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  • Student group not happy over Obama’s Universiti Malaya visit
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    Student group Solidariti Mahasiswa Malaysia (SMM) is against US President Barack Obama's (pic) scheduled visit to Universiti Malaya on Sunday where he is expected to host a town hall session with young leaders from Southeast Asia. In a statement, the student group said that this was because Obama had disappointed many quarters, including... …

PETALING JAYA, 9 Ogos (Bernama) -- Cadangan parti pembangkang untuk

tampil dengan tema Hari Kemerdekaan mereka sendiri merupakan satu permainan

politik untuk memperlekehkan kerajaan pusat, kata Timbalan Menteri Penerangan

Komunikasi dan Kebudayaan Datuk Maglin Dennis D''Cruz.

Beliau berkata pemimpin parti pembangkang tidak bersetuju dengan tema

"Janji Ditepati" kerana mereka tidak dapat menepati janji yang ditaburkan kepada

rakyat sebelum ini.

"Apabila mereka dengar sahaja ''Janji ditepati'', mereka rasa malu sebab

mereka hanya boleh ''janji'' dan tidak dapat menunaikannya, inilah masalah mereka,

inilah yang menyebabkan mereka mahu menggunakan tema mereka tersendiri," katanya

kepada pemberita selepas melancarkan ''MPHonline and Samsung eBook Application"

di Subang Jaya dekat sini hari ini.

"Janji Ditepati ialah untuk kami ahli politik, kami berkata atau berjanji

sesuatu yang kami perlu lakukan untuk rakyat. Ia merupakan satu kesedaran. Satu

peringatan daripada PM (Perdana Menteri) untuk kami berkhidmat dengan lebih

baik," katanya ketika diminta mengulas tindakan negeri-negeri tadbiran

pembangkang yang menggunakan tiga tema berlainan bagi sambutan Hari Kemerdekaan

ke-55 tahun ini.

Selasa lepas, pakatan pembangkang mengumumkan kerajaan negeri Kedah akan

menggunakan "Terus Berbakti", Kelantan "Menerajui Perubahan" manakala Pulau

Pinang dan Selangor "Sebangsa, Senegara, Sejiwa" sebagai tema Hari Kemerdekaan

berbanding tema kerajaan Persekutuan "55 Tahun Merdeka, Janji Ditepati".



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