Monthly Archives: January 2012

Shamsubahrin: NFC chief pressured me to bribe police

By Nigel Aw Businessman Shamsubahrin Ismail, who has been charged with cheating National Feedlot Corporation (NFC) executive chairperson Mohamed Salleh Ismail, says Salleh pressured him to bribe the police to cover up the company’s scandal. He made this claim in … Continue reading

Posted in Corporate world, Corruption, Crime, Police

Did Najib threaten us?

By Mariam Mokhtar Malaysian parents already bemoan the fact that they have to spend a fortune on PS3, X-Box and other computer games. If that was not sufficiently worrying, Home minister Hishamuddin Hussein has spent about RM7 million of taxpayers’ … Continue reading

Posted in Najib Abdul Razak

DAP wants PM to explain how RM7b highway will benefit public

By Shannon Teoh KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 29 — The DAP demanded today Datuk Seri Najib Razak explain how a RM7 billion highway to be tolled for a record 60 years will benefit the public when taxpayers stand to lose up … Continue reading

Posted in DAP Updates, UMNO

Foreign boyfriends might be drug traffickers, Bidayuh women warned

KUCHING: Bidayuh women have been warned to beware of syndicates out to dupe local women into carrying drugs overseas. Deputy Tourism Minister Datuk Dr James Dawos said foreign drug traffickers had tricked an increasing number of Malaysian women, especially young … Continue reading

Posted in Crime, Sarawak

Air Asia and Tony: From public champion to money-grabbing witch?

By Kenny Gan AirAsia is one of Malaysia’s great success stories. From basically nothing except a few old planes serving a few domestic routes CEO Tony Fernandes has built it into the biggest budget airline in Asia with routes spanning … Continue reading

Posted in Corporate world

Ibrahim Ali dishes out RM10,000 in white ‘ang pow’

By Nigel Aw More than 300 senior citizens and residents received a boon at Perkasa’s first Chinese New Year open house today as close to RM10,000 was handed out. Leaders of the right-wing Malay pressure group handed out the season’s … Continue reading

Posted in NGO's, Race relations

Anwar unfazed by Datuk T’s threat

By Susan Loone Opposition Leader Anwar Ibrahim is unfazed by Datuk T’s latest threat to expose yet another video purportedly depicting him in a sexual tryst. At the Penang state Chinese New Year open house in Seberang Jaya today, Anwar … Continue reading

Posted in Anwar Ibrahim, Sex, UMNO

‘Umno laying groundwork for Sex Video 2.0’

Umno-owned Utusan Malaysia’s front-page report yesterday quoting one of the ‘Datuk T’ trio about a new sex video allegedly involving Anwar Ibrahim is yet another attempt to further tarnish the opposition leader’s reputation. “The statement by (former Perkasa treasurer) Shuib … Continue reading

Posted in Anwar Ibrahim, Sex, UMNO

Forget NFC, go for Mindef, says Zaid

By Patrick Lee PETALING JAYA: When it comes to massive costs and covert deals, the National Feedlot Centre (NFC) is “peanuts” compared to the billions of ringgit being spent on the Royal Malaysian Navy,  KITA chief Zaid Ibrahim claimed. He … Continue reading

Posted in Corruption, KITA - People's Welfare Party

Jessie to shoot first movie based on her books

LATEST DIARY: Transsexual Chung and hubby Joshua Beh promoting her new book. KUCHING: Jessie Chung, the founder of Natural Health Farm company, will be shooting her first movie on her life story starting October this year. The movie will be … Continue reading

Posted in Feel-Good story, Sarawak