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Ong Tee Keat maintains silence

KUALA LUMPUR, 5 Nov 2009: MCA president Datuk Seri Ong Tee Keat seems to be maintaining a silent approach as the party’s internal crisis drags on. Endless questions about the party from journalists covering his visit to the Bangsar LRT Station in his capacity as the Transport Minister today received no response at all. “Today, […]

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Soi Lek denies forming new party

PETALING JAYA, 11 Sept 2009: Sacked MCA deputy president Datuk Seri Dr Chua Soi Lek today denied that he and his supporters were forming a new party. Instead, Chua blamed party president Datuk Seri Ong Tee Keat for the speculation. “All I want is to be a normal member of the MCA when I retire […]

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Tee Keat says EGM to prevent split

KUALA LUMPUR, 3 Sept 2009: MCA president Datuk Seri Ong Tee Keat said today his decision to call for an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) was to prevent a split in the party.                                                   Delegates at the EGM can decide whether to support or reject the resolutions for the party at the ballot box, he said in […]

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Hishammuddin has trivialised issue

Hishammuddin has trivialised issue

THE Malaysian Bar is disappointed with Home Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein‘s response to the demonstration outside the Selangor secretariat building on 28 Aug 2009. By not denouncing the offensive actions of some of the demonstrators and instead accepting their weak explanation, he has trivialised the seriousness of the incident. It is also disquieting that […]

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Watching Malaysia change

Watching Malaysia change

Updated 22 June 2009, 5.16pm DATUK Ambiga Sreenevasan’s reference point for how aware Malaysians are about issues is the taxi driver. The respected lawyer and former Malaysian Bar president is no stranger to being scolded by taxi drivers while she is dressed up in her courtroom garb. “‘Aiya, this judiciary, can buy,’ one told me,” […]

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Constitutional changes for PKR

Constitutional changes for PKR

PETALING JAYA, 9 June 2009: Sweeping changes to Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR)’s constitution, including direct elections for the top leadership and a nine-year limit on the presidency, will be voted on this Saturday, 13 June, at a special congress. Another key amendment that will be put to a vote is a 30% quota for women […]

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