Under-Privileged, Orphaned and Abused Children’s Day Out 2007

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  • October 4, 2007
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4th. October, 2007

To All Members of the Bar

UNDER-PRIVILEGED, ORPHANED AND ABUSED CHILDREN’S DAY OUT 2007

We refer to the above captioned matter.

The Malacca Bar Committee is pleased to inform members that we will be hosting an outing for under-privileged, orphaned or abused children from the Salvation Army’s Lighthouse Children’s Home, Sri Ramakrishna Ashram, Fatima Home and Seck Kia Eenh’s Mudita Home.

The purpose of the outing is simply to allow the children to enjoy an afternoon out from their homes where food, drinks and entertainment will be provided. For ease of reference, the particulars of the said event are as follows:

Date     :    27th. October, 2007 (Saturday)
Time    :    1.00 – 2.30 p.m.
Venue  :    The Malacca Club, Rotunda, Tanjong Kling

This is the second time that the Malacca Bar is organizing a charitable event for such children. Just as the year before, we anticipate that there will be approximately 100 children attending.

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Important Announcement

Kindly be informed that the father of Goh Leong Chong passed away yesterday. The funeral wake is being held in KM1145, Taman Kelemak Jaya, Alor Gajah. The cremation will be held at Jelutong this Saturday at 11 a.m.

The Malacca Bar Committee extends our deepest condolences to Mr Goh Leong Chong and their family in this time of bereavement.

Wong Fook Meng

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Important Announcement

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  • September 28, 2007
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Kindly be informed that the learned Malacca High Court Judge will be on leave from 16th to the 30th of October 2007. All cases shall be fixed for mention only and will be adjourned to another date.

Please be guided accordingly.

Wong Fook Meng

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Walk to Justice

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  • September 28, 2007
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contributed by Desmond Ho

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The Malacca Bar was represented by about 20 members for the historic march that was triggered off by the VK Lingam video clip fiasco. Many were not happy with our Chief Justice, Tan Sri Ahmad Fairuz’s “no comments” and denial through Nazri. Therefore, the few that took up the challenge to travel to Putrajaya met at the Bar Committee office first before leaving together for Putrajaya.

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We reached Putrajaya in time but the first 3 entry points to Precinct 3 Putrajaya were blocked by the police. No explanation offered. We were getting agitated in the van and wanted to confront them. Vehicles were randomly allowed or denied access to the roads. We managed to get through the third entry point (possibly because our van only had a Manipal car sticker and not a Bar one?) where else the other two cars were not that successful. The behavior of the police puzzled us. What are they trying to do?

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Important Announcement

The Bar Council is organizing a march on 26th September 2007 at 11 a.m. at the Palace of Justice in Putrajaya in connection with the allegations arising from the above video.

The march will be made to the Prime Minister’s Office where a memorandum will be given to the Cabinet to call for the setting up of a Royal Commission to investigate the recent video purportedly involving the fixing of appointment of judges.

Transport will be provided to fetch members from the Malacca Bar Committtee’s office to Putrajaya. Members of the Malacca Bar who are interested to participate in the march are to contact Mr Lawrence Ang of the Bar Committee and register accordingly. The group shall leave at 9 a.m. from the Malacca Bar Committee’s office.

UPDATED @ 24.09.2007 : A draft transcript of the purported conversation from the alleged video is as follows:

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Poll: What Do You Think of This Website?

The 1st Poll ran from 25.07.2007 – 23.09.2007 seeking member’s views on the present version of this website. Nineteen people voted and the popular choice, with 8 votes, was “It could be better”. Running a close second with 7 votes was “My grandma could do better.”

Your views have been noted and changes are in store for this website. In the interim, a new poll has been put up. So, please feel free to cast your votes.

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