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.
Looking beyond the Chua-Lim debateWork in Progress by Hwa Yue-Yi
MUCH has been said about the 8 July debate between DAP secretary general Lim Guan Eng and MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Chua Soi Lek. The debate, titled “Whose policies benefit the country more?”, drew conflicting responses. For example, theSun reported that “Lim went on the offensive”, while Malaysiakini said it was Chua who took […]
The problem with the 8TV adsShape of a Pocket by Jacqueline Ann Surin
WHY were the three 8TV Ramadan ads so offensive? “I don’t get it,” more than one person said on the social network they were on. “Chill guys,” 8TV executive director and Media Prima chief executive officer of Alt Media Ahmad Izham Omar told critics on Twitter. “Don’t overthink the ads. It’s written, produced and directed […]