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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 →

Culturally in love

10 January, 2014
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(This is the part two of the muhibbah story we featured in “Marriage in Malaysia”. To read the  article, please go to  http://www.therocket.com.my/en/marriage-made-in-malaysia/) He loves to take pictures. His specialty is in the cultural spots and artifacts. Every shot, every frame – a portrait of a living story. Language and ... Full Article →

Marriage made in Malaysia

10 January, 2014
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  In the last edition of the Rocket, our feature story ‘Stepping into cultural melting pot’ by Rocket reporter Faye Chia shows us the forgotten aspect of the quintessential Malaysia’s uniqueness, the ‘muhibbah’ spirit. Here we continue with two feature stories on the muhibbah theme in conjunction with Malaysia’s golden ... Full Article →

Giving the people what they need

30 December, 2013
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On 11 September, DAP launched the Impian Sarawak campaign, which is a part of the Malaysia Dream. The first project under the campaign, the building of a gravity water dam and channeling system in Kg Sait Muk Ayun, Ulu Bengoh was completed successfully on 6 October. The Rocket spoke with ... Full Article →

Join hands to aid Typhoon Haiyan victims

20 November, 2013
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DAP launched a humanitarian aid fund for Filipino victims of typhoon Haiyan, channelling aid to four local NGO relief efforts in the affected areas of the Philippines. The fundraising drive managed to raise over RM25,000 at press time, seeking to reach its eventual goal of RM250,000 by the end of ... Full Article →

Whistles distributed in public safety exercise

4 November, 2013
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3 Nov 2013, Seri Kembangan: DAP Wanita Selangor led by state chief and Subang Jaya assemblyperson, Hannah Yeoh carried out a public safety activity this morning at the Seri Kembangan market. The whistle distribution activity DAP Selangor committee members Medaline Chang and Evonne Lee as well as 14 DAP Wanita ... Full Article →

Stepping into cultural melting pot

28 October, 2013
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  As Malaysia celebrates its 50 year of existence, the Rocket’s Faye Chia took a step into nostalgia and revisits what many of us have taken for granted, the acceptance and embrace of something and someone different from ourselves. Something that used to bind many of us living the Malaysian ... Full Article →

Orang Asli – the forgotten community

26 August, 2013
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In his campaign in the recently concluded general elections, DAP parliamentary candidate for Cameron Highland and former MP for Teluk Intan, M.Manogaran had an in-depth encounter with the neglected community of Malaysia, the Orang Asli. In this editorial piece, he highlights the deplorable plight of Malaysia’s forgotten sons of the ... Full Article →
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The evolution of political Islam in Malaysia

27 September, 2015 0 Comments

On Political realignment, Part 2 BY Liew Chin Tong, DAP Political Education Director and Kluang MP   I would divide the evolution of political Islam in Malaysia into three stages: Islamic revival/resurgent which culminated in changes in UMNO and PAS in 1982, the emergence of PAS’ progressive faction in 1998, ... 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 →

Who’s afraid of the big, bad Sedition Act?

5 May, 2015 0 Comments

By Pauline Wong The recently passed amendments to the Sedition Act and the newly-minted Prevention of Terrorism Act have been divisive, to say the least. Opinions on these two Acts have been completely on opposite ends, with on side saying it is necessary to protect public peace and order, and ... Full Article →