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Fence-sitting on the anti-ISA demonstration

MEDIA cetak bahasa Cina utama menyiarkan gambar bagaimana polis menyuraikan perhimpunan “Mansuhkan ISA” dengan tembakan gas pemedih mata dan semburan meriam air berasid. Ramai penulis dan penganalisa duduk di atas pagar, sementara menonjolkan “kekerasan yang keterlaluan dari pihak polis”, juga dicadangkan agar orang ramai menyuarakan pandangan mengikut “saluran yang bersesuaian”. Namun demikian, pada hari keesokan [...]

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Trouble in run-up to polls

Trouble in run-up to polls

FOR the week of 9 to 15 March 2009, the Chinese media highlighted Datuk Seri Mohd Ali Rustam being barred from the Umno party polls; trouble brewing within the Chinese education movement in the run-up to its annual general assembly; and the EPF declaring a 4.5% dividend for 2008. Ali RustamTurmoil within Umno was spotlighted in [...]

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Upholding Umno

Upholding Umno

WITH Umno elections around the corner, much of the traditional Malay-language press spent time ruminating on the party general assembly that will be held from 24 to 28 March 2009. From 16 to 22 March 2009, Datuk Seri Mohd Ali Rustam’s inability to contest in the party polls dominated the news; interviewers quizzed Datuk Seri [...]

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IGP’s defence

IGP’s defence

FOR the week of 16 to 22 March 2009, the Tamil press gave wide coverage to Inspector General of Police (IGP) Tan Sri Musa Hassan’s interview in the Tamil dailies. The Tamil press also highlighted the displeasure of some Indian Malaysians over the nomination of S Manikumar as the Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) candidate for [...]

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Economic rumblings

Economic rumblings

FOR the week of 9 to 15 March 2009, the Tamil papers highlighted the economic difficulties faced by Indian Malaysians, celebrated the achievements of Indian Malaysian students in the SPM, and cheered Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan for winning the International Women of Courage 2009 Awards from the US. Restaurants up in arms The recent hike in [...]

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Concern over financial matters

Concern over financial matters

FOR the week of 9 to 15 March 2009, the Chinese press was concerned with issues related to money. In particular, the press focused on the announcement of the second stimulus package, and the declaration of executive councillors’ assets by the Selangor government.                                                                          (sxc.hu) Kwong Wah Yit [...]

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