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Green voters hunting for green reps

Green voters hunting for green reps

RUMOURS have been rife since late 2010 that Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak might call for the 13th general election by this year before the economy takes a worse turn. As such, not just political parties but civil society has been gearing up for an impending election. Among the civil society groups are a group of […]

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What is an MP?

What is an MP?

I WATCHED a rerun of the sitcom Friends recently where Ross and Joey accidentally end up dating the same girl. They then try to win her affection by recounting increasingly embarrassing things about each other to her. “Ross was divorced three times!” yells Joey. “Joey eats his date’s food when she goes to the bathroom!” […]

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Joseph Kurup (Pensiangan)

Joseph Kurup (Pensiangan)

PENSIANGAN Member of Parliament (MP) Tan Sri Joseph Kurup’s response to the MP Watch: Eye on Parliament project, which asks all 222 MPs six questions. Name: Joseph Kurup Constituency: Pensiangan Party: PBRS Years as MP: Since 2008 Government position: Natural resources and environment deputy minister Party position: President Membership in parliamentary committees or caucus: None […]

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Irrelevant PR rhetoric

Irrelevant PR rhetoric

BUKIT SENTOSA, 21 April 2010: Pakatan Rakyat (PR) leaders are working hard for votes in Hulu Selangor. But their campaign rhetoric is not necessarily chaste or relevant to the constituency.  “There was no tear, blood or scar in [Mohd Saiful Bukhari Azlan]’s anus, he’s still a virgin. So how was he sodomised? Maybe online? Or […]

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Hulu Selangor’s significance

Hulu Selangor’s significance

Updated 10.55am, 19 April 2010 BN candidate P Kamalanathan (left) and PKR candidate Datuk Zaid Ibrahim HULU Selangor, the 10th by-election since national polls in March 2008, is a fight neither the Barisan Nasional (BN) nor Pakatan Rakyat (PR) can afford to lose. The BN needs to prove its sincerity about its rhetorically inclusive 1Malaysia […]

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Tony Pua Kiam Wee (Petaling Jaya Utara)

Tony Pua Kiam Wee (Petaling Jaya Utara)

(source: parlimen.gov.my)PETALING Jaya Utara Member of Parliament (MP) Tony Pua Kiam Wee’s response to the MP Watch: Eye on Parliament project, which asks all 222 MPs six questions. Name: Tony Pua Kiam Wee  Constituency: PJ Utara  Party:  DAP (Opposition) Years as MP: Since 2008  Government post: None Party position:   National publicity secretary Membership in any parliamentary committee or caucus:   Public accounts committee member   […]

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