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1Malaysia, 1TwitterJaya: Not political. Really.

17 February, 2012
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 The 1Malaysia logo is not a political logo. Please trust the Prime Minister. He knows best. If he says the logo is not political, who are we to argue? He was the one who coined up the idea in the first, not some Israeli company looking to make a profit ... Full Article →

Dude doesn’t want to care

9 February, 2012
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by Izmil Amri Some dude just graduated. Dude got job. Job pays money. Dude is kinda happy. He can finally take the girlfriend out without having to borrow money from the dad. The dad is stingy. The dad worked hard for money. Dad has a mini market back in Ipoh. ... Full Article →

Of cows, condominiums and corruption

7 December, 2011
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by Lim Kit Siang The Auditor-General Report 2010 on the continuing horror stories about misappropriation and waste of public funds, criminal breach of trust, negligence and gross abuses of power is a damning indictment on the first full-year Najib premiership. It demonstrated that nothing has really changed despite grandiloquent sloganeering ... Full Article →

Deal or no deal, KR1M?

7 December, 2011
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KR1M scam misleading the poor?

7 December, 2011
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Is it really that cheap? KR1M advertises potential savings of “up to 50 per cent” on 250 items as compared to what could be purchased elsewhere. When investigated, these claims were found to be misleading. Based on a basket of 23 common daily household goods and food items bought at ... Full Article →

Scandals and Swindlers

7 December, 2011
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  The National Sports Council (NSC) bought 23 horses via direct negotiation for RM5.7 million without obtaining approval from the Treasury. Only five of those horses competed in the WEC 2008 while the rest did not fulfill the requirements set by the International Equestrian Federation. The “unfit” horses were handed ... Full Article →

No more Arms Procurement in 2011?

8 December, 2010
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By Foo Fei On October 14, Defence Minister Dato’ Seri Dr. Ahmad Zahid Hamidi stated that the Ministry of Defence would receive less funding in 2011 as compared to 2010. Furthermore its allocation would not be spent on acquiring more military assets. The day after Prime Minister Dato’ Seri Najib ... Full Article →

PDRM – More money, more effective?

8 December, 2010
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Malaysians heaved a collective sigh of relief in September over the departure of one of the most notorious policeman ever to helm the Inspector General of Police (IGP) position. In addition, the government increased the police force’s (PDRM) 2011 financial budget by a whopping RM1.2 billion (28 percent). At a ... 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 →

BN Johor bulldozes amendment to State Constitution

6 November, 2009
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The amendment has substituted a new condition for “by-election” within Part II Article 23 Clause (5) of the constitution. The latest provision stipulated that “a casual vacancy shall be filled within 60 days from the date on which it is established by the Election Commission (EC) that is a vacancy”. ... 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 →