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Building today, progressing tomorrow

30 May, 2012

Will Najib’s billion dollar scandal hurt his image? What impact will Bersih 3.0 have on the coming general elections? How prepared is PR to retain Selangor? The Rocket’s Chung Hosanna asked Selangor State Senior EXCO and DAP National Organising Secretary Teresa Kok these and other tough questions in an election-centric ... Full Article →

It’s not about national or vernacular schools; we need to master various languages

19 February, 2012

By Liew Chin Tong Let me begin by saying that we need a new framework for a new era. The dichotomy between vernacular languages and the national language is an outmoded one. The old thinking presupposes that each of us can only master a language and not more than one. ... Full Article →

UMNO’s right turn

7 February, 2012
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By Liew Chin Tong For reference, see the first part of this article here. As I walked from my hotel room to a meeting in Port Dickson in July 2005, I remember holding a newspaper with a photo of Hishammuddin Hussein brandishing a keris on its cover. At that moment, ... 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 →

Firefly Cutbacks – Less Flights Home For East Malaysians

7 January, 2012
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Travel to Sabah and Sarawak will become more difficult and very likely more expensive now that Firefly is ceasing its jet operations to Sabah and Sarawak.  The MAS-Air Asia Collaboration is causing many flights to be stopped. It appears that Air Asia is the chief beneficiary while ordinary Malaysians suffer. ... 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 →

The political terrain in 2012

1 January, 2012
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by Liew Chin Tong Will we see a change of government in Malaysia in the coming general election? The 12th general election in 2008 produced a devastating result for Barisan Nasional.  BN received 49 percent of popular votes in the Peninsula while the opposition gained a combined vote of 51 ... Full Article →

“We can, we must, we will!”

8 December, 2011
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 On October 9, Perak DAP held its 16th annual convention at the Ritz Garden Hotel in Ipoh. DAP Secretary General Lim Guan Eng and DAP Parliamentary Leader Lim Kit Siang leaders were present to officiate the event. Close to 200 state delegates turned up for the event. Perak DAP and ... Full Article →

Pulling together for the battle

8 December, 2011
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 On 20 November, Selangor DAP also held its 16th annual convention. The event, held at the Serdang Raya Community and Amenity Complex in Seri Kembangan, was attended by around 28 percent of the state delegates. Selangor Menteri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim and national DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng ... Full Article →

Deal or no deal, KR1M?

7 December, 2011
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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 →