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DAP condemns MACC over “mysterious” death

DAP has come out strongly to condemn the mysterious death of Teoh Beng Hock who was found dead on yesterday afternoon at the rooftop of a building adjacent to the Selangor Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) building. Penang DAP members and even some PKR members, all…

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Protest on the Death of Teo Beng Hock

Gathering Date: 17th July (Friday) Time: 11am Venue: Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Building Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah Candle Light Vigil Date: 17th July (Friday) Time: 9pm Venue: Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Building Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah Please Wear in BLACK!

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Anwar holds the PAS

How stable is Malaysia’s would-be coalition government? LIFE in the rubber-tapping villages of Manek Urai, in north-eastern Malaysia, rarely raises the pulse. How much more exciting, then, was the July 14th state by-election, narrowly won by a pious fishmonger. During the campaign, a bevy of…

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Penang to produce transport master plan

In efforts to combat traffic congestion in Penang, the state government hopes to produce a master plan encompassing a mass transportation system. Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said among the modes of transportation proposed are hybrid buses, monorails, trams and water taxis. “We need the…

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PAS veep: Pakatan troubles won’t affect by-election

Pakatan Rakyat’s troubles in Penang and Kedah will not have any effect on the campaigning for the Manek Urai by-election, says PAS vice-president Datuk Mahfuz Omar. Mahfuz said the presence of senior DAP leaders such as Teresa Kok and Liew Chin Tong was proof that…

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ANALYSIS: Can Anwar’s political skills save Pakatan?

AS cracks again surface in the Pakatan Rakyat, only the political skills of Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim seem to be keeping the alliance from breaking up. Anwar has repeatedly pronounced that disputes within the three Pakatan components — Parti Keadilan Rakyat, Pas and the DAP…

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Amnesty In’t: Stop caning immigrants

International human rights watchdog Amnesty International has called for the Malaysian government to do away with caning as a punishment for immigration offences. “Caning is a form of cruel, inhuman and degrading punishment, prohibited under international human rights law. “The practice is humiliating, and causes…

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Pakatan forms ‘cabinet’ committees, not shadow cabinet

Pakatan Rakyat today announced the setting up of committees to correspond with the 25 ministries in the federal cabinet. “There are 25 ministries and each ministry will have a member of parliament from PKR, DAP and PAS. “And the committees will also have specialists in…

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