Post Tagged with: "Selangor"

Getting priorities right in Selangor water issue

17 April, 2014

By Yeo Bee Yin, ADUN for Damansara Utama The burst pipe incident along Jalan Universiti during water rationing is a bitter reminder to all of us of the urgency of water asset take over. A burst pipe along Jalan Universiti on Monday afternoon not only caused traffic jam but sparked public ... Full Article →

Scaling greater heights

2 January, 2014

When Hannah Yeoh answered the last minute call to contest the Subang Jaya state seat in the 2008 general elections, she thought life would be back to as before weeks later, for she had not expected to win. In 2013 she won re-election with second highest majority in Selangor. Life ... Full Article →

Blazing the trail – Hannah Yeoh

1 September, 2013

In the 13th general election, Selangor created history and record on two counts. 14 women were elected as state assemblymen (ADUN), the most ever in any state assemblies throughout the land. And Hannah Yeoh, Subang Jaya ADUN became the first ever woman speaker for any legislative body in Malaysia. The ... Full Article →

DAP announces its candidates for KL, Selangor and Melaka

18 April, 2013
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In a press conference today held at the DAP national headquarters today, DAP national secretary general Lim Guan Eng announced DAP’s candidate line up for Federal Territories (Kuala Lumpur), Selangor and Melaka. Federal Territories (Kuala Lumpur) Parliament 1. P114 Kepong: Tan Seng Giaw 2. P117 Segambut: Lim Lip Eng 3. ... Full Article →

Goodbye Edward

7 January, 2012
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 DAP mourns the passing of Bukit Gasing state assemblyman Edward Lee Poh Lin on 20th December 2011 at the age of 61. First-term lawmaker Lee lost a two-year battle with colon cancer, leaving behind his wife and three sons. Lee contributed to the Pakatan Rakyat State Government as Assistant Exco ... Full Article →

Pulling together for the battle

8 December, 2011
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 On 20 November, Selangor DAP also held its 16th annual convention. The event, held at the Serdang Raya Community and Amenity Complex in Seri Kembangan, was attended by around 28 percent of the state delegates. Selangor Menteri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim and national DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng ... 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 →

Highest Investments For First Half of 2011

9 October, 2011
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Selangor has continued to ace the investment scorecard when it received the highest investment amount in the country at RM 5.2 billion for the first six months in 2011. In this period, Selangor received RM 3.1 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) and local investments of RM 2.1 billion. A ... Full Article →

Selangor To Issue Own F-Class Licenses

9 October, 2011
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 The Selangor state government will be introducing its own contractor classifications and issue its own F-class license for both the bumiputera and non-bumiputera categories. According to health, estate worker, poverty and caring government exco, Dr Xavier Jeyakumar, this is to give more comprehensive and equal opportunities to all the contractors. ... Full Article →

Senior Citizens Received RM49 Million From State

9 October, 2011
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Through the Golden Age Friendly Program (SMUE) program, at least 20,999 senior citizens have already benefitted from the state government’s assistance. This amount covers a provision of RM 49 million by the state government since its inception in 2008 to April this year. This program is part of the first ... 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 →