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Supporting <em>The Nut Graph</em>’s Plan B

Supporting The Nut Graph’s Plan B

[Updated 11.10am, 19 Oct 2010: See update under Monetary contributions] AND so it’s finally happened. We packed up our stationery and notebooks, sold the fax/printer/scanner, cleared out the pantry and shut the office. As of 1 Sept 2010, The Nut Graph is officially operating under Plan B. Contrary to some perceptions, we haven’t “closed down”. […]

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Moving Parliament

Moving Parliament

IS Parliament moving? Is it being renovated? Do our ministers know what they’re talking about when they make public announcements? Find out in Found in Quotation.

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Privatising rubbish collection: Who benefits?

Privatising rubbish collection: Who benefits?

THE federal government wants to privatise rubbish removal services under the 10th Malaysia Plan (10MP) and have local councils focus purely on enforcement. Technically, the federal government cannot legally force a local government to enter into a privatisation contract. A contract’s signatories would have to be representatives from the government entering the contract itself. However, […]

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Government postponements

Government postponements

From security guards’ wages to introducing the GST and new third-party insurance, the government seem unable to implement what it says it will when it says it will.

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Mohd Hatta Ramli (Kuala Krai)

Mohd Hatta Ramli (Kuala Krai)

KUALA Krai Member of Parliament (MP) Dr Mohd Hatta Ramli’s response to the MP Watch: Eye on Parliament project, which asks all 222 MPs six questions. (source: parlimen.gov.my) Name: Dr Mohd Hatta RamliConstituency: Kuala Krai Party: PAS (Opposition)            Years as MP: Since 2008  Government position: None Party position: Treasurer Central committee member Membership in parliamentary committees or caucuses:  None Blog/Website: http://hattaramli.blogspot.com/  Would you support […]

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Keeping Perkasa on track

Keeping Perkasa on track

IT just has to juggle it all, Perkasa pro-tem president Datuk Ibrahim Ali says of the government and its duties. These include protecting Malay Malaysian privileges, maintaining subsidies while managing depleting oil resources, and providing for other poor communities. In the second of a two-part interview on 9 March 2010 with The Nut Graph in […]

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