by Singa Terhormat Malaysiakini reports that Wanita Umno head Shahrizat Abdul Jalil wants the party and government to give more roles to women either in government or government-linked companies (GLCs) and state Umno liaison committee, and also projects. “Aren’t women qualified to hold post as directors or chairpersons in GLCs?” she asked, to applause from […]
by Singa Terhormat There are 3 aspects of life that are of utmost importance to every individual. These 3 are personal security, health and education. Other matters, whilst they may also be of importance, pale in comparison. How does the situation of these 3 matters rank in Malaysia? Personal security Personal security is a matter […]
Raise Voice, a group of concerned citizens, is organising A Silent Walk In The Night to bring to public attention the matter of our many children with learning disabilities (LD). Date : 23rd November, 2013 Time : Registration is at 3pm Place : Taman Jaya, Off Jalan Timur, Petaling Jaya ( Across the road from Amcorp Mall ) For […]
“For the most part…Within the newspapers and television news broadcasts monitored, in both Semenanjung and Bornean Malaysia, in English and Bahasa Malaysia, there was consistent bias in favour of BN and against PR” - Tessa Houghton. Read the rest of the analysis HERE.
By Hummingbird The allocation of RM6.85 billion for the Prime Minister’s Department under the 2014 Budget is highly questionable. The most mysterious of the five items listed in the allocation is something referred to as ‘Dana Fasilitasi’ or Facilitation Fund. The amount allocated to ‘Dana Fasilitasi’ is RM4 billion. According to an extremely reliable source, […]
Last weekend’s Super Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in my family’s hometown. The devastation is so staggering, that I’m struggling to find words to describe how I feel about the losses and damages we have suffered from this. I spent two days agonizing over the fate of my relatives. But when I finally reached my brother, […]