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The government has no business being in business

The government has no business being in business

This is what happens when Pakatan Rakyat opposes everything that the government does just for the sake of opposing. We


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You can’t fight City Hall

You can’t fight City Hall

I fear that DAP is soon going to learn what ‘you can’t fight City Hall’ means. DAP can rant and


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The Kingdom of God is hell on earth

The Kingdom of God is hell on earth

Dream on! First learn how to guard your mouth before we talk about a non-racial Malaysia. Your mouth is your


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Why even impose toll?

Why even impose toll?

I think this can be easily resolved. The state has large cash reserves, according to what they tell us. So,


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So what’s the real issue then?

So what’s the real issue then?

Alternatively, Pakatan Rakyat can propose that we amend the Federal Constitution of Malaysia and remove Islam as the religion of


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If it’s just about money

If it’s just about money

I do not understand why you are blaming the Rulers for the cost when it not the Rulers but the


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The myth of the Constitutional Crisis

The myth of the Constitutional Crisis

No, Tun Dr Mahathir did not remove the powers of the Rulers because the Rulers are Constitutional Monarchs and, therefore,


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Pakatan rally attracts only 200 people

Pakatan rally attracts only 200 people

(MM) - Pakatan Rakyat (PR) leaders called on Datuk Seri Najib Razak today to convene an emergency Parliament sitting in January


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In lawsuit against AG, lawyer seeks to fix the system

In lawsuit against AG, lawyer seeks to fix the system

Ida Lim, The Malay Mail Where does one find the courage to sue the Attorney-General, the top government lawyer in


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Pemuda Umno P.Pinang lapor polis “Himpunan Guling Kerajaan”

Pemuda Umno P.Pinang lapor polis “Himpunan Guling Kerajaan”

(Bernama) - Pergerakan Pemuda Umno Pulau Pinang hari ini membuat laporan polis berhubung usaha pihak tertentu menganjurkan perhimpunan yang dinamakan ‘Himpunan Guling Kerajaan’


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Dong Zong repeats criticism of education blueprint, says vernacular schools in jeopardy

Dong Zong repeats criticism of education blueprint, says vernacular schools in jeopardy

(TMI) - Malaysia’s main Chinese educationist group has repeated its criticism about the country’s latest education blueprint, saying it was devoid


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Controversial bloggers to stand trial for ‘bah kut teh’ post

Controversial bloggers to stand trial for ‘bah kut teh’ post

(TMI) - Controversial sex bloggers Alvin Tan and Vivian Lee will face trial for their Ramadan bah kut teh (herbal pork


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Malaysia breaches OIC accord

Malaysia breaches OIC accord

The government’s anti-Syiah stance goes against several points of a resolution it signed in 2007 K. Pragalath, FMT Malaysia has


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‘Vincent Tan knows nothing about football’

‘Vincent Tan knows nothing about football’

Mackay has had great results this season and is going to go on and be a great manager at a


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City Hall lowers rates

City Hall lowers rates

The Kuala Lumpur City Hall also says it is willing to hear appeals from property owners. (FMT) – The Kuala


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Anwar fails to disqualify Shafee from Sodomy II again

Anwar fails to disqualify Shafee from Sodomy II again

Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and wife Datuk Seri Wan Azizah arrive for the hearing of the government’s appeal against Anwar’s


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Historian: Malaysia founded on diversity, not homogeny

Historian: Malaysia founded on diversity, not homogeny

Dr Shamsul warned that attempts to promote a solitary version of Malaysia would alienate portions of the community that did


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Is Malaysia a pressure cooker or a chrysalis?

Is Malaysia a pressure cooker or a chrysalis?

At the best of times, M’sia had definitely been a place where cultural differences enriched each other without melding inseparably


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Give the Malays casino licences

Give the Malays casino licences

Zaid Ibrahim The Genting Group is investing heavily again in its homeland Malaysia. The corporation announced a RM7 billion expansion


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The Challenge to Ratify Universal Human Rights Conventions

The Challenge to Ratify Universal Human Rights Conventions

By Rama Ramanathan Tan Sri Hasmy Agam, head of Malaysia’s Human Rights Commission (Suhakam), Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah, head of Malaysia’s


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Suicide bomber hits Shiites as Iraq unrest kills 22

Suicide bomber hits Shiites as Iraq unrest kills 22

(AFP) - A suicide bomber detonated an explosives belt among Shiite pilgrims in Iraq on Thursday, killing at least 17 people,


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Paying toll for highways preferable to jams and longer routes, netizens say

Paying toll for highways preferable to jams and longer routes, netizens say

(The Star) - Malaysians would rather dig into their wallets and pay toll on local highways rather than drive longer distances


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Who’s coming to MCA’s rescue?

Who’s coming to MCA’s rescue?

Is MCA resolved to reverse its destiny or will it continue to sink further? MCA today stands right at this


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No room for “Asian” business paradigms in Malaysian “B” schools?

No room for “Asian” business paradigms in Malaysian “B” schools?

Murray Hunter In the rapidly urbanizing ASEAN region today upward career mobility requires a diploma, degree, and some form of


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Is there peace in MCA now; will there be peace after the elections?

Is there peace in MCA now; will there be peace after the elections?

