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Time is on our side

28 May, 2012
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by Lim Kit Siang Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has suffered another attack of hesitation and indecisiveness, as a result of the unprecedented support by Malaysians for fair, free and clean elections in various parts of the country and by the Malaysian Diaspora throughout the world. The support came ... Full Article →

Full transcript of LGE vs CSL debate (LGE’s part)

24 February, 2012
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Introduction, Lim Guan Eng: First of all, I would like to thank the organisers for this live televised debate. Televised debates mark a new chapter in Malaysian political democracy because it is an important element in the democratisation process. I hope that from today onwards, televised debates will be a ... Full Article →

2012 Change we must

7 January, 2012
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by Lim Guan Eng I would like to wish all Malaysians a happy and prosperous new year. We must always remain united and stay focused to face the challenges of today and the future. We want Malaysians to be prosperous, healthy, educated, free to choose and exercise their rights as ... Full Article →

Politics – Fairer Half To The Fore

7 January, 2012
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Post-March 2008 a new political landscape has evolved, especially for women’s involvement in politics. Serdang Member of Parliament and DAP assistant publicity secretary Teo Nie Ching has experienced these changes firsthand, having been a beneficiary of this new wave in politics. Yet she also knows of the many challenges a ... Full Article →

Sweet Ending For Kg Buah Pala Residents

7 December, 2011
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On 23 October 2011, the long wait for the former Kampung Buah Pala residents came to a delightful end. 24 of the original 33 families of the village finally received the keys and freehold title deeds to their double storey houses worth RM 500,000 from the Penang state government This ... Full Article →

Of cows, condominiums and corruption

7 December, 2011
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by Lim Kit Siang The Auditor-General Report 2010 on the continuing horror stories about misappropriation and waste of public funds, criminal breach of trust, negligence and gross abuses of power is a damning indictment on the first full-year Najib premiership. It demonstrated that nothing has really changed despite grandiloquent sloganeering ... Full Article →

Welcome to the nightmare…

7 December, 2011
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LIM GUAN ENG The new Peaceful Assembly Act 2011 should rightfully be called the Illegal Assembly Act. It is worse than the Police Act which has been used to deny the people’s right to peaceful assembly for years. The new law does not even state the number of people that ... Full Article →

UMNO’s cruel and barbaric lies about my 16-year-old son

1 November, 2011
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Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak had declared during the Gerakan national delegates conference on Oct 16 that Barisan Nasional had not given up on Penang and will go all out to recapture the state from Pakatan Rakyat. Following Najib’s declaration of intent, we see pro-UMNO blogs and some ... Full Article →

The black swan

1 November, 2011
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by Liew Chin Tong Nassim Taleb’s bestseller “The Black Swan” talks about a world shaped by highly improbable events. He argues that most of what that we take for granted after the event was considered impossible before the event. We know swans are white and that acquired common sense often ... Full Article →

Najib’s Pak Lah moment

14 October, 2011
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by Liew Chin Tong Like his predecessor Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, the ultimate challenge facing Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak is not an external one. It is internal. In fact, it is an issue of personality. He simply lacks conviction. A hundred foreign public relations firms doing a function ... 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 →