Full text of Johnson’s statement given at 6pm today

If you missed watching the speech live, here it is in full: Five weeks ago I spoke to you from these steps and said that this government was not going to hang around and that…

Should Malaysia be celebrating?

It’s 62 years today since Malaysia gained independence from British Rule. Happy Merdeka/Happy Independence Day fellow Malaysians but is it? Yes, we may have self-rule and autonomy over our own present and future but how…

Fox News Host rebukes Trump

Also read my previous posts on American Politics:

Las Vegas is where capitalism goes to receive oxygen

William Pearson’s 1965 novel, The Muses of Ruin: An ordinary fellow from a place like South Bend, Indiana can’t wait to catch the first plane to Vegas. For thirty bucks a day he and his…

Who would have thought that dancing could be so controversial-blogging from Las Vegas

One would have thought that dance and any sort of culture war associated with it would have moved with the times for the word ‘war’ to be delinked from ‘culture’. Elvis died 42 years ago.…

Walter Mitty went to Greenland – blogging from Las Vegas

Sometimes real life collides with fiction. Walter Mitty needed to get to Greenland in a great hurry from America and he made it. The only difference being that Walter Mitty didn’t daydream it all. In the…

Las Vegas, bucket list and my midlife

I have wanted to visit Las Vegas since my teenage years. At the age of 56, I have finally made it.

The proletariat is fighting back

A friend of mine who has never been interested in politics, ever, has asked me whether she can accompany me to the next march I attend. Another friend has been asking me to explain Jo…

The Epstein Conspiracy theories will long continue

Rich man who ‘facilitated’ sleazy and sordid parties (or whatever euphemism), Jerry Epstein, is found dead in his solitary cell while awaiting an uber high-profile trial at which some household names were, allegedly, to be…

Striving for perfection is a pain in the proverbial

In the summer of 2017 when my daughter finished her school years I felt a sense of loss. Call it ‘Empty Nest Syndrome’ for want of a better word but it isn’t an entirely accurate…

A leaked porn video can destroy lives

Imagine this. You and your partner have videoed yourselves carrying out intimate acts together. You think that this is for your private viewing. You wake up one day and discover that umpteen (make that millions)…


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First Malaysian to appear on British Reality TV