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The making of Ibrahim Ali

The making of Ibrahim Ali

WHATEVER you may think about him, Perkasa president Datuk Ibrahim Ali is found in Malaysia, too. The Nut Graph gets a glimpse into what shaped this combative right-wing politician during an interview in his Kuala Lumpur office on 10 Aug 2010. Ibrahim, who is also independent Member of Parliament for Pasir Mas, talks about the […]

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Reviewing the NEP: Who should know better?

Reviewing the NEP: Who should know better?

CONFLICTING statements on the New Economic Policy (NEP) from Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, CIMB chief executive officer Datuk Seri Nazir Razak, and Perkasa president Datuk Ibrahim Ali. Nazir has frequently called for a review of the NEP; Najib has made about-turns on the issue of abolishing the policy, while Ibrahim wants it retained.

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Fifa, reserve place for Malaysia!

Fifa, reserve place for Malaysia!

I’M upset that the Malaysian football team is not playing in the Fifa World Cup in South Africa. In fact, Malaysia has never made it to the Fifa World Cup. Ever. Doesn’t the rest of the world realise that they cannot expect the Malaysian team to compete on an even playing field? Don’t they realise that they need to […]

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NEP: A historical mistake

NEP: A historical mistake

Updated 12.55pm, 16 June 2010 THE greatest political myth in Malaysia is that Malay Malaysians and other bumiputera owe their success or improved living standards to three things: the New Economic Policy (NEP), Umno and the 13 May 1969 clashes. Without 13 May, Umno would not have been resurrected and obviously, there would not be […]

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Building Malaysia

Building Malaysia

(All following pics courtesy of Sivarasa Rasiah) GENETICIST. Lawyer. Human rights activist. Subang Member of Parliament. Parti Keadilan Rakyat vice-president. Sivarasa Rasiah has worn many hats. Sivarasa returned to Malaysia on his 30th birthday in 1986 and began a life of activism in championing human rights. The Rhodes scholar says he began thinking critically about […]

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“Respect the syariah courts”

“Respect the syariah courts”

LINA Joy. Indira Gandhi. S Banggarma. M Moorthy. R Subashini. M Revathi. S Shamala. The list of individuals whose rights the Barisan Nasional (BN) government and the courts have failed to protect grows long. In its efforts to out-Islamise PAS and protect its “champion of Malay-Muslim Malaysians” tag, the Umno-led BN has been unable to […]

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