Malaysia’s rise on terrorism index should be a wake up call to all

20 November, 2014
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By Lim Kit Siang, MP for Gelang Patah Malaysia has climbed 42 places in an international terrorism indicator that has cited religious extremism as the primary cause of terror attacks worldwide. In the 2014 edition of the Global Terrorism Index ... Full Article →




A. Samad Said right to criticize UMNO’s “Malays and Islam are under threat” hysteria

17 November, 2014
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By Lim Kit Siang, MP for Gelang Patah With the approach of the UMNO General Assemblies 2014 from Nov. 25 to 29, there is a build-up of the rhetoric and hysteria that “Malays and Islam are under threat”. National laureate ... Full Article →




Ringlet mudflood: Both Adnan Yaakob and Palanivel should take responsibility

21 November, 2014
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By Teresa Kok, MP for Seputeh It was reported yesterday that the Pahang sultan has reprimanded Natural Resources and Environment Minister cum Camerons Highlands MP Palanivel for not being serious about the Camerons Highlands landslides. “What has he done? Nothing… the people are suffering mentally and physically when such a ... Full Article →



Malaysians should not allow the spread of hatred and extremism

21 November, 2014
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Speech by DAP Parliamentary Leader Lim Kit Siang at the Kiwanis Club of Skudai Kiwanis Club of Skudai, like Kiwanis Clubs all over Malaysia, is to be commended for the noble motto to serve the children of the world. All Malaysians, regardless of race, religion or region, must be united ... Full Article →



Day 57 and still no action, 24-hour sedition turnaround doesn’t apply to ministers?

20 November, 2014
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The results of investigations that the police claim to have begun 57 days ago on Home Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi on controversial remarks made against the DAP have not yet been made public, prompting an assemblyman to question why the police have been unusually slow to act in this case. ... Full Article →



Why couldn’t the National Sports Institute afford a specialist for Lee Chong Wei?

10 November, 2014
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By Chong Zhemin, DAP Perak Economic Development Bureau Chief The whole nation is shocked following news that world number one shutter Lee Chong Wei failed his B sample urine test. Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin explained during the press conference that Dexamethasone, traces of which were found in Lee Chong Wei’s ... Full Article →



DAP and the problem of Malaysia’s racial politics

5 November, 2014
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By Wan Hamidi Hamid The Democratic Action Party (DAP) was formed in 1966 with the aim of establishing a Malaysia that belongs to all its citizens regardless of race or religion, without anyone being more equal than others. In our country, it was a radical idea then, it’s still a ... Full Article →



Burning Bibles is not ok

22 October, 2014
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By Syerleena Abdul Rashid, DAP Wanita Bukit Bendera Political Education Director Not long ago, the self-proclaimed champion of Malay Muslim causes, Ibrahim Ali, made some horrible suggestions to burn another religion’s holy book, in this case, the Bible. Such a call reminds us of a certain sinister time in European ... 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 →



Remembering Wong Ho Leng

6 August, 2014
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On 21 June 2014, DAP lost a towering figure and its major catalyst in Sarawak. Wong Ho Leng who had joined the party in 1986, was instrumental in helping DAP set a firm foundation in Sarawak. As a loyal party worker, he worked tirelessly in the hard ground of Sarawak ... 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 →



They dare to join DAP (Part 2)

9 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 →



‘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 →



What has gone wrong with our Parliament?

30 May, 2014
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By Lee Chee Leong As one of the participants for Penang Institute’s seminar on Malaysia’s bicameralism and parliamentary culture, I was amazed by the wide interest shown among the audience towards the workings within our supreme legislative arm. If previously, such an issue was conveniently brushed aside as a topic of ... 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

Why couldn’t the National Sports Institute afford a specialist for Lee Chong Wei?

10 November, 2014 0 Comments

By Chong Zhemin, DAP Perak Economic Development Bureau Chief The whole nation is shocked following news that world number one shutter Lee Chong Wei failed his B sample urine test. Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin explained during the press conference that Dexamethasone, traces of which were found in Lee Chong Wei’s ... Full Article →

Pakatan primes for the next level

23 September, 2014 0 Comments

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 →

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 →

Sekolah Demokrasi: Schooling youths in democracy

17 November, 2014 0 Comments

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 →