Monthly Archives: August 2013

Malaysians reject insincere patriotism

Mariam Mokhtar We are all proud to be Malaysian and we do not need anyone telling us what patriotism means or how we should show our national pride. Like faith and love, patriotism cannot be regulated, but few politicians will … Continue reading

Posted in Malaysians overseas, Special Interest

Good deed gone wrong: AirAsia executive dies in snatch theft incident

Motorist trying to help snatch theft victim causes her death instead By AUSTIN CAMOENS and M. KUMAR Tragic incident: The police forensic team inspecting the Proton Wira and collecting evidence. SHAH ALAM: Two Good Samaritans thought they could help a … Continue reading

Posted in Crime, Tragedy

BN back to same old ‘business’

Alyaa Alhadjri SHAH ALAM: With the 13th general election (GE13) over, the Barisan Nasional (BN) is back to its traditional “business”: appointing former top civil servants or party loyalists to positions in government-linked entities. This is normally done after they … Continue reading

Posted in Barisan Nasional, Corporate world

49 gangs named, 40,313 gangsters wanted, no politicians involved

Alfian ZM Tahir The membership of these banned organisations stood at 40,313 – with 28,926 of them being Indians, Chinese (8,214), Malays (1,923), Sabahans (329) and Sarawakians (921). PUTRAJAYA: The Home Ministry has declared 49 societies or gangs to be … Continue reading

Posted in Crime, Police

US seeks allied regime in Malaysia as millions funnelled to opposition

SPECIAL REPORTS It has been reported that the US government is behind the current developments in the Middle East, in particular in Egypt. It has also been reported that the US may soon launch an attack on Syria. What has … Continue reading

Posted in Special Interest

Setback for Fernandes’ Asean-Asian airline plan

Tan Sri Tony Fernandes’ hopes of creating a powerful Asean-Asian airline may take longer than expected as his AirAsia Asean office in Jakarta, Indonesia is believed to be being cleared out, with most Malaysian employees in charge of Asean operations … Continue reading

Posted in Corporate world

Toe the line, Najib tells Waytha

By Ram Anand Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak today said Senator P Waythamoorthy should toe the government line as the latter is a member of the government. “As a member of the government, you must be toe the line, you … Continue reading

Posted in Najib Abdul Razak