Monthly Archives: June 2011

Where’s the RM1.2m, Jabu?

By Joseph Tawie KUCHING: Where has the RM1.2 million allocated by the Sarawak government to ferry Penan students from their respective villages in Baram gone? Posing the question, State PKR vice-president Voon Shiak Ni said the schools had not received … Continue reading

Posted in PKR Updates, Sarawak, Sarawak Legislative Assembly | 1 Comment

Umno can bring out 3mil members for demo

SIPITANG (Sabah): Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak said today Umno can mobilise its three million members to match those planning to take part in the July 9 illegal rally in Kuala Lumpur. But, he said, the party would not do … Continue reading

Posted in Najib Abdul Razak, UMNO

EC: Bersih intends to overthrow govt

By Stephanie Sta Maria KUALA LUMPUR: The Election Commission (EC) today echoed accusations by anti-Bersih supporters in branding the July 9 rally as a political ploy to overthrow the ruling government. EC deputy chairman, Wan Ahmad Wan Omar, pointed out … Continue reading

Posted in Bersih, Election Commission | 1 Comment

Kita unveils manifesto

By Syed Jaymal Zahid PETALING JAYA: Kita, the new political party led by Zaid Ibrahim, launched its election manifesto today, vowing to fight for “social justice, freedom and liberty” for all. Many of the pledges in the 10-point manifesto are … Continue reading

Posted in KITA - People's Welfare Party

Jabu slams DAP, leading to walkout by 12 reps

By Ang Ngan Toh Sarawak Deputy Chief Minister Alfred Jabu verbally assaulted the Sarawak DAP state assemblypersons today, accusing them of suppressing and oppressing the Dayak community. Unable to withstand the assault, the 12 state assemblypersons, led by Wong Ho … Continue reading

Posted in DAP Updates, Pakatan Rakyat, Sarawak BN, Sarawak Legislative Assembly

Top cop: Loss of lives possible at July 9 rallies

By Teoh El Sun KUALA LUMPUR – Inspector-General of Police Ismail Omar sounded an ominous warning today when he said that if the July 9 rallies were to take place, lives might be lost. “Based on our observation and analysis … Continue reading

Posted in Bersih, Police

‘Fight me in KL if you dare, Najib’

By K Pragalath Bersih 2.0 leader Harris Ibrahim has challenged Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak to an electoral duel. But, Haris, who is also president of the Malaysian Civil Liberties Movement (MCLM), said the Umno president must contest in a … Continue reading

Posted in Bersih, MCLM, UMNO