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ANOTHER WEEK IN REVIEW (ending 17th July)
Datukless In Dover
A young Bolehan Lennard
Lee crossed the English Channel without the prerequisite pre-publicity
blitz of swimming in a cage. He is also probably the first Malaysian to attempt
a major record-breaking feat to raise funds for people other than oneself.
It is comforting to know that our police force is not emulating
the incentive holiday scheme of the army. Bukit Aman will not promote fatty cops.
What happens, if we have a fat IGP in future? Is he going to care, if he is not
No Clog Hunters?
It was reported that at 9:00 am Friday, a City Hall worker
spotted a crocodile sunbathing in the Klang River on his way to work. At around
4:00 pm the city was hit with flash floods resulting in cars piling up on top
of one another. If only City Hall workers are just as vigilant in spotting clogged
drains and rubbish floating in rivers.
by the Lee Dynasty, three sons of three former prime ministers and a son-in-law
of a current prime minister are 'contesting' in party elections. Future elections
may be held at the nearby Dynasty Hotel.
Two One - Deja Vu
In an interview with the Financial
Times, the Prime Minister said he was determined to make the country more
competitive by cutting down corruption. Excellent idea. We are definitely not
competitive, so far. In a span of three decades, only two prime ministers have
declared war on corruption in their first year of office.
2004 TV SMITH
A Korean electronics manufacturer is introducing television sets
that cater to people with colour blindness. It is estimated that 8 to 10% of the
world's population have problems perceiving the colours red or green. To its credit,
the compassionate Malaysian authorities have long recognised this problem. Some
3 million colour-blind motorcyclists in the Klang Valley are allowed to ride through
red lights with impunity.
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