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What does chicken have to do with race?

16 February, 2012
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By Fairuz Azhan  My heart is overwhelmed with sadness as lately it seems that everything is spun to be a racial issue. I had thought that only Barisan Nasional and UMNO does the same spin-off when they are caught enriching cronies or nepotism. But right now it seems that their ... 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 →

BN leaders Question Penang’s Open Tender System

9 September, 2011
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  Penang MCA Women Wing chief Tan Cheng Liang open questioning of why the Penang state Irrigation and Drainage Department’s projects were not awarded to Chinese contractors came under fire from Komtar ADUN Ng Wei Aik. “BN leaders are constantly harping on racial sentiments, with UMNO accusing the Penang PR ... 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 →

UMNO’s Muhyiddin possesses neither class nor standard!

3 August, 2011
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by Lim Kit Siang Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin is shaping up to be the worst Deputy Prime Minister and UMNO Deputy President in history. I would not yet say that he is destined to be the nation’s worst Education Minister although he is undoubtedly leading the pack in a more ... Full Article →

Teng Chang Khim : Delivering The Best For The People

3 August, 2011
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As one of the first two DAP lawmaker to hold the post of the state assembly speakers, Teng Chang Khim has been making waves for initiating many legislative changes in Selangor that has also impacted other Ulegislatures in the country. Under his tenure at the speakership, many legislative reforms have ... Full Article →

Sim Tong Him : We need to go back to the basics

3 August, 2011
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In this (May) edition, the Rocket spoke to Kota Melaka Member of Parliament Sim Tong Him and heard his thoughts and views on Melaka issues, Pakatan Rakyat’s appeal and the challenges confronting DAP. Tell us about yourself, please. I was born in Melaka. I came from a big family of ... Full Article →

From Malaysian Malaysia to Malaysian First -by Wan Hamidi Hamid

2 March, 2011
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  The DAP is irrevocably committed to the ideal of a free, democratic and socialist Malaysia, based on the principles of racial equality, and social and economic justice, and founded on the institutions of parliamentary democracy. We believe that it is possible to mobilise the support of the big majority ... Full Article →

Orang Asli – The Neglected Sons of the Soil

2 December, 2010
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After 53 years of independence, the Orang Asli or Orang Asal (OA) community of today are not much better off than their forebears. A 1999 study and statistics released by the Orang Asli Affairs Department (JHEOA) of the government shows that 81.4 percent of the OA population are living below ... 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 →