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BN’s slim state victories

BN’s slim state victories

BN may have won more states in GE13. But Refsa’s analysis shows that these states were won by minority votes and slim margins.

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Media vs LGBTs

Media vs LGBTs

HOW is our media measuring up to its role? If some newspapers’ treatment of what constitutes news is anything to go by, it is clear that some among the Malaysian media are not only unprofessional. They are also causing harm to vulnerable groups. Without a doubt, there is evidence that some media are targeting the […]

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Making minorities count

Making minorities count

(source: drsitimariah.blogspot.com) “PAS for all” was an enchanting slogan indeed during the March 2008 general election. It was a sentiment that allowed for a warm partnership to develop between PAS and its eventual Pakatan Rakyat (PR) partners, Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) and DAP. It was also what convinced Malaysians of all races to vote for […]

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The homophobic media

The homophobic media

FOR the past week or so, a Bernama news article entitled Unconventional Methods To Prevent Influenza has been making its rounds on the internet. The reason? It quotes one Dr V M Palaniappan as claiming that masturbation and “homosexual activities” increase the likelihood of swine flu infection. Apparently, such acts cause the body to develop […]

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Who wants a united Malaysia?

Who wants a united Malaysia?

TM ad as featured in Berita Harian, August 2009 I DON’T know about anyone else, but I’m confused about whether our political leaders, from both the Barisan Nasional (BN) and the Pakatan Rakyat (PR), really want national unity as they claim. Predictably, ever since the prime minister announced the ideals of 1Malaysia, we’ve had a […]

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“Minority bumiputeras won’t be neglected”

KUCHING, 13 Feb 2009: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has promised the minority bumiputera community that they will not be marginalised in the nation’s march towards development. He said that although the progress and development of these communities had not been monitored, their views would always be taken into account in the drawing […]

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