Monthly Archives: July 2013

Sanjeevan not in coma and slowly recovering, says father

Sanjeevan being moved to the Serdang Hospital from the Tuanku Jaafar Hospital in Seremban. By Rahimy Rahim PETALING JAYA: R. Sri Sanjeevan, the target of an attempted murder, is not in a coma and on his way to recovery at … Continue reading

Posted in Crime, Health

Cops look for ‘Four-eyed Boy’ in AmBank murder

Police have released stills from close-circuit television footage of a suspect in the fatal shooting of AmBank founder Hussain Ahmad Najadi in Kuala Lumpur on Monday. In a statement on its Facebook page, the Kuala Lumpur police headquarters said the … Continue reading

Posted in Crime, Police

Why the beauty contest is important

By Zaid Ibrahim The Jabatan Agama Islam Wilayah Persekutuan (JAWI) has made its final decision that the four Muslim girls are prohibited from participating in the Miss Malaysia World 2013 beauty contest. There’s nothing surprising about this considering the condemnation … Continue reading

Posted in Religion, Women's rights

PAS: Make public identities of gun owners

PAS has urged the police to review all gun licences issued to ensure that the guns did not fall into the wrong hands, contributing to the recent spate of shootings. PAS information chief Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man (left) also urged … Continue reading

Posted in MoCS (Sarawak)

Uthayakumar fights from the inside

“Prison Department’s task is to control them with a feeling of humanity and help them lead useful and law-abiding while in custody and after release.” – Official portal of Prisons Department of Malaysia By S Thayaparan COMMENT When a person … Continue reading

Posted in Race relations, Special Interest

Headmistress has apologised for ‘Balik India, China’ remark, claims MIC

PETALING JAYA, July 31 — A school headmistress in Shah Alam admitted today to telling non-Malay pupils to “go back to India and China” and apologised for her remarks, MIC leader A. Prakash Rao said today. The SMK Alam Megah … Continue reading

Posted in Education

Ex-CID director: Shootings a new phenomenon

KUALA LUMPUR, July 31 — The firearm-related murder incident, which has become rampant, is a new phenomenon in Malaysia and probably involves hitmen, former Criminal Investigation Department chief Tan Sri Zaman Khan said. He said this was because robbery was … Continue reading

Posted in Crime, Police

Ringgit drops to 15-year-low against Singapore dollar

By Toni Waterman SINGAPORE – The Malaysian ringgit has weakened to a 15-year-low against the Singapore dollar. It has been on the steady decline against the Singapore dollar and the US dollar since May when the US Federal Reserve mentioned … Continue reading

Posted in Economy

IGP: Shooters are Sanjeevan’s friends

Police rule out hired killers in the murder attempt of MyWatch chairman. By Alfian ZM Tahir KUALA LUMPUR: A new revelation has emerged in the assassination attempt involving MyWatch chairman R Sri Sanjeevan. Inspector General of Police, Khalid Abu Bakar … Continue reading

Posted in Crime, Police

‘Najib’s associate pushed Jasbir out of Scorpene deal’

By Nigel Aw Although described as the ‘architect’ of the Scorpene deal, negotiator Jasbir Singh Chahl was in fact pushed out of the agreement and later replaced with defence analyst Abdul Razak Baginda, human rights group Suaram has revealed. “Suaram … Continue reading

Posted in Najib Abdul Razak, NGO's, Special Interest | 1 Comment