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<em>The Nut Graph</em>’s 2013 Merdeka Awards

The Nut Graph’s 2013 Merdeka Awards

The Nut Graph gives out the Merdeka Awards annually in conjunction with Peninsular Malaysia’s independence and the anniversary of our publication. This year, we honour 14 exemplary Malaysian individuals and groups. Find out who they are.

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Why are Malaysians living in the dark?

Why are Malaysians living in the dark?

KLANG Valley youth these days probably own a few electronic gadgets from smart phones and laptops to digital cameras. But why are there whole communities in Malaysia still without electricity? And why won’t the government fund the affordable systems that will allow them to generate their own electricity?

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Slow death by aluminum smelters?

While green activists in Peninsular Malaysia are protesting the rare earth refinery that has yet to begin operations in Gebeng, Pahang, villagers living near an aluminium smelting plant in Balingian, Mukah, Sarawak, have been suffering in silence. How is the plant affecting the lives of local communities in Balingian? Should we be alarmed at plans for new plants?

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