Monthly Archives: October 2015

Hope #42: Leaders who lead

Veteran newsman Datuk A. Kadir Jasin has questioned the roadshows by under-fire Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak to rural areas in various states, saying he depended on them to shore up support for himself. “He knows it is easy

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More for PM’s office in Budget 2016, less for key sectors

1. the higher education ministry faces a budget cut of RM2.4 billion, with resources to all public universities reduced by RM1.4 billion, despite a projected increase in enrolment in most of the institutions. 2. Under the human resources ministry, the

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Hope #41: Ministers who do not play politics with human rights

A lawyers’ group has hit out at Home Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi for “playing politics” when he challenged the Penang government to prove its human rights credentials by sheltering the Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants adrift at sea. Lawyers

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Chief removed from ruling party post

The former head of China’s work safety authority has been ousted from the ruling Communist Party for corruption, its anti-graft watchdog said, after giant explosions in Tianjin that killed at least 165. …As a senior cadre of the party, Yang

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Hope #40: Leaders who preserve democracy

US President Barack Obama on Monday warned Malaysia must be careful that the high-profile prosecution of former opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim does not have a “chilling effect” on democracy. Hosting a group of young leaders from Asean countries

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Government leader pardons himself of corruption, says not motivated by self interest

In Vanuatu, more than a dozen government MPs who have been convicted of political corruption have now granted themselves pardons.With the President out of the country, his deputy has used his temporary powers to pardon himself and 13 other MPs,

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Hope #39: Prime Minister with nothing to hide

Police have barred Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad from speaking at the Nothing2Hide dialogue session. Five minutes into Dr Mahathir’s speech, several police officers stepped on stage to ask the former premier to stop speaking. The dialogue session between Prime Minister

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