What exactly was discriminatory about the remarks made against the DAP’s candidate for the Teluk Intan by-election, Dyana Sofya Mohd Daud? How do such remarks go beyond Dyana Sofya and what needs to be done to combat such attitudes?
DATUK Mukhriz Mahathir was recently reported to have offered to release the confidential agreements between Tenaga Nasional Bhd and independent power producers (IPPs) to Parliament, but not to the public. This offer was immediately denounced by the DAP Member of Parliament (MP) Tony Pua as being “complete and utter bunkum”. Pua said even MPs cannot […]
Are Malay Malaysians really under siege? Are non-Malay Malaysians becoming the majority? Read what Utusan Malaysia has to say about this in Found in Quotation.
JERLUN Member of Parliament (MP) Datuk Mukhriz Mahathir’s response to the MP Watch: Eye on Parliament project, which asks all 222 MPs six questions. (source: parlimen.gov.my)Name: Mukhriz MahathirConstituency: Jerlun Party: UmnoYears as MP: Since 2008Government position: International trade and industry deputy minister Party position: Kedah Umno treasurerKubang Pasu Umno committee member Membership in parliamentary committees […]
BILA saya berumur tujuh tahun, ibu kepada rakan sekelas saya amat terhibur mendengar saya berceloteh dalam bahasa Hokkien dengan anaknya. “Kamu ini orang (bangsa) apa?” dia bertanya dalam bahasa Hokkien. “Saya ini orang putih (Inggeris),” saya menjawab. Dia tertawa terbahak-bahak. Tapi saya serius! Benar, saya boleh berbahasa Malaysia dan Hokkien, tetapi saya bertutur dengan ibu […]
TM ad as featured in Berita Harian, August 2009 I DON’T know about anyone else, but I’m confused about whether our political leaders, from both the Barisan Nasional (BN) and the Pakatan Rakyat (PR), really want national unity as they claim. Predictably, ever since the prime minister announced the ideals of 1Malaysia, we’ve had a […]
DATUK Mukhriz Mahathir has defended the Internal Security Act (ISA) and lamented that the public fails to see the benefits of a controversial law that allows for preventive detention without trial. Once again, the influential Barisan Nasional (BN) deputy minister took the decades-old stance that the law ensures the country remains peaceful and harmonious. He said […]
KUALA LUMPUR, 29 April 2009: There is no reason for bumiputera to worry as the New Economic Policy (NEP) will continue to be given focus by the government despite the liberalisation of 27 services sub-sectors recently. “We should not be unduly concerned that our policies like the NEP will be slowly loosened up,” Deputy Minister […]
PETALING JAYA, 27 April 2009: Politicians on both sides of the divide agree with the government’s suggestion to scrap Approved Permits (AP) for imported vehicles. Gerakan vice-president and head of its central economic bureau, Datuk Mah Siew Keong, said the AP scheme should be stopped immediately as it was “protectionist”, “monopolistic”, and had only benefited […]
KOTA BARU, 21 April 2009: The Election Commission (EC) should fine state assemblyperson or Member of Parliament (MP) who resign without just cause or a valid reason. Jerlun MP Datuk Mukhriz Mahathir said resignation of assemblyperson and MPs has become a trend among the opposition, apparently to continuously hog the limelight. Such action however, is […]