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  • Campaign for special needs children launched
  • Azrul Mohd Khalib | Today 4:00PM
  • The Vijayaratnam Foundation today launched the ‘A Gift of Love and Hope’ campaign to raise funds to support Taarana, its school for children with special needs, hoping for generous donors and individuals to help the school reach out and impact more children with special educational needs.
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  • Fisherfolk threatened by shrimp project
  • SM Mohamed Idris | Today 3:57PM
  • The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) urges the Agriculture and Agro-Based Industries Ministry to investigate and take prompt action to resolve the problem of 2,000 coastal fishers in Kerian district, Perak whose livelihood has been affected due to the implementation of aquaculture projects in the area.
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  • My 'exhausting' experience at KLIA2
  • Stanley Isaacs | Today 3:48PM
  • I have used the new KLIA2 twice before and again last weekend to go to a neighbouring city. I decided that this time I must air my grouses publicly about the terminal.
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  • Fix our highways before building new ones
  • Ramachandran M | Today 1:55PM
  • Malaysia used to pride itself on having some of the best highways and expressways in the world. What exactly that means is anybody’s guess. But for many of us who live in and around the urban capital of Malaysia, the Klang Valley, we equate most highways with traffic jams.
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  • Local polls hand power, resources back to states
  • Liew Chin Tong | Today 1:37PM
  • Fifty years ago, on March 1, 1965 Tunku Abdul Rahman’s Alliance government ‘temporarily’ suspended all local elections ostensibly as a part of the response to the Konfrontasi launched by the Sukarno-led Indonesian government. The Tunku also did promise a return to normalcy once the hostility ends.
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  • Bar president must not evade, but address issues
  • G100 lawyers | Feb 28, 2015 5:42PM
  • We, the G100 who have issued the press statement dated Feb 21, 2015 against Christopher Leong’s press release of Feb 11, 2015, refer to the recent press release dated Feb 26, 2015 issued by the president of the Malaysian Bar, which was entitled the ‘Bar is Pro-Rule of Law and Justice, Not Pro-Opposition or Government’.
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  • Use GST money to fund free education for all
  • Lau Bing | Feb 28, 2015 2:44PM
  • Ideally, especially during present times when families are faced with high cost of living conditions and living trends, the government should make education free for all citizens because  young working couples are finding it more difficult, as the days go by, to provide for their children as well for their elderly parents - or even themselves.
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  • CAP: Widen the net on dirty food outlets
  • SM Mohamed Idris | Feb 27, 2015 3:49PM
  • The Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) commends the health authorities for taking a bold move in closing down dirty restaurants in the state.
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  • What about when people extort companies?
  • Hafidz Baharom | Feb 27, 2015 12:26PM
  • I was asked recently after typing about how local councils should buck up on regulations to avoid legacy issues; what about when the squatters extort developers?
  • Letters - malaysiakini.com/letters/290420
  • Malaysia is education destination ‘of last resort’
  • S Ramakrishnan | Feb 27, 2015 11:00AM
  • Second Education Minister Idris Jusoh claims that Malaysia’s higher education system is now on par with developed nations like the United Kingdom, Germany and Australia in view of the fact that the 135,000 foreign students here make up 10 percent of all students in local institutions of higher learning. Many had expressed their reservation and disagreement over his claims. Below are some more facts as to how far away the minister’s claims are from on the ground reality.
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  • Not in the top 100 and yet our varsities ‘world class’
  • Kasthuri Patto | Feb 26, 2015 4:20PM
  • Education Minister II Idris Jusoh’s claim that international student enrolment of about 135,000 and that it should be something that Malaysians ought to be proud off is akin to the saying of the one-eyed man in the land of the blind. Only in this case the facts and figures speak for themselves.
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  • ‘Buffalo ambulance’ a grim reminder to Sabahans
  • Terrence Siambun | Feb 26, 2015 2:30PM
  • The highly-publicised ‘buffalo ambulance’ issue at Kampung Niatang, Pitas, Sabah is a grim reminder to all Malaysians as to how badly the state’s interiors are being managed by BN.
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  • Astro - the rip-off specialist?
  • Marion Tharsis | Feb 26, 2015 11:30AM
  • Today, Astro, enjoys an unwavering dominance of the cable television network  in Malaysia.

    Consequently, we have to follow, and accept, any implementation or changes to their existing packages whenever they feel like doing it.
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  • It’s just too easy to attack 1MDB
  • Aidan Adiputera | Feb 25, 2015 7:00PM
  • There seems to be a lot of reasons why so many people have made it a point to attack 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB).
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  • Why haven’t prices of goods decreased?
  • SM Mohamed Idris | Feb 25, 2015 4:41PM
  • People are in uproar over the fact that even though the prices of petrol and diesel have decreased, the prices of goods, on the other hand, have not.

    We at the Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) can sympathise; after all we are also consumers and the cost of living has been steadily increasing.
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  • Reckless drivers are major causes of accidents
  • Lau Bing | Feb 25, 2015 2:00PM
  • First and foremost, undeniably driving on federal roads, highways and expressways seem rather smooth or like a breeze nowadays.
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  • Hair-do catches fire in the court of public opinion
  • JD Lovrenciear | Feb 24, 2015 6:10PM
  • Rosmah Mansor is back in the news in the online portals again. This time around it is about reports of her having claimed that it cost her RM1,200 each time to have her hair dyed at home and that home service tailors are raking a minimum of RM500 for each dress she orders.
  • Letters - malaysiakini.com/letters/290119
  • Cops seem very keen in policing the politicians
  • P Dev Anand Pillai | Feb 24, 2015 1:00PM
  • MP Nga Kor Ming may the next person to be hauled up by the police for typing something on the social media i.e. Facebook or Twitter that the inspector-general of police is keeping a close watch on. As all this happens, those who need to be policed are wandering free going about their daily acts of terror and theft in the name of gangland rivalry and ‘territories to be protected’.
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  • The judiciary must not fear or resent public criticism
  • Eric Paulsen | Feb 24, 2015 12:00PM
  • Lawyers for Liberty views with extreme concern the widespread use of the Sedition Act and Penal Code to stifle public criticism and protest against the recent Federal Court verdict convicting Anwar Ibrahim.
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  • Firecrackers also cause stress among pets
  • S Param | Feb 23, 2015 3:45PM
  • Fireworks associated with major festivals and events around the world are said to be linked to social-cultural practices and  in some instances to mythological beliefs. In some ethnic groups, fireworks display is a way of showing the community at large that they are in a joyous mood and they wish to share this happy moment with the rest. Some even claim that fireworks displays have been an integral part of their culture and religious practices.
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