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Supporting <em>The Nut Graph</em>’s Plan B

Supporting The Nut Graph’s Plan B

[Updated 11.10am, 19 Oct 2010: See update under Monetary contributions] AND so it’s finally happened. We packed up our stationery and notebooks, sold the fax/printer/scanner, cleared out the pantry and shut the office. As of 1 Sept 2010, The Nut Graph is officially operating under Plan B. Contrary to some perceptions, we haven’t “closed down”. […]

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A Malaysian Scrooge

A Malaysian Scrooge

Trailer for A Christmas Carol by Disney Pictures I’VE always enjoyed A Christmas Carol, the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, a wealthy but cantankerous old man who looks upon Christmas with disdain and is only challenged to change when visited by ghosts. This classic Dickensian tale so resonates with human nature that it has been translated […]

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Surviving climate change

Surviving climate change

Exhibition by regional coalition People’s Actions on Climate Change during the Asian Youth Climate Workshop (© Gan Pei Ling) “WE should do it for our children and future generations!” This is one of the most common rallying cries used by some individuals and organisations to convince the public to take action to combat climate change. […]

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PAS’s next step

PAS’s next step

Towels with “PAS for all” slogans MUCH has been made about PAS’s 55th muktamar (annual general assembly) and the elections tomorrow, 5 June 2009, as a battle between the conservatives, represented by the ulama, and the moderates or professionals. But labels aside, the issue at hand is about PAS’s future. And the muktamar which begins […]

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Shadow over Umno

Shadow over Umno

Khairy Jamaluddin celebrates his victory (All pics courtesy of theSun) AFTER more than two hours and three recounts, Umno Youth’s new chief was finally confirmed at 11.30pm on 25 March, 2009. Khairy Jamaluddin, with 304 votes, beat rivals Datuk Mukhriz Mahathir (232 votes) and Datuk Seri Mohd Khir Toyo (254 votes) in a closely-fought contest […]

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US-M’sia FTA talks to resume

US-M’sia FTA talks to resume

US ambadassor to Malaysia, James R Keith, at the Obama Inauguration Day Party, 21 Jan 2009  (all pics by Cindy Tham) KUALA LUMPUR, 21 Jan 2009: The US will prioritise continuing free trade agreement (FTA) talks with Malaysia now that President Barack Obama has taken office, said its ambassador to Malaysia James R Keith. He […]

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