Archive for December, 2008

A Note to Our Readers: Farewell 2008, Hello 2009

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

Dear Readers and fellow othermalaysians,
As the year draws to a close I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has supported us at www.othermalaysia.org for the past two and a half years.
2008, as we all know, has been a tumultuous year to say the least and will undoubtedly lead us to another [...]

The ‘Cold War’ Heats Up Between India and Pakistan

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

In the wake of the attacks on Mumbai last month, tension between India and Pakistan has soared to hitherto unprecedented levels in recent times. With the visit of Condoleeza Rice to Islamabad and the statements that has issued from Barack Obama of late, the eyes of the world are once again trained on the two [...]

Of Tomboys and Sissy Women

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

Parents beware, and lock up your sons (and daughters). For apparently this benighted land of ours has once again been blighted by a new moral panic of Tolkienesque proportions. No, the orcs are not over the horizon and the elves haven’t started sprouting facial hair. It would appear that the new ‘threat’ (and mind you, [...]