Monthly Archives: July 2012

Miri businessman shot dead mafia-style

  MIRI: A fatal mafia-style shooting has erupted again, this time in Miri. A 48-year-old businessman with interests in pubs and other ventures was shot at point-blank range at a traffic light junction in Jalan Bendahara at about 6pm. It … Continue reading

Posted in Crime

PAS links cost Abby Abadi tudung contract

By Ahmad Fadli KC Popular actress-singer Abby Abadi alleged that her contracts as a spokesperson for a tudung company has been terminated because of her involvement with PAS. “On July 4 July my contract as a spokesperson for their company … Continue reading

Posted in Celebrity, PAS

Rebel duo adds to fragmented Sabah opposition

By Nigel Aw While the defection of two Sabah MPs from BN may have left ruling coalition leaders red-faced, the move may prove a bane for the already fragmented Sabah opposition. Yesterday, Beufort MP Lajim Ukin and Tuaran MP Wilfred … Continue reading

Posted in Pakatan Rakyat, Sabah

Even Dr M prefers ‘superior’ cars

By RK Anand PETALING JAYA: The opposition’s pledge to slash car prices with the abolition of taxes has got tongues wagging, many in support and a few against. While Pakatan Rakyat claimed that the move would not dent the sales … Continue reading

Posted in Dr Mahathir Mohamad

Najib could be our super hero

By Mariam Mokhtar The solution is simple: If Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak wants to create his own political tsunami, reverse the trend set by the federal opposition coalition, and earn the respect of the rakyat, he knows what he … Continue reading

Posted in Barisan Nasional, Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Najib Abdul Razak

Tuaran MP quits BN, pledges to support Pakatan

By S Pathmawathy Tuaran MP Wilfred Mojilip Bumburing today announced his decision to leave BN by quitting the United Pasokmomogun Kadazandusun Murut Organisation (Upko), promising to lend support to Pakatan Rakyat. “I have discussed this with several of Upko’s supreme … Continue reading

Posted in Barisan Nasional, Pakatan Rakyat

Gov’t scraps controversial Merdeka logo

The government has decided to replace the 55th National Day celebrations logo with the standard 1Malaysia logo after a week of public outcry. Announcing this in a post on micro-blogging site Twitter, Information, Communications and Culture Rais Yatim said this … Continue reading

Posted in Barisan Nasional, Special Interest

London Olympics opens with spectacular pageant

By John Mehaffey, Reuters Britain’s Queen Elizabeth declared the London Olympics open after playing a cameo role in a dizzying ceremony designed to highlight the grandeur and eccentricities of the nation that invented modern sport. Children’s voices intertwining from the … Continue reading

Posted in Sports

Whose tune is Anwar dancing to?

By Jeswan Kaur COMMENT The once-upon-a-time reformation led by dethroned deputy prime minister Anwar Ibrahim against the federal government then led by Dr Mahathir Mohamad did bring with it a glimmer of hope. To the truth-seeking Malaysians, the desperately-needed reformation … Continue reading

Posted in Anwar Ibrahim, Sex | 2 Comments

‘Tan Sris’ involved in buying fake degrees, say cops

By Hazlan Zakaria Eminent members of society, some of whom hold ‘Tan Sri’ titles, have been implicated in buying fake degrees from a syndicate recently brought down by the Selangor police commercial crimes investigation department (CCID). “Many of those involved … Continue reading

Posted in Crime, Education, Police