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Why the government fears satire

Why the government fears satire

WHY is the government charging someone for writing a satirical piece? On 2 Sep 2010, Irwan Abdul Rahman, a Malay Mail executive editor was charged over a blog posting entitled “TNB to sue WWF over earth hour.” Irwan’s posting on his website Nose4news was below a huge banner with the words “The truth is out […]

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Remembering when race didn’t matter

Remembering when race didn’t matter

SECOND to the panda logo, Datuk Dr Dionysius Sharma is probably the next most synonymous face associated with WWF-Malaysia. His career with the environmental conservation group has spanned two decades, beginning in 1990 when he started out as a leatherback turtle project officer in Terengganu. Dr Dino, as many call him, became WWF-Malaysia’s executive director […]

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Malaysia joins Earth Hour lights-off

KUALA LUMPUR, 28 March 2009: Malaysia plunged into darkness tonight with many of its famous landmarks and skyscrapers switching off to mark Earth Hour. Tens of thousands of households and businesses nationwide joining millions others across the globe in solidarity to turn off non-essential lights for the one hour campaign aimed at raising awareness on […]

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Lights out for the world

Lights out for the world

(Pic by raja4u / sxc.hu) DON’T be alarmed if some of your neighbours’ homes and landmarks like the KL Tower stand in darkness for one hour from 8.30pm on Saturday, 28 March 2009. In other cities across the globe, there will be a similar lights-out at the respective local time. They’re all participating in Earth […]

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