Post Tagged with: "ADUN"

Goodbye Edward

7 January, 2012
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 DAP mourns the passing of Bukit Gasing state assemblyman Edward Lee Poh Lin on 20th December 2011 at the age of 61. First-term lawmaker Lee lost a two-year battle with colon cancer, leaving behind his wife and three sons. Lee contributed to the Pakatan Rakyat State Government as Assistant Exco ... Full Article →

Edward Lee – when good men do something

7 January, 2012
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by Hannah Yeoh When good men do something, not only is evil defeated, but righteousness gains authority. The passing of YB Edward Lee, State Assemblyman of Bukit Gasing, Selangor on the 20th of December is the passing of a good man who did more than just something. From an entrepreneur ... Full Article →

The Race Card: BN’s get out of jail card -by Hannah Yeoh

7 December, 2011
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How should a responsible and competent Consumer Affairs Minister respond to claims and evidences of dangerously contaminated and harmful products? One would reasonably expect, at the very least, for the Minister to order a complete and thorough independent examination of the products and investigation of its suppliers and manufacturers. But ... Full Article →

Rating The Chances

9 October, 2011
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Inevitably one comes to the multi-million dollar question: will Pakatan Rakyat retain Penang in the next general election? The Rocket’s T.K Tan asked Chow Kon Yeow, Chong Eng, Dr P. Ramasamy, Phee Boon Poh and Lydia Ong about Pakatan’ chances and the pitfalls that it must avoid in order not ... Full Article →

Giving The Downtrodden A Head Start: Phee Boon Poh

9 October, 2011
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Helping the poor is a burden that Environment, Health and Caring Society Welfare exco and Sungai Puyu state assemblyman (ADUN) Phee Boon Poh readily takes to. As a two-term ADUN who is tirelessly helping his constituents, Phee knows well the difficulties the poor have to face in their daily lives. ... Full Article →

Are we really free? – Christina Chiew

3 August, 2011
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 It took years for Christina Chiew Wang See to realise that the history textbooks she had been taught in school were not really the whole truth about the country. The newly-elected state assemblywoman for Batu Kawah, Sarawak says she only opened her eyes to the one-sidedness of the history textbooks ... Full Article →

Wong King Wei: Padungan’s Hope

3 August, 2011
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 On first impression, newly-elected Padungan state assemblyman (ADUN) Wong King Wei comes across as the boy next door who made it good in the world. Beneath the disarming charm is a man whose sense of duty to his beloved state Sarawak has led him to leave the comfortable trappings of ... Full Article →

MCA insults Hannah Yeoh, NRD Rejects Anak Malaysia As Race

3 August, 2011
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Not only was Subang Jaya State Assemblywoman Hannah Yeoh’s attempt to register her newborn daughter’s race as ‘anak Malaysia’ rejected by the National Registration Department, her bid to reject racial politics was insulted by the MCA. MCA mouthpiece The Star reported MCA Public Complaints Bureau advisor Datuk C.K. Lim as ... Full Article →

Ronnie Liu : Taking it in stride

3 August, 2011
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As the executive councillor (EXCO) with one of the most visible portfolios in Selangor, Ronnie Liu clocks a frenetic pace at his work. Media attention has been compounded by the almost ceaseless attacks from his detractors. But Ronnie knows it comes with the turf. The fact that Selangor is run ... Full Article →

Teng Chang Khim : Delivering The Best For The People

3 August, 2011
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As one of the first two DAP lawmaker to hold the post of the state assembly speakers, Teng Chang Khim has been making waves for initiating many legislative changes in Selangor that has also impacted other Ulegislatures in the country. Under his tenure at the speakership, many legislative reforms have ... 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 →