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<em>Uncommon Sense</em> with Wong Chin Huat: Whither MACC?

Uncommon Sense with Wong Chin Huat: Whither MACC?

ONE year ago, on 16 July 2009, DAP political aide Teoh Beng Hock was found dead at the Selangor Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) office in Shah Alam. Teoh had been interrogated for almost 11 hours. The inquest into his mysterious death is still ongoing. More recently, the MACC summoned two Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) Selangor […]

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Protest called off at Asean Summit

PATTAYA, 10 April 2009: The protest mounted by thousands of demonstrators from the pro-Thaksin Shinawatra “Red Shirts” at the 14th Asean Summit has fizzled out after they handed a petition that demanded the ouster of Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva. A group of eight demonstrators from the “Red Shirts” came through the security cordon at […]

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Anti-govt protestors march in Bangkok

BANGKOK, 24 Feb 2009: Thousands of anti-government supporters, clad in red shirts, began their march in the capital today to demand the ouster of the foreign minister and the dissolution of parliament as Thailand prepares to host the delayed 14th Asean Summit in Hua Hin this week. The Democratic Alliance Against Dictatorship (DAAD) supporters, linked […]

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