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Questions for Khairy Jamaluddin

Those of you who read R.AGE, the youth platform of The Star which I work with, might have noticed our little announcement about Khairy Jamaluddin in the papers last week. The R.AGE team will be meeting with KJ, as he is fondly known, later this week to ask him questions (set by you!).

Facebook, Twitter is bad, according to Rais Yatim

About an hour ago, I sent out this tweet: Indeed, I could not think of any way of reacting to this Bernama article published on The Star Online, quoting Information, Communication and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Dr Rais Yatim warning Malaysians not to be “immersed” in Facebook, Twitter and Internet culture.

Violence is not the solution to any problem

Update (10am): Just heard that a molotov cocktail was also thrown into Assumption Church in PJ. The Malaysian Insider has reported it. But in light of this, I wanted to share with you this tweet from another colleague, Sashi: “Condemn the act, don’t retaliate” and this one by my friend Davina: “In violence, we forget […]

UMNO wings results

Wanita UMNO – Shahrizat Abdul Jalil Puteri UMNO – Rosnah Shirlin Pemuda UMNO – Khairy Jamaluddin I’m going to bed. Log on to The Star Online for updates. 11.26pm Malaysian time (+8 GMT)

UMNO Youth: Staying relevant?

As I sit here by my computer awaiting the results that are streaming in from the UMNO wings elections (Datuk Seri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil beat Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz – 507 to 280 votes, btw), I got to thinking about UMNO Youth. I’m not sure if it’s because I work with and for young people […]