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How legitimate is our elected government?

How legitimate is our elected government?

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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Malay Malaysians under siege? Utusan Malaysia reports

Malay Malaysians under siege? Utusan Malaysia reports

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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Who qualifies as a syariah lawyer?

Who qualifies as a syariah lawyer?

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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What about keeping promises?

What about keeping promises?

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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Siti Mariah Mahmud (Kota Raja)

Siti Mariah Mahmud (Kota Raja)

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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PKR Wanita challenges Shahrizat

PKR Wanita challenges Shahrizat

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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