THE online media in Malaysia continues to be attacked, monitored and threatened purportedly because of its pro-opposition, anti-government stance. But is the online media’s reporting as biased and lopsided as the BN and its allies make it out to be?
BN may have won more states in GE13. But Refsa’s analysis shows that these states were won by minority votes and slim margins.
WHEN Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi declared that the new media was negatively spinning issues about the government, perhaps he was referring to examples such as this YouTube video by nasilemak2020. I’m certain the Umno vice-president, who is also defence minister, also had other examples in mind when he called on Umno cybertroopers to […]
BINA Ramanand and Asha Lim are just two among what is believed to be many more with a predicament because they live in Malaysia. They are foreign spouses married to Malaysians who have waited years and in some cases, decades, for their permanent residency (PR) applications to be approved. As of June 2010, the Home […]
Updated 10.55am, 19 April 2010 BN candidate P Kamalanathan (left) and PKR candidate Datuk Zaid Ibrahim HULU Selangor, the 10th by-election since national polls in March 2008, is a fight neither the Barisan Nasional (BN) nor Pakatan Rakyat (PR) can afford to lose. The BN needs to prove its sincerity about its rhetorically inclusive 1Malaysia […]
Are the problems exaggerated? PARTI Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) leaders maintain that all is generally well in the party, and that recent skirmishes are but “normal” for a party that has grown rapidly. It might be a hard message to sell to a sceptical public impatient to see Pakatan Rakyat (PR) deliver. For one, PR, which […]
IPOH, 26 Oct 2009: Pakatan Rakyat (PR) assemblypersons may not attend the Perak state assembly sitting scheduled for Wednesday, if the police fail to give an assurance of their safety. PR Backbenchers Club chairperson Khalil Idham Lim said the decision, however, would be finalised by the PR state leadership. “We aim to attend the sitting…we […]
KUALA LUMPUR, 26 Oct 2009: The differences occurring within the Pakatan Rakyat (PR) should create awareness among the people that the coalition does not have the capability to discharge their responsibility, said Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. The Deputy Prime Minister said that the various problems that had cropped up in the states under the opposition […]
IPOH, 2 Sept 2009: Members of the Perak state assembly from the Pakatan Rakyat (PR) today had a state assembly sitting at the Heritage Hotel here and “passed three resolutions”. The resolutions were to endorse the rights and privileges committee reports of 27 July 2009 and 12 Aug 2009, and the appointments for three committees […]
“Bagi pihak Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) Kedah kita amat kesal dengan sikap yang tidak bertanggungjawab ini. Telah menjadi satu kebiasaan apabila ada pilihanraya kecil, akan ada isu-isu lompat parti. Kita menjangkakan ini adalah sebahagian daripada tindakan yang dirancang oleh Barisan Nasional (BN) untuk memanipulasi isu menjelang pilihanraya kecil Permatang Pasir pada 25 Ogos nanti … […]