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Development? Really? For whom?

Development? Really? For whom?

MOST of us living in Peninsular Malaysia take electricity for granted as we have hardly experienced a blackout since the 1990s. But how many of us have stopped for a moment to think where the electricity, that allows us to turn on our TVs and computers, comes from? What are the impacts of the power […]

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Green voters hunting for green reps

Green voters hunting for green reps

RUMOURS have been rife since late 2010 that Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak might call for the 13th general election by this year before the economy takes a worse turn. As such, not just political parties but civil society has been gearing up for an impending election. Among the civil society groups are a group of […]

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PKR questions Bakun

PKR questions Bakun

PETALING JAYA, 30 April 2009: Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) has questioned the federal government’s decision to approve the construction of an undersea cable so that the Bakun hydroelectric dam in Sarawak can supply power to Peninsula Malaysia. PKR deputy president Dr Syed Husin Ali said the party was “shocked” by the cabinet approval for the […]

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