Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Rotten Tomatoes says...........!

A Minang boy Riza Aziz (right) rubbing shoulders with Hollywood...well done!

I was curious as to the brouhaha involving the "son" of "Tun Razak" who now joined the rank of Hollywood powerful movie producers.  And buying expensive apartment in New York so I Googled.
Well it turned out to be true except the "son" is Riza Aziz who is actually the son of the wife of the prime minister of Malaysia Rosmah Mansor's from her first marriage. 
This makes him the step-son of Prime Minister Najib Razak, and he is also very close to his step father. Riza, a very smart guy I was told, studied oversea and then later became a banker and now a Hollywood movie producer.
I don't know about you but when ever I see a successful Melayu who made a name for themselves I am very proud.
When Yuna became a celebrated name within the North American music industry and who has appeared in many famous US talk show  I said "well done".
Wait up, before you morons accused me of being pro--Malay, you wrong I am also very proud when Michelle Yeoh became an international movie star and  Jimmy Choo made a name for himself for making exclusive woman's shoes even the late Princess Diana adored his inventions.
No, I am proud of Riza because there are not that Malays that have become the world major players in many influential fields.
So when Malaysians just want to be negative without even giving Riza a whole credit of being a successful Hollywood  movie producer I think its unfair. Even the Malays are falling for chauvinist Chinese and chauvinist non-Malay Malaysians' negative propaganda to down play Malays' achievement and endeavour...now this to me is very, very sad.
You know what they say about the Malays having the highest holders of PhD...which stand for Perangai Hasad Dengki...it appears the Malays are the most easily dissuaded lot that they even  easily believe their enemies' propaganda to destroy their own race.
So what if Riza can afford to buy an expensive apartment in New York he probably works for it using his grey matter!
For the Melayus and Malaysians, we all should be proud of his achievement.  Let us acknowledge that!  Oh yeah! BTW how many of us Melayus can say " I know LeonardoDi Caprio and Martin Scorcese personally!" Do you?

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Rotten Tomatoes rated the movie, Wolf of Wall Street, at 76% and thus far raked USD18million at world wide showing and placed on top ten of its box office list.

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Wolf of Wall Stree


The Wolf of Wall Street

release date:December 25, 2013
genre:Drama
running time:180 min.
director:Martin Scorsese
studio:Paramount Pictures
producer(s):Riza Aziz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Emma Tillinger Koskoff, Joey McFarland, Martin Scorsese
screenplay:Terence Winter
cast:Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Matthew McConaughey, Kyle Chandler, Jean Dujardin, Jon Bernthal, Jon Favreau, Ethan Suplee, Christine Ebersole
inspiration:Jordan Belfort
Current Tribute rating:

Current rating: 2.73

Thursday, December 26, 2013

A deterrent is a must to stop this nonsense!

A serious deterrent is needed in Malaysia!


I read every day about lies and outright lies told by people against others and smearing anyone they like and they appear to get away with it!
Recently, I also read Big Dog about Singaporeans who observed the laws and rules in their island republic, but yet they go berserk breaking the laws the moment the enter our country?!
May be they perceived the laws here mean nothing where in Malaysia everyone can break it and can smear anyone and know they will get away with it?
A good example is when PKR Tian Chua who accused the government of staging an invasion of our own country which took many lives of our own security forces!?
I am still waiting for when is he gong to be taken to trial and read his case and if found guilty he ought to be punished as a deterrent!
Perhaps our judicial system is not all that strong after all, and if it is how come any one can just say sorry after accusing someone of many insidious and cruel accusations!
The time must come very soon where a serious example to be shown to the general public that one cannot get away with slandering and accusing people and then apologise and then acted as though nothing happens?
Yes I am ashamed to admit this but in my warp and strange ways I would like to see our justice system to be as swift as Singapore.


Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Gajan Kristnaskon........in Esperanto it means Merry X'mas!





