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http://www.youtube.com/v/DPFfM4ZonAc&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0 Anwar speaks about the political transition in Umno a couple of days ago Some 20,000 people flocked to Anwar's Raya open house in Cherok Tokun on mainland Penang this morning. According to my contact at the scene, reporters pressed Anwar for...
Tariq Ramadan said that Islam and democracy are not incompatible, but we should be careful about economic and cultural colonisation. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qIdxynPW1e8?rel=0&w=470&h=264] Democracy without socio-economic justice and cultural independence was no democracy, he said. He warned that while people may elect...
A haunting melody by songwriter Amirah Ali, who won the Best Pop Category for "Tell Me"  in the 2008 Signature Songwriting Competition. http://www.youtube.com/v/fFvmkatBBhU&hl=en_GB&fs=1&rel=0 Thanks for the lead, Sivin. While listening to the song, check out the report "Four reasons for controversial...
When news broke that Subromaniam Tholasy had been appointed the new director general of the Royal Malaysian Customs, not a few Malaysians, especially those from minority groups, cheered. After all, it is rare to see someone from a minority...
Former students of St Xavier's Institution (SXI) should be able to tell us if there has been any attempt at 'Christianisation' in the oldest mission school in the region, said Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng. "I am...