From Waste to Energy

Think-tank Political Studies for Change (KPRU) expresses its disappointment over the government’s stubborn intention to build nuclear power plants and making nuclear energy an alternative source for energy generation in this country, despite witnessing several crises that hit nuclear power plants, as well as the following spread of radiation and public health hazard-- including the … Continue reading From Waste to Energy

Sebelum Nuklear, Bangunkan Teknologi Waste-to-Energy

Dewan Rakyat kembali bersidang pada 7 Oktober 2014. Selain Belanjawan Tahunan yang menjadi fokus seluruh negara, beberapa Rang Undang-Undang (RUU) yang mungkin dibentangkan untuk bacaan kali pertama juga bakal menjadi tumpuan. Pada awal bulan Ogos, Menteri di Jabatan Perdana Menteri Datuk Mah Siew Keong, yang dipertanggungjawabkan untuk menyelia Perbadanan Tenaga Nuklear Malaysia (MNPC) telah mengeluarkan … Continue reading Sebelum Nuklear, Bangunkan Teknologi Waste-to-Energy

Ineffective Budget Scrutiny: A Proposal for Reform

National budget presentation is a premier parliamentary occasion held during the third sitting of parliament each year. Although Malaysia’s state-run television broadcasts half an hour of the morning’s Question Time in the Parliament, it is selective broadcast wherein the live broadcasting would be intercepted whenever the cabinet member is confronted or questioned by an opposition … Continue reading Ineffective Budget Scrutiny: A Proposal for Reform

Joint statement in protest against Sedition Act – Malaysian NGOs

We, the undersigned organisations, have come together to express in the strongest terms our protest against the continuing usage of the repressive, colonial and undemocratic Sedition Act of 1948. The Sedition Act is a piece of repressive legislation made by the British colonial government to suppress freedom of expression and the opinion of our forefathers … Continue reading Joint statement in protest against Sedition Act – Malaysian NGOs

Beware of the “Divide and Rule” Mindset

In the midst of appreciating the significance of independence and formation of Malaysia, fellow Malaysians from all walks of life have been shocked by the statement made by the Minister in Prime Minister’s Department, Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim, claiming that Putrajaya never promised to abolish the Sedition Act but only to review it. Such blatant … Continue reading Beware of the “Divide and Rule” Mindset

Berhati-hati dengan Minda “Pecah dan Perintah”

Dalam bulan menghayati makna merdeka dan penubuhan Malaysia, warga segenap lapisan dikejutkan dengan kenyataan Menteri di Jabatan Perdana Menteri Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim, bahawa Putrajaya tidak berjanji memansuhkan Akta Hasutan tetapi hanya untuk mengkajinya. Kenyataan bahawa Perdana Menteri Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak tidak pernah berjanji memansuhkan Akta Hasutan memeranjatkan kerana pada 11 Julai 2012, … Continue reading Berhati-hati dengan Minda “Pecah dan Perintah”