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Yuna on being “Malay Malay”

Yuna on being “Malay Malay”

SHE is a law graduate and co-owns a clothes boutique. But Yunalis Zarai, who is more popularly recognised as just Yuna, is better known as the current darling of Malaysia’s independent music scene. The 24-year-old began writing her own songs when she was 14 and has not looked back since. After releasing her self-titled EP [...]

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Bringing talent home

Bringing talent home

“We must bring the talents home and provide incentives to keep them home.” PRIME Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak in his speech at the Mahathir Science Award 2008 and 2009. He said more scientists and innovators were needed, and that Malaysia must identify the reasons for the country’s inability to nurture a bigger pool of [...]

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AI highlights racial discrimination in M’sia

AI highlights racial discrimination in M’sia

PETALING JAYA, 28 May 2009: For the first time in its annual human rights report for Malaysia, Amnesty International (AI) has highlighted racial discrimination as one of several human rights violations in the country. The 2009 report said that racial discrimination was institutionalised in Malaysia, particularly in government-backed affirmative action policies for bumiputeras such as [...]

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Former Unisel don pleads not guilty

KLANG, 16 March 2009: Former Universiti Industri Selangor (Unisel) professor Dr Rustam Abbas pleaded not guilty in the Sessions Court today to using a forged letter on his continuation of service as the university’s deputy vice-chancellor. Rustam, 51, now Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) lecturer in Shah Alam, was arrested on Friday and appeared in court [...]

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Double standards

Double standards

Quote 1 “We found that since the organisers had personally met us and agreed to abide by the rules we set, we gave the permission to carry [it] out. The organisers kept their word and everything went smoothly.” The Selangor police chief DCP Datuk Khalid Abu Bakar commenting on the rally held by Universiti Teknologi [...]

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