Post Tagged with: "Teresa Kok"

Budget 2014: not “people first”

30 October, 2013

The  implementation of GST and the removal of sugar subsidy will impact the lives of many Malaysians, particularly the lower income group, said DAP Vice chairperson Teresa Kok.”Pakatan Rakyat has many times stated that the GST should not be implemented as it will affect the lower income group of Malaysians who ... Full Article →

Welcome to the nightmare…

7 December, 2011
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LIM GUAN ENG The new Peaceful Assembly Act 2011 should rightfully be called the Illegal Assembly Act. It is worse than the Police Act which has been used to deny the people’s right to peaceful assembly for years. The new law does not even state the number of people that ... 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 →

Hishammuddin compromises Malaysia’s national security

9 September, 2011
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by Teresa Kok  Home Minister Hishammuddin Hussein’s callous support of the refugee swap between Malaysia and Australia is appalling in his attitude towards human life as a mere commodity that can be traded for money, even as he jeopardizes Malaysia’s national security. This refugee swap will see Malaysia exchange 4000 ... Full Article →

Don’t scapegoat the Chinese press for the successful Bersih rally

3 August, 2011
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by Teresa Kok After having shot tear gas and water cannons to attack thousands of peaceful and unarmed Malaysians at the Bersih 2.0 rally in Kuala Lumpur on 9 July 2011, the Home Ministry has now turned its target upon the Chinese press in a desperate attempt to cover-up the ... Full Article →

Teresa: Kit Siang has withstood the test of time

25 February, 2011
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Someone from Barisan Nasional once described Kit Siang as a tragic hero, fighting for a lost cause. He was jailed twice under ISA and his own son Lim Guan Eng was also jailed twice and yet he continued to soldier on for the party’s cause for decades without seeing his ... Full Article →

Shining for Seputeh and Selangor – Teresa Kok

3 September, 2010
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In conjuction with Merdeka Day and Malaysia Day, what does it mean for our country to be celebrating its 47th year as a nation? We are all citizens of Malaysia and proud to be so. As such, we should all love this country and I think the unexpected results of ... Full Article →

BN declares war on Pakatan in Selangor

15 October, 2009
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It’s official. Barisan Nasional is hell-bent on wresting back Selangor from Pakatan Rakyat. It was reported by Bernama on 26 July that the Selangor UMNO has been asked to hold information campaigns under the Conquer Selangor Initiative Programme (Pintas) in all 56 state constituencies in Selangor beginning August. ... 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 →