THE Selangor pay hike for state assemblypersons, the menteri besar and executive council members has certainly received public attention. Datuk Seri Najib Razak has called Pakatan Rakyat reps hypocrites, while even Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has expressed reservations. The Nut Graph speaks to political scientist Dr Wong Chin Huat on his views.
PERLIS-born Nam Ron has been called “one of the freshest voices declaiming in contemporary Malaysian theatre”. The talented playwright won Best Original Malay Script at the Boh Cameronian Arts Awards for his Perlis gangster history, matderihkolaperlih, in 2004. He has since been multiply-nominated for his plays Lembu (2005), Laut Lebih Indah Dari Bulan and WIP […]
KANGAR, 5 March 2009: The Raja of Perlis, Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Putra Jamalullail, said the Malay Rulers’ dignity needed to be protected at a time when issues that touched on the Rulers’ power and the social contract were being raised. He said the Rulers had a role of protecting all Malaysian citizens regardless of race, […]
KANGAR, 28 Nov 2008: Raja Perempuan Besar Perlis, Tengku Budriah Tengku Ismail, died at the Kuala Lumpur Hospital early today. Perlis Menteri Besar, Datuk Seri Dr Md Isa Sabu, announced the death of the mother of the Raja of Perlis, Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Putra Jamalullail, over Radio Malaysia Perlis today. She died at 3.47am and […]