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Wanting a different Malaysia

Wanting a different Malaysia

(Updated at 2:18pm, 7 March 2011) DURING his college days at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, singer-songwriter Reza Salleh would organise open-mic gigs, where he would entertain campus crowds with his music. Moving back and forth between Melbourne and Kuala Lumpur proved to be a stepping stone for Reza in developing his craft. Today, he […]

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Class vs ethnic politics

Class vs ethnic politics

IT would be a mistake to think that Datuk Ibrahim Ali is a true champion of the Malay Malaysian poor. But it would be equally silly to think that the Malay Malaysian poor do not support or sympathise with his call. After all, the Pakatan Rakyat (PR)’s failure to increase support in Malay Malaysian rural […]

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Getting Malaysia out of the rut

Getting Malaysia out of the rut

What would the fisherfolk think of the government’s plan for a high income nation? IT’S a grand announcement, but what would a fisherfolk or a padi farmer think about the government’s plan to make Malaysia a high income nation by 2020? What would a single mother doing odd-jobs think of the goal to raise per […]

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1Malaysia according to Tamu

1Malaysia according to Tamu

1Malaysia. There are merits to the philosophy behind it — after all, who doesn’t wish for national unity, and for genuine respect and fair treatment between all groups in Malaysia. The latest poll by the Merdeka Center for Opinion Research showed that while 76% of the public surveyed knew of 1Malaysia, 39% of respondents said […]

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Knotted up over scholarships

Knotted up over scholarships

“One of the most common questions is why some who scored, say 14As, were given the scholarships but some who got 19As, were not. The view is that the ministry should streamline the number of subjects…Why should you take up to 20 subjects?” Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin when he […]

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1M’sia provides fair starting point, says Najib

PUTRAJAYA, 28 April 2009: Under the 1Malaysia concept, no Malaysian will be marginalised as it provides a fair starting point for people with potential to obtain government assistance regardless of their ethnicity or location, Datuk Seri Najib Razak said today. Najib said that under the 1Malaysia concept, every Malaysian eligible for and in need of […]

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