What happens under ISA detention (Corrected 12:30pm, 30 June 2010) We inadvertently published that the ISA is a law that allows for detention with trial, rather than without. The oversight is regretted.
Reporting on Sibu, Corrected at 5.55pm, 18 May 2010 We stated that Wong Ho Leng’s only appearance in traditional Malay and English newspapers was in The Star. He did appear on the front pages of two English dailies in Sarawak. We apologise for the human error.
Nasharudin Mat Isa (Bachok), Corrected at 10.45am, 9 April 2010 We inadvertently published that Nasharudin Mat Isa’s parliamentary constituency was Bachok Baru. It’s Bachok. We apologise for the human error. By-elections and bumiputeraism, Corrected at 2.59pm, 16 April 2010 The first ground rule was initially summarised as “Bumiputeraism (with emphasis on the poor).” The error […]
Outspoken doctor persistently sidelined Corrected at 12:20pm, 22 March 2010 Dr Saaiah Abdullah had purportedly tried to exclude Dr Selva from a meeting with the deputy rural and regional development minister, not the deputy health minister as we had originally published. We apologise for the error. The home schooling option Corrected at 12:10pm, 10 March […]
Forget the two-party system (Corrected 12pm, 24 Feb 2010) We originally published the first three paragraphs after the subheading What perils await? as follows: “Such a ‘two-party system discourse’ has two problems. The first is that there are still widespread misconceptions about what a two-party system really is. “Voters here can and should practise normal […]
The weakness of COP15 (Corrected at 7:55pm, 20 Jan 2010) Malaysia has pledged to, by 2020, cut its greenhouse gas emissions per unit GDP by 40% below 2005 levels, not just carbon dioxide emissions as originally published. In addition, we originally wrote: The government has yet to consolidate its existing climate-related policies into a comprehensive […]
Appeal Court’s ruling on MACC wrong Corrected 3.40pm, 22 Dec 2009 The acronym for the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission was mistakenly written as MAAC. It should be MACC. We apologise for our error. Double-standard policing Corrected 3.40pm, 11 Dec 2009 Senior lawyer Christopher Leong has clarified that he was the chairperson of the organising committee of […]
Repeal Section 498, groups say Corrected 12.10pm, 23 Nov 2009 The four women’s groups which called for a press conference to call for Section 498 to be repealed mistakenly thought that there were six reported cases prior to Daphne Iking’s case. The women’s groups also erroneously reported that all of these earlier cases were thrown […]
Budget 2010: Goodbye, credit cards (Corrected at 3:25pm, 27 Oct 2009) Credit card point awards are worth between 0.40 sen and 0.55 sen per point, and not between 40 sen and 55 sen per point as we had originally published. We apologise for the error. High stakes in Bagan Pinang (Corrected at 1:50pm, 5 Oct […]
The non-Muslim Muslims; A day with the “deviants” Corrected 4:30pm, 30 Sept 2009 We had originally published that Qadian is in present-day Pakistan, when in fact, it is in present-day India. We apologise for the glaring error. Citizens take charge Corrected 5pm, 18 Sept 2009 For this story, we quoted Kelly Khoo as saying, “I […]