I’ve never thought that I will ever be interested in American politics until Trump becomes famous in the political world.
What makes Trump so triumphant in the presidential race? Perhaps it is what his supporters think about him- He is the boss. He ‘says what he wants to say’ and ‘does what he wants to do’. What appeals to me about Trump is his background as a businessman. A billionaire! If he could run a huge corporation, there are chances he will do well running a country, although one might say running a nation is different than running a business. Still, it is undeniable that a businessman has more leadership skills than an ordinary politician, not to mention the businessman is a billionaire. Continue reading →
Last two weeks, I talked about how Malaysia is copying the US, whether the government or the people realise it or not. One may seem that there shouldn’t be a problem with that, because the US is where democracy, rights, liberty, opportunity, and equality are being exercised. If Malaysia really think that the US is exercising the right way of life, or at least the best ideology that ever existed, then what’s the point of making these countries divided? It should be better if Malaysia is a part of the US, or these two countries merge. Continue reading →
A few weeks ago I read an article in the letters section of the New Straits Times about the absurdity for students to wear neckties in schools. The writer, who works at Perak Islamic Information Centre, expressed his sympathy towards school children because they are forced to wear neckties, even in the contemporary hot weather happening now in Malaysia. The necktie was invented by the British to keep themselves warm in their chilling country. To wear a necktie in a tropical region that has hot and humid weather throughout the whole year would be completely foolish. Unfortunately, not only kids are forced to wear them, but also working adults. Continue reading →
On November 13 this year, Paris was shocked by a series of bombings in different places.
Since then, many people around the world were petrified but showed support for Paris, most remarkably through social media. Even Google and Facebook gave some tribute to the victim of the massacre. Continue reading →