Post Tagged with: "corruption"

Najib and Nazri can be charged for gross negligence

8 September, 2011
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by Tony Pua Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and Minister in Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz must be warned that they could be sued for gross negligence in the carrying out of their duties by directing Government Linked Comanies (GLCs) to withdraw all civil suits against former ... Full Article →

The Bailout of all UMNOputra Bailouts

8 September, 2011
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by Lim Kit Siang It boggles the imagination as to how the withdrawal of all suits against the former Malaysia Airlines (MAS) chairman Tan Sri Tajuddin Ramli could save the Federal Government billions. It is the Malaysian taxpayers who are the real  victims of the Tajuddin-MAS financial bailout in 2000 ... Full Article →

Congratulations, Tunku!

8 September, 2011
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The DAP shares the joy and honour of its National Vice Chairman, Senator Tunku Abdul Aziz Tunku Ibrahim, who has recently been conferred Degree of Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) by his Alma Mater, The University of Tasmania, Australia. The ceremony was held on 12 August in Hobart. Australia. The ... Full Article →

Corruption robs our freedom – Tan Seng Giaw

3 August, 2011
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Merdeka’s hard-fought gleam has slowly been eroded since ’57, says DAP National Vice Chairman Tan Seng Giaw. Dr Tan points to the compromised separation of powers between the executive, legislative and the judiciary as a prime example. “The executive branch of government has become all-powerful, in some cases overriding the ... Full Article →

A Pakatan federal government can curb corrupt practices and halt price increases

3 August, 2011
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by Lim Guan Eng Pakatan Rakyat must have struck fear into the hearts of the Barisan Nasional government to the extent that it has been forced to back down from their proposed subsidy cuts and instead announced that there will be no increase in the price of RON95 petrol, diesel ... Full Article →

Now every crook can fight corruption

3 August, 2011
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by Tunku Abdul Aziz In late 2006 as I was completing my term of office as a Special Advisor to the Secretary-General of the United Nations in New York, I received an unexpected invitation to deliver a speech at an anti-corruption conference in Jerusalem, Israel. It was an important gathering ... Full Article →

Pakatan Rakyat to build a fairer Malaysia, lure return talent

3 July, 2011
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Corruption, social injustice pushing Malaysians away    DAP National Publicity Secretary Tony Pua criticizes Talent Corp for attempting to use incentives to lure return talent without addressing the underlying inequitable policies which drive Malaysians away in the first place.   Pua likens Talent Corp’s approach to “using Panadol to treat ... Full Article →

To leave or not to leave? Malaysia’s brain drain dilemma.

3 July, 2011
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A taboo topic for many government policy makers, the brain drain issue has been capturing the Malaysian media headlines for unsavoury reasons. Not least since the report published by the World Bank titled “Malaysia Economic Monitor: Brain Drain” (MEMBD) that came out at the beginning of the year has scathingly ... Full Article →

BN to Lose at Least 10 Sarawak Seats in the Next General Election

14 May, 2011
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By Liew Chin Tong Besides doubling the number of seats held in this election, PR’s great success lies in reducing BN’s popular vote from 63% in 2006 to the current paltry 55%. Based on the results of this state election, it is forecasted that at least 10 parliamentary seats will ... Full Article →

What BN leaders say…

3 May, 2011
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What BN leaders say… AFTER POLLING DAY “The rakyat wants a transparent government. I agree with them. The government must change the way they do things and change accordingly in the manner the rakyat wants. Barisan leaders must also be realistic and not be confident that the Sarawakians would continue ... 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 →