Monthly Archives: February 2013

Ex-CCID chief files suit against former IGP

By Hafiz Yatim Retired Commercial Crime Investigation Department director Ramli Yusuff filed a defamation suit on Tuesday against former Inspector General of Police Musa Hassan for what the latter had said last December at a press conference which had allegedly … Continue reading

Posted in Court case, Police

Anwar: Kit Siang and Hadi may be DPM

PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang and DAP parliamentary leader Lim Kit Siang may be appointed as deputy prime ministers if Pakatan Rakyat wins the next general election, said the PKR de facto leader, Anwar Ibrahim. In an exclusive interview with … Continue reading

Posted in Pakatan Rakyat

PI Bala claims Razak regretted Altantuya killing

By Koh Jun Lin Political analyst Abdul Razak Baginda had apparently expressed regret over the murder of Mongolian national, Altantuya Shaariibuu, just prior to his arrest, claimed former private investigator P Balasubramaniam. “I should have paid the US$500,000 (RM1,550,750) as … Continue reading

Posted in Crime, Najib Abdul Razak

Radio activists channel anger in Sarawak

By Dan Martin It’s 6pm in rural Borneo and Iban tribesman Luang Anak Entiyang springs up to fetch his short-wave radio, tuning in the day’s broadcast of Radio Free Sarawak (RFS) for a dozen fellow villagers. Daylight melts away into … Continue reading

Posted in Radio Free Sarawak

Malaysia now has 14 billionaires on Forbes list

Robert Kuok remains Malaysia’s richest person with a fortune of US$12.5 billion, according to the latest Forbes rich list. Malaysia now also boasts of 14 billion-dollar fortunes, up from 11 a year ago. The Kuala Lumpur Composite Index has moved … Continue reading

Posted in Special Interest

Pope Benedict speaks of church’s stormy waters in final papal audience

Pope Benedict XVI at his last weekly audience in St Peter’s square. Becoming pope, he said, meant one’s life was ‘totally deprived of the private sphere’. Photograph: AFP/Getty Rome (CNN) — In front of rapt crowds, Pope Benedict XVI spoke … Continue reading

Posted in Foreign News, Religion

Benedict to become ‘pope emeritus’ in retirement

Pope Benedict XVI’s famous red shoes were made by Antonio Arellano. Photograph: Tony Gentile/Reuters Pope Benedict XVI will be known as “emeritus pope” in his retirement and will continue to wear a white cassock, the Vatican has announced, again fuelling … Continue reading

Posted in Foreign News, Religion

Debate Anwar on manifesto, Najib dared

By G Vinod Pakatan Rakyat leaders also challenged other Barisan Nasional leaders to debate them instead of throwing accusations that their policy will bankrupt the nation. PETALING JAYA: Pakatan Rakyat has challenged Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak to debate with … Continue reading

Posted in Anwar Ibrahim, Najib Abdul Razak

SAPP: Sabah RCI must call Dr M, Anwar before GE13

Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) Youth has raised concern that key figures implicated in ‘Project IC’ will not be made to testify ahead of the upcoming general election, before the royal commission of inquiry (RCI) on immigrants in Sabah. In a … Continue reading

Posted in Anwar Ibrahim, Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Sabah

Expect BN to win between 123 and 135 seats

By Michael Yeoh Oon Kheng COMMENT The upcoming 13th general election will be a much-anticipated, most exciting and nail-biting election in the country’s history. Speculation on the election date has gone on for almost one year. The options for the … Continue reading

Posted in 13th General Election