Posted on 02 April 2012 In A Nutshell by Andrew Khoo.
IF rumour holds true, the 13th general election, due by March 2013, will be held sometime this year. Once again, Malaysians will cast their votes and the party that wins the most number of parliamentary seats will govern federally. But how legitimate is the government that eventually gets into power? Does the party in power [...]
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Posted on 09 July 2010 By Ding Jo-Ann.
Are Malay Malaysians really under siege? Are non-Malay Malaysians becoming the majority? Read what Utusan Malaysia has to say about this in Found in Quotation.
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Posted on 27 May 2010 By Ding Jo-Ann.
Can non-Muslims practise in the syariah courts?LAWYER Victoria Jayaseelee Martin made headlines in mid May with her quest to be admitted as a syariah lawyer in the Federal Territory. The Federal Territory Islamic Religious Council had refused admission to Martin because she was not a Muslim. On 14 May 2010, she was granted leave to have [...]
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Posted on 23 April 2010 By Women's Candidacy Initiative.
Old Mother Hubbard Went to the cupboard To get her poor doggie a bone But when she got there The cupboard was bare So her poor little doggie had none – Old nursery rhyme The Women’s Candidacy Initiative (WCI) notes that each time elections come around, whether it is parliamentary, state or by-elections, parties fielding [...]
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Posted on 15 March 2010 By Ding Jo-Ann.
KOTA RAJA Member of Parliament (MP) Dr Siti Mariah Mahmud’s response to the MP Watch: Eye on Parliament project, which asks all 222 MPs six questions. (source: parlimen.gov.my)Name: Siti Mariah Mahmud Constituency: Kota Raja Party: PAS (Opposition) Years as MP: Since 2008 Government position: None Party position: Central committee member Muslimat central committee member [...]
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Posted on 23 June 2009 By Zedeck Siew.
KUALA LUMPUR, 23 June 2009: PKR Wanita has challenged Datuk Seri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil to enact a policy that ensures 30% women’s representation in government within six months, or resign. PKR Wanita chief Zuraida Kamaruddin also pointed out that Shahrizat’s claim that the idea of a 30% quota for women’s representation was hers was factually inaccurate. [...]
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