Letters
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  • Why is Lim Guan Eng dodging the media?
  • Chai Kim Sen | Today 1:18PM
  • For a party which has hollered non-stop about freedom of the press and freedom of expression, or when they boast about having passed the Freedom of Information Enactment in Penang, why did Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng abruptly halt a press conference when reporters had asked for his comments on the challenge to a public debate issued by PAS secretary-general Mustafa Ali on having local council elections?
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  • A long way to go for the ringgit to recover
  • Lau Bing | Jan 31, 2015 7:16PM
  • Since Singapore separated from Malaysia about 50 years ago, the value of the ringgit has dropped from year to year and was never the same then.
  • Letters - malaysiakini.com/letters/287936
  • Big flood that hit Miri beyond expectations
  • Jofri Jaraiee | Jan 31, 2015 1:25PM
  • The big flood that happened in Miri on Jan 30, 2015 was something quite extraordinary. This time, many areas around Miri city were inundated by flood waters as high as about 0.6m to 1m. Roads became congested with vehicles stuck in floods.
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  • Do not blame the doctor for dengue
  • Dr Steven Chow | Jan 30, 2015 5:55PM
  • The Federation of Private Medical Practitioners’ Associations, Malaysia (FPMPAM) would like to issue the following comments in response to the comments from the Malaysian heath minister on Jan 28, 2015 that private doctors fail to detect symptoms of dengue early.
  • Letters - malaysiakini.com/letters/287855
  • Better to be Major Zaidi than Corporal Sirul
  • Yee Siew Meng | Jan 30, 2015 4:14PM
  • It was reported that Sirul Azhar Umar, one of the accused in the murder of Altantuya pleaded with the court not to sentence him to death as he was merely acting to protect unnamed people. “I have no reason to cause hurt what more take the life of a victim in such a cruel manner.” he said.
  • Letters - malaysiakini.com/letters/287839
  • Debunk four lies about the DAP on the ‘third vote’
  • Lim Kit Siang | Jan 30, 2015 4:12PM
  • Inspector-general of police Khalid Abu Bakar has today ordered the police to investigate a Twitter user for claiming that the disappearance of Flight MH370 was a conspiracy and not an accident.
  • Letters - malaysiakini.com/letters/287837
  • A high-income nation with low-wage workers
  • S Ramakrishnan | Jan 30, 2015 12:44PM
  • The minimum wage was introduced by the Human Resources Ministry after it found out that about 34 percent of private sector employees earn less than RM700 per month, which is below the poverty line of RM800. A similar study in 2010 revealed that 48 percent of Malaysian employees earn less than RM1,000 per month.
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  • Gross abuse of power against cartoonist Zunar
  • Suaram | Jan 29, 2015 7:21PM
  • Suara Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram) strongly condemns the continuous harassment and gross abuse of power by the police against political cartoonist Zulkifli Anwar Ulhaque, better known by his pen name Zunar. We demand that the police and home minister return all confiscated books to Zunar and to cease all form of harassment against Zunar.
  • Letters - malaysiakini.com/letters/287756
  • Reject undemocratic nuclear energy plan
  • SM Mohamed Idris | Jan 29, 2015 6:00PM
  • At the recent public forum organised by the Bar Council’s Environment and Climate Change Committee (ECCC) in Kuala Lumpur, the public got a glimpse of the idea of public consultation of the proponents of nuclear power plant in Malaysia.
  • Letters - malaysiakini.com/letters/287743
  • To cane or not to cane...
  • Cr Surenthiran Pillai | Jan 29, 2015 1:00PM
  • The current buzz  on ‘caning the child shall end parents up behind bars’ has certainly raised much attention among us as it is much tied up with culture of upbringing children well, of course in the Asian style...
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  • Railing or developer at fault over boy’s death?
  • Dan Lee | Jan 29, 2015 11:49AM
  • I was shocked when I received the news that there had been yet another death that took place in PPR Kota Damansara where a five-year-old boy fell to his death from the sixth floor through a broken railing along the corridor. Is is not the first time this has happened as there had been a similar incident not more than two years ago where another five-year-old child fell to his death from the 14th floor, also through a broken railing.
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  • Why not address dengue’s root cause, the mosquito?
  • Dr Raj Kumar Maharajah | Jan 29, 2015 11:37AM
  • I refer to a news report in which the health minister accused general practitioners (GPs) of missing 99 percent of dengue diagnosis on the patients’ first visit.
  • Letters - malaysiakini.com/letters/287676
  • Put aside differences over motorised milk abisyegam
  • S Param | Jan 28, 2015 9:55PM
  • The controversy with regard to the introduction of a motorised milk abisyegam (pouring) system over the Vel of Lord Muruga instead of the traditional method by the Batu Caves temple committee has somewhat riled up the majority of the Hindu community in Selangor and in parts of the country.
  • Letters - malaysiakini.com/letters/287648
  • On deforestation causing floods, Dr M is quiet?
  • Rahman Mohd Irwan | Jan 28, 2015 9:45PM
  • Just last month, the whole of Malaysia was busy trying to help victims of what may be the worst flood disaster ever to hit the country. The floods that hit the east coast, with over 100,000 evacuated in Kelantan, may have receded. But floods still continue to ravage Sarawak today.
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  • Politics without principles is a deadly sin, or is it?
  • Bhavani Krishna Iyer | Jan 27, 2015 5:28PM
  • ‘Seven Deadly Sins:
    Wealth without work
    Pleasure without conscience
    Science without humanity
    Knowledge without character
    Politics without principles
    Commerce without morality
    Worship without sacrifice.’

    -  Mahatma Gandhi
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  • Piah Samat's cries echo a nation's pain
  • JD Lovrenciear | Jan 27, 2015 5:24PM
  • According to what is being reported in online news media and in Harakahdaily, the mother of Sirul Azhar Umar - one of two cops sentenced to death over Altantuya Shaariibuu’s murder - indeed, echoes the pain in the hearts of all concerned citizens in Malaysia.
  • Letters - malaysiakini.com/letters/287516
  • Education towards 2020
  • Addin Aiman Mohd Noor, Aura Merdeka | Jan 27, 2015 2:59PM
  • When Malaysia reaches the year 2020, the nation is supposed to be a developed nation and matured one. We have set our goal that in 2020, we will become a high income nation, achieved high human development index, advanced in the areas of science and technology and prosperous socially and socio-economically.
  • Letters - malaysiakini.com/letters/287490
  • DAP's local council polls promise like a sandcastle
  • Ong Chong Swen | Jan 26, 2015 2:32PM
  • DAP is now very much obligated to explain to the people on how it plans to fulfill its election promises on having local government elections, since its Pakatan comrade PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang has firmly stated his opposition to the proposal.
  • Letters - malaysiakini.com/letters/287391
  • A response to anti-Kidex group's grouses
  • Tony Pua | Jan 26, 2015 1:51PM
  • Yesterday, the Malay Mail Online reported that Kidex Sdn Bhd has agreed to reveal details of its highway concession agreement only to the Selangor government, and not the general public.
  • Letters - malaysiakini.com/letters/287384
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