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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 →

Zairil Khir Johari: “We need a new system”

5 April, 2011
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The 2008 elections cut through the fear and apathy that trapped many of Malaysia’s youth, invigorating them to stand up and be counted for the future of their country. One such young man bears a powerful legacy of putting Malaysia first and has entered the challenging world of opposition politics ... Full Article →

“People expect more from the Opposition.” – Nurul Izzah

5 January, 2011
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PKR Vice President and Lembah Pantai MP Nurul Izzah has become a familiar face to most Malaysians despite being a first time elected representative. She shares with The Rocket her views on the pressing challenges faced by the nation and why Pakatan needs to raise its game without any delays. ... Full Article →

Leading by Example – Hannah Yeoh

3 November, 2010
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One of the busiest state assemblymen in the country, Hannah Yeoh is truly a multi-tasker who manages to always live by her principles. Over breakfast, she shared with The Rocket what she has learned through serving her urban constituency and what DAP and Pakatan need to improve on without delay. ... Full Article →

Stepping Up to Be Counted – Christina Chew

3 November, 2010
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Fresh face Christina Chiew may only be 26 years old but she already feels strongly about the need for real and lasting change in her beloved home state of Sarawak. This young lady who hails from the bustling town of Sibu has lived in the state capital Kuching for the ... Full Article →

Pahang Ripe for Change

3 November, 2010
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While in Malaysia’s third largest state, The Rocket also took the opportunity to speak with Pahang DAP state secretary and Teras state assemblyman Choong Siew Onn regarding the future of Pakatan Rakyat in Pahang and the political scene. Changing Landscape Regarding the shift in the political landscape of Pahang post ... Full Article →

Comfortable in Her Skin – Teo Nie Ching

5 October, 2010
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First-time Member of Parliament for Serdang Teo Nie Ching was quietly serving her voters until she became a household name after her recent visit to a surau was somehow deemed as “insulting to Islam” by some factions. She spoke to The Rocket on what being a Malaysian should mean and ... Full Article →

Towards a Two-Party System – Azmi Sharom

5 October, 2010
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The Rocket caught up with Dr Azmi Sharom, Associate Professor at University Malaya’s Faculty of Law to pick his brain on the state of the nation and its diverse people. Everyone’s favourite lecturer also tells us why Pakatan is so crucial to the country and even throws in a Power ... Full Article →

Budget 2011: Equipping the Workforce

5 October, 2010
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By T.K. Tan October is the month for budgetary number crunching again. It is time to reflect on what those numbers mean for us. It looks rosy on paper; the economy is still humming, with GDP growth expected to be more than six percent this year and with unemployment at ... 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 →
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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 →