Tag Archive | "Chinese media"

Muhyiddin under fire

Muhyiddin under fire

FOR the week of 13 to19 April 2009, the Chinese media focused on Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin’s controversial statement about the Chinese Malaysian community; reactions to the increasingly racist slant in articles published in Utusan Malaysia; and a Media Prima directive concerning the Altantuya Shaariibuu case. On 13 April, all the Chinese […]

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All about Najib

All about Najib

FOR the week of 30 March to 5 April 2009, the Chinese media continued to highlight the election campaigns of the three by-elections slated for 7 April. In the same week, Malaysia also witnessed history when Datuk Seri Najib Razak was made Malaysia’s sixth prime minister. In Oriental Daily on 2 April, writer Lin Feng examined […]

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Racism, Umno and media control

Racism, Umno and media control

FOR the week of 23 to 29 March 2009, the Chinese media highlighted reactions towards Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s criticism of Chinese educationists, Umno’s direction after the party polls, the suspension of two political newsletters, and the barring of online media from the Umno general assembly. During a rally organised by the right-wing Malay group Perkasa […]

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Trouble in run-up to polls

Trouble in run-up to polls

FOR the week of 9 to 15 March 2009, the Chinese media highlighted Datuk Seri Mohd Ali Rustam being barred from the Umno party polls; trouble brewing within the Chinese education movement in the run-up to its annual general assembly; and the EPF declaring a 4.5% dividend for 2008. Ali RustamTurmoil within Umno was spotlighted in […]

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MCA at crossroads

MCA at crossroads

Crossroads (© LostMyHeadache / Flickr) FOR the week of 23 Feb to 1 Mar 2009, the Chinese media highlighted the rumours of an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) in the MCA; the reversal of the toll hike scheduled for 1 March; and Umno Youth’s mob attack on Karpal Singh in Parliament. Internal crisis A commentary by […]

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The Obama paradigm

The Obama paradigm

FROM 1 to 7 Nov 2008, the Chinese media highlighted the historic victory of Barack Obama, and the controversy over the appointment of a non-Malay as the Selangor State Development Corporation (PKNS) head. Additionally, the media kept up its coverage of the New Era College dispute between the academic staff and its directors. Nanyang.com’s 5 […]

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