Monthly Archives: January 2012

Najib says Perkasa’s ‘white packet’ fiasco nothing to do with his government

By Shannon Teoh and Lisa J. Ariffin KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 31 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak has distanced his administration from Perkasa’s Chinese New Year “white packet” faux pas, pointing out that the leader of the Malay rights NGO, Datuk … Continue reading

Posted in Najib Abdul Razak, NGO's

Undergrads netting foreign tourists for sex

MALACCA- The business has been around for a while but thanks to the Internet and social network, it is now easier for undergraduates to prostitute themselves to holidaying foreigners. A 21-year-old student from Ipoh is one such undergraduate. The student, … Continue reading

Posted in Media, Sex

Arrest Shahrizat’s husband immediately, PKR lodges report with MACC

By Melissa Lee PKR leadershave demanded the immediate arrest of Salleh Ismail, the husband of Umno minister Shahrizat Jalil, for alleged corruption over a RM250 million government soft loan granted to develop the National Feedlot Centre cattle breeding project in … Continue reading

Posted in Corporate world, Corruption, Crime, PKR Updates

Shahrizat’s husband: I did not try to bribe cops

KUALA LUMPUR — National Feedlot Corporation (NFCorp) chairman Datuk Seri Mohamad Salleh Ismail has denied asking the company’s former consultant, Datuk Shamsubahrin Ismail, to bribe the police to stop investigations into the RM250 million national cattle farming scandal. The husband … Continue reading

Posted in Corporate world, Corruption, Police

Speak English, Penang CPO tells his men

GEORGE TOWN- Strengthen your communication skills, especially in English, to deliver the right information to the community. In making this call to policemen, Penang police chief Deputy Commissioner Datuk Wira Ayub Yaakob said only 25% of the 5,000-strong policemen in … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Police

Borneo Alliance gathers steam

By Luke Rintod KOTA KINABALU: Four key Sabah-based groups are set to meet “officially” for the first time to discuss the formation of an alliance called United Borneo Alliance (UBA) and possibly discuss allocation of seats among themselves in preparation … Continue reading

Posted in Sabah, STAR State Reform Party

Umno’s in trouble in Selangor

By Mohd Ariff Sabri Aziz COMMENT In the pre-2008 general election days, Umno leaders castigated and demeaned former economic adviser Daim Zainuddin, claiming he was senile and past his shelf life, and that he was way-off with his political predictions. … Continue reading

Posted in Najib Abdul Razak, UMNO