Jan 22, 2011

Jan 19, 2011

Say NO to Governmental Sabotage!

Civil Society groups and Selangorians have come together to form a Rakyat initiated effort called Hormati Suara Rakyat Selangor (HSRS) to show their disappointment and anger over the appointment of Datuk Mohd Khusrin Munawi as the new Selangor state secretary.

Jan 12, 2011

2011 Index of Economic Freedom - Malaysia

"Corruption and a judicial system that remains vulnerable to political influence pose significant challenges to the economic freedom of Malaysia." ~ The Heritage Foundation ~

For over a decade, The Wall Street Journal and The Heritage Foundation, Washington's preeminent think tank, have tracked the march of economic freedom around the world with the influential Index of Economic Freedom.

Jan 6, 2011

UMNO could no longer count on the strong support of the majority of Malays

Extract of CIA's Outlook on Malaysia 2011 - 2015

Political stability in Malaysia will come under moderate threat during the next five years as the Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition, which is tightly controlled by its largest component party, the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), faces greater challenges to its grip on power. The March 2008 general election revealed that UMNO could no longer count on the strong support of the majority of Malays. However, the main opposition Pakatan Rakyat (PR) alliance will not be able to offer a sufficiently credible, stable alternative to the BN. Political intrigues within UMNO itself therefore constitute the biggest threat to political stability in Malaysia.

UMNO in Desperation - Anwar Ibrahim

In a comment to the correspondent of wfol.tv who wrote in a local blog that the PAS should join the Barisan National (BN) instead of having one foot in opposition and the heart in the government, Anwar Ibrahim the Malaysian Opposition leader said the Umno was under pressure to have PAS on its side. Harakahdaily.net reported the Twitter comment by Anwar Ibrahim to our correspondent in an article today on their web portal in English.

Harakahdaily said the opposition Leader Anwar Ibrahim (right) said UMNO was now being forced to seek cooperation with PAS due to desperation.

Jan 3, 2011

Malaysian Papers are Propaganda Tools of the BN Government

The President of Malaysian National Union of Journalists Hata Wahari has issued a public call to Malaysian papers to stop being ‘propaganda tools’ of the Malaysian government.

In a press release, Mr Hata said:

“The union also asks editors of mainstream media especially Utusan Malaysia, New Straits Times, Berita Harian and the The Star to play the role of disseminating information to the public and not as propaganda machinery of the government, political parties, or any individual.”