the dawn of civilization, this pattern repeats itself over and over again.The answer is that civiliz…

Why the haste in passing Peaceful Assembly Bill 2011

May 1968 Civil Unrest in France Barricades of overturned vehicles. Paris, France. DateMay 1968 - June 1968
In France, the May 1968 crisis escalates as a general strike spreads to factories and industries across the country, shutting down newspaper distribution, air transport, and two major railroads. By the end of the month, millions of workers were on strike, and France seemed to be on the brink of radical leftist revolution.
After the Algerian crisis of the l950s, France entered a period of stability in the 1960s. The French empire was abolished, the economy improved, and President Charles de Gaulle was a popular ruler. Discontent lay just beneath the surface, however, especially among young students, who were critical of France's outdated university system and the scarcity of employment opportunity for university graduates. Sporadic student demonstrations for education reform began in 1968, and on May 3 a protest at the Sorbonne (the most celebrated college of the University of Pa…

Malaysians You Got Fucked Again

Today was a good gathering of lawyers and the people who have one goal and that is to stop the Peaceful Assembly Bill 2011. But alas, the voices of the people were not loud enough for the UMNO and BN little dictators' ears. The little dictators did not want to displease the big dictator, who will decide their position in the coming 13th General Election. So the Peaceful Assembly Bill 2011 was passed. But do the little dictators understand that they too have lost their freedom?
There was abit of distraction from some youth who were paid by UMNO, in yellow T-shirts holding banner for free sex and another group of oldies who were against free sex. So beside these two groups of clown, nothing unpleasant were recorded.
So now the Rakyat with only ONE CHOICE LEFT will decide WHEN? And this will spell the end of UMNO and BN in the coming month.
You see karma has a funny way of showing up unexpectedly. R.A.H.M.A.N
And the first sign will be a death of either Mahathir or Najib's f…

Buy a coffin instead of seeing a doctor in Malaysia.

malaysiakini: 'Storm is coming' for our medical profession with thanks to :
by Keruah Usit

There has been a recent rash of angry letters and articles in the press, detailing the incompetence and lackadaisical attitude of many of the new generation of junior doctors, known as interns or house officers.

Most writers are contemptuous about the majority of the 7,000 new doctors entering the ranks of the medical profession every year.

Some letters, on the other hand, are written by house officers or their families, complaining of long working hours and harsh treatment by specialists.

It is obvious that feelings are running high. Traditionally, most Malaysian doctors do not write in much to the press. Doctors rank among the most conservative citizens in the country.

Even when the profession was faced with the torture of 106 prisoners of conscience in Operation Lalang in 1987, most doctors remained silent.

But in recent months, like other urban, educated and Internet-savvy Malaysians, many …

Sultan of Pahang should stay close to Lynas Plant

Head of Fukushima plant quits suddenly due to unnamed illnessNovember 29, 2011 Masao Yoshida … the Fukushima boss is in hospital. Photo: Reuters TOKYO: The director of Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant is stepping down because of illness, its operator said, without revealing whether his condition was related to radiation.Masao Yoshida, 56, has been hospitalised and will be relieved of his post from Thursday, a spokeswoman for the Tokyo Electric Power Company said.''We cannot give you details of his illness because they are private matters,'' Chie Hosoda said, declining to say whether it was related to exposure to radiation.Advertisement: Story continues below Mr Yoshida has been at the plant since it was hit on March 11 by an earthquake and tsunami, which left some of its reactors in meltdown in the worst nuclear accident since the 1986 Chernobyl disaster.It continues to leak radiation, although TEPCO and the government insist the reactors will all be brou…