Monthly Archives: December 2012

Karpal Singh ticks off two party leaders who accepted Datukships

GEORGE TOWN: DAP chairman Karpal Singh (pix) has chided two party leaders, Datuk Ngeh Koo Ham and Datuk Teng Chang Khim, for accepting Datukships from state rulers, which is against the party’s long-standing principle. He said that according to the … Continue reading

Posted in DAP Updates

Umno’s miseducation of Zainuddin Maidin

“I won’t insult your intelligence by suggesting that you really believe what you just said.” – William F Buckley Jr. By S Thayaparan COMMENT On the other hand, maybe the implication of ‘intelligence’ when it comes to the former information … Continue reading

Posted in UMNO

Tun Dr Lim to be cremated on Wednesday

PETALING JAYA: The late Tun Dr Lim Keng Yaik‘s body will be cremated after a full state funeral on Wednesday, said his son Datuk Lim Si Pin. He said the cortege would leave his father’s home at Tropicana Golf and … Continue reading

Posted in Obituary

Keng Yaik – a born leader people listen to

By Joceline Tan PETALING JAYA: Everyone in Gerakan knew that Tun Dr Lim Keng Yaik, 73, had not been well the last two years. But the man who had lived such a public life in politics was incredibly private about … Continue reading

Posted in Obituary

Tun Dr Lim Keng Yaik dies at 73

Reports from BERNAMA, MKINI, STAR: Veteran politician and Gerakan stalwart Lim Keng Yaik passed away today at age 73. He passed away at 4.45pm at his residence in Petaling Jaya. According to Bernama, Lim died of old age. He is … Continue reading

Posted in Obituary | 1 Comment

Malaysian ruling party mobilises for crisis election

By John Roberts After repeated hints over the past year of an early election, Malaysia’s ruling United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) now appears likely to hold the poll close to the deadline for the dissolution of parliament in April next … Continue reading

Posted in Barisan Nasional, Pakatan Rakyat

Najib is too proud to bow before the people

By Mariam Mokhtar Hell would freeze over before the prime minister would apologise for his wrongdoings. COMMENT Last July, the New York Times (NYT) carried a report on the apology by the outgoing South Korean President Lee Myung-bak, for the … Continue reading

Posted in Najib Abdul Razak

Ignore the negative vibes, enjoy your Christmas holidays

DECEMBER is normally a relatively happy, easy and stress-free month. It’s  that time of the year when you can even afford to be lazy. Why, it’s the end of  the year and a time to take a well deserved break. … Continue reading

Posted in Feel-Good story

Musa denies knowledge of SD, Najib’s SMS

By Teoh El Sen Musa Hassan confirms that he met then DPM Najib Tun Razak to tell him that analyst Abdul Razak Baginda was to be arrested. Najib, however, told him to “carry on”. PETALING JAYA: The intensifying chatter of … Continue reading

Posted in Crime, Najib Abdul Razak, Police

PKR Youth plans to flood Rosmah’s mail box

By Nigel Aw PKR Youth will be organising a mass mailing of postcards to Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak’s wife, Rosmah Mansor, to exert pressure on her to break her silence on the recent series of expose by businessperson Deepak … Continue reading

Posted in PKR Updates, Rosmah Mansor