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Malaysia: Is the UMNO/BN Dream Coming True?

Partyforumseasia Strategy-wise: Is the UMNO/BN dream (= seeing the PR opposition coalition committing suicide) coming true… or is it that their strategies are working? Knowing the systemic vulnerability of the UMNO/BN system by changing vote patterns and facing the extraordinary challenge by the Pakatan Rakyat opposition, held together by the charisma of Anwar Ibrahim, one might guess at least some of the defense strategies of the Barisan Nasional. 266 more words

Political Parties In Southeast Asia

Of Men & Menses

THERE were two firestorms that raged through social media this week. The first was in response to the hysterically irate, steering lock-wielding lady (now known as ‘Kiki’ from Kuantan), which I find has elicited the same magnitude of vitriol and venom as the infamous operators of pet hotel Pet Knode some years ago. 553 more words

Strategy-wise: First-Time Voters for Change?

Partyforumseasia strategy-wise: All over the democratic world consistent vote patterns are more and more disappearing. While the “polling industry” has become more professional, the long term prediction of election outcomes is increasingly difficult. 444 more words

Political Parties In Southeast Asia

Ramadhan is here!

Then I ran into this picture on Facebook.

Feel kind of bad for the policeman as to me, he really does look like a decent man (Remember a few posts earlier, I talked about “face reading”?) 178 more words



I was waiting for the Algeria vs Russia and the South Korea vs Belgium matches to start and my mind was totally off politics when I saw this post by Teresa Kok. 286 more words


Tributes pour in for 'Ubah' man Ho Leng

KUCHING: The ‘lion’ of Sarawak DAP Wong Ho Leng, who succumbed to brain tumour and passed away on Saturday, inspired a revolution that spread across the nation with his ‘ubah’ call.