Archive | February, 2010

Nurul Izzah on politics

Nurul Izzah on politics

AGAINST the backdrop of her father’s second sodomy trial, Nurul Izzah Anwar talks about party and national politics as a young politician and a first-time Member of Parliament. In this candid interview with The Fairly Current Show host Fahmi Fadzil, the eldest daughter of Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim also talks about the impact [...]

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Gobind Singh (Puchong)<br />Shaziman Abu Mansor (Tampin)

Gobind Singh (Puchong)
Shaziman Abu Mansor (Tampin)

THE following are the Members of Parliament (MPs) who have not replied to the six questions under MP Watch: Eye on Parliament as of Wednesday, 24 Feb 2010, the end of their two-week deadline. Their responses will be updated if and when they reply. (Source: parlimen.gov.my) Name: Gobind Singh Deo  Constituency: Puchong Party: DAP (Opposition)  [...]

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Najib’s tea party potential

Najib’s tea party potential

It is significant that Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak is making the effort to meet members of the public who take the internet seriously. It is also significant that he says he wants it to be a regular part of his leadership. In fact, he is having a tea party with his online fans [...]

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Selling ice to eskimos

Selling ice to eskimos

INDEFATIGABLE. That best describes Chef Wan, or Datuk Redzuawan Ismail, the professional chef, television host, food critic, author, actor, entrepreneur, cultural ambassador, and motivational speaker. Chef Wan is the Asian Food Channel (AFC)’s resident chef. At 52, he has hosted a string of international TV shows, and is still tirelessly putting Malaysian cuisine and the [...]

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BTN: What next?

BTN: What next?

THE Selangor government’s November 2009 announcement banning state employees from attending Biro Tatanegara (BTN) courses due to racist elements triggered a flurry of public testimonies. Many former BTN participants shared their own encounters with racism during the course, including on The Nut Graph. The government was quick to defend the BTN programme while agreeing that [...]

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Fong Kui Lun (Bukit Bintang)

Fong Kui Lun (Bukit Bintang)

BUKIT Bintang Member of Parliament (MP) Fong Kui Lun’s response to the MP Watch: Eye on Parliament project, which asks all 222 MPs six questions. (Source: parlimen.gov.my) Name: Fong Kui LunConstituency: Bukit Bintang  Party: DAP (Opposition)Years as MP: Since 1999 Government position: None Party position:   National treasurer Membership in parliamentary committees or caucus: Asean [...]

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