Day: January 23, 2009

Catholic priest among 21 charged in PJ court

By Debra Chong (Malaysian Insider) PETALING JAYA, Jan 23 — The parish priest of the Catholic church in Shah Alam was among 21 people charged in the Sessions Court this morning with taking part in an illegal assembly in Petaling Jaya and failing to obey

21 charged with illegal assembly

Kuek Ser Kuang Keng, Hafiz Yatim and Gabrielle Chong (Malaysiakini) As 21 people were charged with illegal assembly at the Petaling Jaya Sessions Court this morning, questions were raised as to why the authorities chose to charge them now, two days before the Chinese New

Power to rule in the hands of young voters

By Zubaidah Abu Bakar – (THE NEW STRAITS TIMES) Malaysia’s young voters appear to be getting impatient with what they perceive as Barisan Nasional’s reluctance and resistance to change, writes ZUBAIDAH ABU BAKAR WHEN Malaysia holds its 13th general election, in 2013 at the latest,