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Is the online media lopsided?

Is the online media lopsided?

THE online media in Malaysia continues to be attacked, monitored and threatened purportedly because of its pro-opposition, anti-government stance. But is the online media’s reporting as biased and lopsided as the BN and its allies make it out to be?

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Chua Soon Booi (Tawau)

Chua Soon Booi (Tawau)

TAWAU Member of Parliament (MP) Datuk Chua Soon Bui’s response to the MP Watch: Eye on Parliament project, which asks all 222 MPs six questions. (source: parlimen.gov.my)Name: Datuk Chua Soon Bui Constituency: Tawau Party: Independent — SAPP   Years as MP: Since 2004 Government position: None Party position: Vice-president Membership in parliamentary committees or caucuses:   [...]

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Time for recall elections, Selangor

Time for recall elections, Selangor

Corrected at 4:25pm, 4 Nov 2009 THERE are those who cheered for Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s now infamous 16 September 2008 plot to take over the federal government by defections. There are also those who initially cheered the 10-day defection of Datuk Nasarudin Hashim (state assemblyperson for Bota, Perak) from Umno to Parti [...]

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Najib: Penanti not yardstick on popularity

JEJU ISLAND (South Korea), 1 June 2009: Datuk Seri Najib Razak said Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR)’s victory in the Penanti by-election yesterday is not a yardstick to gauge the popularity of any political party. The prime minister said PKR’s victory was also not an impressive win because voter turnout dropped to less than 50%, and [...]

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Not all are “BN stooges”

Not all are “BN stooges”

Are independent candidates part of the BN’s ploy? INDEPENDENT candidates have become a sort of joke in Malaysian politics, ever since the record-breaking 13 independents decided to slug it out in Bukit Selambau in April 2009. All 13, however, lost their deposits on polling day on 7 April, during which it was clear that voters [...]

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Penanti poll results (Updated 9.26pm)

Penanti poll results (Updated 9.26pm)

Updated 9.26pm, 31 May 2009Corrected on 31 May 2009 at 9.10pm Anwar, Mansor and Guan Eng 8.37pm Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng confirms that PKR’s Dr Mansor Othman, who won the Penanti by-election today, will be sworn in as deputy chief minister I on 3 June 2009. 8.25pm The Election Commission officially announces PKR’s [...]

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