Issue 31 –  *mic drop* – 2022



Apa khabar? Early disclaimer that we will probably send out next week’s newsletter late too (trying to make up for the fun we lost the past 2 years). 

By the time you read this, Christmas is over but don’t let that stop you from feeling like an entitled sloth floating on a slice of pizza.

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A reminder that it’s okay to slack off till new year. You deserve this.

Niresh Kaur, Shambavi Shankar

What’s the tea in Malaysia?

sipping tea

Is Malaysia a suitable retirement country for paedophiles possessing child pornography?

A trader was caught for possessing child pornography and was fined a mere RM800 by the Magistrates Court in Klang under Section 292 of the Penal Code. The Federal Police Secretary, Noorsiah Saaduddin, stated that this man possessed a ‘large amount’ of child pornography on his laptop and added that he coerced his victims to provide him the materials. 

Source: Quickmeme

This explains a lot why child sexual predators choose to ‘rest it out’ in Malaysia eh? Remember Richard Huckle?

Let’s also not forget the Malaysian ‘Math genius’, former student in Imperial College London, who was brought back to Malaysia to complete his studies in UKM. Second chance for a man who possessed over 30,000 child pornography material. #Malaysiaisforgiving 

The logic behind the law – possession does not equate doing. However, we are allowed to be furious and demand a law reform when our kids are at risk here. Now that Rina Harun (who confused child pornography with children watching pornography) is out of the way, we expect better laws to protect our children. 
Illegal for someone to keep your IC

Remember how some of our parents held on to our IC in fear that we would lose them. Apparently we missed the boat where we could have gotten them arrested. 
Holding on to someone else’s IC is an offence under the National Registration Regulations 1990.

So the next time a security guard insists on holding on to your MyKad, show them this newsletter.

Disclaimer: We do not condone you using this law against your parents.

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Do you need to write a will before you go?

Short answer: If you hate your family, you definitely need a will. 

Long answer: Read our article by Brenda Rangithan, Partner at Bodipalar Ponnudurai De Silva

(Note: We are not referring to your will to survive, it’ll be too late by then).

Source: Tenor
Where is the budget? 

The confusion over the Supply Act has been debugged. Anwar Ibrahim stated last week that the Budget 2023 will be tabled in February next year while tabling the temporary budget. We shall patiently wait. 

Source: Tenor
Got questions? Email us at apakhabar @ whatsrightmy(dot)com 

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