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Keep election promises, Suaram tells Guan Eng

Keep election promises, Suaram tells Guan Eng

Lim Guan Eng (Ballot box image by Miguel Angel Salinas / Dreamstime) PETALING JAYA, 9 June 2009: Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng needs to make local council elections a priority as promised by his elections manifesto, Suaram Penang said today. “The process in which the Penang state government appoints its local councillors now is […]

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KJ: PR a “coalition of convenience”

KJ: PR a “coalition of convenience”

PETALING JAYA, 5 June 2009: Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin has called Pakatan Rakyat (PR) “a coalition of convenience” that is not yet ready to lead the country. In a posting on his blog today titled Who’s the Boss?, Khairy cited as proof yesterday’s incident where eight out of nine Seberang Perai councillors from Parti […]

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Pakatan Rakyat to boycott Zambry’s swearing-in

IPOH, 6 Feb 2009: The 28 Pakatan Rakyat assemblypersons in Perak will boycott the swearing-in ceremony for the new Menteri Besar Datuk Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir this afternoon. Datuk Seri Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin said the Pakatan Rakyat assemblypersons at a meeting yesterday decided to boycott the ceremony as they believed that legally, he was still […]

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Kisah pengharaman Rihanna

Kisah pengharaman Rihanna

Rihanna (© LeeLeeLu / Flickr)LINKIN Park, Avril Lavigne, Mariah Carey, Rihanna, dan Inul Daratista — apakah persamaan antara artis-artis ini? Jawapannya: Dewan Pemuda PAS telah dan sedang cuba mengharamkan konsert mereka di Malaysia. Terkini, Dewan Pemuda PAS Wilayah Persekutuan menggesa pihak berkuasa supaya membatalkan permit persembahan untuk konsert Rihanna pada 13 Feb 2009. Pada bulan […]

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Liberating Palestine

Liberating Palestine

Book cover for Where the streets had a name (all pics courtesy of Pan MacMillan) THERE has been an outpouring of rage and sympathy from many Malaysians, from across the political divide, towards Israel’s recent bombardment of Gaza, Palestine. To gain a more nuanced perspective of the issue, The Nut Graph spoke exclusively with Australian […]

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US hopes M’sia can help resolve global issues

KUALA LUMPUR, 21 Jan 2009: The United States wants countries like Malaysia to share in the responsibility to resolve global economic problems and enhance world security and prosperity. While understanding the hopes of the countries wanting to see change in US foreign policy under new President Barack Obama, US ambassador to Malaysia James R Keith […]

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