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CRISIS IN THE US FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

The current crisis in the US financial institutions is really worrying and is unprecedented in the modern history in terms of magnitude, complications, and immediate as well as future implications. Let me share a bit of information for us to ponder. The recent failures of Lehman Brothers, Merrill Lynch and AIG centered around what is…

FREEDOM, DEMOCRACY AND RACE

All man was born free, and hence, freedom is a God given right to every human being. To be free, means no other human being can force upon another fellow human being to accept a certain set of belief systems, way of life, practices etc. – unless he/she, in his/her own free will voluntarily submits…

A VERY BRIEF HISTORY OF THE MALAYS AND MALAYSIA

The Malay race (consists into two groupings – Proto Malays and Malay Polynesians, or Melayu Darat and Melayu Laut), likely originates from the Yunnan province or surroundings. The early Malay (or Champa) civilizations are: Lin Yi (also called Fu Nan), located in what is South Vietnam and Cambodia today, the dates of the civilization is…

TOLERANCE IS THE WORD

Tolerance, even though easier said, is a very tough act to do; especially for political organizations and when it relates to religion or race. Fortunately, there are many examples that we can learn, from age old history as well as recent ones. In this article, I would like to bring forth a few samples for…