I am somewhere in North America now and it is snowing. Walking through mall, I am not much of a mall person in Malaysia, is fun where people greet each other with nicety.
Writing this on X'mas eve where the sun suddenly shines and snow flurries dropping like dandruff from a sick head.
I wish joy and happiness to the world and to Lim Kit Siang and his son Lim Guan Eng, Nik Aziz, Anwar Ibrahim, Mat Sabu, Tian Chua, Ambiga to name a few and many more idiots with their unhappy childhood, and may they repent their sins and to their racist tendencies and  from being ultra religious morons.
The thing to remember is those born in the 30s,  40s and the 50s will definitely all die before the end of the century, or may be even before the end of next year! So can we at least be more kinder to one another.  Try to enjoy life with each other as much as you can, while others around the world are killing themselves?





Sunday, December 22, 2013

The path is now clear for MCA to re-join the government!


Well done!

The recent MCA party elections saw Datuk Seri Liow Datuk Dr Wee Ka Siong as president and deputy president respectively.
It is now clear the MCA Malaysian Chinese wants to be part of the country decision making by supporting leaders deemed to be moderate, and the path is now clear for Prime Minister Najib Razak to appoint Liow and Wee to the Cabinet as full minister and deputy minister.
Unlike belligerent former MCA leader Chua Soi Lek, whose defensive and offensive stance against BN leadership are quite offensive, both Liow and Wee are more easy to bond with.
BN leaders, within Umno especially, were not comfortable with Chua's leadership described as almost emulating the "opposition stance", and now are more likely to work in a spirit of comradeship with Liow and Wee at the helm.
I can see Najib appointing Liow as the new Transport Minister and Wee as minister or deputy minster in the Prime Minister Department, for a start. MCA must now look to the future in a  positive spirit, with Chua Soi Lek, and to help contribute towards nation building.
I personally know Liow, and helped him during last general elections, and he is a pleasant chap to interact and to talk with, and I have also had the opportunity of meeting Chua and he strikes me as an arrogant person who is very hard to have a conversation with, especially with his "holier-than-thou- attitude".
Come 2014 we need to discard arrogant party leaders and politicians within  BN and the opposition parties so we can strive towards the betterment of the country....especially in the eroding multi-racial department of Malaysia.  Read here: http://www.mca.org.my/en/mca-polls-liow-wins-presidency-wee-is-deputy/

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Rosmah Mansor conferred an inspirational award!

A strong and an emancipated Minang woman!

True to her strong and emancipated Minangkabau woman spirit, Datin Sri Rosmah Mansor was rewarded and honoured with the conferment of a very prestigious award for her relentless job to provide opportunities for the development for women and children around the world, through her Permata programme.  She does not endure mediocrity and always strives for excellence.  Thus by doing so, she does not endear herself perhaps, making women and men threatened by her free spirit of emancipation.  In the Permata Program, children are celebrated and offered support in their life's endeavour:-

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KUALA LUMPUR: Permata Programme patron Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor was today honoured with the 'Global Inspirational Leadership' award at the Africa-Middle East-Asia Amazons Awards Gala in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

The event organiser, Centre for Economic and Leadership Leadership (CELD), said the award was in recognition of the high commitment, role and initiatives of the Malaysian prime minister's wife that had given an impact on women and children's development.

Monday, December 16, 2013

Let's strive to be honest, happy and better human beings next year!

