Posted on 29 August 2011 By Jacqueline Ann Surin.
IF Malaysia is a nation of converging ancestries and cultures, then Eddin Khoo Bu-Eng should be one of its poster boys. The former Sunday Star journalist, who set up cultural centre Pusaka nearly 10 years ago, is the eldest of three sons born of a Baba Chinese father and a mother of Sri Lankan Tamil [...]
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Posted on 11 November 2008 By Chan Kheng Hoe.
THE disclosure that former Lord President Tun Salleh Abas received RM5 million as ex-gratia from the government has stirred up some strong emotions among Malaysians. Many are already trying very hard to cope with the rising cost of living, no thanks to the government’s drastic fuel price increase. Fuel prices have dropped, but the cost [...]
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Posted on 06 November 2008 By Shashi Kala.
KUALA LUMPUR, 6 Nov 2008: The government paid out RM10.5 million in ex-gratia payment to six former judges who were either sacked or suspended during the 1988 judicial crisis, the Dewan Rakyat was told today. Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Mohamad Nazri Aziz said former Lord President Tun Salleh Abas received RM5 [...]
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