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Wooing Felda settlers

Wooing Felda settlers

WHAT is the campaign trail like outside modern, urban constituencies, such as in a Felda settlement? Photojournalist Danny Lim gives us a glimpse of how a political party woos a rural community of farmers.

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<em>Suara Keadilan</em> suspension: Meddling with the media

Suara Keadilan suspension: Meddling with the media

WHOM should the media be accountable to – the public or the government? Judging from the Home Ministry’s refusal to renew the permit of Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) newspaper Suara Keadilan, it appears the government is still intent on making the media answerable to it. The ministry was apparently “not satisfied” with Suara Keadilan’s response […]

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“PAS insincere,” says Dr M

MUNYONYO (Uganda), 27 July 2009: Former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today described PAS’s willingness to work with the federal government as insincere and politically motivated. He said this was because PAS leaders were only out to strengthen PAS and not the Barisan Nasional (BN). “I know because I’ve experienced it in the Felda […]

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Hiding behind “secrets”

Hiding behind “secrets”

Shhhhh… (© Paul Brunskill / sxc.hu) “YOU cannot quote me…I’ve discussed with my superior, we’ve decided that the progress is slow, so we don’t think it’s a good time to publicise it now, why don’t you write on other issues?” That was the response from an officer from the Ministry of Women, Family and Community […]

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