Monthly Archives: July 2012

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

Sarawak gov’t slow to announce cholera outbreak

By Keruah Usit Sarawak’s government has been criticised for being slow to respond to an outbreak of cholera in the central oil town of Bintulu. Sources in the Health Ministry have disclosed, on condition of anonymity, that 152 children and … Continue reading

Posted in Health, Sarawak

Ex-Ho Hup MD lodges report over inaction on Gani

By Hafiz Yatim Pressure is mounting on attorney-general Abdul Gani Patail to be investigated for abuse of power and possible graft after former Ho Hup Bhd managing director Low Tuck Choy lodged a police report recently asking why the authorities … Continue reading

Posted in Corruption, Police

‘Obedient Wives’ can’t see rape in marriage

By Ahmad Fadli Rape in marriage is impossible as far as the Obedient Wives Club (OWC) is concerned and married couples can practise oral sex, an act which is illegal under the law. According to OWC president Fauziah Ariffin, in … Continue reading

Posted in Religion, Sex

‘BN could lose more than half of Sabah seats’

By Aidila Razak The BN stands to lose more than 60 percent of its parliamentary seats in Sabah in the next general election, said a Sabah-based political scientist. UiTM Sabah lecturer Arnold Puyok said that, based on his research, BN … Continue reading

Posted in 13th General Election, Sabah