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Show of support: Representatives of Umno-linked groups and MIC pledge their support for the Sultan. The crowd arrived in about half a dozen buses, and many sported yellow headbands bearing the words "Daulat Tuanku" No immediate resolution in sight
Well before dawn on Sunday, 22 May, some 300 people of different faiths walked 5km from Hong Hock Si Temple in Perak Road to China Street Ghaut in George Town. http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=71649 It was the first leg of an 850km ‘Journey...
From 1Malaysia... it's now 1Sarawak... Or is it from 1Sarawak towards 1Malaysia? Whatever. I just wonder what "1Sarawak" would mean to those struggling to protect their native customary land from encroachment by plantation and logging firms or to those being displaced...
Chia Loong Thye has responded to the launch of the book on Gerakan, explaining why he wanted to stop the event. He says he is all for non-sectarian politics "but why is it not possible to discuss this issue...
As we celebrate 50 years of Independence and 44 years of Malaysia, we would do well to consider some of the cleavages in our society that have given rise to simmering tensions every now and then. Our ethnic-based political system...
Samy Vellu's men might have swept the top posts in the MIC party elections, but the future of race-based politics and parties remains distinctly bleak. Leaving aside the lack of renewal in the party's top leadership, the reality is...
The new Free Malaysia Today portal has a scoop about Zaid Ibrahim 'smoking the peace pipe' (figuratively-lah) with Hindraf chairman P Waythamoorthy in Singapore.
The other day, I was waiting for a train. It was late by more than half an hour and crowds were already milling around on the platform. An elderly couple stood nearby, wondering what was happening. Before long, the...
The political gymnastics continue. According to the Borneo Post, Najib has broken his silence over the 'Allah' controversy and has declared that the court decision is not applicable to East Malaysia, the region considered to be the "fixed deposit"...
And so the baton is passed in the relay of life. From one true Malaysian and leading public intellectual, Rustam, and his blog... .... to another, as Mustafa K Anuar, the asst secretary of Aliran, kicks off his blog with his...

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