Month September 2009

Middle ground is battle ground

Middle ground is battle ground Going by our newspapers, Malaysia seems to be on the path of polarisation, politically or otherwise. But a 10 per cent vote swing either way will finish Barisan Nasional or Pakatan Rakyat. It is the middle ground that matters. A…

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Launch of REFORMASI GENERATION

Date: 26th September 2009 (Saturday) Time: 4pm – 6pm Venue: Annexe Gallery, Central Market, Kuala Lumpur. Panelists: 1. Nurul Izzah Anwar (MP for Lembah Pantai) 2. Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad (State Assemblyman for Seri Setia) 3. Hannah Yeoh (State Assemblywoman for Subang Jaya) 4. Liew…

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MP: Reintroduce old fee for passport

The Government should reintroduce the old fee of RM150 for a five-year international Malaysian passport instead of having the alternative passport for RM100. Bukit Bendera MP Liew Chin Tong said although the decision announced by Home Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein was a good…

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Slapped with RM2,400 bill

TENANTS of a house in Taman Inderawasih, Prai, allegedly released fierce dogs to chase away Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) staff who came to cut the electricity supply and remove the meter after five months of bills were left unpaid. The house owner was then billed…

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Stop migrant child detentions

Suara Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram) is appalled at the increasing number of child migrants detained at Immigration Detention Centres over the past five years. We have received shocking statistics released by the Home Ministry in a written reply to a Parliamentary question in the last June/July…

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Malaysia deserves better

Exactly eleven years after Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s sacking as deputy prime minister sparked the reformasi movement; Malaysia is still in a limbo. But there is an increasingly strong sense that, against all odds, change for the better, is still possible. The political tsunami on…

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