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A response on Lynas

A response on Lynas

I’m writing in response to Gan Pei Ling’s article What’s wrong with a rare earth plant, here? Factual inaccuracies on both sides of the Lynas rare earth plant controversy have given rise to a third constituency — environmentalists who believe in the possibility of a technological fix to the problem. I take Gan’s recent piece [...]

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Lynas: What’s the fuss?

Lynas: What’s the fuss?

RECENTLY, local independent filmmakers released four short parodies to raise public awareness on the potential hazards of radioactive waste that is expected to be left behind by the Lynas rare earth refinery in Pahang. Concerned with the public health impact of the processing plant located approximately 25km from Kuantan, local communities have formed anti-Lynas groups, [...]

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Choosing to stay

Choosing to stay

Will Quah (all pics below courtesy of Will Quah) WILL Quah believes Malaysian television audiences are a lot cleverer that they’re given credit for. “I’ve heard high-ranking producers and executives say time and again that Malaysian audiences aren’t ready or are too stupid to understand certain issues — like politics, race, religion, wit and international [...]

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What the film censors want

What the film censors want

WHO would have thought that on the issue of film censorship, Malaysia and the US would have so much in common? Just look at the Home Ministry’s updated film censorship guidelines, which took effect on 15 March 2010. The four broad areas covered are: public peace and security; the religious; the socio-cultural; and manners and [...]

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#yorais boleh!

#yorais boleh!

(Logo Twitter © Twitter.com)HANYA Allah yang tahu betapa saya cuba mengawal pergerakan jari saya pada 19 Jan 2010. Akhirnya saya tumbang dan terus menaip: “Rais is so ancient, when the animals went in two by two he said, ‘Nanti kalau diorang berkhalwat macam mana?’ #yorais.” Lepas itu saya ingat saya akan lega, buang tabiatlah katakan. [...]

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Ong vs Chua

Ong vs Chua

Strong-headed: Ong Tee Keat (left) and Chua Soi Lek THERE are two heavyweights currently in the MCA ring. But what do party president Datuk Seri Ong Tee Keat and his sacked deputy Datuk Seri Dr Chua Soi Lek represent? And what consequence will the fight between the both of them have? After all, the split [...]

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