Let's strive to be happy, if we can! For tomorrow we may die!
Everyday, I have been reading one or two or three or more blog sites that I fancy. I used to read this one blog site, after watching a Russell Peters video as my routine before I go out, and I thought this particular blogger was very funny, never failed to entertain me before I go out.  Suddenly this particular blogger became full of hatred and anger and his personality changed, calling people idiots (dunggus) and suddenly its like Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.
He is diabetic.  Initially I forgave him for I thought perhaps his glucose management or the drug was causing his personality changes from being a funny man to a one full if anger and hatred and sadness.
Nowadays, I do not get angry, I do not even get even. I just ignore situations and sigh at “friends” who believe that they know more than anyone else.  That they have that a God-given right to think sooo loudly in their blogs.
Sometimes our hatred for something that is beyond our control makes us into very sad people.  As for me, come 2104 I will strive to be a better person and I well  never pretend to be more than what I am.
I will just let fate do the job for me.  I suggest for some whose undying obsession with their religions must believe that something bigger than us will show us the way.
Meanwhile I am off to see my precious ones and to enjoy life while I am alive on this planet.
To hate and to pre-judge, and to be petty will not and can never be my reason for living from now on (never were actually).  I just want to enjoy life. (Hopefully another 20 years- that’s enough for me.)
I suggest my “friends” to take care of their health. As the modern adage goes “shit happens and then you die” and I would like to change it “let shit happen if you can’t stop it, but do not die miserably”. 
P.S.  My dentist again tells me at my age I still have my whole set of teeth free from cavity, and my doctors said my blood pressure is normal and I am not a diabetic, nor am I overweight nor having a secret heart condition that I am hiding from the world.  In all reckoning I think I am okay.  As for the country in future, I am sure it will still be in a good hands but definitely not under Pakatan or the DAP. Oh yeah. Five years from now it will still be governed by tested people and political parties that have been doing it for the last five decades. 

Happy New Year to all!


Sunday, December 15, 2013

For all intents and purposes......Tun Mahathir is the most proper rep!


Tun Mahathir and Mandela were very close friends.

Tun Mahathir, personal representative of Prime Minster Najib Razak, at Mandela's funeral.

A great man has passed away, I am talking about Nelson Mandela, and he is so great even his death has to be treated with dignity and respect.
I am glad Malaysia had Tun Mahathir Mohamad, the father of modern Malaysia, attend the funeral of Mandela also as the personal representative of Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak.  Anyone else would not do proper  justice to Mandela in terms of giving him final respect.
We all know the great history of Mandela, but not many of the younger generation are really aware of the special bond between these two men, and the two countries under Mahathir and Mandela were very close and helped each other.
If I were an adviser to the current prime minister of Malaysia, I would have advised him to ask Tun Mahathir to attend the ceremony, thus to represent Malaysia at the funeral.
Granted Najib is the prime minister and as head of state that would have warranted his presence at Mandela's funeral. I am sure he wanted the former prime minister, Tun Mahathir to be at Mandela's funeral because of their special bond.
The timing was such Najib then could attend a scheduled meeting in Japan with other Asean leaders and Malaysia was represented by a respected former prime minister whose name was also well known in Mandela's South Africa.
Just ask anyone in South Africa and any leader in Africa and they will mention Mahathir's name with love and respect.  He was ardently anti- apartheid and a friend of South Africa.
I believe Najib did not attend the funeral simply because he wanted the father of modern Malaysia to be in South Africa to attend to his very dear friend's funeral.  It is also nice to know that Tun Mahathir was a personal representative for the prime minister of Malaysia at the funeral, making Najib well represented.
I love the personal and finer touch involving the arrangement for Malaysia to be at the funeral of Nelson Mandela, a great man who defied the odds and gained the respect of the world.


Monday, December 02, 2013

Much Ado About Siti Aishah?

 (This was sent to me by Mr Azlan Ramli and I decided to use it on my blogsite)
Could someone please tell me what's the big brouhaha about this Siti Aishah person? Why oh why are we giving so much attention to someone who has (willingly, I'm VERY sure) discarded her state, her ethnicity and even her family?

She can't speak Malay anymore and most likely doesn't practice any Malay custom anymore. No need for us to get into the subject of religion... those two are more than enough to make her a non-Malay anymore according to the Malaysian Constitution's definition of what a Malay person is.

She couldn't care less about maintaining her Malaysian citizenship. So, she's NOT a Malaysians anymore. What is she, then? I DON'T CARE!!! Yeah, it's because she is what & who she is now due to her own free will, for more than half her 69-year life! 

