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Saving Parliament from the EC

Saving Parliament from the EC

I COULD not believe the Election Commission (EC)’s admission that 228 (0.35%) voters had been transferred out of the Hulu Selangor parliamentary constituency to the neighbouring Selayang parliamentary constituency. Now, it is not news that voters get transferred involuntarily — you may even call it voter trafficking or abduction — from their neighbourhoods to faraway […]

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Federal court reserves decision in Tenaga’s appeal

PUTRAJAYA, 27 May 2009: The Federal Court here today deferred decision in the appeal by Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) against the granting of an injunction order to a group of villagers in Rawang to halt the construction of a 275kV transmission line through their village. Chief Judge of Sabah and Sarawak Tan Sri Richard Malanjum […]

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Bus driver charged with reckless driving (Updated)

Updated 4:36pm, 17 April 2009 KUALA LUMPUR, 17 April 2009: The driver of the double-decker bus which crashed near Rawang on 13 April, taking six lives, was charged in the Selayang Magistrate’s Court here today with reckless driving. Fauzi Muhamad, 33, pleaded not guilty to committing the offence at Km442.9 of the North-South Expressway at […]

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Handlebars and police handling

Handlebars and police handling

EVEN as we look forward to 2009, I would like to recount the events of 15 December 2008, when I got arrested for the second time within one week. It began at about 4pm with SMSes from coordinators of Jerit’s bicycle campaign reporting that the police in Rawang were moving in aggressively on the group. […]

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Car project site in Rawang gazetted

SHAH ALAM, 3 Dec 2008: Selangor state government has acquired and gazetted an area in Kampung Sungai Terentang, Rawang for Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB)’s Central Area Reinforcement (CAR) project. “Now, TNB and the government only have to negotiate with residents at Kampung Sungai Terentang to continue with the project,” Selangor Menteri Besar Tan Sri Abdul […]

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