Post Tagged with: "Pakatan"

Chipping In For Society And Family

7 January, 2012
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Women as politicians and care providers – is it a contradiction? PAS’ women wing deputy chief Dr Siti Mariah Mahmud shows why it is no contradiction. The first term Kota Raja Member of Parliament clocks a frenetic pace daily for her 80,000 plus constituents as well as her family of ... Full Article →

Deal or no deal, KR1M?

7 December, 2011
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Capable in her own right

7 December, 2011
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Women will determine the outcome of the next general election. Nurul Izzah Anwar shares with The Rocket’s Chung Hosanna why PR female lawmakers matter and how they decide differently from their male counterparts. Lembah Pantai MP Nurul Izzah Anwar, better known as Izzah, is part of a new breed of ... 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 →

I am no liberal – Khalid Samad

3 December, 2011
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He has fought against the “liberal” label bestowed to him by well-meaning observers to describe his decidedly un-conservative stand on controversial matters. These days, Khalid Samad prefers to call himself an Islamist. He tells The Rocket’s Chung Hosanna why. It’s noon on a Tuesday when I meet Khalid Samad in ... 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 →

M.Kulasegaran : Reversing The Tide

4 August, 2011
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 Much has been said about Pakatan Rakyat’s allegedly declining support among the Indian Malaysians and how it will affect Pakatan’s political standing. Ipoh Barat Member of Parliament and DAP national vice chairman M.Kulasegaran shares his views on the issues concerning the Indian community, the steps needed to stem the slide ... Full Article →

Ngeh Koo Ham : Steering Through Choppy Waters

4 August, 2011
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Perak’s unconstitutional toppling of the state government was a watershed event that opened the eyes of many of the uninitiated. Much has passed under the bridge; public sympathy for Pakatan Rakyat has subsided and recent polls suggest it is a toss-up contest for both sides of the divide. The Rocket ... Full Article →

A Pakatan federal government can curb corrupt practices and halt price increases

3 August, 2011
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by Lim Guan Eng Pakatan Rakyat must have struck fear into the hearts of the Barisan Nasional government to the extent that it has been forced to back down from their proposed subsidy cuts and instead announced that there will be no increase in the price of RON95 petrol, diesel ... 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 →
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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 →