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Chinese Malaysians in Galas

Chinese Malaysians in Galas

ONE thing many were waiting to see from the recent Galas by-election was whether Chinese Malaysians would continue supporting Pakatan Rakyat (PR). After all, that has largely been the trend for this ethnic group in almost all by-elections since the 2008 general election. It was not to be. In fact, Chinese Malaysian support for Barisan [...]

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Hasan Ali — PR member?

Hasan Ali — PR member?

On Selcat “Our aim is to restore confidence among the public and there is a need for an independent committee to probe into the misused state allocations. But there is an oversight in the formation of Selcat, as it is simply not seen as independent, all because the seven panel members are politicians.” Selangor PAS [...]

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Preventing neighbourhood strife

Preventing neighbourhood strife

(Source: solsearch.us) FROM the sale of beer to the protest against the construction of a Hindu temple within a Muslim majority area, there seems to be no shortage of issues where the demands of one ethnic group are pitted against another. When such conflicts happen, the call for the police to take action against the [...]

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Islam kejam atau Islam rahmah?

Islam kejam atau Islam rahmah?

SEBAGAI seorang Islam, saya tertanya-tanya wajah Islam bagaimanakah yang Malaysia mahukan? Negara Islam, Islam madani, Islam hadari, atau Islam  “hududi”? Apa pun jenamanya, tentu yang kita mahukan adalah Islam yang adil, rahmah, berihsan, penyayang, mesra kepada orang perempuan, prihatin terhadap orang yang kurang bernasib baik, dan Islam yang sentiasa bersangka baik pada manusia. Akan tetapi, [...]

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DAP and PAS patch up over beer sales

DAP and PAS patch up over beer sales

PETALING JAYA, 13 Aug 2009: Members of the Selangor Pakatan Rakyat (PR) appear to have patched up over the beer sales dispute. Additionally, the coalition’s national leadership has adopted the Selangor menteri besar’s decision to let convenience stores in Shah Alam self-regulate on the sale of the alcohol. Ronnie Liu The two executive councillors at [...]

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“I am an extremist”

“I am an extremist”

Jeff Ooi (Pic by Joi Ito / Wiki commons)I AM an extremist because I am a friend of Jemaah Islah Malaysia (JIM). In his capacity as the chief of staff for Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng, DAP’s Jelutong Member of Parliament Jeff Ooi had called for Parti Keadilan Rakyat member Mohd Razali Abdullah to [...]

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