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Plastic matters

Plastic matters

SELANGOR’S No Plastic Bag Day campaign recently came under attack in a report on online news portal The Malaysian Insider. The 9 Nov 2010 report claimed that “hypermarkets and retail shops” in Selangor have suffered up to 30% decline in their businesses on Saturdays since the Selangor government implemented the campaign in January 2009. In […]

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Living 1Malaysia

Living 1Malaysia

Krishen Jit (© kyotoreviewsea.com) ON the Sunday morning of 25 April 2010, when Hulu Selangor voters were going to the polls, I was sitting in a Sikh gurdwara in Kuala Lumpur. It was the fifth death anniversary of a dear friend, Datuk Krishen Jit. His spouse, Datin Marion D’Cruz, had organised for prayers to be […]

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What is an MP?

What is an MP?

I WATCHED a rerun of the sitcom Friends recently where Ross and Joey accidentally end up dating the same girl. They then try to win her affection by recounting increasingly embarrassing things about each other to her. “Ross was divorced three times!” yells Joey. “Joey eats his date’s food when she goes to the bathroom!” […]

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What about keeping promises?

What about keeping promises?

Old Mother Hubbard Went to the cupboard To get her poor doggie a bone But when she got there The cupboard was bare So her poor little doggie had none – Old nursery rhyme The Women’s Candidacy Initiative (WCI) notes that each time elections come around, whether it is parliamentary, state or by-elections, parties fielding […]

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And if all other measures fail in winning an election, you can always try prayer, as stated on this poster with PAS spiritual leader Datuk Nik Aziz Nik Mat.

A poster is worth a thousand votes?

THEY say a picture is worth a thousand words. In Hulu Selangor, if a poster is worth a 1,000 votes, Barisan Nasional (BN) would win the by-election hands down. The BN has literally “gone to town” with their campaign posters. Over a dozen different poster designs proclaim the wonders of the BN government in this […]

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Irrelevant PR rhetoric

Irrelevant PR rhetoric

BUKIT SENTOSA, 21 April 2010: Pakatan Rakyat (PR) leaders are working hard for votes in Hulu Selangor. But their campaign rhetoric is not necessarily chaste or relevant to the constituency.  “There was no tear, blood or scar in [Mohd Saiful Bukhari Azlan]’s anus, he’s still a virgin. So how was he sodomised? Maybe online? Or […]

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