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Bersih: It’s not about black or white

Bersih: It’s not about black or white

TO go yellow or not to go yellow? This seems to be the question among Malaysians these days. In cyberspace, Malaysians of all backgrounds are writing, forwarding and sharing comments and articles about the planned 9 July Bersih 2.0 march. But what exactly are people saying about the ideas and principles behind the march itself? […]

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What will it take to live sustainably?

What will it take to live sustainably?

IN this interview with BFM89.9, Green Drinks Kuala Lumpur initiator Steve McCoy, who is also founder and principal of consultancy Counterpoint, and Wild Asia advisor Toh Su Mei talk about what it will take to live sustainably. “It’s not an environmental problem, it’s an everything problem,” says McCoy who advocates thinking in systems about the […]

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Judicial creativity: What are the limits?

Judicial creativity: What are the limits?

IT’S a running joke in the legal fraternity that lawyers cannot count. The recent confusion surrounding Batu member of Parliament (MP) Tian Chua’s possible disqualification however, suggests that judges might also have similar issues. Chua was fined RM2,000 by High Court judge Datuk Ghazali Cha for biting a police officer. Article 48(1)(e) of the Federal […]

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A liberal and creative Malaysia?

A liberal and creative Malaysia?

“[‘Push factors’] in some countries of origin have also unfortunately played a part, including a lack of intellectual liberties and fair economic opportunities. “To reverse the brain drain into a brain gain, we need to create the right liberal ecosystem and to stimulate creativity. There should also be a fair ecosystem to reward and encourage […]

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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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