Post Tagged with: "Najib"

Prime Minister’s Department expenditure “excessive”

29 October, 2013

By Ong Kian Ming, Serdang MP Dato’ Seri Najib, Prime Minister and Finance Minister, announced in the recent budget the setting up of a new Green Foundation (Yayasan Hijau) and the Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Center (MAGIC). At the same time, the expenditure allocated to the Prime Minister’s department ... Full Article →

Najib’s Pak Lah moment

14 October, 2011
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by Liew Chin Tong Like his predecessor Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, the ultimate challenge facing Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak is not an external one. It is internal. In fact, it is an issue of personality. He simply lacks conviction. A hundred foreign public relations firms doing a function ... Full Article →

Stretching your ringgit: A pre-budget analysis

14 October, 2011
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Thirty-year-old marketing executive Johan’s life hasn’t changed since Prime Minister Najib Razak rolled out BN’s “big is better” Budget 2011, best remembered for announcing the 100-storey Warisan Merdeka tower. Like many young working adults, the only house Johan can afford on his current salary is a two-room flat that would ... Full Article →

Seriously, Najib?

9 October, 2011
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by Lim Kit Siang  The malicious and selective prosecution of PAS Deputy President Mohamad Sabu for criminal defamation should dampen the euphoria in certain quarters sparked by the Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s latest gambit to brand himself as the reformer par excellence to make Malaysia the “best democracy ... Full Article →

Sorry Najib, I can’t vote for you…

3 August, 2011
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  DAP Secretary-General Lim Guan Eng addresses current issues and allegations by the less and less relevant Barisan Nasional and its dominant partner UMNO as well as its other servile followers   What they did Perkasa president Datuk Ibrahim Ali’s recent vile actions and malicious remarks at the launch of ... Full Article →

RM50 million should be spent on providing free Wifi

3 August, 2011
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by Lim Guan Eng Malaysians hope that Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak will heed the voice of the rakyat and Malaysian netizens to cancel the provision of free 1Malaysia email accounts and give free wifi instead. Spending RM50 million on duplicating efforts of Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail, etc to provide free ... 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 →

Religious bigotry on the rise again under 1Malaysia policy -by Dr Chen Man Hin

5 April, 2011
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The seizure of 30,000 Christian Bibles printed in Malay and imported into Malaysia is a serious breach of religious freedom. This is a glaring example of the failure of Najib’s promise of a better Malaysia for all, irrespective of race, culture and religion. Reliable sources say that the Bibles do not ... Full Article →

Is Najib becoming Pak Lah? – by Liew Chin Tong

5 April, 2011
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Is Najib increasingly resembling his predecessor, Tun Abdullah Badawi, whom he replaced? Two years since Najib assumed office, the state of the nation speaks for itself clearer than any sobriquet would. Let’s examine what has changed and what has not since Najib took over from Abdullah in 2009. Early into his ... Full Article →

PKFZ: How Many Task Forces Do We Need?

6 November, 2009
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Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak’s “performance now” government is fast becoming a farce, as yet another special task force has been set up to “investigate” the RM12.5 billion Port Klang Free Zone (PKFZ) super-scandal. ... 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 →