Monthly Archives: November 2006

Another councillor who built without building plan

As the Klang municipal council prepares to demolish an illegally built satay house owned by a councillor, another restaurant – this time built by a state executive councillor – is in the spotlight for not having a building plan.  The

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Politicians we can do without

Umno delegates who got “carried away” by the occasion and ended up playing to the gallery: Malacca delegate Hasnoor Sidang Hussein bluntly stated that “Umno is willing to risk lives and bathe in blood in defence of race and religion”;

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Umno must be fair to all

Prime Minister and Umno president Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi has pledged that Umno will be fair and just to all communities.  He reminded Umno members that being the largest party in the Barisan Nasional coalition came with heavy responsibilities. 

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NEP protects the upper class

The New Economic Policy does not protect racial interests but rather that of the upper class.  That was the main thrust of a public forum titled β€œIs the NEP Still Relevant?” here, where a Gerakan and a Parti Keadilan Rakyat

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Litany of broken promises

Ask the 418 families of Kampung Teluk Soiaun about the proposed coal-fired power plant to be built next to the village and they will tell a tale of broken promises.  It is not the environment or heath concerns that are

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NEP did not just benefit upper class ?

The Government has rejected any view that the New Economic Policy (NEP) benefited only the upper class; instead, it has helped alleviate poverty not only among the Malays but other races as well. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun

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Umno General Assembly 2006 – summed up

THIS has definitely been one of the most Malay of Umno general assemblies in years.  It has also been one of the most fiery. Not only was the keris waved in the air and raised to the lips, but Malay

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