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Jalan di Terengganu Diperbesar Untuk Mercedes Benz

July 25, 2008


Jalan-jalan kampung di Terengganu bakal diperbesar bagi memuatkan kereta-kereta Mercedes yang baru dibeli pentadbiran eksekutif negeri itu. Jalan dan lorong-lorong kampung di Terengganu, yang rata-ratanya sempit dan penuh lubang, tidak lagi sesuai untuk digunakan setelah Menteri Besar Ahmad Said menggantikan kereta Proton Perdana kepada Mercedes Benz E200 Kompressor. Peruntukan juga bakal dibuat bagi kerja-kerja memperbesar […]

Half-baked Ideas Only Fit For the Frontpage

July 22, 2008


One unscientific but fairly reliable way to gauge the newsworthiness of a region is to sample the frontpages of its newspapers. The frontpage of a credible newspaper in a global, influential city like New York would most likely carry news that impact even those living far away, while the frontpage of a small town in […]

Opposition Supporters Rally Behind Pak Lah

March 10, 2008


Amid growing calls for Abdullah Badawi to resign as Prime Minister following the shock losses suffered by Barisan Nasional in the just-concluded general elections, a grouping of opposition supporters today rallied at an undisclosed location in support of Pak Lah. The supporters were seen carrying banners with the slogan “Stay another 5 years” and “Keep […]

Just Average Malaysia

January 22, 2008


Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi has designated Thaipusam as a public holiday in the Federal Territories of Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya, a move we suspect has less to do with goodwill than a politically-motivated panacea to the recent headache caused by disgruntled Indian protesters. Although we welcome the move, we are somewhat frustrated by the […]