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Johor as the crucial battleground for political realignment

DAP Johor State Committee met yesterday (20th June 2015) at Kluang Community Centre in Kluang and resolved that First, DAP Johor unanimously affirms the decision of the DAP Central Executive Committee on 15th June 2015, that since Pakatan Rakyat was formed by DAP, Parti KeADILan Rakyat and PAS, and since the PAS Muktamar, the highest… Read More

For 11MP to succeed, PMD’s slush funds must be curbed

The 11th Malaysia Plan would make very little impact on the daily lives of ordinary Malaysians as there is very little money in it. Even with the limited sum, the lion’s share goes to the Prime Minister’s Department for political objectives. The 8th Malaysia Plan (2001-2005) allocated RM170 billion and the 9th Malaysia Plan (2006-2010) allocated… Read More

11MP: Show us the money!

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak announced the 11th Malaysia Plan in Parliament this morning with plenty of nice-sounding pronouncements but very little else. As far as fiscal allocation is concerned, I wish to caution the nation not to expect too much from the Plan as there is very little money in it. Apart from policy… Read More

GST: Ahmad Maslan doesn’t understand economics at all

Let me say it again, that Deputy Finance Minister Ahmad Maslan should be removed from the Finance Ministry as he doesn’t understand economics at all. Ahmad Maslan came out guns blazing in Pematang Pauh yesterday against his critics, even including “Kesian orang tua tu” (pity the old man) in reference to Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad…. Read More

Abdullah Badawi was a better PM, says DAP MP

Former prime minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi was a better prime minister than his successor Najib Abdul Razak, says DAP’s Kluang MP Liew Chin Tong. Liew (right) said at very least, Abdullah had a clearer vision of the country’s future although he failed “miserably” to see it through, such as his attempts to reform the police… Read More

Doing more of the same won’t help our economy

Albert Einstein was said to have remarked, “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” In other words, doing more of the same really won’t help.  It is insane to think that Malaysia can avoid the next economic mayhem by doing more of the same, or worse still, doing… Read More

Umno MP: GE13 exposed ‘glaring weakness’ in BN

Ram Anand – Malaysiakini The recently concluded 13th general election exposed a “glaring weakness” in the BN machinery, said Umno’s Pulai MP Nur Jazlan Mohamed. Speaking at a post-GE forum in Kuala Lumpur yesterday, Nur Jazlan (left) conceded that Pakatan Rakyat used the fledgling social media much better than BN to deliver their campaign messages…. Read More

DAP seeks SPAD’s help for limousine taxis

KUALA LUMPUR: The new policy allowing city taxis to pick up passengers from the KL International Airport (KLIA) has put pressure on airport limousines who have to deal with stiff competition and higher rental prices, DAP said today. “The problem with the new policy is that usually city taxis pay a rental fee of around… Read More

‘Grounded’ Anifah should quit, says Pakatan

Pakatan Rakyat has called on Foreign Minister Anifah Aman to resign over alleged dereliction of duties and failing to handle foreign affairs properly. DAP international secretary Liew Chin Tong said today the Pakatan secretariat that met last night unanimously agreed that Anifah was not up to the job. Liew said talk within diplomatic circles was… Read More

Stop 114A — 14 August 2012 Internet Blackout

DAP is participating in a campaign initiated by the Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ) Malaysia to hold Malaysia’s first ever Internet Blackout Day on 14/8/2012 to protest against the introduction of Section 144A into the Evidence Act. “Section 144A will enable law enforcement officials to hold you accountable for publishing seditious, defamatory, or libelous content online, as long as the allegedly… Read More