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Mob in Pekan Nanas

Mob in Pekan Nanas

FROM 20 to 26 April 2009, the Chinese media highlighted the Pekan Nanas school-fight-turned-mob incident. The media also rejoiced at the Higher Education Ministry’s announcement to allow New Era College to conduct its media studies courses in Mandarin. Nanyang Siang Pau and Merdeka Review also reported on Pahang Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Adnan Yaakob’s intention [...]

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Confidence booster for Pakatan Rakyat

Confidence booster for Pakatan Rakyat

FOR the week of 6 to 12 April, the Chinese media spotlighted the impact of the three by-elections on the Pakatan Rakyat, the announcement of the new cabinet line-up, and the barring of online news site Merdeka Review from covering the event at the Prime Minister’s Department. On 10 April, an article titled Pakatan Rakyat [...]

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All about Najib

All about Najib

FOR the week of 30 March to 5 April 2009, the Chinese media continued to highlight the election campaigns of the three by-elections slated for 7 April. In the same week, Malaysia also witnessed history when Datuk Seri Najib Razak was made Malaysia’s sixth prime minister. In Oriental Daily on 2 April, writer Lin Feng examined [...]

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Racism, Umno and media control

Racism, Umno and media control

FOR the week of 23 to 29 March 2009, the Chinese media highlighted reactions towards Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s criticism of Chinese educationists, Umno’s direction after the party polls, the suspension of two political newsletters, and the barring of online media from the Umno general assembly. During a rally organised by the right-wing Malay group Perkasa [...]

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Concern over financial matters

Concern over financial matters

FOR the week of 9 to 15 March 2009, the Chinese press was concerned with issues related to money. In particular, the press focused on the announcement of the second stimulus package, and the declaration of executive councillors’ assets by the Selangor government.                                                                          (sxc.hu) Kwong Wah Yit [...]

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The year that was

The year that was

IN the week of 2 to 8 March 2009, the Chinese media featured commentaries on the first anniversary of the 8 March 2008 general election. The media was also preoccupied with the objections to the teaching of mathematics and science in English, and the developments in Perak. 365 days later In a special feature titled [...]

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