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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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Yuna on being “Malay Malay”

Yuna on being “Malay Malay”

SHE is a law graduate and co-owns a clothes boutique. But Yunalis Zarai, who is more popularly recognised as just Yuna, is better known as the current darling of Malaysia’s independent music scene. The 24-year-old began writing her own songs when she was 14 and has not looked back since. After releasing her self-titled EP […]

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Rafidah Abd Aziz (Kuala Kangsar)

Rafidah Abd Aziz (Kuala Kangsar)

*Corrected 2 April 2011 KUALA Kangsar Member of Parliament (MP) Tan Sri Rafidah Abd Aziz’s response to the MP Watch: Eye on Parliament project, which asks all 222 MPs six questions. (source: parlimen.gov.my)Name: Rafidah Abd Aziz Constituency: Kuala Kangsar Party: Umno Years as MP: Since 1978 Government position: None Party position: Supreme Council member* Membership […]

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Woman detained in Kuala Kangsar riot probe

IPOH, 10 Feb 2009: Police today detained a woman believed to be involved in 6 Feb’s riot at the Ubudiah Mosque, near Istana Iskandariah, in Kuala Kangsar. Perak police chief Datuk Zulkefli Abdullah said the woman, aged 24 and a member of a party in the Pakatan Rakyat, was detained at about 9am at a […]

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New Perak exco sworn in

New Perak exco sworn in

Updated on 10 Feb 2009 at 4.31pm Corrected on 10 Feb 2009 at 10.00am Live updates 1.15pm Newly appointed Perak state exco Hamidah Osman says she can work closely with Indian Malaysians. Referring to her remark in the state assembly last year describing Indian Malaysians as being more dangerous than snakes, she said: “I was […]

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Court reserves judgment in two election petitions

PUTRAJAYA, 15 Jan 2009: The Federal Court here today reserved judgment in two appeals against the High Court’s refusal to nullify the election results for the Kuala Kangsar parliamentary and Kubu Gajah state seats. Both seats were won by Barisan Nasional (BN) candidates in the 8 March general election last year. Chief Judge of Sabah […]

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