Daniel Chandranayagam

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Daniel Chandranayagam is the editor-in-chief of the CSR Digest (http://csrdigest.com/). With a background in writing and researching, Daniel read for his law degree in the UK. He is especially interested in what businesses can do to curb corruption, bribery and to promote a better life for the communities in which they are based. His blog is at http://pottedplot.com/.

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Latest posts by Daniel Chandranayagam

1 May 2010

From blogger to corporate liason officer

In 2008, Malaysian blogger Syed Azidi Syed Aziz took the headlines by calling Malaysian bloggers to fly (or place) the national flag upside down on their blogs. This was as a sign of a nation in distress. The reason he did this, according to Syed himself, wasn't entirely altruistic. While...

15 February 2010

Malaysia: Doctored Photos of Politicians No-No

A blogger, who had allegedly posted doctored images of Kelantan Mentri Besar, Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat and Opposition Leader Anwar Ibrahim. The image is reported to have Nik Abdul Aziz having anal intercourse with Anwar.

Malaysia: Insult To Royalty Not So Easily Forgiven

Malaysian blogger, Khairul Nizam Abd Ghani, or "Aduka Taruna", was recently arrested for allegedly insulting the late Sultan of Johor, Sultan Iskandar ibni Almarhum Sultan Ismail.

11 August 2009

Malaysia: Racism Rears Its Ugly Head – Or Is It Just Politics?

The state government of Perak in Malaysia mulls if it should “take action” against two bloggers who purportedly insulted the Perak royalty and the sanctity of Islam through their writings recently. The (new) Menteri Besar, or Chief Minister for the state, Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir, was reported to have said that...

6 August 2009

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Malaysia: A Step Closer To Internet Censorship?

The Malaysian government is looking into the feasibility of installing an Internet filter to block “undesirable websites”, along the lines of the People's Republic of China's abandoned “Green Dam” software. The reason for this new move is so that racial harmony in multicultural Malaysia is maintained, according to news site...

22 May 2009

Malaysia: Proposal to register bloggers

Recent news reports state that Information, Communications and Culture Minister, Datuk Seri Dr Rais Yatim, announced that bloggers using locally hosted websites may be required to register with the authorities. According to Rais, registration was one of the measures the government was considering to prevent the spread of “negative” or “malicious content”...

1 May 2009

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Malaysia: Schizophrenic Attitude Towards New Media

News reports state that only thirteen media companies have been invited to the Perak Assembly sitting to be held on May 7, 2009. The sitting of the Malaysian state assembly of Perak is highly anticipated because of the current political climate in the state, which began when the ruling coalition, the...