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Commodified elected reps

Commodified elected reps

THE joke in town now is that everyone should join the political parties DAP and Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) for a RM10 fee, run for office, and then wait for the big payoff. Both parties deserve to be the butt of such jokes since the fall of the Pakatan Rakyat government in Perak was due […]

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The front gate to the MB residence’s compound. The crowd disperses gradually, dissipating along Jalan Raja Dihilir.

Anguish in Perak

ANGER. Shock. Sadness. Defiance. These were the emotions that permeated the atmosphere of the 8,000 to 10,000-strong gathering of Pakatan Rakyat supporters inside and outside the official residence of the Perak Menteri Besar in Ipoh on the night of 5 Feb 2009. The public started trickling in through the gates of the residence as early […]

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Eight-year-old girl marries frog

CHENNAI, 21 Jan 2009: It was not a a fairy tale yanked out of a children’s story book but a real life ritual, where a minor girl was married off to a frog in a remote village in southern India. Hoping that the century-year-old ritual would ward off evil and bring good omen to Pallu […]

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