SK Thew

My name is Soon Kheng and fondly known as SK among my peers. I'm a consultant by profession in telecommunication industry and started to blog at MageP's Lab early of 2005, out of concern about the social-political development of his country, with the aim of creating social-political consciousness among fellow Malaysians.

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Malaysia: GVO's Jeff Ooi joins Opposition Party

  31 July 2007

Today marks one of the most important occasion in Malaysia's blogging community as Screenshot's Jeff Ooi, who is dubbed as one of the most prominent blogger in Malaysia's blogosphere joined an Opposition Party – the Democratic Action Party (DAP). Speaking at the the press conference announcing his decision, Jeff reason's...

Malaysia: Second wave hit Southern Malaysia

  13 January 2007

A few days after Malaysia kicked off the Visit Malaysia Year 2007, Southern state of Malaysia Johor is being hit with continuous heavy rains which leads to the second wave of flooding. Youtube user debbieseraphina’ captures the flooding from her coach window Up to date, one of the Malaysia's major...

Malaysia: Ethnic relations course causes furore

  22 July 2006

All this while, as a multi racial and multi cultural country, Malaysians exist in perfect harmony as the mutual tolerance, acceptance and celebration of the multi-ethnic communities and cultures in Malaysia are traits that have been successfully inculcated throughout Malaysia's history. These multiple facets of Malaysia are what make Malaysia...

Malaysia: Happy Chinese New Year

  30 January 2006

Yesterday was the start of the Year of the Dog based on the Chinese lunar calendar and it's also one of the major celebration in Malaysia. During the Chinese New Year eve, reunion dinner is a must, such as blogger Passion Flower, who is very excited to celebrate Chinese New...

Malaysia: O-Year-2006!

  1 January 2006

Malaysians bade farewell to 2005 and ushered in the New Year in joyous celebrations held all over the country. In Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi new year message, he called on the people to work with the government to resolve problems impeding greater national prosperity through their preparedness, understanding and...

Malaysia: Islamic burial of ethnic Indian

  31 December 2005

The recent controversy over “forced” burial of a Malaysia Everest mountain climber M. Moorthy in accordance to Islamic rites, in which the decision was disputed by Moorthy's family, has stir discussion among public. Earlier, Moorthy's widow Kaliammal Sinnasamy was seeking to declare that her late husband was a Hindu who...

Tsunami: Malaysian blogs reflect a year after

  29 December 2005

In remembrance of the Tsunami which took place at Asia Pacific in 2004, bloggers around the world were putting up posts to commemorate the event. MackZul dedicated a blog entry to those who have lost and pray that those who live on, are living better lives and even though Chan...