Monthly Archives: November 2011

Is Taib slipping under growing pressure?

By Clare Rewcastle Brown COMMENT In an act of crazy stupidity, Sarawak Chief Minister Taib Mahmud has responded to growing condemnation of his family’s illegitimate wealth by claiming that others in Sarawak are poor because they “do not have it … Continue reading

Posted in Corruption, Taib Mahmud aka The Termite, The Taib family

Debtor Datuk on the run from Ah Long

JOHOR BARU- A “Datuk” who borrowed RM700,000 from an Ah Long has disappeared. The Johor Baru MCA public complaints bureau deputy chairman Michael Tay said the “Datuk” accumulated the debt after he started gambling online. He added that he tried … Continue reading

Posted in Here and There

Anger of a community betrayed

By Mariam Mokhtar Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak, and Malaysia’s missions overseas, will have to get used to scenes like the one last Saturday in London. For over a year, scores of Malaysians have braved the elements to gather in … Continue reading

Posted in Election Commission, Malaysians overseas

Muhyiddin: DAP out to make Malaysia a republic

By Nigel Aw The Umno general assembly kicked off with Muhyiddin Yassin launching a blistering attack against Pakatan Rakyat, accusing everything they do to be against Malay interests. In his speech at the officiation of the youth, wanita and puteri … Continue reading

Posted in DAP Updates, Pakatan Rakyat, UMNO

Guan Eng: History shows police will be biased

The police have a tendency to be biased in handling protests but the Peaceful Assembly Bill 2011 does not prohibit this, warns Lim Guan Eng (Bagan – DAP) in the Dewan Rakyat today. “Records shows that the police side BN … Continue reading

Posted in Constitutional Bills, DAP Updates, Parliament, Police

Done deal – Peaceful Assembly Bill passed

By Aidila Razak The Dewan Rakyat passed the contentious Peaceful Assembly Bill after less than four hours of debate by six parliamentarians. The Bill, which bans street demonstrations but allows regulated assemblies, was passed by voice vote, in the absence … Continue reading

Posted in Constitutional Bills, Parliament

One hanged herself but more sex videos of female celebrities leaked

Yet another sex scandal has rocked the Korean entertainment industry, well-known for its “casting couch” practises of trading sexual favours for opportunities. This time, a series of over 30 sex videos featuring a number of A- and B-list female Korean … Continue reading

Posted in Celebrity, Crime, Sex