Posted on 18 August 2010 As If Earth Matters by Gan Pei Ling.
HAVE you ever wondered where all your stuff comes from, and where they end up after you throw them out? I do, and environmentalist Annie Leonard does, too. That was the reason she created The Story of Stuff. The video became an online hit soon after its December 2007 release. In 2009, The New York [...]
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Posted on 21 June 2010 by Jacqueline Ann Surin and Koh Lay Chin.
PETALING JAYA, 21 June 2010: The Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU), which conferred the prime minister’s wife an award in New York in April, has remained mum about whether it was the party which placed a congratulatory advertisement in the New York Times (NYT) for her. BCIU president Peter J Tichansky did not respond [...]
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Posted on 07 June 2010 By Jacqueline Ann Surin and Koh Lay Chin.
PETALING JAYA, 7 June 2010: The New York Times (NYT) has retracted its statement that an advertisement in its paper, congratulating Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor for an award, was placed by the Malaysian government. NYT director of public relations Abbe Serphos said in an e-mail sent out on 1 June, “In our internal systems the [...]
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Posted on 11 May 2010 By Koh Lay Chin.
PETALING JAYA, 11 May 2010: A recent two-page spread in the New York Times, costing thousands of US dollars and featuring the prime minister’s wife, was placed on behalf of the Malaysian government. In an e-mail response to questions from The Nut Graph, the New York Times said: “The advertisement was placed by an ad [...]
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