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The problem with Malay unity

The problem with Malay unity

One of the exhortations to Malay Malaysian voters as the general election looms is to vote the party that will ensure Malay and Muslim unity. When politicians, academics and royalty start to promote Malay and Muslim unity, are they peddling an ideal for the nation or a dangerous myth for the masses?

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Promoting Malaysian mediocrity

Promoting Malaysian mediocrity

What really is all the fuss over the theme, logo and song lyrics of our upcoming Merdeka celebrations? Is it really a case of political manoeuvrings by the Barisan Nasional (BN)? Or poor judgement by the government of the day? Or both? Or does it say something more about what the current federal leadership promotes?

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Ramon Navaratnam: “Malaysia first”

Ramon Navaratnam: “Malaysia first”

AT 77, there are many things Tan Sri Ramon V Navaratnam is thankful for. Topmost is the fact that all three of his sons and their families, including his four grandchildren, remain in Malaysia. “Thank God! I think there are not many left of my age [whose] children are all here. I think I did [...]

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Bayu Utomo: “Racism is like sin”

Bayu Utomo: “Racism is like sin”

Bayu Utomo Radjikin has won various accolades and awards for his abstract and cultural works. He is known for his evocative works dealing with local and international social commentary as well as the “Malay warrior” identity.

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“All-very-rojak” Liyana Fizi

“All-very-rojak” Liyana Fizi

In this Found in Malaysia interview, singer-songwriter and solo artiste Liyana Fizi talks about her rojak heritage, Malay privilege, a Raya tree and a woman’s midriff.

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May 2012

May 2012

We had originally reported that Joanne de Rozario co-hosted ntv7′s The Breakfast Show with Aishah Sinclair. There are actually two other hosts for the show, Nazrudin Rahman and Hansen Lee, that we were not informed about at the point of fact and quote checking.

We were also erroneous in saying that she is still the TV station’s head of production for the news and current affairs department.

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