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Wishing for an open society

Wishing for an open society

R NADESWARAN, better known as Citizen Nades, has spent years as the heart of theSun newspaper’s special and investigative reporting team. An award-winning veteran journalist, Nades has reported about local government issues since he started his career as a reporter with The Malay Mail in 1978. Born in 1952, the 59-year-old has dedicated himself to […]

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Autonomy in UM

Autonomy in UM

UNIVERSITI Malaya (UM) has made a comeback by climbing 50 spots to be ranked 180 in the 2009 Times Higher Education – QS World University Rankings under vice-chancellor Prof Datuk Dr Ghauth Jasmon. What does this academician, responsible for restoring UM’s reputation, have to say about university autonomy, the state of Malaysia’s higher education system, […]

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Azri told reporters he was instructed to facilitate the handing in of the memorandum and that the crowd’s actions were not right — they did not have a permit to demonstrate.

Protesting RTM’s censorship

A DEMONSTRATION was held on 19 May 2010 outside RTM headquarters Angkasapuri in Kuala Lumpur calling for media freedom and to protest the termination of former RTM producer Chou Z Lam. Chou alleges that his documentary over the impact of the Bakun Dam on indigenous people in Sarawak was cancelled because of RTM’s leadership’s fears […]

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Remembering Pudu Jail (Updated 1 Dec 2009)

Updated 4:55pm, 1 Dec 2009 IN 2002 and 2003, artist and photographer K Azril Ismail spent time exploring the abandoned Pudu Jail in Kuala Lumpur, taking pictures of the cells and areas around the prison. He documented the scratching, messages, writings and drawings on the walls of the prison cells. These, he says, gave outsiders […]

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Water fight

Water fight

“The Selangor government can remain in the existing regime but it will have to bear the implications of that decision … We have stated that if anything happens, it is not the fault of the federal government. We have given sufficient notice to the state government.” PRIME Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, blaming the Selangor […]

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Syabas freezes water pipe project on govt orders

KUALA LUMPUR, 21 April 2009: Syarikat Bekalan Air Selangor Sdn Bhd (Syabas) today said it had been directed by the federal government to freeze a RM2.6-billion project to replace old mains and communication pipes in Selangor, Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya. The freeze is in view of the restructure of the water management sector in these […]

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