I know that I’ve been posting a lot of things related to suicide of late but considering the many, many cases we’ve been hearing of late, it is obviously an issue we need to talk about more. Image taken from Sindre-Wimberger on Flickr under Creative Common License. P!nk, one of my favourite performers ever, obviously […]
In the past few months, the United States have been dealing with a spate of suicides involving young people. Late last year, a series of youth suicides which happened one after another in the period of a couple of weeks due to gay bullying highlighted the issue. Many people – celebrities, the average person on […]
I woke up this morning to the tragic news that US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is fighting for her life after having been shot in the head during a meet the constituents session in Tuscon, Arizona. Picture above taken under the Creative Commons License from Freedom to Marry on Flickr From the latest reports that I […]
So, I’ve been sitting here glued to my Tweetdeck for the last hour or so keep getting updates on the results of the Coroner’s Inquest into the death of political secretary Teoh Beng Hock. Obviously, there is a lot hanging on the results. First, there is the Teoh’s family who has had to grief the […]
I created this video in response to Facebook messages and tweets I saw online yesterday regarding the death of a young Malaysian. He had some problems with love and decided to jump off a building.
It’s Dec 1 and it’s not just the first day of the last month of the year, but it is also World AIDS Day. Before I go into my post, I’d like to appeal to you to do a couple of things today: 1) Wear a red ribbon to raise awareness about the cause, and […]
It quite refreshing today to wake up and read the New Straits Times page one story about how people who purchase pirate DVDs has been let off from talk of laws being put in place to punish them for their purchases.
Hey kid, You’re probably quite thrilled right now, huh? After all, you weren’t really expecting more than that one A for English in your UPSR now, did you? You aren’t really fussed about it, if I remember correctly.
In 2002, I wrote an piece which I shared with friends and colleagues to mark one year since the unfortunate 9/11 attacks. Since then, I have been sharing the same piece every year on that date.
First of all, let me start off by wishing everyone Selamat Hari Raya and asking for forgiveness (maaf zahir batin).