Post Tagged with: "Ubah"

A “Rock Concert” Phenomenon

14 May, 2011
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The Sarawak state election was in many ways an exhilarating and unforgettable event not just for the participants, but also for the bystanders. I was fortunate to be counted as one who witnessed the week-long drama unfold in Sibu, seeing a thousand faces and emotions being displayed. Nomination and ceramahs ... Full Article →

What BN leaders say…

3 May, 2011
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What BN leaders say… AFTER POLLING DAY “The rakyat wants a transparent government. I agree with them. The government must change the way they do things and change accordingly in the manner the rakyat wants. Barisan leaders must also be realistic and not be confident that the Sarawakians would continue ... Full Article →

The young and politically restless

3 May, 2011
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About a month before the 2011 Sarawak state elections, a video clip surfaced on YouTube starring the popular DAP hornbill mascot. Titled ‘Ubah vs Taib’, the cheeky video exhorted the people of Sarawak to rise up against the long-standing Chief Minister in the spirit of the social-media-driven revolutions in the ... Full Article →

Sarawak’s future at risk – Interview with Wong Ho Leng, Sarawak DAP Chairman

7 April, 2011
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What are key issues that are the focus of Sarawakians? The main concern for Sarawakians is having opportunities for their children. The governance and systems have been run so poorly in Sarawak due to corruption that only the elite have benefitted from the policies of the government. Many want fairer ... Full Article →

Miri: BN’s bastion forever? – Fong Pau Teck

7 April, 2011
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Sarawak DAP assistant secretary Fong Pau Teck talks about the challenges Miri faces and the work ahead for Pakatan there. Full name: Fong Pau Teck Education: Bachelor of Economics, Soochow University (Taiwan) and Master in Risk Management, University of Southampton (UK) State DAP Post: Assistant Secretary Age : 42 What ... Full Article →

Land for the people -Interview with Chong Chieng Jen

5 April, 2011
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How serious of a concern is land issues for Sarawakians? I believed that the government policies especially relating to the land issues are one of the main concerns for the people. Many of these policies are so unfair that it is suffocating the well being of the people. Many people ... Full Article →

Under BN, the corrupt get richer – by Wong Ho Leng

5 April, 2011
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 It is reported that Taib Mahmud will announce soon that he’ll step down after the Sarawak state election. BN needs him to deliver the state but they hope the announcement will take the wind out of the opposition’s sails in the state polls. He helms the state for 30 years ... 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 →