Nope, not because she was kidnapped and locked up in a basement or secret rooms like those three American women in Cleveland, Ohio whom were publicised about recently (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ariel_Castro_kidnappings). Siti Aishah Abdul Wahab settled in England (never mind illegally), she loved it there and the way I see it, she probably wants to die in the UK... or maybe in China! Whateverrr lahh!

Also, she doesn't give a hoot about her family. No contacts, no letters, no e-mails, no Skype... NOTHING! And based on what her 73-year-old sister Kamar Mahtum told the media after that oh-so-emotional meeting at a 'secret police safe house', she never gave a rat's ass about her own mother!

Kamar Mahtum said Siti Aishah asked her about their mother, who died almost 20 years ago, by the way. Wait, Kamar Mahtum is 73 years old. And she is NOT even the eldest of their siblings, some of whom have passed away "long ago". Was Siti Aishah seriously thinking that their mother is still alive?? What a joke!

Yeah, Siti Aishah is a GONER - no different whatsoever than her mother and those deceased siblings. She doesn't want to have anything to do with her family anymore. Mind you, that meeting was arranged out of her family's (yeah, Malaysian family and not her adopted Marxist-worshipping gang)  request by the British authorities on humanitarian grounds. Had she been given a choice, she wouldn't want to have anything to do with anyone from Malaysia at all.


And she definitely doesn't want to have anything to do with Malaysia, her former country anymore! As far as she's concerned, she was born in Malaysia, raised in Malaysia and then left for England to be what she wanted to be, till her last breath. And that's that.


Her major concern now is what the British authorities have in mind for her, hence her super-secret meeting with Kamar Mahtum conducted and accompanied by many British security personnel. Decades of actively promoting Marxist ideology - and based on British soil, at that - would definitely make the Brits VERY interested to 'catch up' with her. Wink wink!


Either way - I DON'T CARE... and so shouldn't Malaysians too (other than her family members, of course!). 
No, I don't find this sad at all. What I find sad... wait, PATHETIC is Malaysians - the media, Government and the people - all getting so worked up and emotional about it. Wasting news space & airtime and resources to give coverage to something so stupid, even my Indonesian denim & leather tailor at Pertama Kompleks (Kuala Lumpur) found it amusing. During a chat with him yesterday, he laughed when expressing to me his take on the whole stupid issue. Yeah, he laughed at Malaysia... while fixing my leather bag's faulty zipper!


Just like Sufiah Yusof - the supposedly-genius non-Malaysian kid who rebelled against her parents (only her mother is Malaysian, for goodness sake!) and proudly became a prostitute later on - Siti Aishah means NOTHING to us Malaysians and Malaysia... but no, the Malaysian media had to give Sufiah Yusof lots of exposure as if she hasn't 'exposed' herself enough on the Internet for her sex trade! She spent a lot of money to get her glamour shots taken, mind you! I am very sure her business thrived after the Malaysian media inadvertently promoted her! Fools...


Siti Aishah is not a Malay anymore. She isn't a Malaysian anymore. She doesn't want to be a Malay AND a Malaysian anymore. GET IT??!!


And what has Hishamuddin Rais got to do in the Siti Aishah story? Why am I seeing this former-fugitive-nobody in my newspaper with Kamar Mahtum? What value does he bring to this already worthless issue to us? I am really wasting my time reading the newspaper, if this kind of news keep getting published.


Malaysians are really misplacing their emotions and sympathies. And the biggest culprit is the media. I'd understand it if tabloids do that, but the New Straits Times???


What we should do to Siti Aishah and I'm sure many other (former) Malaysians who have left the country and not giving a s#it anymore to Malaysia is simply leave them alone.


To pathetic-masochist Malaysians, I tell you this - GET OVER IT LAHHH!!!


And to the mainstream Malaysian media, the NST especially - stop publishing rubbish. You've already done it with that recent half-page apology. ENOUGH LAHHH!!!


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AZLAN RAMLI