Year 2010

Explosive countdown party

GET ready to usher in the new year at Penang Golden 2011 (PG2011), the state’s official new year countdown concert at the Penang Esplanade on Dec 31. This is the sixth year CreatiVision D. C. Sdn Bhd will host the celebration in Penang with the…

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DAP leaders ‘touched’ by coverage

Staying true to the adage that ‘bad publicity is also publicity’, DAP leaders said they were “touched” by the attention given by right wing Malay tabloid Utusan Malaysia, which dedicated six pages including its front page to attack the party. “Utusan paid a special tribute…

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Building Pakatan states

Three visible themes emerged from the recent Pakatan Rakyat Menteri Besar/Chief Minister Summit: some forms of decentralisation are a must for Malaysia to move forward; there is plenty of room for collaborative efforts among the Pakatan states, especially in the face of a “hostile” federal…

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Record 88 candidates for Penang DAP polls

A record 88 candidates will vie for 15 positions at the state DAP convention here but the list does not include party secretary-general Lim Guan Eng and five other leaders. State DAP chairman Chow Kon Yeow said the names of the six leaders were in…

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KL cuts subsidies again

Malaysians will pay more for petrol, diesel, cooking gas and sugar from today. The government raised prices as part of efforts to phase out subsidies gradually and reduce its hefty budget deficit. This is the second wave of price hikes in five months, as the…

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No staff or allowance for PM’s wife

The Prime Minister’s wife does not have regular staff or contract employees working for her. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak told Liew Chin Tong (DAP-Bukit Bendera) in a written reply that officers from the Prime Minister’s Office would occasionally assist her in carrying…

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