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‘Chinese bogeyman caused PAS local vote paranoia’

Published on 5:25PM Mar 13, 2015 by Malaysiakini https://www.malaysiakini.com/news/291937   PAS central committee member Hanipa Maidin today postulated the party’s “unwarranted fear” of local elections was due to Umno’s influence. He said this was because Umno had made PAS’s top … Continue reading

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Malay rights not affected by local polls, says Umno man

Published: 13 March 2015 6:39 PM by The Malaysian Insider http://www.themalaysianinsider.com/malaysia/article/malay-rights-not-affected-by-local-polls-says-umno-man Restoring local government elections will not erode Malay rights, said an Umno leader, amid worries by Malay leaders from both Barisan Nasional and Pakatan Rakyat that the third vote … Continue reading

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Mixed reactions to KL state proposal

    Posted on 9 February 2015 – 09:36pm by The Sun Daily Last updated on 9 February 2015 – 10:10pm http://www.thesundaily.my/news/1325377 PETALING JAYA: The suggestion that Kuala Lumpur be administered as a state entity garnered mixed reactions from non-governmental … Continue reading

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Published: 1 February 2015 8:19 PM by The Malaysian Insider http://www.themalaysianinsider.com/malaysia/article/turn-kl-into-14th-state-for-better-governance-dap-lawmakers-say Kuala Lumpur should be turned into Malaysia’s 14th state to ensure better governance and transparency on its spending and the Federal Territories Ministry abolished to democratise governance of the … Continue reading

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By Lam Choong Wah In the 13th general election (GE13), DAP achieved its best ever electoral results by winning 38 parliamentary seats and 95 state assembly seats out of the 51 parliamentary and 103 state seats contested, becoming the second … Continue reading

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The Malaysian Insider

I beg to differ from Hishammuddin

Frankly, I nearly fell off my chair when I read the news quoting Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein saying “If you want to apportion blame, you have to apportion blame to nearly the whole world” when he was asked … Continue reading

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‘Can’t compare MH370 to Air France crash’

The comparison of search and rescue (SAR) responses between the case of Air France Flight 447 (AF447) and Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 (MH370) is ‘unfair’, said defence analyst Lam Choong Wah. “I think this kind of mindset is incorrect. You are … Continue reading

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Free Malaysia Today

‘US Navy won’t act without evidence’

PETALING JAYA: The United States Navy should have certainly obtained concrete evidence on the missing MH370 before heading to the Indian Ocean, said Malaysian defence policies observer Lam Choong Wah. Lam, a senior fellow at Research for Social Advancement (Rafsa), … Continue reading

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Manage water demand instead

The article originally published in the Sun: http://www.thesundaily.my/news/65746 IN THE Malaysian water story, two things took place this week which reminded me of the need for public utilities – particularly the water industry – to be governed efficiently without vested … Continue reading

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