Friday, March 31, 2006

Chinese Opera

55 Interesting Facts about Racism In Malaysia

Update: Wow... so many comments have been made since i stopped blogging here! Hey guys,I have an idea - Let's make this post as a forum for all Malaysians to discuss about any issues,for example,here we can talk about your experiences on racism in your daily lives and as the comments go on,we will see whether things have been improving or not ! Ok,you can do so now or after reading these facts.Thank you to you all for sharing your thoughts !



(1) Out of all the 5 major banks, only one bank is multi-racial, the rest are controlled by malays

(2) 99% of Petronas directors are malays

(3) 3% of Petronas employees are Chinese

(4) 99% of 2000 Petronas gasoline stations are owned by malays

(5) 100% all contractors working under Petronas projects must be bumis status

(6) 0% of non-malay staffs is legally required in malay companies. But there must be 30% malay staffs in Chinese companies.

(7) 5% of all new intake for government police, nurses, army, is non-malays.

(8) 2% is the present Chinese staff in Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF), drop from 40% in 1960

(9) 2% is the percentage of non-malay government servants in Putrajaya. But malays make up 98%

(10) 7% is the percentage of Chinese government servants in the whole government (in 2004), drop from 30% in 1960

(11) 95% of government contracts are given to malays

(12) 100% all business licensees are controlled by malay government e.g. Taxi permits, Approved permits, etc

(13) 80% of the Chinese rice millers in Kedah had to be sold to malay controlled Bernas in 1980s. Otherwise, life is make difficult for Chinese rice millers

(14) 100 big companies set up, owned and managed by Chinese Malaysians were taken over by government, and later managed by malays since 1970s e.g. UTC, UMBC, MISC, etc

(15) At least 10 Chinese owned bus companies (throughout Malaysia, throughout 40 years) had to be sold to MARA or other malay transport companies due to rejection by malay authority to Chinese application for bus routes and rejection for their application for new buses

(16) 2 Chinese taxi drivers were barred from driving in Johor Larkin bus station. There are about 30 taxi drivers and 3 are Chinese in October 2004. Spoiling taxi club properties was the reason given

(17) 0 non-malays are allowed to get shop lots in the new Muar bus station (November 2004)

(18) 8000 billions ringgit is the total amount the government channeled to malay pockets through ASB, ASN, MARA, privatisation of government agencies, Tabung Haji etc, through NEP over 34 years period

(19) 48 Chinese primary schools closed down since 1968 - 2000

(20) 144 Indian primary schools closed down since 1968 - 2000

(21) 2637 malay primary schools built since 1968 - 2000

(22) 2.5% is government budget for Chinese primary schools. Indian schools got only 1%, malay schools got 96.5%

(23) While a Chinese parent with RM1000 salary (monthly) cannot get school-text-book-loan, a malay parent with RM2000 salary is eligible

(24) 10 all public universities vice chancellors are malays

(25) 5% - the government universities lecturers of non-malay origins had been reduced from about 70% in 1965 to only 5% in 2004

(26) Only 5% is given to non-malays for government scholarships over 40 years

(27) 0 Chinese or Indians were sent to Japan and Korea under "Look East Policy"

(28) 128 STPM Chinese top students could not get into the course that they aspired i.e. Medicine (in 2004)

(29) 10% place for non-bumi students for MARA science schools beginning from year 2003, but only 7% are filled. Before that it was 100% malays

(30) 50 cases whereby Chinese and Indian Malaysians, are beaten up in the National Service program in 2003

(31) 25% is Malaysian Chinese population in 2004, drop from 45% in 1957

(32) 7% is the present Malaysian Indians population (2004), a drop from 12% in 1957

(33) 2 millions Chinese Malaysians had emigrated to overseas since 40 years ago

(34) 0.5 million Indian Malaysians had emigrated to overseas

(35) 3 millions Indonesians had migrated into Malaysia and became Malaysian citizens with bumis status.

(36) 600000 are the Chinese and Indians Malaysians with red IC and were rejected repeatedly when applying for citizenship for 40 years. Perhaps 60% of them had already passed away due to old age. This shows racism of how easily Indonesians got their citizenships compare with the Chinese and Indians

(37) 5% - 15% discount for a malay to buy a house, regardless whether the malay is rich or poor

(38) 2% is what Chinese new villages get compare with 98% of what malay villages got for rural development budget

(39) 50 road names (at least) had been change from Chinese names to other names

(40) 1 Dewan Gan Boon Leong (in Malacca) was altered to other name (e.g. Dewan Serbaguna or sort) when it was being officially used for a few days. Government try to shun Chinese names. This racism happened in around year 2000 or sort

(41) 0 temples/churches were built for each housing estate. But every housing estate got at least one mosque/surau built

(42) 3000 mosques/surau were built in all housing estates throughout Malaysia since 1970. No temples, no churches are required to be built in housing estates

(43) 1 Catholic church in Shah Alam took 20 years to apply to be constructed. But told by malay authority that it must look like a factory and not look like a church. Still not yet approved in 2004

(44) 1 publishing of Bible in Iban language banned (in 2002)

