HARDLY a month goes by in Malaysia without someone being accused of sedition. And now, the government wants to introduce new sedition guidelines for the internet even though the Sedition Act already clearly undermines freedom of expression. Just what is the government up to?
Nurul Izzah Anwar
Uncommon Sense with Wong Chin Huat: What’s PKR’s elections all about?By Ding Jo-Ann
PARTI Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) has become the first major Malaysian political party to hold direct elections which are currently ongoing. The elections will allow the party’s approximately 400,000 members to vote directly not only for their division chiefs but also their president, deputy president, vice-presidents and supreme council members. The elections has already seen some […]
Making sense of 1MDB’s profitsBy Deborah Loh
1MALAYSIA Development Bhd generates scepticism when news about its huge profit after just one year of capitalisation is juxtaposed with reports that it was given prized land in Sungai Besi for redevelopment.
Who’s a traitor?By Deborah Loh
LEMBAH Pantai Member of Parliament Nurul Izzah Anwar may have been disingenuous when she repeated a minister’s Parliamentary statement about Malaysia’s submarines to a foreign newspaper. But does her speaking to a foreign audience constitute being a traitor as she has been called?
Creativity and innovation in politicsBy The Nut Graph
ON 20 June 2010, at The Nut Graph’s first Found in Conversation event, on creativity and innovation in politics, three young politicians tackled questions about politics post-March 2008. While Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin talked about challenges within his party for much-needed reforms to happen, DAP national publicity secretary Tony Pua assured the audience that […]
Young politicians speak upBy Gan Pei Ling
ON 20 June 2010, The Nut Graph kicked off its first Found in Conversation event titled Creativity and Innovation in Politics. Around 80 guests attended the Sunday evening event at Leonardo’s Dining Room and Wine Loft, Bangsar, which was the venue sponsor. At the event, Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin, DAP national publicity secretary Tony […]
Khairy: Yes, Umno can changeBy Ding Jo-Ann
“IS Umno its own worst enemy? Does it need to lose power before it can reform?” These questions and more were posed to Members of Parliament (MPs) Khairy Jamaluddin, Tony Pua and Nurul Izzah Anwar at The Nut Graph’s recent forum, Found in Conversation: Creativity and Innovation in Politics. “Why does our prime minister have […]
Nurul Izzah Anwar (Lembah Pantai)By Deborah Loh
*Updated 4 April 2011 LEMBAH PANTAI Member of Parliament (MP) Nurul Izzah Anwar’s response to the MP Watch: Eye on Parliament project, which asks all 222 MPs six questions. (Source: parlimen.gov.my)Name: Nurul Izzah Anwar Constituency: Lembah Pantai Party: PKR (Opposition) Years as MP: Since 2008 Government position: None Party position: Vice president* (since 28 Nov […]
Lull in Bukit SelambauBy Regina William
SUNGAI PETANI, 5 April 2009: With about 48 hours left before the 35,125 voters in the N25 Bukit Selambau constituency go to the polls to elect their new state assembly[person], an air of lull seems to have descended here. This being the weekend before the by-election on Tuesday, though a working day here on a […]