Will Pakatan hold without Anwar?

30 January, 2015
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By Pauline Wong It is now 10 days to finding out whether opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim will go to jail for sodomy, and while the former Deputy Prime Minister has left his fate to God, the fate of Pakatan Rakyat ... Full Article →




UMNO launches vicious campaign of lies on Twitter

27 January, 2015
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By Lim Kit Siang, MP for Gelang Patah UMNO leaders launched a two-prong attack on the DAP to exploit PAS President, Abdul Hadi Awang’s “May 13 if third vote restored” statement, including a vicious campaign of lies and demonisation on ... Full Article →




DAP to call for inquiry into Altantunya case

31 January, 2015
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By Lim Kit Siang, MP for Gelang Patah DAP will call for an all-party Parliamentary Committee to inquire into all unresolved public interest questions on the Altantunya Murder Case when Parliament reconvenes on March 9. The latest news is that Corporal Sirul Azhar Umar has refused to return to Malaysia ... Full Article →



Solve issue of local government polls at Pakatan top leadership: DAP

30 January, 2015
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The spat between DAP and PAS over the issue of local government polls should be resolved in a meeting with the Pakatan Rakyat top leadership, and not over the public sphere, a DAP leader has said. DAP assistant publicity secretary Zairil Khir Johari in a statement today said the disagreement should be ... Full Article →



To date, Kidex evaluation fails to benefit residents of Petaling Jaya

29 January, 2015
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By Rajiv Rishyakaran, State Assemblyman for Bukit Gasing In September 2014, MBPJ, with the desire to evaluate the Kinrara Damansara Expressway (Kidex) professionally and without bias, engaged an independent consultant, MDS Traffic Planners and Consultants to study all the reports submitted by Kidex to MBPJ, such as the Traffic Impact Assessment, ... Full Article →



I am a Malay, is DAP for me?

28 January, 2015
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By Shukri Mokhtar “Religion” and “race” are two dangerous words. Since the dawn of time, men have used these two words to assert control the people, to gain power and self-benefits. A question that you and I must critically ask ourselves, with everything that human beings have achieved until this ... Full Article →



Feminism: The new F-word in town

25 January, 2015
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by Syerleena Abdul Rashid, Bukit Bendera Wanita DAP political education director and Bukit Bendera DAP Socialist Youth secretary Let’s be clear about one thing in Malaysia – a growing number of women are now more determined than ever to kick patriarchy out of our society and refuse to be apologetic ... Full Article →



Adolescent innocence and moral depravities

16 January, 2015
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By Ariff Sabri, Raub MP We Malays often pride ourselves as good Muslims, compassionate, reasonable and not easily given to extremes. And if Malay people say- we are all those, except we don’t compromise on religion, I will respond by saying, that’s a load of crap. For as long as ... Full Article →



Will Pakatan hold without Anwar?

30 January, 2015
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By Pauline Wong It is now 10 days to finding out whether opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim will go to jail for sodomy, and while the former Deputy Prime Minister has left his fate to God, the fate of Pakatan Rakyat rests with him. “Surely you exaggerate”, you might say, “Pakatan ... Full Article →



Sustainable green solutions

8 January, 2015
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By Low Kian Yung, Intern from Refsa (Research for Social Advancement)  In his speech at the United Nations Climate Summit, Prime Minister Najib Razak proudly announced that Malaysia has already reduced the greenhouse emissions by more than 33%, and that the nation is well on track to hit the target of ... Full Article →



Top 5 heart-stopping moments of your 2014…

31 December, 2014
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2014 has come to an end and The Rocket looks back at some of the most notable incidence that left a mark on Malaysia. Here we count down the year’s top 5 most crushing moments for the nation. Do you agree with our list? 5) The death of Karpal Singh News of ... Full Article →



Meet Major Zaidi, people’s hero

13 January, 2015
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  Since Reformasi, more and more citizens have braved themselves to come forward and speak out against wrongdoing, but this is not apparent in the case of civil servants, who fear taking action which would affect their rice bowl. Defiant, Major Zaidi Ahmad does not fit the same mould. Believing ... 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 →



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

I am a Malay, is DAP for me?

28 January, 2015 0 Comments

By Shukri Mokhtar “Religion” and “race” are two dangerous words. Since the dawn of time, men have used these two words to assert control the people, to gain power and self-benefits. A question that you and I must critically ask ourselves, with everything that human beings have achieved until this ... Full Article →

Meet Major Zaidi, people’s hero

13 January, 2015 0 Comments

  Since Reformasi, more and more citizens have braved themselves to come forward and speak out against wrongdoing, but this is not apparent in the case of civil servants, who fear taking action which would affect their rice bowl. Defiant, Major Zaidi Ahmad does not fit the same mould. Believing ... Full Article →

Penang launches campaign to combat violence against women

19 November, 2014 2 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 →

Will Pakatan hold without Anwar?

30 January, 2015 0 Comments

By Pauline Wong It is now 10 days to finding out whether opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim will go to jail for sodomy, and while the former Deputy Prime Minister has left his fate to God, the fate of Pakatan Rakyat rests with him. “Surely you exaggerate”, you might say, “Pakatan ... Full Article →