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Police

A PICTURE paints a thousand words, but how can one paint an accurate picture of the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM)? After all, none other than Inspector General of Police (IGP) Tan Sri Musa Hassan has been a regular headline grabber over the past year. When he came into power in 2004, then Prime Minister Tun […]

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Govt revives NGO to explain 1Malaysia

Govt revives NGO to explain 1Malaysia

PETALING JAYA, 24 June 2009: Concerned about misunderstandings over 1Malaysia, the government has revived a non-governmental organisation (NGO), Tabung Amanah Muhibah (Tamu), to explain the concept to the public. Tamu executive director Datuk Dahan Abdul Latiff said the NGO was given its new mandate in April , after Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak announced […]

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From tsunami to epidemics

From tsunami to epidemics

METAPHORS are more than sound bites. For example, the sea-changing 2008 general election is best represented by the metaphor “tsunami”, first coined by seasoned opposition leader and DAP adviser Lim Kit Siang. Why is tsunami an apt metaphor for 8 March 2008? First, a tsunami sweeps away existing structures and leaves a new landscape behind. […]

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Premier slogans

Premier slogans

“I pledge that I will work tirelessly to serve all of you. I urge us to rise to the challenge of building a One Malaysia. People First. Performance Now.” Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, in his inaugural address as premier. Najib emphasised the need to prioritise performance, “because the people must come first” (Source: […]

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Black sedition vs white terror

Black sedition vs white terror

IF I had to find a personal reason to explain the 1BLACKMalaysia campaign, I would attribute it to the determination of Perakians to denounce things they don’t like. And I would give the royal example of the late Sultan Idris Shah II of Perak. He vowed not to shave his moustache and beard if the […]

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Wong Chin Huat released

Wong Chin Huat released

KUALA LUMPUR, 8 May 2009: Political scientist and activist Wong Chin Huat was released on police bail at 3.35pm today at the Bukit Perdana police station. The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih) representative was held for three days by the police after he was arrested on 5 May for alleged sedition. “I need […]

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