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Nasihat tentang sepupu yang mengganggu perasaan

Nasihat tentang sepupu yang mengganggu perasaan

Kak Nora kembali dengan nasihat untuk bulan Ramadan ini. “Jangan makan hati dengan orang yang ting tong,” ujar idola tersohor Shanon Shah. Umat Islam “akan lebih senang berfungsi apabila dikelilingi dengan orang yang tidak ting tong. Dan moga-moga Allah memberkati usaha kita untuk membuat baik di dunia,” tambahnya lagi dalam artilkelnya yang menyentuh perkembangan di Malaysia.

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Launching Malaysia 2.0

Launching Malaysia 2.0

Water cannon being used during the 1 Aug anti-ISA rally (Pic courtesy of Merdeka Review) A FRIEND asked on Facebook: “[The Barisan Nasional] (BN) insists [on keeping the Internal Security Act (ISA)]; do you want to keep the BN?” This question is spot on. It simplifies many issues into a single concern. It almost frames [...]

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“Obama will still back Israel”

“Obama will still back Israel”

THERE’s a new American president in the Oval Office. And while hope for a new America, and perhaps a new world order, is understandable, the truth is that US foreign policy on militarism is long and entrenched. That’s why despite the goodwill and rhetoric emanating from Washington, DC since President Barack Obama took office, American [...]

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Representing Israelis and Palestinians

Representing Israelis and Palestinians

FEW believe that peace will break out in Gaza anytime soon, with Israel and Hamas adding demands to their hostage exchange negotiations. In the meantime, the dominant discourse on Israel in Malaysia is still that the Jews and the West are out to disempower and even destroy Islam and Muslims. But exactly what sorts of [...]

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A netizen revolution

A netizen revolution

I LEARNT a Swahili word recently: “Ushahidi.” It means “testimony”. It’s also the name of a crowdsourcing platform for people to post crisis information. People on the ground witnessing a crisis can send information about it through text messages on the mobile phone, e-mail or other web forms. Screenshot of Ushahidi Developed by Kenyan bloggers [...]

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Kisah pengharaman Rihanna

Kisah pengharaman Rihanna

Rihanna (© LeeLeeLu / Flickr)LINKIN Park, Avril Lavigne, Mariah Carey, Rihanna, dan Inul Daratista — apakah persamaan antara artis-artis ini? Jawapannya: Dewan Pemuda PAS telah dan sedang cuba mengharamkan konsert mereka di Malaysia. Terkini, Dewan Pemuda PAS Wilayah Persekutuan menggesa pihak berkuasa supaya membatalkan permit persembahan untuk konsert Rihanna pada 13 Feb 2009. Pada bulan [...]

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