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Who’s afraid of a debate?

Who’s afraid of a debate?

DISAPPOINTING as the Datuk Seri Dr Chua Soi Lek-Lim Guan Eng televised debate was, what’s clear is this: Malaysia could do with more public debates between the politicians who covet our votes and the power of public office. Since the 18 Feb 2012 debate between the MCA president and the DAP secretary-general, calls have been [...]

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Abdullah Ahmad Badawi (Kepala Batas)

Abdullah Ahmad Badawi (Kepala Batas)

KEPALA Batas Member of Parliament Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi’s response to the MP Watch: Eye on Parliament project, which asks all 222 MPs six questions. Name: Abdullah Ahmad Badawi Constituency: Kepala Batas Party: Umno Years as MP: Since 1978 Government position: None (Former prime minister 31 Oct 2003 – 3 April 2009) Party position: Kepala [...]

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Zaid: Umno leaders opposed disclosure

Zaid: Umno leaders opposed disclosure

PETALING JAYA, 15 June 2009: Senior Umno leaders shot down efforts last year to get ministers to publicly declare their assets and income, former minister Datuk Zaid Ibrahim revealed today. Zaid, who was sacked from Umno and joined Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) on 13 June, blamed Umno leaders for scuttling then Prime Minister Tun Abdullah [...]

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Pak Lah to sit next to Ku Li, Rafidah

KUALA LUMPUR, 27 April 2009: Former Prime Minister Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi will sit near Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah and Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz in the Dewan Rakyat, said Speaker Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mulia today. Changes in the seating arrangement would also involve members of Parliament (MPs) who were recently appointed ministers and deputy ministers, [...]

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Gerakan happy with cabinet appointments

KUALA LUMPUR, 10 April 2009: Gerakan president Tan Sri Dr Koh Tsu Koon’s appointment into the cabinet was a good sign, said the party’s central working committee (CWC). In a statement today, the CWC said the appointment showed Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s trust and confidence in the former Penang chief minister. After Gerakan [...]

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Pak Lah: Release of detainees good

KUALA LUMPUR, 5 April 2009: Former Prime Minister Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi has lauded his successor Datuk Seri Najib Razak for releasing 13 Internal Security Act (ISA) detainees. “It is good decision. A good move. I am sure the time has come for them to be released, so he released them,” he told reporters after [...]

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