Monday, 19 February 2018


21. WOW! Only 108 left?
(Compass Points/Current Affairs)
...  Guess if you use a very, very low benchmark to measure poverty [or for that matter anything], success can be acclaimed overnight! Voila!! - there you have it – “Blue Ocean” strategic thinking ...
Monday, 28 March 2011
... daughters of soiled women. The trauma, impact and living on abject poverty by the women was for me most unbearable. It hurt too much. The look of hopelessness, fear and anxiety just pierced ...
Thursday, 06 January 2011
... problem of illegal immigrants in Sabah, causing the Sabah population to multiply from some 400,000 during the formation of Malaysia in 1963 to over three million Poverty in Sabah – instead of eradication ...
Wednesday, 07 July 2010
24. Penan - More rape cases uncovered
(Compass Points/Letters)
... in 2000.  The SUHAKAM Report (2007) on Penan in Ulu Belaga highlights the abject poverty in which many Penan communities live and states clearly that the Sarawak state government, as the primary duty bearer, ...
Tuesday, 06 July 2010
25. Senior MBPJ officials own low-cost flats
(Compass Points/Current Affairs)
... of poverty eradication Dr Xavier Jeyakumar said the policy still stands. "The state government’s policy on first-time ownership of low-cost units has not changed, and any exemption by the housing department ...
Sunday, 23 May 2010
26. What they don’t tell you
(Compass Points/Current Affairs)
... remain in that poverty cycle. And we all meet at weddings, and the wedding cost will let us know how that relative got on with life. Council workers are just part of a large family of workers ...
Thursday, 29 April 2010
27. 'People first' hypocrisy
(Compass Points/Current Affairs)
... proper retrenchment compensation only results in poverty, she asserts   The one major crime Alice committed in her 23 years was to buy a house. Five years later now, she is not only in almost ...
Wednesday, 21 April 2010
28. The Tunku’s vision is channelled
(Compass Points/Current Affairs)
... Kedah prince once sent to the St Andrews Presbyterian Church on its fiftieth anniversary. Zain said the former PM had written that “all men of goodwill and peace must fight against poverty. I know ...
Monday, 08 February 2010
... office might seem, her journey to get there was anything but ordinary. Hor, a 55-year-old Colorado Springs gastroenterologist, was born in Malaysia, where she faced dire poverty and grew up in a ...
Sunday, 03 January 2010
30. A blessing becomes a curse
(Compass Points/Current Affairs)
... to bail out failing companies, buy arms, build grandiose cities in the middle of nowehere. Instead of helping eradicate poverty in the poorest states, our oil wealth came to be channeled into our political ...
Sunday, 13 December 2009
31. Same country, different world
(Social Inclusion Act/In Focus)
... to learn and to reconcile. SABM will be hosting a special forum on United Nations Year of Reconciliation on Saturday, Dec 5. Among the topics discussed will be urban poverty. You can view the details here. ...
Tuesday, 01 December 2009
... much to learn and to reconcile. SABM will be hosting a special forum on the United Nations Year of Reconciliation on Saturday, Dec 5. Among the topics discussed will be urban poverty, and also a movie-cum-presentation ...
Sunday, 29 November 2009
33. We can do better
... the topics discussed will be urban poverty. You can view the details here. Do come.  ...
Sunday, 29 November 2009
34. Menangani kemiskinan bandar – satu paradigma baru
(Compass Points/Current Affairs)
Oleh Jayanath Appudurai Terbitan asal CPI Asia   Ketika membentangkan Bajet 2010 pada Okt 23, 2009, Perdana Menteri menyatakan tekad kerajaan untuk mengurangkan tahap kemiskinan di kawasan bandar. ...
Saturday, 28 November 2009
35. He ain’t heavy, he’s your brother
(Compass Points/Current Affairs)
... son wants to talk a bit more about poverty. My family was never in the poorest category, we got by far better than a lot of people. I know, I am related to many of them. But my parents did make a choice ...
Thursday, 26 November 2009
36. It’s colonialism under another name
(Compass Points/Current Affairs)
... but with still pockets of rural poverty. Try applying exactly the same economic policies to these states and see how far you get. Culturally too our states differ significantly. Some states are liberal ...
Saturday, 07 November 2009
37. Weed out racists, not ignore them
(Compass Points/Current Affairs)
... of racism. Hatred and discrimination against people simply due to the colour of their skin or their ethnic origin has been the cause of great poverty, wars and even death. Whether one is the oppressor ...
Thursday, 05 November 2009
38. 1Malaysia: A victim of mental fatigue
(Compass Points/Current Affairs)
... Policy, I do not accept that you can justify positive discrimination except by implementing it in strict observance of its aim which is to alleviate poverty of Malaysians irrespective of ethnicity or religious ...
Thursday, 29 October 2009
39. RM3,000 is poverty line for the urban poor
(Compass Points/Current Affairs)
By LESTER KONG and IZATUN SHAARI First published in TheStar Online   PETALING JAYA: The Government has decided to set RM3,000 as the poverty line for the urban poor based on feedback from people ...
Monday, 26 October 2009
40. Reaching out from a shoebox
... needs to be asked: Think the new will be better? Really? P.S. We came upon one family who used to live in the Pekeliling Flats while on a field study of urban poverty at the temporary longhouse ...
Friday, 25 September 2009
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