Latest seizure of Christian books violates “10 point solution”, DAP says

15 December, 2014
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The recent confiscations of Christian hymn books are in violation with the Cabinet’s 10 point solution, DAP says. The seizure of the Malay Christian hymn books as seen at an orang asli settlement on December 5 were not in accordance ... Full Article →




1MDB: See the ground shrinking below its feet..

13 December, 2014
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By Tony Pua, Petaling Jaya Utara MP When an UMNO leader files a police report alleging gross mismanagement in a company owned and supported by the Government, where Najib Razak sits as the chairman of the Board of Advisors as ... Full Article →




Unsatisfied with government’s dismissal of GFI report, DAP flays BN Minister

18 December, 2014
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DAP slammed BN’s dismissal of illicit capital outflow, where Malaysia was recorded with a staggering RM 1.38 trillion since 2003 in the GFI (Global Financial Integrity) report. DAP Perak Economic Development Bureau Chief Chong Zhemin said that Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department of Economic Planning Abdul Wahid Omar was ... Full Article →



DAP in solidarity with BFM: rebukes MCMC’s fine for ‘Allah’ interview

18 December, 2014
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Seputeh MP Teresa Kok has called on Malaysians to express their solidarity with BFM, after the radio station was fined by MCMC (Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission) for an interview with Reza Azlan, religious scholar and internationally acclaimed author. “MCMC’s imposition of restrictive conditions on broadcasters and fine on BFM ... Full Article →



Why insist on tabling Hudud if it is not Pakatan’s collective stand?

17 December, 2014
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Under fire from PAS quarters for opposing Hudud, DAP advises the Islamic party to adhere to Pakatan Rakyat’s common policy framework. Responding to Ketua Penerangan Dewan Ulama PAS Datuk Mohd Khairuddin Aman Razali who accused the DAP of “hindering democracy” by opposing attempts to enact Hudud law, DAP’s Bandar Utama ... Full Article →



Najib Tun Razak’s subtle fall from grace

12 December, 2014
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By Kasthuri Patto, Batu Kawan MP Two days ago, UMNO veteran leader Rais Yatim, who is also the governments adviser on social and cultural issues, pleaded that PM Najib Tun Razak should be given a chance to complete his mandate as PM before he is evaluated. It appears that this ... Full Article →



Champion open debate and discourse on Islamic law

9 December, 2014
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This is an open letter by a group of 25 influential Malays on creeping fundamentalism overriding  Malaysia’s Federal Constitution We, a group of concerned citizens of Malaysia, would like to express how disturbed and deeply dismayed we are over the continuing unresolved disputes on the position and application of Islamic ... Full Article →



The Assembly of Sirens

5 December, 2014
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By Ariff Sabri, Raub MP Why are we not surprised at the issues raised at the UMNO general assembly? Every single nondescript delegate wishing to make a name for him or herself will talk about the threats to special Malay rights, the Malay religion, and the Malay monarchy?Even Khairy Jamaluddin, ... Full Article →



DAP loses Sarawak pioneer Sim Kwang Yang

27 November, 2014
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Political commentator, blogger and former DAP MP for Bandar Kuching Sim Kwang Yang passed away earlier this morning at the age of 66. According to reports, Sim, who had been suffering from ill health, passed away in his sleep. Sim had served three terms as Bandar Kuching MP from 1982 to ... Full Article →



Sekolah Demokrasi: Schooling youths in democracy

17 November, 2014
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Sekolah Demokrasi, or its literal translation ‘Democratic School’ is a political empowerment camp for youths interested in politics and social democracy in Malaysia. Cybertroopers have zoomed in on the Malay participants of this DAP training camp, calling them names like “betrayers of their race”, accusing them of forgetting their roots, ... Full Article →



Pasir Pinji Local Food Guide Series: 100% Perakian Pan Mee

8 September, 2014
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by Howard Lee We often hear of, and even utter ourselves the words “it ain’t what it used to be”, when we speak of local dishes and local ingredients. It often follows with “they don’t make it like they use to, and so much more expensive nowadays”. I’d like to ... Full Article →



V. Sivakumar – Rising from the ashes of a crisis

13 December, 2014
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Batu Gajah MP Sivakumar Varatharaju Naidu comes off as a fierce, straight-talking MP, ready to take on any challenge put before him. He one of the most strident and vocal DAP leaders on issues concerning Indians in the country. He has previously lambasted MIC for not accounting for funds meant ... Full Article →



