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New Year resolutions for Pakatan Rakyat

New Year resolutions for Pakatan Rakyat

PAKATAN Rakyat’s People’s Uprising Rally, dubbed KL112 by some, passed without any major incidents last Saturday. Is Pakatan Rakyat (PR) any closer to winning power federally? What resolutions should PR parties be making if they want to stand a good chance of making it to Putrajaya at the next general election? Political scientist Wong Chin Huat writes.

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Court allows use of “keling” in dictionary

KUALA LUMPUR, 14 May 2009: The High Court here today ruled that the use of the word “keling” is allowed in the Kamus Dewan Third Edition as the word in the dictionary is for learning purposes. Justice Lau Bee Lan who made the decision in chambers then dismissed the Selangor and Federal Territory Angkatan Pelapor [...]

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Romance novels, entertainment rags tops with readers

KUALA LUMPUR, 22 Dec 2008: Love stories and entertainment magazines remain a favourite read among the public compared with academic books says Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (DBP) deputy director general Kamarul Zaman Shaharuddin. He added that entertainment magazines and books featuring love stories are always prominently displayed on the shelves of book shops and enjoy [...]

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