ACCORDING to our government, university students are freer than they have been because the UUCA has been amended and there are speaker’s corners on campus. But is there real freedom?
Hulu Selangor by-election
UNIVERSITI Malaya (UM) has made a comeback by climbing 50 spots to be ranked 180 in the 2009 Times Higher Education – QS World University Rankings under vice-chancellor Prof Datuk Dr Ghauth Jasmon. What does this academician, responsible for restoring UM’s reputation, have to say about university autonomy, the state of Malaysia’s higher education system, […]
To discuss the climate local university students live and study in today and answer the question why any student would want to be political despite the risk of expulsion, The Fairly Current Show host Fahmi Fadzil speaks with student activist Hilman Idham.
(Gift image by iprole, gift tag image by modish / sxc.hu) CHINESE Malaysian community leaders and MCA politicians are reacting strongly to Perkasa‘s calls for the government to “punish” Hulu Selangor voters who didn’t vote for the Barisan Nasional (BN). I believe we are in store for more of such rhetoric, this blaming and defence […]
“The people in these areas are very simple folk who just want development, peace and harmony. Outside issues do not have much of an impact on them as their priority is bread and butter issues.” UMNO information chief Datuk Ahmad Maslan, speaking about Felda settlers and Malay Malaysian voting trends in the Hulu Selangor by-election. […]
LET’S assume that in a democracy, the purpose of journalism is to provide the public with accurate and reliable information to function as individuals and members of society. By this definition, Umno-owned Utusan Malaysia should then be an accurate and reliable provider of public interest information to Malay-speaking readers across the nation. During the period […]
A victorious Kamalanathan with Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin (left) and Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak THE Barisan Nasional (BN) has wrested back Hulu Selangor from Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR), but who is the real winner — MIC candidate P Kamalanathan, or Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak? Kamalanathan polled 24,997 votes […]
HULU Selangor voters will today choose a new Member of Parliament in the nation’s 10th by-election since the 2008 general election. They were at the polls beginning at 8am today. Voting ends at 5pm. The 799 postal ballots for police and armed forces personnel were cast over two days beginning 22 April 2010. The Election […]
BN candidate P Kamalanathan, with his wife Shobana “CALL him Abang Kamal,” says Umno member Abdul Razak Baba, referring to the Barisan Nasional (BN)’s Hulu Selangor candidate P Kamalanathan, when visiting Bukit Sentosa on 19 April 2010. Abdul Razak is not from Hulu Selangor, but he is accompanying Kamalanathan in the Malay Malaysian majority area. […]
In the BN corner “The development of vacant land and the UiTM campus is perceived to be able to stimulate industrial growth in the area and capable of creating business and job opportunities.” BARISAN Nasional (BN) Hulu Selangor candidate P Kamalanathan, on how to improve the economic prospects of Hulu Selangor residents. Kamalanathan is also […]