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Receiving live bullets “comes with the job”?

Receiving live bullets “comes with the job”?

SHOCK and outrage were expressed by many when DAP Member of Parliament (MP) Tony Pua received a death threat in the form of a live bullet and note on 11 Aug 2010. Such threats are unacceptable and should be thoroughly investigated and stopped. But according to one senior editor, receiving death threats is “part of an MP’s job”.

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Wee Ka Siong, the kampung boy

Wee Ka Siong, the kampung boy

HE says he believes in 1Malaysia because he has really lived through it. A politician for 18 out of his 42 years, Datuk Dr Wee Ka Siong is currently MCA Youth chief and deputy education minister. He is also now the Member of Parliament for Ayer Hitam in Johor, but he still has fond memories […]

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<em>Suara Keadilan</em> suspension: Meddling with the media

Suara Keadilan suspension: Meddling with the media

WHOM should the media be accountable to – the public or the government? Judging from the Home Ministry’s refusal to renew the permit of Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) newspaper Suara Keadilan, it appears the government is still intent on making the media answerable to it. The ministry was apparently “not satisfied” with Suara Keadilan’s response […]

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BN divided on Islamic state issue

BN divided on Islamic state issue

FORMER prime ministers Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, and current Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, when he was still deputy premier, have all proclaimed Malaysia to be an Islamic state. Despite that, most Umno parliamentarians have avoided answering the question, “Do you think Malaysia should be a secular or an […]

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Wee Ka Siong (Ayer Hitam)

Wee Ka Siong (Ayer Hitam)

AYER Hitam Member of Parliament (MP) Datuk Dr Wee Ka Siong’s response to the MP Watch: Eye on Parliament project, which asks all 222 MPs six questions. Name: Wee Ka Siong Constituency: Ayer Hitam Party: MCA Years as MP: Since 2004 Government position: Deputy education minister Party position: Youth chief Membership in parliamentary committees or […]

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MCA central committee rejects 28 Nov EGM: Ong

KUALA LUMPUR, 19 Nov 2009: A meeting of MCA central committee (CC) members today rejected an emergency general meeting (EGM) slated for 28 Nov as it was against the party constitution, said party president Datuk Seri Ong Tee Keat. Ong said besides that, the notice issued by the group of 16 CC members who wanted […]

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