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Delineation of polling boundaries or more succinctly, gerrymandering, an evil long outlawed in many matured democracies in the West, is the primary cause for this disparity.
So what is in stock for Perakeans come Election Day on May 5? Do we wish to make a stand and make change a reality?
The odds are obviously on the Opposition in making an impact on voters’ choice. But like they say, anything can happen. Najib’s dithering has its advantages
The Lahad Datu incursion by a band of armed men claiming to be soldiers of the displaced Sulu Sultanate caught the whole nation by surprise
By Fathol Zaman Bukhari It came as no surprise when Taman Kledang Permai, Taman Arked and part of the Menglembu Light Industrial area were inundated by muddy water. Residents living in these affected areas got a rude shock when they woke up early on the morning of Friday, March 1 to see water gushing into [...]
The Perak Urban Transformation Centre, fondly known by its abbreviation UTC, is a major landmark in downtown Ipoh. Located at the now defunct Super Kinta shopping complex
The right to freedom of expression is enshrined under Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. To mark this significant development in the advancement of human rights, the UN has declared May 3 as World Press Freedom Day
I have never expected that the beginning of the New Year would be so tumultuous. Topping the list is of course the incident involving one overbearing lady berating a female undergrad at a university forum. The footage of the video, recorded on December 8, 2012, went viral and scored several thousands hits on YouTube and [...]
It has been sometime since I last visited Singapore, the “tiny red dot” south of Johore and linked to the Malayan hinterland by an overused causeway – a subject of contention by our ruling elite. The other entry point into the island republic is the Malaysia-Singapore Second Link (Tuas Second Link to Singaporeans). This 1920 [...]
If statistics on the poor, the underprivileged and the marginalised are to be taken seriously, the problem faced by the homeless and the hungry can never be taken lightly