Monthly Archives: February 2012

Yong: Be wary of ‘Malayan’ parties

By Queville To KOTA KINABALU: Former Sabah chief minister Yong Teck Lee cautioned Sabahans against the peninsula-based opposition parties’ talk of “fighting for Sabah autonomy” in their bid for support as the country gears up for 13th general election. “The … Continue reading

Posted in Sabah

Baram’s Jacob Sagan has more dirty fingers in the pie

Dirty Dato! – Not content with his Belian timber concessions Sagan has also picked up millions in state construction contracts! More information has been coming to light about the corrupted business ventures of Dato Jacob Sagan, Malaysia’s Deputy Minister for International … Continue reading

Posted in Corruption, Sarawak, Sarawak BN

‘Cina Babi, Penang Cina bodoh’, Guan Eng tells police of Perkasa-Umno attacks

By Lim Guan Eng Nearly two years ago, the Penang PR state government had set up a Speakers’ Square in Padang Kota Lama to permit not only freedom of speech but also freedom after speech. The Speakers’ Square upholds the … Continue reading

Posted in DAP Updates, Perkasa, UMNO

‘Hey bro, don’t lie lah!’

By Raymond Tombung KOTA KINABALU: An extraordinary public quarrel has erupted between Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Joseph Pairin Kitingan and his younger brother, Jeffrey, with each calling the other a liar. Each is claiming that he is the truer champion … Continue reading

Posted in Sabah, STAR State Reform Party

Guan Eng: Umno, Perkasa to blame if I’m harmed

Fearing for his safety, Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng has lodged a police report on what he claimed to be “violent threats” by Umno and Perkasa members. “… Should anything happen to me, Umno and Perkasa have to bear … Continue reading

Posted in DAP Updates, Perkasa, Police, UMNO

NFC bosses to open supermart in S’pore, alleges PKR

By Kuek Ser Kuang Keng Frustrated by the inaction of the authorities on the National Feedlot Centre scandal, PKR claimed today that Women, Family and Community Development Minister Shahrizat Abdul Jalil’s family was in the midst of operating an upmarket … Continue reading

Posted in Corporate world, Corruption, PKR Updates, UMNO

Umno says Nurul Izzah not attacked, but protected

By Aidila Razak Umno’s Lepar assemblyperson Mohd Shohaimi Jusoh has said that the man accused of trying to attack Lembah Pantai MP Nurul Izzah Anwar was actually trying to “protect” her. Mohd Shohaimi said his aide Asrullah Effendi Abdullah had … Continue reading

Posted in PKR Updates, UMNO

Perlis mufti, Perkasa chorus for The Star’s suspension

The Perlis mufti and pressure group Perkasa said The Star’s apology for publishing a photo offensive to Muslims was unsatisfactory, and wants the government to suspend the paper’s permit pending further investigations. Mufti Juanda Jaya and Perkasa sec-gen Syed Hassan … Continue reading

Posted in Media, Perkasa, Religion

It’s all slander, says woman in Badrulamin ‘khalwat’ case

The 28-year-old woman caught for allegedly committed ‘khalwat’ or close proximity with PKR leader Badrulamin Baharon at a hotel in Kuantan, vehemently denied the accusation, claiming that it was a total slander. In an exclusive interview with Malay daily Sinar … Continue reading

Posted in PKR Updates, Sex

Apologise for insulting the Ibans, writer told

SIBU: An article titled “Of Skulls and Sago Worms” published in Volume 44 of the Asian Beacon magazine is “demeaning, degrading, insulting and highly defamatory” to the Iban community, said Sarawak Dayak National Union (SDNU) Sibu branch. Its branch chairman … Continue reading

Posted in Media, Sarawak