Monthly Archives: June 2012

Victim of a spurned suitor’s fury

By Austin Cameons KUALA LUMPUR: A clerk who got engaged two weeks ago died after she was brutally attacked and set on fire outside her apartment in Ampang by a spurned suitor. P. Yoga Ambiga (pic), 27, who stayed in … Continue reading

Posted in Crime

Bad start, Mr Chief Secretary

By Lim Teck Ghee COMMENT In his first public interview since assuming the position of chief secretary, Ali Hamsa, said all the politically correct and bland things that one expects from someone eager to show Malaysians that he is up … Continue reading

Posted in Civil Society | 1 Comment

Be careful of your actions, Dr M warns daughter

(The Malaysian Insider) – Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamed has cautioned his daughter to be wary of her outspokenness as well as support for groups like Bersih and sexuality rights movements, saying these may affect her family members who are still … Continue reading

Posted in Dr Mahathir Mohamad

Threats, racism and lies – a regime clinging to power?

By Charles Santiago MP SPEAKS Civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr said, “Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” I wonder what the ruling Barisan Nasional’s Sri Gading lawmaker Mohamad Aziz is. … Continue reading

Posted in DAP Updates, UMNO

Why expose now, Pakatan?

By K Pragalath PETALING JAYA: Malaysia Today editor Raja Petra Kamarudin questioned the motives of Pakatan Rakyat lawmakers in not exposing Barisan Nasional’s alleged attempts to buy them at the time when the offers were made in 2009 and 2010. … Continue reading

Posted in Barisan Nasional, Pakatan Rakyat, Raja Petra Kamaruddin | 1 Comment

French probe did unearth Scorpene links to Altantuya

By Susan Loone While news reports had it that French prosecution papers disclosed that Altantuya Shaariibuu had never entered France, none mentioned that a witness had claimed that a Malta company paid for her travels with political analyst Abdul Razak … Continue reading

Posted in Court case, Crime, Najib Abdul Razak

Govt weak against human trade, says Tenaganita

By K Pragalath PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian government lacks the will to fight human trafficking effectively, according to the human rights organisation Tenanaganita. The criticism came in the wake of the US State Department’s release of its latest Trafficking in … Continue reading

Posted in Civil Society, NGO's

Umno MP withdraws ‘hang Ambiga’ remark

By Hazlan Zakaria Umno MP for Sri Gading Mohamad Aziz today retracted his remark made on Tuesday where he asked if Bersih co-chairperson S Ambiga should be hung for treason. “I am a disciplined person. I am from a party … Continue reading

Posted in Ambiga Sreenevasan, Parliament, UMNO | 1 Comment

‘Najib’s administration plagued by corruption’

By Fathi Aris Omar and Jimadie Shah Othman Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak’s administration is still seen as plagued by corruption in Umno’s leadership ranks, in direct contrast with that of his father’s, the late Abdul Razak Hussein in the … Continue reading

Posted in Corruption, Najib Abdul Razak

Daniyar’s mom arrested in Dubai?

By K Kabilan PETALING JAYA: Maira Nazarbayev, mother to Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak’s future son-in-law Daniyar Nazarbayev, is believed to have been arrested in Dubai as she was about to fly off to Europe for a vacation. A source … Continue reading

Posted in Crime, Foreign News, Najib Abdul Razak