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UMNO’s right turn

7 February, 2012
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By Liew Chin Tong For reference, see the first part of this article here. As I walked from my hotel room to a meeting in Port Dickson in July 2005, I remember holding a newspaper with a photo of Hishammuddin Hussein brandishing a keris on its cover. At that moment, ... Full Article →

UMNO’s cruel and barbaric lies about my 16-year-old son

1 November, 2011
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Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak had declared during the Gerakan national delegates conference on Oct 16 that Barisan Nasional had not given up on Penang and will go all out to recapture the state from Pakatan Rakyat. Following Najib’s declaration of intent, we see pro-UMNO blogs and some ... Full Article →

The Bailout of all UMNOputra Bailouts

8 September, 2011
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by Lim Kit Siang It boggles the imagination as to how the withdrawal of all suits against the former Malaysia Airlines (MAS) chairman Tan Sri Tajuddin Ramli could save the Federal Government billions. It is the Malaysian taxpayers who are the real  victims of the Tajuddin-MAS financial bailout in 2000 ... Full Article →

Seeds of Merdeka

3 August, 2011
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by Wan Hamidi Hamid   There is an important period of our country’s history that is conveniently left out in the history books being taught in the last three decades. Perhaps these historical facts are not in line with UMNO-Barisan Nasional’s perception of history. The seeds of independence were sown ... 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 →

Leong Ngah Ngah: A Pahang Boy Through & Through

3 November, 2010
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In October, The Rocket took a tour to the state known as the ‘abode of prosperity’, Pahang, and caught up with state DAP Chairman and State Assemblyman for Triang, Leong Nga Nga who shared his thoughts regarding the progress of DAP, Pahang and Pakatan Rakyat. Full name: Leong Ngah Ngah ... Full Article →

Slow Death for MSM Papers

3 November, 2010
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By T.K. Tan Recently, the Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC) of Malaysia released the half yearly circulation figures as at 31 December 2009 for most major daily newspapers, or colloquially known as the mainstream media (MSM) papers. The omens are certainly disconcerting for many of these MSM paper owners. The ... Full Article →

Comfortable in Her Skin – Teo Nie Ching

5 October, 2010
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First-time Member of Parliament for Serdang Teo Nie Ching was quietly serving her voters until she became a household name after her recent visit to a surau was somehow deemed as “insulting to Islam” by some factions. She spoke to The Rocket on what being a Malaysian should mean and ... Full Article →

Reflections on Malaysia’s Path – Charles Santiago

2 September, 2010
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This year marks the first time that 16 September will be an official public holiday, although it is now 47 years since Malaysia as we know it was formed. The Rocket spoke to Klang MP and economic expert Charles Santiago about the meaning of Malaysia Day. Growing up in the ... 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 →