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Wrong time to globalise economy, say critics

Wrong time to globalise economy, say critics

PETALING JAYA, 3 July 2009: Liberalising may have harmful long-term effects for the country, opposition politicians and an activist said. DAP Member of Parliament (MP) for Klang, Charles Santiago, said Malaysia needs to develop entrepreneurship further before it can benefit from policies such as the ones the prime minister announced on 30 June 2009. Santiago […]

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Police

Police

A PICTURE paints a thousand words, but how can one paint an accurate picture of the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM)? After all, none other than Inspector General of Police (IGP) Tan Sri Musa Hassan has been a regular headline grabber over the past year. When he came into power in 2004, then Prime Minister Tun […]

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The world according to Musa

The world according to Musa

“We had no choice but to use tear gas to disperse the crowd…I assure the public that stern action will be taken against those involved in organising the demonstrations. They are not fighting for democracy but are demo crazy.” INSPECTOR General of Police Tan Sri Musa Hassan, on the release of tear gas against hundreds […]

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Handlebars and police handling

Handlebars and police handling

EVEN as we look forward to 2009, I would like to recount the events of 15 December 2008, when I got arrested for the second time within one week. It began at about 4pm with SMSes from coordinators of Jerit’s bicycle campaign reporting that the police in Rawang were moving in aggressively on the group. […]

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Cops warn Jerit over bicycle convoy to Parliament

KUALA LUMPUR, 17 Dec 2008: The police will not stop Jaringan Rakyat Tertindas (Jerit) from handing over a memorandum to Parliament tomorrow provided it does not involve a parade or bicycle convoy to the extent of disrupting public order. Kuala Lumpur Deputy Chief Police Officer Datuk Abu Samah Mat said it was up to Parliament […]

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Jerit hands over memorandum to S’gor MB

SHAH ALAM, 17 Dec 2008: About 120 participants of Cycling For Change programme organised by the Jaringan Rakyat Tertindas (Jerit) handed over a memorandum to Selangor Menteri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim today. The memorandum contained six demands, namely the enactment of minimum salary law, repeal of the Internal Security Act, provision of comfortable […]

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