Menjunjung Duli – A loyalty pledge to the King.

  *This article is an edited translation of the original article titled “Istiadat Menjunjung Duli” written in Malay on 7/12/2013. In front of the Singgahsana (the Throne), at Istana Iskandariah, Kuala Kangsar, Perak, 19 April 2010.   The “Istiadat Menjunjung Duli” in the state of Perak is a royal tradition in the court of Malay … Continue reading Menjunjung Duli – A loyalty pledge to the King.

A Taste of Authority

In  February 1991 I was transferred from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh, Perak and appointed as the Pegawai Kewangan Negeri or State Financial Officer of Perak. I was to be the eleventh State Financial Officer of Perak. The first State Financial Officer of Perak was Mr. H.J.A. Cassidy, appointed in 1958. For 22 years since 1970 I had been … Continue reading A Taste of Authority