It was revealed last week that there was a unity plan between Liow’s and Chua’s factions, whereby both sides will


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Lim: Penang Pas unhappy with PKR, not DAP

Lim: Penang Pas unhappy with PKR, not DAP

(NST) - Penang Pas’ unhappiness with the state government is actually with PKR and not DAP, claimed Chief Minister Lim Guan


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Anwar to file report against Shafee with lawyers’ disciplinary board

Anwar to file report against Shafee with lawyers’ disciplinary board

V. Anbalagan, TMI Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim will file a complaint against Umno lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah for


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Malaysian political reform must have a common purpose

Malaysian political reform must have a common purpose

Mark Tan, The Malay Mail Almost everyone would agree that there is a necessity for political reform in Malaysia. Sadly,


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PAS: Two rallies planned for next year

PAS: Two rallies planned for next year

PAS deputy president Mohamad Sabu says that one is protest against recent price hikes while the other will be Bersih


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Tighten your belt in 2014, say economists

Tighten your belt in 2014, say economists

Middle to lower income groups will likely face more financial distress next year in the wake of the simultaneous price


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Batu Puteh saga: AG denies he, or kin, own companies

Batu Puteh saga: AG denies he, or kin, own companies

Gani told PKR strategic director Rafizi Ramli to check with the Companies Commission of Malaysia and its Hong Kong counterpart.


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Leaders in the Muslim world

Leaders in the Muslim world

Rushdi Siddiqui, The Malaysian Insider “To lead people, walk beside them … As for the best leaders, the people do


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Out-of-touch MCA leaders head for party polls on Saturday

Out-of-touch MCA leaders head for party polls on Saturday

(From left) MCA presidential candidates Datuk Seri Ong Tee Keat, Gan Ping Sieu and Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai during


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Najib’s popularity plunged because rhetoric did not match reality, say analysts

Najib’s popularity plunged because rhetoric did not match reality, say analysts

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s popularity has been hit by the rising cost of living faced by ordinary Malaysians.


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Guan Eng: Like in 2010, Putrajaya can stall toll hike again

Guan Eng: Like in 2010, Putrajaya can stall toll hike again

(MM) - Putrajaya had succeeded in stalling a toll rate hike back in 2010 and should be able to do it


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Utusan: Group enticing Muslims using comics, books with ‘Allah’

Utusan: Group enticing Muslims using comics, books with ‘Allah’

(MM) - Young Malays are being targeted by a non-Muslim movement using free comics and materials that liberally use the word


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Pemuda Umno Pulau Pinang persoal kaedah pemberian tender

Pemuda Umno Pulau Pinang persoal kaedah pemberian tender

Pemuda UMNO Pulau Pinang ingin meminta penjelasan daripada Ketua Menteri Pulau Pinang terhadap kaedah pemberian tender ini berikutan kenyataan bercanggah


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Gani: I don’t have shares in firms

Gani: I don’t have shares in firms

A check with the Companies Commission of Malaysia will determine if I am a shareholder in various companies, says AG


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Don’t act beyond your powers, ROS told

Don’t act beyond your powers, ROS told

DAP’s Gobind Singh wants the Registrar of Societies’ to explain which law gave it the power not to recognise the


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A case for the teaching of Islam in English

A case for the teaching of Islam in English

Abdar Rahman Koya, The Malaysian Insider The recent parade of ignorance about Islam and its history, beamed from the cushy


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When silence is inelegant

When silence is inelegant

Our People-First PM must speak up on the various issues affecting the welfare of citizens Selena Tay, Free Malaysia Today


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IMF backs Malaysia’s decision to impose subsidy cuts, GST

IMF backs Malaysia’s decision to impose subsidy cuts, GST

Sumisha Naidu, Channel News Asia The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has backed the Malaysian government’s decision to cut subsidies this


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Anwar’s dilemma

Anwar’s dilemma

Is it time for Anwar Ibrahim to retire gracefully from politics? Without him, can Pakatan take on Umno in the


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Protest against the GST by all means, but first understand what it is

Protest against the GST by all means, but first understand what it is

Taxation is a sensitive issue. Nobody likes it, but it’s necessary for the running of a country. Take the recently


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Oh! Malaysia

Oh! Malaysia

Natesan Vishu What have we done to suffer being a Malaysian? It does not matter if you are Malay, Chinese,


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Rescinding consensus cements Umno’s hegemony over BN

Rescinding consensus cements Umno’s hegemony over BN

Hazlan Zakaria, The Ant Daily In one swoop, secretary-general Tengku Adnan Mansor’s proposal to abolish the Barisan Nasional’s consensus system


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IMF backs Malaysia’s decision to impose subsidy cuts, GST

IMF backs Malaysia’s decision to impose subsidy cuts, GST

(CNA) – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has backed the Malaysian government’s decision to cut subsidies this year and eventually


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29 cases investigated for insulting Islam, monarchy

29 cases investigated for insulting Islam, monarchy

(Bernama) – The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) have investigated 29 cases until June for allegedly insulting Islam and


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A-G says willing to open up bank books for Rafizi’s scrutiny

A-G says willing to open up bank books for Rafizi’s scrutiny

(MM) – In a rare display of transparency, Attorney-General (A-G) Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail volunteered today to show his


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Mat Sabu appointed new Penang chief

Mat Sabu appointed new Penang chief

(The Star) – PAS has appointed its deputy president Mohamad Sabu as the new Penang commissioner after delegates scrutinised the


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NO HOLDS BARRED

You can’t fight City Hall

I fear that DAP is soon going to learn what ‘you can’t fight City Hall’ means. DAP can rant and rave and allege that it is being persecuted and is

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