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A Move Forward

A Move Forward

Wong Chee Mun writes about education in Malaysia today. In being grateful for the Government’s move to award high-achieving students based purely on meritocracy, we must also ponder – is education a privilege or is it a right?

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SG Elections: Why Voting For The Opposition Means A Lot To Me

SG Elections: Why Voting For The Opposition Means A Lot To Me

Winnie Lim shares the issues that are on her mind leading up to Singapore’s general elections this Saturday, 7 May.

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SG Elections: It All Begins With Political Apathy

SG Elections: It All Begins With Political Apathy

A 20-year old Singaporean speaks up about frustrations with the system, the fear and apathy amongst Singaporeans, and why she is volunteering to help the Workers’ Party.

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416: Reflections & Observations From The 2011 Sarawak Elections – Part 2 (Stories from the East)

416: Reflections & Observations From The 2011 Sarawak Elections – Part 2 (Stories from the East)

In Part 2 of his personal account of the recent Sarawak state elections, Ong Kian Ming describes the whole gamut of running the DAP’s campaign, from the drama behind the hiring and training of polling and counting agents (only to have them go missing on polling day), protesting EC officers’ refusal to issue Borang 14s, coming up with ideas for billboards and advertisements to finally giving a moving answer to why we go through the hardship of winning an election. It’s about translating Hope into real positive changes.

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416: Sarawak, Silent No More

416: Sarawak, Silent No More

LoyarBurokker and Sibu native Adrian Chew tells us to watch closely, as change is in the air in Sarawak.

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How Law Became Man’s Tool

How Law Became Man’s Tool

Lim Wei Jiet writes about how the law has been abused to become a tool for some.

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On BFM: Voter Rights and Education

On BFM: Voter Rights and Education

LoyarBurokkers Edmund Bon and Fahri Azzat were on BFM today to speak about voters’ rights and education, amidst LoyarBurok’s latest efforts: Ops PISANG, Pusat Rakyat LB (Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism & Human Rights), and UndiMalaysia!

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The Call For Democracy

The Call For Democracy

“Elected dictatorships” and the call for democracy.

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Karl Nadzarin v Barisan Rakyat

Karl Nadzarin v Barisan Rakyat

In an alternate universe, this was a decision handed out by the High Court of Caricature at Loyarburok.

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Why Some Malaysians Are “Ignorant”

Why Some Malaysians Are “Ignorant”

Why are some Malaysians “dumb”? Because … A. they are brought up to do only what their elders tell them they should or can do. B. they fear something “bad” might happen to them. C.they are trapped in the “confort zone”. D. they believe one person is insignificant. E. All of the above?

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Voting Time? #LoyarBerkasih

Voting Time? #LoyarBerkasih

Reflections of a final semester law student on the criteria that he would consider before casting his vote for the next general elections.

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K-point: Fools On The Hill

K-point: Fools On The Hill

A singalong on Malaysian politics.

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SIRI PMN 2011: I Went To PMN 2011 (yeay!). But …

SIRI PMN 2011: I Went To PMN 2011 (yeay!). But …

This is the tale of that act of cowardice and the reasons why I did it. I want readers to assume THE position: our position as students in a local public university – the fears we face and the oppression that we have to endure daily.

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My Belief And My Answer To My Children!

My Belief And My Answer To My Children!

Why I don’t believe in democracy, elections, taxation, the constitution, freedom, human rights, our parliament, government, and violence against violence.

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Xmas Cheer: How Naughty Or Nice Have Malaysians Been This Year?

Xmas Cheer: How Naughty Or Nice Have Malaysians Been This Year?

So how naughty or nice have Malaysians been this year, across the board?

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UN Anti Corruption Day – Seminar and Fund Raising Dinner

UN Anti Corruption Day – Seminar and Fund Raising Dinner

For an early commemoration of the UN International Anti-Corruption Day, Transparency International Malaysia will be holding a half-day Workshop and a Dinner Talk by YB Dato’ Sri Idris Jala on 6 December 2010.

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The Civil Service: Malaysia’s engine in need of a major overhaul

The Civil Service: Malaysia’s engine in need of a major overhaul

The four key areas to transform Malaysia’s civil service.

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Gerakan Matters

Gerakan Matters

Lings My Name is Singh puts on his Penangite hat and gives us the low-down on Penangites’ love-hate relationship with their homegrown party, Gerakan.

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Don’t Play-Play with My Money

Don’t Play-Play with My Money

The cost of living in KL is high. And I’ve been told that housing in Petaling Jaya has gotten more expensive in the last few years. Let me qualify that I’m not, for once, using the price of a Tall latte from Starbucks as a gauge.

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Sibu (P212) – Better do it right, Pakatan!

Sibu (P212) – Better do it right, Pakatan!

An “insider” analysis of the upcoming Sibu by-election along with some tips for Pakatan Rakyat to win this traditionally BN stronghold seat.

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