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Saifuddin Abdullah: Creating space in Malaysia

Saifuddin Abdullah: Creating space in Malaysia

DATUK Saifuddin Abdullah says he’s a reluctant politician who got into politics because he wanted to affect change. The Umno supreme council member and first-time MP is seen as being a minority voice of reform within his party and wishes his party was more “progressive”. In this interview, Saifuddin traces his family lineage and student activism, explains the dynamics within Umno, and wishes there was more space at the Malaysian table for space and ideas.

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Bucking traditions of inequality

Bucking traditions of inequality

BUKIT Mertajam Member of Parliament Chong Eng bucked some traditions in her younger days. Coming from a Chinese new village, she was the first girl in her family who managed to persuade her father to let her continue secondary school. Her interracial marriage later on was also considered uncommon, given her background. Born in 1957 [...]

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First phase of MP Watch completed

First phase of MP Watch completed

PETALING JAYA, 16 July 2010: All 222 Members of Parliament (MPs) have been contacted for the MP Watch: Eye on Parliament project, and have responded with either full answers or a non-reply. As of 15 July, 113 MPs answered in full all six questions on key democracy issues that were posed to them. The other [...]

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Ab Aziz Ab Kadir (Ketereh) [Updated 15 July 2010]

Ab Aziz Ab Kadir (Ketereh) [Updated 15 July 2010]

KETEREH Member of Parliament (MP) Ab Aziz Ab Kadir’s response to the MP Watch: Eye on Parliament project, which asks all 222 MPs six questions. Name: Ab Aziz Ab Kadir Constituency: Ketereh Party: PKR Years as MP: Since 2008 Government position: None Party position: None Membership in parliamentary committees or caucus: None Blog/Website: None Original [...]

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No reply for 9 July 2010

No reply for 9 July 2010

THE following Member of Parliament (MP) has not replied to the six questions under MP Watch: Eye on Parliament as of 9 July 2010, the end of a two-week deadline. His response will be updated if and when he replies. Name: Jamaludin Mohd Jarjis; constituency: Rompin.

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No reply for 5 July 2010

No reply for 5 July 2010

THE following Member of Parliament (MP) has not replied to the six questions under MP Watch: Eye on Parliament as of Monday, 5 July 2010, the end of his two-week deadline. His response will be updated if and when he replies. Name: Yussof Mahal Constituency: Labuan Party: Umno Years as MP: Since 2008 Government position: [...]

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