How will we know whether a Selangor PR government under Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim will be more effective than under Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim’s current administration? And what lessons can we be aware of with regards to how the state is currently being run?
LEGENDARY Malaysian dancer Ramli Ibrahim, 58, has been captivating audiences with his performances and choreography of Indian classical dance for almost three decades. After returning from Australia, Ramli founded Sutra Dance Theatre in 1983. He has gone on to perform and win awards both locally and overseas, and has also groomed many a talented dancer. […]
WOMEN’S rights activist Meera Samanther left legal practice in 1995, thinking she would have a short break after a difficult pregnancy. “I thought I would volunteer for a while, do some charity work,” she tells The Nut Graph. She started helping at the Women’s Aid Organisation (WAO)’s shelter and ended up becoming its president, actively advocating for […]
Teoh Beng Hock (all pics courtesy of Teo Nie Ching) THERE are some people whom we have known for a long time yet it feels like we only met them yesterday. And then there are some people that we only just met, yet it feels like we have known them for a long time. My friendship […]
KAJANG, 18 Feb 2009: A rubber moulding company owner was shot dead by his former worker, a Chinese national, near Bandar Teknologi Kajang here today. Kajang OCPD ACP Mohd Sakarudin Che Mood said Yap Soon Yen, 41, was having a discussion with one of his workers in his office at 10.30am when the suspect […]
KUALA LUMPUR, 23 Jan 2009: The Bar Council has called for prompt and serious action by the authorities, including an immediate and thorough investigation into the death of police detainee A Kugan, preferably by an independent committee. “We are shocked and appalled that yet another young man has died in police custody,” Bar president Datuk […]