Fri, 11 May 2012 03:28:23 GMT | By MSN Malaysia News
Mothers at the heart of political dynasties

Tun Rahah Noah



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Malaysia's Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak comes from a distinguished dynasty that has helmed the nation twice, along with attendant high-ranking positions in the government and business.

The Prime Minister would no doubt point to his mother Tun Rahah Noah for his good upbringing: it takes a great woman to be the wife of a prime minister and give birth to one, too.

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May 11, 2012 8:27PM
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Very high regards for Datin Seri Wan Azizah. The demure  mother who groom her kids espescially  Nurul Izzah to be a fine young lady while the husband was away. The mother who fought for the father of her kids to the extent of forming a political party and winning at the polls is no easy task.

A mother who stand firm by her man in health, sickness, poverty or wealth and most of all being ostracised  by her husband's ex-colleaques and their wives - the  elites.

 

Going  the full  distance of  time well tested , a mother like her is a rare Malaysian gem. 

Datin Seri Wan Azizah , from the bottom of my heart -  Happy Mother's Day!   

May 13, 2012 1:01AM
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To all good mothers whose sacrifices can nurture good leaders. We salute you.
To all good mothers whose unwavering love may have spoilt their children to be corrupt. We sympathise you.
To all good mothers who put their children's welfare above themselves and creates noble citizens. We are in awe of you.

All mothers are good because they have to suffer to bring forth our life. The first cry a baby makes is in empathy with it's mother's ordeal of carrying them for months and the pains they have to undergo to deliver them. Without mothers there is no world.
May 13, 2012 6:38AM
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Datin Seri Wan Azizah....HAPPY MOTHERS DAY.....for your things a simple quite woman who had to face such a challenge in life.....We women in East malaysia salute to you.We wish you long life .

May 13, 2012 12:42AM
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There is a sanskrit saying that goes like this:
"MATA, PITA, GURU, DEVA" (MOTHER, FATHER, TEACHER, GOD).
It basically places the order of importance of one's life influence.
HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY.
May 13, 2012 9:56AM
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Happy Mother's Day Datin Seri Wan Azizah! You are a woman of substance. You have defined the definition of A mother, a wife and such a leader in the face of such ZALIM situation and circumstances. Whatever the people say about you or your family, it doesn't matter anymore as you have stood tall and put the enemies to shame. You are a diamond to your family and a national treasure to Malaysia. May God bless you with more blessed years to come. Thank you for setting an example for all mothers and wives. You don't deserve what they threw at you but you simply took it all in your strides. NOW, the enemies know what stuff you are made of. Salute A Great Mother. 
May 14, 2012 11:49PM
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As for the Kennedys - theirs was a country where a man can follow his dreams....politics could be harsh but at the same time there were stong laws around it. Their constitution respected and upheld at all costs by the nation and government. Justice and education was not the politicians to manipulate. In our country it is corruption of values through and through. What is there to compare those great leaders to our power blinded leaders?
May 14, 2012 11:40PM
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I fully agree that the mother and wife who was tested ferociously by a terrible political schemer deserves the salute for mother's day. I can well imagine the trauma she and her children would have gone through - for which the perpetrator will pay because there is God and His justice.

Happy mother's day Datin Seri Wan Azizah and God be with you.

May 14, 2012 11:43PM
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On the same note I always worry when the media plays up mothers day so much. The children who don't have a mother and mothers who have children who have forgotten them would be very sorrowful on this day. Perhaps we should play things down a little on this day for the sake of these suffering mothers and motherless children.
May 13, 2012 12:05PM
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Thanks to the Editor of MSN for captioned the photo above, that brought us question on the MOTHER of the MAN that did vacuumed us back to one Cherok Tok Kun's Penang political background. This report is way too short when the public were also reading the... www.anwaraidc.com/?p=11994 Published by AIDC on May 28, 2011 on Anwar's Dysfunctional Family.

Hajjah Che Yan's should be highlighted here, to match the captioned photo.

Anyway, Goodluck to you Izzah and all.
May 13, 2012 2:45PM
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Hello,Hello, Hello, Hello, 1Justice77 are you foriegn, lack of awareness (inferior) or pretentious??? Nevertheless, you have demonstrated the unwanted fruits of an unhealthy tree. Me **** off??? I tell this straight to your face that corruptions and unconstitutional governance are of the pasts. I am not a politicians and I can afford to import the appropriate people to transform my country, Malaysia.

 

Please take cognizant that I am of the Soverign Majesty herein and within. Are you a Muslim? "In_Sy_Allah" and I got the biggest problem (masaAllah) in the world because of the bastard government and others. ****g have me to be a computer and now I have to commit the 10 Commandments and it is no different from our Rukun Negara. Its not donkey time you are taking but God's time.  

 

You are a liar, in fact my herein respond is to make to all very clear of my positions and careful, please.   

May 13, 2012 5:59PM
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Political Dynasty is nothing new, i wonder what happen to PM's mom... not in here meh? UMNO gathering at Bukit Jalil not uploaded? Something fishy about this so called MSN Malaysia... it highlight more PKR political news than others.. u really know how to spark tention among Malaysian...

May 14, 2012 4:21AM
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Chee you are a trash.You have no right to be in this country. If you don't like this country go to hell. you are not fit to call yourself a Malaysian.You are a leftover Ching Peng's kissing cousin.What do you want? You expect the government to blow sugar in you arsch.
May 13, 2012 10:55AM
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Shame on you wan azizah. u came to see tun and tun siti hasmah when u got to know yr husband was ****g samsidar. then you mad anwar go and beat up dr rsitina and umi hafilda forcing them to change their statement.. The rest is history...now u say u are only by anwar's sdie because you dont want your children to disown their father. maybe u get in the butt everyday and u like it.
May 12, 2012 6:08PM
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The bastard Malaysian government (unconstitutional) had birthed redundant mothers in the country. Perhaps, in the whole world such corruptions had existed and if no heed taken within the instance it is best the world to be ended by an Armargeddon.
May 13, 2012 6:09AM
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Michael M Chee, you f**king moron! If you don't like what has the Msian Govt had given to you than you better f**k off from this country. You should be ashamed of yourself  living in this peaceful and beautiful country. Even the Opposition are also practicing corruptions among themselves. You better check what's going on in Selangor and Penang. On the sand issues in Selangor, it was obviously the PR peoples especially the stupid rocket peeps are taking advantage while managing Selangor govt subsidiary. While in Penang, the CM is simply making money for himself and his cronies. You are such an Idiot SOB!
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