Post Tagged with: "PAS"

I didn’t call for PAS to be deregistered

8 November, 2013
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Official statement by Karpal Sing, DAP National Chairman and MP for Bukit Gelugor I am somewhat appalled at the way I have been attacked by certain political vultures, so-called academicians and commentators over my statement on Tuesday that political parties and professional bodies set up along racial lines should open ... Full Article →

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 →

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 →

Forging a partnership

1 November, 2011
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DAP and PAS has certainly traversed a long and windy path to comradeship. PAS deputy president Mohamad Sabu or popularly known as Mat Sabu, savours the moment and speaks of challenges both parties need to overcome to sustain this relationship further.  For decades DAP and PAS were pigeonholed and stereotyped ... 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 →

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 →

2nd Pakatan Rakyat National Convention

5 January, 2011
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Change Now, Save Malaysia! [THE ROCKET] As the year drew to an end, Pakatan Rakyat held its second national-level gathering at the sprawling Dewan Milenium in Kepala Batas, Penang on 19 December 2010. Over 2000 people thronged the convention, which sought to build from the groundwork laid during the first ... Full Article →

Goh Leong San: Making Inroads in Melaka

8 December, 2010
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The Rocket took a tour down to the historic city of Melaka to get to know the state DAP chairman and state assemblyman for Kesidang, Goh Leong San. He shared his views on the key issues facing Melaka, the prospects of Pakatan Rakyat in the state and the future of ... Full Article →

Leong Ngah Ngah: A Pahang Boy Through & Through

3 November, 2010
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In October, The Rocket took a tour to the state known as the ‘abode of prosperity’, Pahang, and caught up with state DAP Chairman and State Assemblyman for Triang, Leong Nga Nga who shared his thoughts regarding the progress of DAP, Pahang and Pakatan Rakyat. Full name: Leong Ngah Ngah ... 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 →