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Election forecast cranks up the heat

Politweet’s recent report on GE14 simulations raises interesting questions.

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Taking the pulse of Pagoh

IF YOU sit in your urban political bubble and read surveys from Invoke, the NGO, you’ll think it is an easy win for Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia president Tan Sri Muhyid­din Yassin in his parliamentary constituency of Pagoh.

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Two days of scams and ‘X’ banks

MY smartphone rang. An automa­ted voice said: “You have made a RM1,700 purchase in Poh Kong using your Bank ‘X’ Platinum card at 12.15pm. If you have not made the purchase, please press nine.”

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Final link to the huge Borneo market

A small, low-grade road in Sabah needs to be upgraded before the purchasing power of 24 million people can be tapped.

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One man’s Milo is another’s ‘oleh-oleh’

WHEN Agil Murthala visited Tarakan island in North Kalimantan in 2014, a friend gave him a variety of must-buy oleh-oleh (gifts or souvenirs, the Indonesian equivalent of the Malaysian term buah tangan) – locally produced salted fish and Malaysian-made Milo.

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One family, two towns

Cross-border trade between the ports of Tawau and Tarakan began centuries before Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines were formed.

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Insights from a former militant

The man behind Indonesia’s deradicalisation programme assesses the terror threat after the fall of Marawi and Raqqa.

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Silver lining amid flood catastrophe

Malaysians from all walks of life reached out to help those of differing faiths and ethnic groups during the crisis.

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Impact of Ruralgate on a new party

Whether the recent arrests have helped or hindered Parti Warisan Sabah depends on who you talk to.

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Three militants still at large

An ex-hostage describes his time with two of the remaining M’sians involved in the Marawi siege.

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Was Dr Mahmud really the ‘new emir’?

The death of the Malaysian terrorist has been confirmed, but earlier reports that he could be the next Islamic State leader in South-East Asia were likely exaggerated.

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It’s still a duopoly on the east coast

In the forthcoming general elections, let the mousedeer in Kelantan and Terengganu beware.