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Jerrenn Lam · December, 2010

Social media and all things digital excite me. Although working in marketing pays the bills, I have a particular interest in politics, international relations, advocacy and human rights.

Besides a love for writing, I also enjoy travelling and keeping up with the Kardashians.

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Latest posts by Jerrenn Lam from December, 2010

29 December 2010

Malaysia-Indonesia Soccer Match Turns Into War of Words

Malaysia and Indonesia are the two finalists in the Asean Football Federation Suzuki Cup. Two twitter hashtags made it into the worldwide trending topics, ‘Hate Malaysia’ and ‘#loveindonesia’ as Indonesian...

18 December 2010

Malaysia: Anwar Ibrahim suspended from Parliament

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim was suspended from the Parliament for six months for linking Prime Minister Najib Razak’s 1Malaysia concept to that of ‘One Israel’. Bloggers discuss the impact...

14 December 2010

Malaysia: Moratorium on Medical Schools

The Malaysian government has imposed a five-year moratorium on medical programs across the country, with the aim of shifting the focus from quantity to quality as the number of medical...

7 December 2010

Malaysia's 14-Year Old Bride

Should a 14-year old girl be allowed to marry? Malaysia's Syariah Court has recently allowed a 14-year old girl to marry a 23-year old teacher. Bloggers debate on child marriages

5 December 2010

Malaysia: Two Firms Mentioned in Wikileaks Documents

The recent leak of U.S. ‘diplomatic cables’ by Wikileaks implicated two Malaysian firms for allegedly being involved in ‘a network controlled by Iran to purchase missile technology from China’ but...