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Teresa Kok: “Divided by skin colour and religion”

Teresa Kok: “Divided by skin colour and religion”

“WAIT till we get to Putrajaya,” Teresa Kok laughs. The three-term Member of Parliament for Seputeh in Kuala Lumpur says even though the Pakatan Rakyat swept into power in 2008 to form the Selangor government, it still faces discrimination. “We are still treated like the opposition,” Kok, who is also state assemblyperson for Bandar Kinrara […]

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Different from other Chinese

Different from other Chinese

(All pics and footage courtesy of Tan Sooi Beng) TAN Sooi Beng, Professor of Ethnomusicology at the School of Arts, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Penang, is an educator, composer, musician, author, music activist and ambassador. She joined USM as a lecturer in the Department of Performing Arts in the School of Humanities in 1980. In […]

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“Students affected by USM glitch should be placed in local universities”

KUALA LUMPUR, 2 June 2009: Students affected by University Science Malaysia (USM)’s technical glitch should be given equal opportunities for a place in the local public universities, said Wanita MCA. Wanita MCA chief Datin Paduka Chew Mei Fun said students who only applied for a place in USM should also be given an opportunity in […]

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Acid test for new BN leadership

PENANG, 18 Feb 2009: Eleven months after the 12th general election and the political dust has still not settled. With the Bukit Gantang parliamentary and Bukit Selambau state by-elections to be held simultaneously on 7 April, political parties will hit the campaign trail again, barely a month after the Kuala Terengganu parliamentary by-election. Political pundits […]

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