SOME countries move from relatively democratic systems to more authoritarian ones such as Malaysia in the 1970s. Others from authoritarianism toward democracy. What can the experiences of these other countries tell us about where we go from GE13? And what choices lie ahead of those who want change?
ALOR GAJAH, 20 July 2009: More than 2,000 people, including several leaders from the Pakatan Rakyat, paid their last respects to the late Teoh Beng Hock at Taman Seri Kelemak here today. The crowd of mourners began arriving since morning to convey their condolences to Teoh’s family and later joined the funeral procession. The cortege […]
KUALA LUMPUR, 2 July 2009: A small riot broke out at the Semenyih immigration camp near Kajang about 8pm last night involving 30 Bangladeshi, Indonesian and Myanmarese detainees. In the incident, the illegal immigrants broke the walls of their rooms. Kajang police district chief ACP Shakarudin Che Mood, when contacted, said swift action by Immigration […]
KUALA LUMPUR, 20 May 2009: An outbreak of what is suspected to be the normal influenza or dengue has taken place at the Setia Ikhlas national service training camp in Semenyih, Selangor, requiring 30 of the trainees to be given treatment. These trainees suffered from fever, slight cough, sore throat and body aches, Director-General of […]
KUALA LUMPUR, 21 Jan 2009: Former Semenyih assemblyperson Datuk Ahamad Kuris Mohd Nor pleaded not guilty in two Sessions Courts here today to four counts of corruption involving a total of RM200,0000. At the Ampang Sessions Court, Ahamad Kuris, 52, was charged with three counts of corruption. On the first, he is alleged to have […]