Monthly Archives: August 2013

Miss Malaysia – Not for Muslims?

When the organiser of Miss World Malaysia Anna Lim said that “As Malaysia is a multi-racial country, we have to show respect to the Muslim community”, I wonder: Do we respect Islam or Muslims? In other words, do we respect … Continue reading

Posted in Special Interest, Women's rights

‘Waytha will not be pushed out by ministers’

By Nigel Aw Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department P Waythamoorthy will not be pushed out of the government by cabinet ministers bent on seeing him go, says Persatuan Hindraf Malaysia adviser N Ganesan. “Waytha is not going to … Continue reading

Posted in Race relations, Special Interest

Ex-wife: CM’s son Bekir was unfaithful to me

By Hafiz Yatim Shahnaz A Majid has claimed in the Kuala Lumpur Syariah High Court that her former husband and corporate player Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib had been unfaithful to her. She said Mahmud Abu Bekir, a son of Sarawak … Continue reading

Posted in Court case, The Taib family

Sabah’s rising Star set to be Pakatan’s headache

Nigel Aw INTERVIEW With the two coalitions, the BN and Pakatan Rakyat shaping up to do battle at the Sabah state assembly, State Reform Party’s (Star) Jeffrey Gapari Kitingan is the odd one out in the House. Having won the … Continue reading

Posted in Sabah, STAR State Reform Party

Taib eyeing governor’s post for retirement

theantdaily team KUCHING: As allegations of corruption against Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud continue to swirl, the talk in town is that the wily Sarawak Chief Minister is eyeing the governor’s post for a smooth passage to retirement from politics. … Continue reading

Posted in Taib Mahmud aka The Termite

Court: Sirul could have been framed for Altantuya murder

By Hafiz Yatim While the Court of Appeal last Friday detailed the non-calling of Najib Abdul Razak’s aide-de-camp DSP Musa Safri as a factor in acquitting the two Special Action Unit officers, the written judgment also states that the second … Continue reading

Posted in Court case, Crime

Jet-setter to ‘jaguh kampung’

By Mariam Mokhtar In the past, you may have kept quiet because you feared a backlash or thought your effort would not come to much. When many of you wrote to condemn Culture and Tourism Minister Mohd Nazri Abdul Aziz, … Continue reading

Posted in Civil Service, UMNO

Who killed Altantuya?

theantdaily team SHAH ALAM: The two police special action squad personnel who were charged with the murder of Mongolian translator Altantuya Shaariibu are now freed men. The Court of Appeal acquitted Chief Inspector Azilah Hadri and Corporal Sirul Azhar Umar … Continue reading

Posted in Court case, Crime

Waytha: Shall we shoot all gangsters to end crime?

The Indian community is facing a crisis in rising gangsterism, and violence is not the answer, says Deputy Minister in Prime Minister’s Department P Waythamoorthy. “Every major town on the West Coast, I am sure, has several gangs and probably … Continue reading

Posted in Crime, Police, Race relations

Wipe the smile off Taib’s face

Phlip Rodrigues SHAH ALAM: Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Taib Mahmud has so far escaped the clutches of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC). In fact, he has been showing utter contempt for the agency tasked with cracking down on corruption. … Continue reading

Posted in MACC, Taib Mahmud aka The Termite