Month July 2009

CM visits Lion City to foster closer ties

PENANG Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng was in Singapore over the past two days on a visit to enhance existing ties and establish new contacts with Singaporean businesses, industrialists and the media. He led a delegation of key officials which included his policy adviser and…

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Birthday milestone for heart patient

Three months ago, Iza Fazlina Mohd Nor thought she would be losing her only child Nur Aisha Sofia Mohd Husaif due to her heart condition. But thanks to public generosity, Nur Aisha is able to live a normal life and yesterday she celebrated her first…

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Problems in Penang

THE Pakatan Rakyat (PR) has been busy fire-fighting, no less in Penang. The PR state government in this northern state recently came under fire from Kampung Buah Pala villagers over their impending eviction. The villagers are aided by sympathisers, including the influential Hindu Rights Action…

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Tough questions for Pakatan Rakyat

CALLOUS as it sounds, Teoh Beng Hock’s death is just what Pakatan Rakyat (PR) needs at the moment to re-galvanise public support at a time when the alliance has been experiencing interparty fighting. Teoh’s death at the Selangor Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) headquarters on 16…

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Malaysian commission’s probe tactics bared

Victims talk of ‘mental, physical’ pressure Victims of torture by a government commission revealed the “mental and physical” pressure that they underwent following the death of an opposition member last week allegedly in the hands of the same group. Tan Boon Hwa was forced to…

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May he not die in vain

Like everyone else in the DAP family and the wider Malaysian society, I am still grieving over the killing of Teoh Beng Hock, aide to Selangor Exco Ean Yong Hian Wah. What happened on 16th July 2009 at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission’s Selangor State Headquarters…

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