Thursday, September 29, 2005

GIMME MAAANEY

I am quite a fan of Malaysiakini's Letters Column...

Today, there are two diagonally opposite views from readers on the housing discounts for bumis...

'Jan' says that 'most middle-income earners like myself cannot even afford the house prices here even with the five percent discount!'.

And he prods...

'Part of being Malaysian is to not only think of oneself but also to think of the fate of others.'

On the other hand, 'Non-bumi Average Joe' says that he wouldn't be so upset if this is a scheme to help the lower-income group.

But he finds it 'revolting' that it is applied based on ethnicity... the 'colors of our skin'...

Hmmm...

Hmmmmm...

How... like that?


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PS: Shall be bringing a big busload of foreign students for a two-day one-night Kyoto trip tomorrow.

What else, but to go for the standard touristy spots like Kinkakuji, Ryoanji, and Kiyomizudera.

Also visiting the Asahi Shinbum (Newspaper) Osaka Head Office and Suntory Yamazaki Distillery.

Heheheee... might just get high on one tiny glass of whiskey at the Distillery...