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Use social media to defend party and leaders, Najib tells Umno

Datuk Seri Najib Razak has directed Umno members to use social media to defend the party and its leaders from attacks, Malaysiakini reported. The Umno president said this was needed to counter “false views”. “Open Facebook and Twitter accounts,” he said, referring to the social networking and microblogging sites widely used by Malaysians. “If you […]

Visit my fellow DAP comrade Sdr Kerk Kim Hock

I joined my party leaders and colleagues to visit Kerk Kim Hock in Melaka this morning. Kerk is the DAP’s former Secretary-General and former MP for Pasir Pinji (1990 –1995) and Kota Melaka (1999-2004). He is suffering from rectal cancer recurrence after 13 years of remission. (I understand that remission means absence of symptoms and […]

Bukit Aman summons constitutional law expert Aziz Bari over 2014 sedition probe

KUALA LUMPUR, July 30 — DAP’s newest recruit, constitutional law expert Abdul Aziz Bari has been summoned to Bukit Aman for questioning tomorrow over an allegedly seditious article published a year ago carrying his remarks about the Selangor sultan. An aide to the academic said Abdul Aziz was informed of the summons right after a […]

Law expert Aziz Bari joins DAP

Constitutional law expert Dr Abdul Aziz Bari has joined DAP today, making him the latest prominent Malay to join the party, after national literary laureate Datuk A. Samad Said. He contested the Sabak Bernam parliamentary seat under PKR’s banner in the 13th general election and lost. Aziz said he was thankful for the opportunity to […]

Malays say they join DAP for its struggle, not for power

Far from being mere yes-men as alleged by an Utusan Malaysia columnist recently, the Malays who join DAP do not believe in self-entitlement but instead accept its culture built on merit, a Malay DAP federal lawmaker said. These Malays are also academically accomplished and thick-skinned enough to endure and share the ideals of the party’s […]

Bantuan mangsa banjir Kelantan DAP berjaya walau hubungan dengan PAS putus

Perpecahan Pakatan Rakyat (PR) tidak menghalang Gabungan Impian Kelantan yang digerakkan DAP dengan kerjasama badan bukan kerajaan (NGO) mesra PAS menyiapkan rumah bagi mangsa banjir di Kampung Pasir Tumboh, Gua Musang menjelang Ramadan baru-baru ini. Walaupun secara rasminya DAP sudah tidak mempunyai hubungan dengan PAS selepas muktamar bulan lalu yang menyaksikan semua pemimpin progresif tersingkir, […]

PAS Shura Council officially cuts ties with DAP

PAS’s powerful elder Muslim scholars council, the Shura, has declared that the Islamist party must end ties with DAP, more than a month after PAS adopted a resolution to cut relations with its former Pakatan Rakyat ally. The Shura Council ruled however that ties with PKR would continue in the spirit of tahaluf siasi (political […]

The good, the bad and the ugly in politics

When Zairil Khir Johari decided to get active in politics in 2010, he surprised many people by choosing to join DAP, given that his late father, Mohamad Khir Johari, was a prominent Umno veteran. He explained then that he was prompted by a deep disappointment with Umno’s 50-year rule. He said he felt that Umno […]

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