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‘Kejayaan’ 56 Tahun Kerajaan BN #4

Source:  Sections 4.1 and 4.3 of UMNO-Nomics: the Dark Side of the Budget. Written by Teh Chi-Chang, illustrated by Johnny Ong and published by REFSA in July 2012.

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‘Kejayaan’ 56 Tahun Kerajaan BN #3

  Notes:  Lies, damned lies and crime statistics, 7 Feb 2013, the Rocket, Available at www.therocket.com.my MyWatch’s Allegation: Police Deny Tweaking Crime Statistics, 7 Feb 2013, www.malaysiandigest.com. MyWatch is an anti-crime NGO whose patron is former Inspector-General of Police, Tan … Continue reading

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‘Kejayaan’ 56 Tahun Kerajaan BN #2

Notes: The World Bank conservatively estimates that 827,000 Malaysians were overseas as at 2010, with Singapore (385,000) and Australia (102,000) being the top 2 destinations. Source: Table 3.7, pg 98, Malaysia Economic Monitor: Brain Drain, Apr 2011, The World Bank.  Many … Continue reading

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‘Kejayaan’ 56 Tahun Kerajaan BN #1

Note: According to the National Education Blueprint 2013-2025 recently released by the Ministry of Education, 15% of our schools lack access to clean water. 20% have inadequate science labs and 27% have inadequate computer labs.

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The Real Difference (Part 4): Rewarding chauvinists

Download the PDF version Sources: [1] Bung Moktar escapes jail sentence for polygamy. Available at http://www.malaysiakini.com/news/139729 [2]M’sian MP rapped for chauvinistic remarks against women drivers. Available at http://sg.news.yahoo.com/msian-mp-rapped-chauvinistic-remarks-against-women-drivers-20110329-211002-267.html [3]After Hindu insult, Zulkifli Noordin says ‘keling’. Available at http://www.themalaysianinsider.com/malaysia/article/after-hindu-insult-zulkifli-nordin-says-keling [4]‘Non-Malay votes … Continue reading

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The Real Difference (Part 3): Silence on political violence

Download the PDF version [1] Umno assemblyperson wants hudud for all in Johor. Available at http://www.malaysiakini.com/news/202378 [2] MCA hanya tentang hudud PAS, kata Chua. Available at http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2012/11/03/mca-hanya-tentang-hudud-pas-kata-chua/ [3] Soi Lek: Hudud will cause 1.2 million to lose jobs. Available at … Continue reading

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Crisps of the Week (19-25 Apr)

brought to you by Sandra Rajoo REFSA Rojak is our weekly take on the goings-on in Malaysia. We trawl the newsflow, cut to the core and focus on the really pertinent. Full of flavour, lots of crunch, this is the … Continue reading

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The Real Difference (Part 2): Successful budgeting

 Download the PDF version Sources: [1] Car price cut benefits few Malaysians, says Pekema. Available at  http://www.themalaysianinsider.com/malaysia/article/car-price-cut-benefits-few-malaysians-says-pekema [2] Which makes better fiscal sense? Available at http://www.kinibiz.com/story/issues/15491/which-makes-better-fiscal-sense.html [3] Overall spirit of Pakatan’s manifesto quite scary. Available at http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/opinion/2013/03/04/overall-spirit-of-pakatans-manifesto-quite-scary/ [4] Pre-Budget 2013 … Continue reading

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The Real Difference (Part 1): Capable youthful leaders

 Download the PDF version Sources: [1] Najib signs election integrity pledge. Available at http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2013/02/20/najib-signs-election-integrity-pledge/ [2] The promise of political violence. Available at http://www.thenutgraph.com/the-promise-of-political-violence/ [3] Do you feel 50% richer? Available at http://refsa.org/focus-papers/infographics/do-you-feel-50-richer/ [4] A big fat F for Fail: The … Continue reading

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GE13: REFSA chooses transformation

On Sunday, May 5, Malaysians go to the polls.  For the first time in our history, in the 56 years since Merdeka, we have a real choice in choosing who to grant the privilege of governing us. Which coalition will … Continue reading

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