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What You See is What You Get?

I remember a sales man who works in a store selling high-end home lights once telling me a story about how an old chinese gentlemen dressed in shorts and singlet once came into his showroom and started looking at the really expensive lights. While his other colleagues ignored him as he looked like someone who couldn’t afford a single bulb, except one who decided to help him and answered all his questions like he was dealing with the usual rich…

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Life, Malaysia

Gadoh

Watched this super movie over the weekend and i think everyone should watch this one. Synopsis Gadoh tells a story of a group of teenagers who fought each other along racial lines; a cycle of hatred and violence further escalated by their environment and school system. What was to be a quick resolution to improve the school’s bad image, was taken as an opportunity for one teacher who believed that real change was possible. She ropes in the help of…

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Malaysia

Rebranding May 13

Living in a multi racial country is not the easiest. Even though some claim that Malaysia is truly Asia and often proudly speak about how various religion live “happily” together, that is not always the case. Just a few years ago Americans had race high up in their agenda and it being a sensitive issue that was treated with lots of care and considered fragile. But how a few years makes such difference as today they have a African American…

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Malaysia

Racial Game Again!

The Vice Chancellor of MARA (Ibrahim Abu Shah), I think does not deserve to be in that post. He is the education field. He should be promoting and supporting Abdul Khalid’s suggestion. He should encourage the move as it allows more people to gain knowledge and educate themselves. He should have stood up to the idea that an individuals’ race should not be the determinant as to whether he or she will be able to pursue their studies in the…

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