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New Year resolutions for Malaysia

New Year resolutions for Malaysia

(Corrected at 1:30pm, 19 Jan 2010) DO you remember where you were at midnight 10 years ago when we ushered in the new millennium? Remember the Y2K virus scare? Or the millennium party on the Subang Airport runway? Remember when then Datuk Seri (now Tun) Dr Mahathir Mohamad was still prime minister of Malaysia? Can […]

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Looking back, moving forward

Looking back, moving forward

(© Gaspirtz / Wiki Commons) IF I could, I would look up what all those astrologers said about 2009 at the beginning of the year to see if what they predicted was correct. If I recall correctly, all their predictions were of gloom and doom. And for once, I think they got it right: 2009 […]

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Reflections on defections

Reflections on defections

  FROM 2 Feb to 8 Feb 2009, all three vernacular presses focused on the issue of defections and resignations from political parties that led to the current political crisis in Perak. Additionally, the Malay press also expressed anger at the statement by DAP national chairperson Karpal Singh that he would take Sultan Azlan Shah […]

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