(45) 0 of the government TV stations (RTM1, RTM2, TV3) are directors of non-malay origins

(46) 30 government produced TV dramas and films always showed that the bad guys had Chinese face, and the good guys had malay face. You can check it out since 1970s. Recent years, this tendency becomes less

(47) 10 times, at least, malays (especially Umno) had threatened to massacre the Chinese Malaysians using May 13 since 1969

(48) 20 constituencies won by DAP would not get funds from the government to develop. Or these Chinese majority constituencies would be the last to be developed

(49) 100 constituencies (parliaments and states) had been racistly re-delineated so Chinese voters were diluted that Chinese candidates, particularly DAP candidates lost in election since 1970s

(50) Only 3 out of 12 human rights items are ratified by Malaysia government since 1960

(51) 0 - elimination of all forms of racial discrimination (UN Human Rights) is not ratified by Malaysia government since 1960s

(52) 20 reported cases whereby malay ambulance attendances treated Chinese patients inhumanely, and malay government hospital staffs purposely delay attending to Chinese patients in 2003. Unreported cases may be 200

(53) 50 cases each year whereby Chinese, especially Chinese youths being beaten up by malay youths in public places. We may check at police reports provided the police took the report, otherwise there will be no record

(54) 20 cases every year whereby Chinese drivers who accidentally knocked down malays were seriously assaulted or killed by malays

(55) 12% is what ASB/ASN got per annum while banks fixed deposit is only about 3.5% per annum.


Please proceed to make a comment !


These statistics were originally posted in sachatamiagroup






Thursday, March 30, 2006

The Survival Of A Poor Guy


See a weight meter in front of him? Yes,that is pretty amazing survival- after you measure your weight,you will pay him about USD 0.06 ! I notice that rarely people would do that(measuring your weight on a busy street with a lousy weight meter,right?).However,this is how he is struggling to survive in this post-modern culture and corporate globalization world and i strongly believe that he is not the only one...... He is hoping for hope everyday and i know that is like torturing in hell... God Bless Him.

Beautiful ' Valley '

Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Alternative Laundry

A Pull Is Needed


He's making some traditional chinese biscuits.Yummy.....

Tuesday, March 28, 2006

Fashion

Monday, March 27, 2006

A Life On A Boat

Peace Of Mind

Sunday, March 26, 2006

In-Between

Friday, March 24, 2006

Speed Of Life




This is one of my favorite photograph, it looks so nifty and kind of tricky,isn't it ^^ . I caught this action beside a hectic street in China. I Love It !!!

Thursday, March 23, 2006

Sense Represented Scenery

Buy One Please = )

Saturday, March 18, 2006

Mercy

Friday, March 17, 2006

Hoping For Hope

Thursday, March 16, 2006

No Space,No Choice,No Job

Unobtrusive Existence

Wednesday, March 15, 2006

What Is The Flower Thinking?

Tuesday, March 14, 2006

New Motion,New Beat,New Noise and New Life


Another photograph from Bali Beach,haha,sorry...cuz there's lots of moments and facts to capture there,and if i don't do that, i afraid all the scene,story,facts that i saw will never be seen by the world again,they will be considered history forever,which is kinda scary for me.So i think this is the time for everybody to take photographing as a hobby with your own reasons seriously ,we lack of motion to the new beat !

Sunday, March 12, 2006

Hidden Life


He is my new friend.He is a security guard.His monthly wage is 700 MYR(equivalent to 188 USD ).He has 2 little sons and 2 little daughters to feed.He got NO compensation for working over-time.No kidding.

Friday, March 10, 2006

Japanese Daily Life Tips

Japanese people show tricks like a fast and easy shirt folding technique, how to refresh 5 hours old sour coffee or How to put on a Band Aid so it stays on all day.
There are literally dozens of videos to watch, all with an title and screenshots so you know what it´s about before you play it.So i hope those videos will help your messed up or frustrated life.

Tuesday, March 07, 2006

Swept Life Away


Another photo taken from Bali Beach,you should somehow check out this place.I left myself alone there for a couple of hours,i had a awesome and kinda weird feeling that i was really connected with the Nature and Universe,with the only sound of the wave,you know...that telling me i was actually not alone and i felt alive for the very first time......

Sunday, March 05, 2006

Standing Still

Screamer Radio

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Friday, March 03, 2006

A Free USB Drive from Microsoft !

Head over to the Mystery Solved site of microsoft.com and click on the usb stick on the right where it says Get Yours. You need to sign in with passport.net and answer the following questions:

Q1. How many ways are there to obtain a full Microsoft® Windows® Desktop license? Answer::2

Q2: Volume License Agreements cover Windows Desktop operating system upgrades only.Answer: True

Q3: OEM operating system licenses are non-transferable.Answer: True

Q4: The most cost-effective way to acquire an initial, full underlying Windows Desktop license is preinstalled.Answer: True

It will take between 6 and 8 weeks before you get the stick, but free is free, ain´t it ?

Thursday, March 02, 2006

Apocalypse



A photo taken from Bali beach,thanks to my dad as my photographer,hahaha.^^