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Zaid Ibrahim: “It will get better”

Zaid Ibrahim: “It will get better”

LAWYER-turned-politician Datuk Mohd Zaid Ibrahim, 60, knows that politics can be a dirty game. He joined Umno and won the Kota Baru parliamentary seat in the 2004 general election. The party did not field him for the 2008 elections, however. After winning with a severely reduced majority, the ruling coalition under Prime Minister Tun Abdullah [...]

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“See me as I am”

“See me as I am”

TAN Sri Rafidah Aziz, 68, has been a towering figure in Malaysian politics for the past three decades. Born in Selama, Perak, in 1943, she became at age 30 Member of Parliament for Kuala Kangsar, and remains the incumbent. In 1987, she was appointed international trade and industry minister. Her political career has not been [...]

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Zaid Ibrahim: Reformer or sore loser?

Zaid Ibrahim: Reformer or sore loser?

FOR sure, Parti Keadilan Rakayt (PKR) has serious problems. But what to make of Datuk Zaid Ibrahim whose image as a principled politician is at odds with his apparent tendency to quit when expectations are not met?

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Wan Abd Rahim Wan Abdullah (Kota Baru) [Updated 14 July 2010]

Wan Abd Rahim Wan Abdullah (Kota Baru) [Updated 14 July 2010]

KOTA BARU Member of Parliament (MP) Datuk Wan Abd Rahim Wan Abdullah’s response to the MP Watch: Eye on Parliament project, which asks all 222 MPs six questions.

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“No need for highly qualified candidate in Manik Urai”

KOTA BARU, 1 July 2009: The people of Manik Urai who go to the polls to pick their state assemblyperson are not in dire need for a highly qualified candidate, said PAS Kelantan election director Abdul Fattah Harun. He said unlike a Member of Parliament, who shoulders much responsibility at the federal level, an assemblyperson’s [...]

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Zulkifli takes on Mei Fun

Zulkifli takes on Mei Fun

PETALING JAYA, 11 June 2009: Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) Member of Parliament for Kulim-Bandar Baru, Zulkifli Noordin, has taken to task Wanita MCA chief Datin Paduka Chew Mei Fun for her opposition towards the Kota Baru Municipal Council (KBMC)’s regulation of sportswear in a park. Zulkifli “The only thing KBMC did was to regulate the [...]

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