The Catholic Church and the Indian nuns of the #metoo movement

Does the Catholic Church have a strange predilection for sex related misdemeanours and scandals? If not why does it remain silent apart from occasional apologetic proclamations from the Pope? If it does want to be…

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The scandal of NHS gloves and Malaysian working practices

Migrants who work in Malaysia are known to face discrimination and stigma and it is disconcerting to see just how wide spread and entrenched this is. A factory based in Malaysia has been accused of…

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Malaysia was almost The Economist’s ‘Country of the Year’

Malaysia was one of three countries considered by the Economist for the ‘Country of the Year’ award in 2018. Ethiopia and Armenia were the other two finalists with the latter being the winner. The word…

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Don’t ‘White select’ my experience of racism

This morning I watched Piers Morgan on TV lecturing/hectoring two Black men about how what they think and experience as racism is, simply, not true in his esteemed White opinion. Piers Morgan was speaking over…

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Fried banana balls make a great weekend tea time Malaysian snack

 Fried Banana Balls – Cokodok This snack can be served with a sprinkling of icing sugar or with warm custard. I particularly like eating it as a serving with cream on a stack of warm pancakes.…

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