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RCI REPORT – TAKING THE ART OF WHITE-WASHING TO THE PITS

Friday, 5 December, 2014

PRESS STATEMENT

5 DECEMBER 2014

RCI Report – taking the art of white-washing to the pits

While it comes as no surprise that the Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) Report has absolved the UMNO-BN Government of any culpability, it has taken the art of white-washing to the pits.

In this farcical turn of events, the report puts the blame [...]

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KERAJAAN DIGESA BERHENTI BERSEMBUNYI DIBELAKANG ANGKA KEMISKINAN TEGAR DAN MENGUKUR KADAR KEMISKINAN DI MALAYSIA MENGGUNAKAN INDEKS KEMISKINAN MULTIDIMENSI ATAU KEMISKINAN RELATIF

Tuesday, 2 December, 2014

Dalam Perhimpunan Agung Pertubuhan Kebangsaan Melayu Bersatu (UMNO) yang berlangsung baru-baru ini, Parti tersebut mendakwa bahawa Kerajaan dipimpin UMNO berjaya mengurangkan kadar kemiskinan tegar dari 60% sebelum kemerdekaan kepada kurang daripada 1 peratus pada hari ini. Pun demikian, laporan yang dikemukakan oleh Program Pembangunan Bangsa-Bangsa Bersatu (UNDP) mencatatkan statistik yang berbeza.

Laporan Pembangunan Sumber Manusia 2013 [...]

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THE GOVERNMENT SHOULD STOP HIDING BEHIND “MEANINGLESS” ABSOLUTE POVERTY NUMBERS AND MOVE TO ADOPT MULTIDIMENSIONAL POVERTY INDEX OR RELATIVE POVERTY TO MEASURE POVERTY LEVELS IN MALAYSIA

Tuesday, 2 December, 2014

The United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) has claimed that they have managed to reduce hardcore poverty incidence from 60% before the Independence to less than 1 percent today. However, a recent report from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) painted a different story.

The Malaysia Human Development Report 2013 commissioned by the UNDP showed …

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PENDIRIAN PAKATAN RAKYAT DALAM PERSEMPADANAN SEMULA DAN PENAMBAHAN KERUSI – PAKATAN RAKYAT’S STAND IN THE RE-DELINEATION AND SEAT ADDITION EXERCISE

Thursday, 27 November, 2014

Pada 7 November 2014, pihak BERSIH dan Tindak Malaysia telah mengeluarkan kenyataan untuk menegur Pakatan Rakyat supaya tidak menyetujui untuk menambahkan kerusi parlimen dalam persempadanan semula yang akan bermula tidak lama lagi.[1]

Kami, yang mewakili jawatankuasa persempadanan semula Pakatan Rakyat, hendak menegaskan bahawa tidak ada sebarang perjanjian yang telah dibuat oleh Pakatan Rakyat dengan pihak Suruhanjaya [...]

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ONLY A PREDATORY STATE IMPOSES TAXES ON EDUCATION AND HEALTHCARE. WILL THE GOVERNMENT REVOKE SUCH ACTIONS?

Tuesday, 25 November, 2014

Multi-billion ringgit development projects such as 1MDB (RM42 billion; partly government secured), Port Klang Free Zone (RM12.5 billion; with no developers held liable), along with dozens of similar projects, have sealed Malaysia’s image as a predatory state with a profiteering crony class.

Ordinary Malaysians are …

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ARE WE BUDGETING FOR THE FUTURE?

Friday, 10 October, 2014

Amidst the anticipation of the PM’s sixth budget to be tabled by Dato’ Seri Najib Tun Razak, it is important that we frame expectations for a more sustainable economic future.

To be sustainable, our future must address the weaknesses of rising inequality and declining education standards; as well as the need to continuously improve our global [...]

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