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Is the online media lopsided?

Is the online media lopsided?

THE online media in Malaysia continues to be attacked, monitored and threatened purportedly because of its pro-opposition, anti-government stance. But is the online media’s reporting as biased and lopsided as the BN and its allies make it out to be?

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Muslims serving alcohol: Ban or no ban?

Muslims serving alcohol: Ban or no ban?

THE Subang Jaya Municipal Council (MPSJ)’s recent ruling disallowing businesses that serve alcohol from hiring Muslims has raised many questions. Is it a law? A guideline? Just advice? Has it been rescinded? Who enacted the law that the ruling is based on? Why wasn’t it enforced before? And why the furore now?

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What made Zaid change his mind?

What made Zaid change his mind?

WHAT political game is Datuk Zaid Ibrahim playing? In May 2010, he announced that he had no intention of running for a leadership position in Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) and wanted to “focus on strengthening Pakatan Rakyat”. He reiterated that message in August. The PKR supreme council member has now announced he will contest a position. What made him change his mind?

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Putting a stop to baby dumping

Putting a stop to baby dumping

THE most logical and obvious solution to addressing pregnancies out of wedlock – sex education – still seems to escape our decision-makers and politicians, whose suggestions have not just become increasingly ridiculous but also highly punitive.

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Still unclear about “Allah”

Still unclear about “Allah”

THE home minister expresses “regret” over the “Allah” ban. But any attempt to rationally address the issue of protecting the legitimate rights of all Malaysians is quickly shut down by the Umno-led government.

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Malaysia’s FDI plunge: Who’s taking it seriously?

Malaysia’s FDI plunge: Who’s taking it seriously?

WHAT are the nation’s economic figures telling us? In comparison, what are our political leaders saying about our economic outlook?

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