April 15 is tax day for most Americans. It is the deadline for Americans - rich or poor - to file and pay their taxes. But this year, it appears, it is also smear China day. You may think with so much things going on in the world, things to do, that perhaps for this one day, China might be spared unnecessary smearing. But it is not to be so. Last week, on April 15, both … [Read more...] about Malaysia Airline MH370 – American Media Fanning the Flame Wars
三大皇牌 is a group based out of Malaysia (singers Crystal Ong Shir Ching, Angeline Khoo Yen Nee, and Nick Chung), and here they perform "舞动春天" ("Dancing to Spring") in anticipation of the Chinese New Year of the rabbit (February 3, 2011). I also want to take this opportunity to say hello to our Malaysian friends and readers. Talking about connections, the Malaya Chinese … [Read more...] about “舞动春天” (“Dancing to Spring”), a Happy Chinese New Year from Malaysia
In a previous discussion on Malaysia's ethnic politics, I was surprised (and dismayed) to sense the depth of dejection some ethnic Chinese in Malaysia may feel toward the political situation in Malaysia. There however may be hope. … [Read more...] about Can democracy be the solution to Malaysia's ethnic problems?
Malaysia over the years has been known for its share of ethnic violence against Chinese and other minorities. Most recently, Ahmad Ismail, a district chief in the United Malays National Organization ruling party, has been quoted to pronounce: … [Read more...] about Malaysia's Ethnic Politics