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Malaysia & Singapore should “know themselves”, says Indonesian minister

Spotted on The Straits Times: Haze update: Malaysia, Singapore should “know themselves”, says Indonesian minister By Zakir Hussain, Indonesia Bureau Chief In Jakarta An Indonesian minister has said Singapore and Malaysia should “know themselves” (tahu diri) over the haze, accusing both of trying to discredit Indonesia over the issue. “Let me remind our friends from …

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Malaysia General Election 2013 // The Darkest Day in Malaysia?

Updated: 9th May 2013 Statement by the Press Secretary on Malaysia’s Elections On behalf of the President and the people of the United States, we congratulate Prime Minister Najib on his coalition’s victory in Malaysia’s parliamentary elections on Sunday May 5. We also congratulate the people of Malaysia, who turned out in record numbers to …

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Thousands Turn up for May Day protest at Hong Lim Park // 1 May 2013

Almost everyone was talking about the May Day protest at Hong Lim Park weeks before the actual date. And today, at 4pm, thousands of Singaporeans turned up for it – including several of my Facebook friends. As taken from Yahoo Newsroom today: Thousands Turn up for May Day protest at Hong Lim Park About 3,000 …

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Why I oppose the White Paper: Nicole Seah // The Push for A National Referendum

The Population White Paper was approved, and it seems that this is a fact and it has to be accepted right? But maybe not The National Solidarity Party have written letters to PM Lee Hsien Loong and President Tony Tan, urging them to call for a National Referendum on the population White Paper. The letters, …