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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 →

The lady and the Islamist gentleman

3 December, 2011
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What do Teresa Kok and Khalid Samad have in common? Pakatan Rakyat, piousness, ISA detention and yes, the azan issue. The pair forged an unlikely friendship born out of controversy (Khalid helped Teresa during the azan issue which led to her ISA arrest). Indeed, unity can be found in the ... Full Article →

Selangor To Issue Own F-Class Licenses

9 October, 2011
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 The Selangor state government will be introducing its own contractor classifications and issue its own F-class license for both the bumiputera and non-bumiputera categories. According to health, estate worker, poverty and caring government exco, Dr Xavier Jeyakumar, this is to give more comprehensive and equal opportunities to all the contractors. ... 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 →

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 →

Shining for Seputeh and Selangor – Teresa Kok

3 September, 2010
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In conjuction with Merdeka Day and Malaysia Day, what does it mean for our country to be celebrating its 47th year as a nation? We are all citizens of Malaysia and proud to be so. As such, we should all love this country and I think the unexpected results of ... Full Article →

BN declares war on Pakatan in Selangor

15 October, 2009
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It’s official. Barisan Nasional is hell-bent on wresting back Selangor from Pakatan Rakyat. It was reported by Bernama on 26 July that the Selangor UMNO has been asked to hold information campaigns under the Conquer Selangor Initiative Programme (Pintas) in all 56 state constituencies in Selangor beginning August. ... 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 →