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Drawing the line in PKR

Drawing the line in PKR

Saifuddin Nasution PARTI Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) clearly has problems. No less because of its poor candidate selection process for the 2008 general election. Even as PKR formalises its union with Pakatan Rakyat (PR) partners DAP and PAS, it finds itself at odds with certain party members whose aspirations may not be in line with PR’s [...]

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Pakatan Rakyat

Pakatan Rakyat

PR leaders celebrating their victory during the Permatang Pauh by-election in Aug 2008 SO what is the deal with the Pakatan Rakyat (PR)? Is it merely experiencing the normal teething problems of a newly formed political coalition? Are all its problems engineered by the BN, or could some actually have been internally generated? After the [...]

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Reaching common ground

Reaching common ground

PKR president Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang, and DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng PAKATAN Rakyat (PR)’s common policy to be unveiled this Saturday on 19 Dec 2009 appears to have reached some compromise on the divisive issue of PAS‘s goal for an Islamic state. Clearly, PAS [...]

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Believing Anwar

Believing Anwar

“Enough is enough. You either toe the line, support the reform agenda, commit yourself to Pakatan and work together as a multi-ethnic, multi-religious entity or you leave or be kicked out. There are no two ways about it.” Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) de facto leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim issues a stern warning to party [...]

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Rethinking Malaysia’s sodomy laws

Rethinking Malaysia’s sodomy laws

THEY’RE colonial relics, they’re rarely invoked, and other Asian countries have effectively taken them off the books. But because Malaysia’s sodomy laws are tangled up in politics and religion, they’re probably not going anywhere for a while. In 2007, Singapore modified their sodomy laws, expressed in Section 377a of the island-state’s Penal Code, to exclude [...]

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Hadi to meet Nik Aziz regarding debate with PM (Updated 6.43pm)

Hadi to meet Nik Aziz regarding debate with PM (Updated 6.43pm)

Updated at 6.43pm, 29 June 2009 KUALA LUMPUR, 29 June 2009: PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang said today he was not informed by the party’s spiritual leader Datuk Nik Aziz Nik Mat on his wanting to debate with Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak on PAS-Umno issues. Hadi Awang Met by reporters at [...]

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