Post Tagged with: "Hannah Yeoh"

Scaling greater heights

2 January, 2014

When Hannah Yeoh answered the last minute call to contest the Subang Jaya state seat in the 2008 general elections, she thought life would be back to as before weeks later, for she had not expected to win. In 2013 she won re-election with second highest majority in Selangor. Life ... Full Article →

50 years of Malaysia – Are we a united nation yet?

28 October, 2013
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Up until 2009, Malaysia Day was not recognised as a national holiday, a reflection of the apathy the government and many of its citizens had for this country’s history and unity . Constant barrage of news of one race running down another’s religious and racial sensitivity has drowns out the ... Full Article →

Blazing the trail – Hannah Yeoh

1 September, 2013

In the 13th general election, Selangor created history and record on two counts. 14 women were elected as state assemblymen (ADUN), the most ever in any state assemblies throughout the land. And Hannah Yeoh, Subang Jaya ADUN became the first ever woman speaker for any legislative body in Malaysia. The ... 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 →

Insecurity is the heart of racism – Hannah Yeoh

8 September, 2011
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When Subang Jaya State Assemblywoman Hannah Yeoh and her husband Ramachandran Muniandy decided to register their newborn daughter as “anak Malaysia”, nobody told them that it would unearth deep-seated insecurity in Malaysians’ attitudes towards race. Hannah believes that there is a sizeable amount of Malaysians who – like her – ... 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 →

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 →
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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 →