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Who has misled the public, Nancy or Liow?

Media Statement by Teresa Kok, DAP National Vice Chairperson and Mp for Seputeh in Kuala Lumpur on Monday, October 20, 2014 Who has misled the public, Nancy or Liow? Yesterday’s Sin Chew Jit Poh reported that the de facto law minister Nancy Sukri said that the Cabinet discussed and reached a decision on the issue of […]

In today’s Chinapress Daily, MCA Minister Datuk Wee Ka Siong was reported to say that MCA has not stopped its efforts to get the government to recognise the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC). The question of government recognition of the independent Chinese secondary schools UEC is not a new issue and in fact, the Prime Minister […]

Two days ago saw the conviction of student activist Adam Ali under the draconian Sedition Act. The excessive penalty imposed on him means that those who have been charged under the Act may also face severe penalty if convicted. Although there have been widespread criticisms against the recent sedition blitz to stifle freedom of expression […]

Yesterday, the Court of Appeal set aside the coroner’s open verdict in the inquest of Teoh Beng Hock. The panel of judges unanimously held that Teoh’s death was caused by multiple injuries from a fall from the 14th floor of Plaza Masalam as a result of, or which was accelerated by an unlawful act or acts […]

This morning, Universiti Malaya Law Professor Azmi Sharom became the new victim of the sedition dragnet when he was charged with sedition over his remarks on the Perak Constitutional crisis. It is clear that now that the government has become so intolerant that the dragnet has included academician. Malaysians who were already shocked with the […]

Yesterday’s police shocking arrest of 155 Penang Voluntary Patrol Unit (PPS) members was unnecessary, highhanded and deserves condemnation. Penang chief minister Lim Guan Eng, in response to the Inspector General of Police’s (IGP) earlier claim that PSS was an illegal body, had already clarified that PPS was set up by the state government and is […]

It was reported in today’s media that when commenting on the public university intake of medical students, Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam has said the following:- 1. That the Malaysian Medical Council ( MMC) did not direct the public universities to reduce the intake of medical students 2. That a total of 1550 […]

On Aug 19, New Straits Times reported that Deputy Education Minister II P. Kamalanathan said that 418 places were available for a medical degree in public varsities this year, compared with 699 places last year, based on the recommendation of the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC). He said that MMC requested for a lower intake to […]

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