Pakatan primes for the next level

23 September, 2014
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The near miss to bring about political change in the last general elections have left many wondering if BN’s five-decades stranglehold on the political powers of Malaysia will ever be broken. As a continuation of this series of interviews of PR leaders on its future, PKR’s deputy president Azmin Ali ... Full Article →



They dare to join DAP (Part 3)

10 September, 2014
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More young Malays are thinking for themselves and not afraid to defy convention in their political choices. It takes courage to go against the grain and those who stand out from the crowd are often vilified for daring to be different. Several young Malay DAP members tell us why DAP ... Full Article →



Why criminalise abortion?

8 December, 2014
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It should be simple as this: a woman’s body belongs to her and no one else has the right to question the choices she makes or dictate how she should live. Even if a woman decides to end her pregnancy, that choice is hers to make. In a recent case, ... Full Article →



‘Malaysian seats’ are the future of DAP and Pakatan

4 June, 2014
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By Lam Choong Wah Senior Fellow, REFSA In the 13th general election (GE13), DAP achieved its best ever electoral results by winning 38 parliamentary seats and 95 state assembly seats out of the 51 parliamentary and 103 state seats contested, becoming the second biggest party after Umno in terms of seats ... Full Article →



#REMEMBERTELUKINTAN

3 June, 2014
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by Chris Lee Chun Kit Disappointed, upset, frustrated…… so many words but yet when the election results came out on the 31 st of May, we knew that we had lost the parliamentary seat of Teluk Intan to the Barisan Nasional. The verdict was out and we had to swallow ... Full Article →



Penang launches campaign to combat violence against women

19 November, 2014
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The Penang State Government has launched a historic three-week state-wide campaign against Violence Against Women (VAW) to raise awareness about preventing violence against women and girls. This is the first state-sponsored event of its kind organised by the Penang State Executive Council for Women, Family and Community Development, and the Penang ... Full Article →



“Mengenal DAP” session in Kuching, Sarawak

7 August, 2014
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A “Mengenal DAP” workshop (“Getting to know DAP”)  will be held this Saturday, August 9 2014, at the Pusat Khidmat DAP Tupong, Sarawak. The activity intends to share the history of the party and its struggle with respect to its ideology. The program, held in collaboration with DAP Sarawak and the DAP ... Full Article →



Thank you, veterans! Because of you, DAP prevails

2 April, 2014
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On 2 March, Penang Chief Minister and DAP MP for Bagan Lim Guan Eng hosted a private dinner in honor of the Penang state DAP veterans. There are over 120 veterans in the state who have been party members for over 30 years. Of the number, about 70 turned up ... Full Article →



Other News

Najib Tun Razak’s subtle fall from grace

12 December, 2014 0 Comments

By Kasthuri Patto, Batu Kawan MP Two days ago, UMNO veteran leader Rais Yatim, who is also the governments adviser on social and cultural issues, pleaded that PM Najib Tun Razak should be given a chance to complete his mandate as PM before he is evaluated. It appears that this ... Full Article →

V. Sivakumar – Rising from the ashes of a crisis

13 December, 2014 0 Comments

Batu Gajah MP Sivakumar Varatharaju Naidu comes off as a fierce, straight-talking MP, ready to take on any challenge put before him. He one of the most strident and vocal DAP leaders on issues concerning Indians in the country. He has previously lambasted MIC for not accounting for funds meant ... Full Article →

Penang launches campaign to combat violence against women

19 November, 2014 0 Comments

The Penang State Government has launched a historic three-week state-wide campaign against Violence Against Women (VAW) to raise awareness about preventing violence against women and girls. This is the first state-sponsored event of its kind organised by the Penang State Executive Council for Women, Family and Community Development, and the Penang ... Full Article →

DAP loses Sarawak pioneer Sim Kwang Yang

27 November, 2014 0 Comments

Political commentator, blogger and former DAP MP for Bandar Kuching Sim Kwang Yang passed away earlier this morning at the age of 66. According to reports, Sim, who had been suffering from ill health, passed away in his sleep. Sim had served three terms as Bandar Kuching MP from 1982 to ... Full Article →