Wednesday, 20 February 2019


1. Activist group calls for anti-poverty law
(Social Inclusion Act/Media)
... – was unrealistic.   He noted that according to a World Bank recommendation, the line should be at RM2,770.   He also pointed out that the relative poverty line income for Malaysia should be 60% ...
Tuesday, 23 October 2018
... to consult with any and all interested parties. Malaysiakini reported on 17th July that in their report, the CIR had made recommendations in relation to 8 key institutions. These are : Parliament ...
Monday, 27 August 2018
3. Delaying Local Government Elections is Unacceptable
(Compass Points/Current Affairs)
... of priorities and the new normal. Local government elections detrimental to race relations? On 8 April 2017, Dr Mahathir was reported to say that he was not in favour of local council elections, ...
Monday, 06 August 2018
... sub-populations. We found no evidence whatsoever that Senoi and Semang were directly related to Malays. The Champa were never mentioned. The Malaysian Negrito (also known as Semang) and Senoi groups are ...
Monday, 06 August 2018
5. Make NEP a needs-based policy
(Social Inclusion Act/Media)
... sector, as it is the engine of growth for the economy.   The government took steps from the mid-eighties onwards, after the country was severely hit by the "twin deficits" recession, to relax on the ...
Monday, 30 July 2018
... beyond its jurisdiction, as it is mandated only to manage Islamic related affairs. By forcing its way into the Bible Society of Malaysia’s premises it had acted in aggression and disrespect towards an ...
Sunday, 05 January 2014
7. Rule of Law or Rule by Zahid’s Law?
(Compass Points/Letters)
... rakyat and his disrespect for democracy. Last Sunday, 6th of October 2013, he was in Melaka to brief the people on issues related to national security. In the supposedly closed door meeting, Zahid Hamidi ...
Tuesday, 15 October 2013
8. The Myth of the Rich and Poor
(Social Inclusion Act/In Focus)
... people’s economy, people’s well-being and people’s government. In Malaysia, the published absolute poverty number may be low, but in relative terms, many rakyat including daily creation of urban poor are ...
Saturday, 30 March 2013
... dan latihan ke seluruh negara dan telah berjaya mengumpulkan seramai lebih kurang 2,000 orang sukarelawan. Walau bagaimanapun, kami masih memerlukan lebih ramai lagi untuk memantau pilihan raya akan datang ...
Friday, 22 February 2013
... correlates with wealth and income Tertiary-educated individuals have an average of RM182,000 in wealth to their name, while SPM holders have only an average RM82,000 in net worth. Degree holders have ...
Tuesday, 29 January 2013
11. On the Class Divide at Home
(Social Inclusion Act/Media)
... Malaysians together: adopting the relative poverty rate used by the OECD, as less than half of median income, would significantly raise Malaysia's poverty rate from 3.8 % to 23%. Updating Malaysia's measure ...
Thursday, 29 November 2012
12. True, I am not you. I can’t know.
(Jati Diri/A Relevant Life)
... and judge her motives, her attitude, her actions. From my higher ground of better education, relative wealth and resolve, how can I possibly understand her circumstances and emotions fully, no matter ...
Wednesday, 28 November 2012
13. Building a more just and caring nation
(Social Inclusion Act/Media)
... associates might have with any matter which is related to their work. This commission is to be responsible to Parliament to whom they will have to report regularly. These reports are also to be made ...
Thursday, 18 October 2012
14. A tale of interdependence
(Compass Points/Letters)
...  There are many stories within this one story.  In fact, an entire ecology of human relationships was involved. The story transcends many generations, many taboos and prejudices, bringing many souls/lives ...
Saturday, 22 September 2012
15. SUARAM 2011 Human Rights Report Launched
(Compass Points/Letters)
... Australia and Malaysia was aborted mainly because of Malaysia’s failure to ratify the United Nations’ 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and its 1967 Protocol. In an attempt to ...
Thursday, 30 August 2012
... Inclusion Act makes provision for such a body. It proposes the establishment of a Social Inclusion Commission directly answerable to Parliament and given the mandate to oversee all matters related to ...
Wednesday, 15 August 2012
... instead of relying on citizens to report to the NRD that their relatives have died and then depending on the NRD to inform the EC, the EC should, on its own initiative, conduct regular checks to see if ...
Saturday, 28 July 2012
18. BERSIH 2.0: A weak set of recommendations
(Compass Points/Letters)
... categories of advance voters and postal voters be reduced, not increased.   3. DISTANCE VOTING We are in favour of distance voting. The logistics relating to distance voting are not too difficult ...
Sunday, 08 April 2012
19. Duduk Bantah!
(Compass Points/Letters)
... to the Parliamentary Select Committee’s report and relates to the fraud that is currently taking place with respect to the electoral roll and other aspects of elections in Malaysia.   The Parliamentary ...
Sunday, 08 April 2012
... related to terrorism where the power remains with the minister)(note: how does this safeguard human rights and justice?) 4.      He said two new laws would be introduced to safeguard peace and order “under ...
Sunday, 11 March 2012
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