Lim Kit Siang

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Lim Kit Siang

Corruption: The more things change…

Posted: 08 Oct 2012 06:17 AM PDT

— Qiu Yaofeng The Malaysian Insider Oct 08, 2012 OCT 8 — The deputy prime minister said at the weekend that Malaysia's gains in the Corruption Barometer (CB) over the previous two years showed Putrajaya's fight against graft was paying off. Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin noted that 49 per cent of Malaysians polled in 2011 [...]

The Havoc Education Reform Inflicts: Education Blueprint 2013-2025 (Part 4 of 5)

Posted: 08 Oct 2012 01:43 AM PDT

By M. Bakri Musa | October 7th, 2012 Fourth of Five Parts: Roar of An Elephant, Baby of a Mouse [In the first three parts I critiqued the Blueprint's recommendations; specifically its failure to recognize the diversity within our school system and thus the need to have targeted programs, the challenge of recruiting quality [...]

‘Utusan lied about church ticking off Penang CM’

Posted: 08 Oct 2012 01:19 AM PDT

By Lee Long Hui | 1:54PM Oct 8, 2012 Malaysiakini Two Christian leaders quoted by Utusan Malaysia as having criticised the Penang chief minister, have slammed the report as a "complete lie". Lutheran Evangelical Church bishop Solomon Rajah and former Council of Churches Malaysia (CCM) president Thomas Philips (right) said their words had been taken [...]

Sendiri yang tak pandai, salahkan Soros pula

Posted: 07 Oct 2012 10:57 PM PDT

— Aspan Alias The Malaysian Insider Oct 08, 2012 8 OKT — Dr Mahathir semalam bercakap lagi dan menambahkan keyakinan ramai yang beliau tidak lagi berasa senang melihat kejatuhan Umno dan BN. Jika BN jatuh beliaulah orang yang paling merasakan panasnya dan ini merupakan satu igauan bagi beliau. Beliau tidak pernah menyangka yang suatu hari [...]

Migrants, church may end BN’s Borneo vote bank

Posted: 07 Oct 2012 10:41 PM PDT

Reuters/The Malaysian Insider Oct 08, 2012 KOTA KINABALU, Oct 8 — Housewife Fawziah Abdul wants to thank former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad for making her a citizen 10 years after she illegally slipped into Borneo from the southern Philippines in search of a better life. The 50-year-old lives on the outskirts of Kota [...]

What Islam Says, and Doesn’t Say

Posted: 07 Oct 2012 08:56 AM PDT

Omid Safi, a professor of religious studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is the author of “Memories of Muhammad: Why the Prophet Matters” and the editor of “Progressive Muslims: On Justice, Gender, and Pluralism.” The New York Times October 5, 2012 Modern nation states utilize political models that were unanticipated in [...]

Muslims Have Pushed for Democracy

Posted: 07 Oct 2012 08:32 AM PDT

Richard W. Bulliet, a professor of history at Columbia University, is the author of “The Case for Islamo-Christian Civilization” The New York Times October 4, 2012 If democracy is to be born in the Muslim world, religious political parties will be the midwives. Elections do not necessarily mean democracy, of course. Most majority-Muslim countries, including [...]

Rejected by Religions, but Not by Believers

Posted: 07 Oct 2012 08:22 AM PDT

by Reza Aslan, an associate professor at the University of California is the author of “No God but God” and “How to Win a Cosmic War” The New York Times October 5, 2012 The question of whether Islam is compatible with democracy is nonsensical at its core, first because it ignores basic empirical evidence (the [...]

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