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Malaysia’s compromised electoral system

Malaysia’s compromised electoral system

Our electoral system is in a mess, the People’s Tribunal organised by Bersih 2.0 heard recently. How did it get this way and who is responsible for our compromised electoral system?

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Averting Selangor’s water crisis

Averting Selangor’s water crisis

POPULATION growth and development certainly drives higher water consumption. In Selangor, when a water crisis will happen appears to depend on who you ask. But it appears that there is more political rhetoric behind answering the question and not enough science.

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Who caused Selangor’s water woes?

Who caused Selangor’s water woes?

Who really caused Selangor to be in a deadlock with private water concessionaires over restructuring the water industry and ensuring that water tariffs would not be frequently raised?

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Are the police shooting to kill?

Are the police shooting to kill?

Norizan Salleh (file pic) POLICE-shooting victim Norizan Salleh never imagined she would ever be shot at. She describes how she felt lying on a highway near Gombak on 30 Oct 2009 after being shot five times by the police while on her way home: “I kept asking myself, ‘Betul ke, saya kena tembak? Is this […]

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Wrong time to globalise economy, say critics

Wrong time to globalise economy, say critics

PETALING JAYA, 3 July 2009: Liberalising may have harmful long-term effects for the country, opposition politicians and an activist said. DAP Member of Parliament (MP) for Klang, Charles Santiago, said Malaysia needs to develop entrepreneurship further before it can benefit from policies such as the ones the prime minister announced on 30 June 2009. Santiago […]

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Police reject another DAP dinner permit

Police reject another DAP dinner permit

PETALING JAYA, 24 June 2009: Police in Selangor have yet again denied the DAP a permit to hold a dinner gathering with speeches.  The event, scheduled to be held tomorrow on 25 June 2009 at the Taman Sri Sungai Pelek Community Hall, was originally issued a permit with strict conditions but within the same day, […]

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