Group: No to nuclear plants in Malaysia

27 April, 2015
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An anti-nuclear power group has urged the government to drop plans to introduce nuclear power in the country, saying that the risks are too great in such a move. The Anak Malaysia Anti-Nuklear (Aman) in a statement cited a recent ... Full Article →




False documents claim worsens 1MDB snarl

23 April, 2015
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In a shocking new expose, a whistleblower site has revealed that the problematic 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) had presented falsified documents pertaining to its accounts in Singapore. Sarawak Report yesterday reported that it has been passed new evidence that shows Swiss private bank ... Full Article →




The Malay leadership vacuum

24 April, 2015
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By DAP National Political Education Director and Kluang MP Liew Chin Tong If both Najib Razak and Hadi Awang remain as the presidents of UMNO and PAS respectively, the sense of being leaderless will continue in the Malay community. The status quo is therefore not a stable situation, and we ... Full Article →



DAP expects sea of red for “Hancur GST” campaign

23 April, 2015
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DAP has pledged its commitment to the   “Hancur GST” protest, promising that it will show up in full force on May 1. “The economy and Malaysians have been devastated by the effects of the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) for almost a month now,” DAP National Organising Secretary Anthony Loke ... Full Article →



Court dismisses ISA suit against government, Home Ministry

22 April, 2015
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The High Court today dismissed Seputeh MP Teresa Kok’s suit against the government and the Royal Malaysian Police for her Internal Security Act (ISA) detention in 2008. Judge Datuk Su Geok Yiam ordered Kok to pay RM50,000 cost to defendants Tan Sri Syed Hamid Albar, former Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Tan ... Full Article →



On superficial Muslims

20 April, 2015
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By Hafidz Baharom The recent occurrence in Taman Medan did not show the best about Islam. If anything, it showed how miseducated the Malaysian Malay community can be. To the 50 in Taman Medan, if seeing a cross on a building was enough to shaken your faith, I suggest you ... Full Article →



Set up a bipartisan parliamentary select committee to study the amendments to the Criminal Procedure Code

14 April, 2015
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Press Statement by M Kula Segaran, DAP National Vice Chairman and MP for Ipoh Barat in Ipoh on 14th April, 2015 On March 30, 11 new bills were tabled in Parliament for approval. One of the bills was the Criminal Procedure Code (CPC) D.R. 9/2015    2015    Rang Undang-undang Kanun Tatacara ... Full Article →



The week of outrage

13 April, 2015
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By Charles Santiago, MP for Klang Malaysians went to bed this week only to wake up the next day to a shrinking democratic space in the country. They woke up to find themselves robbed off their civil liberties, and their freedom of speech stifled. Bulldozing the various Bills in Parliament, POTA and ... 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 →



Nurul Nuha: The face behind #KitaLawan

8 April, 2015
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There is something about Nurul Nuha Anwar that seems familiar, the first time you meet her. You cannot really put your finger on it, but it is as if you have met her before, or have known her for absolutely ages. Which is unlikely to be so, since Nuha, who ... 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 →



The passing of our humble “Tok Guru”

13 February, 2015
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By Wan Hamidi Hamid  Last night, surrounded by family, Datuk Nik Aziz Nik Mat breathed his last in the same modest house in Pulau Melaka, Kelantan, where he had lived for the past few decades. The 84-year-old left behind a legacy that was truly unique for a man who fought his political ... 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 →



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

On superficial Muslims

20 April, 2015 0 Comments

By Hafidz Baharom The recent occurrence in Taman Medan did not show the best about Islam. If anything, it showed how miseducated the Malaysian Malay community can be. To the 50 in Taman Medan, if seeing a cross on a building was enough to shaken your faith, I suggest you ... Full Article →

Nurul Nuha: The face behind #KitaLawan

8 April, 2015 0 Comments

There is something about Nurul Nuha Anwar that seems familiar, the first time you meet her. You cannot really put your finger on it, but it is as if you have met her before, or have known her for absolutely ages. Which is unlikely to be so, since Nuha, who ... Full Article →

Penang launches campaign to combat violence against women

19 November, 2014 3 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 →