Monthly Archives: November 2013

Bersih to petition Agong for brand-new EC

By Lawrence Yong Fresh after the coalition’s elections today, Coalition for Free and Fair Elections’ (Bersih) new steering committee will now start pressuring the Agong for a new Election Commission (EC) to replace the existing members. Bersih chairperson Maria Chin … Continue reading

Posted in Bersih

Is Selangor MB laughing his way to the bank or lining up for the gallows?

Yeap Boo Yam Managing Editor ANALYSIS: When a leader behaves strangely, it’s a sure sign that he is under pressure. Selangor Menteri Besar Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim surely fits the mould now. He had been publicly reprimanded by PKR supremo … Continue reading

Posted in Anwar Ibrahim, PKR Updates

Delhi bus rape victim’s mum speaks out

It’s almost a year since her daughter, Jyoti Singh, was brutually gang raped on a bus in New Delhi and died of her horrific injuries 13 days later. But Asha Devi, 46, will never be able to forgive Jyoti’s murderers … Continue reading

Posted in Crime, Foreign News

IGP warns FMT columnist Mariam Mokhtar

FMT columnist Mariam Mokhtar has been warned for writing articles that can be deemed seditious. KOTA KINABALU: Inspector-General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar has warned freemalaysiatoday.com’s columnist, Mariam Mokhtar, from writing articles that can be deemed seditious. He was displeased … Continue reading

Posted in Media, Police | 1 Comment

Beware! Enticing a married woman is an offence

KUCHING: A man has filed a police report against his wife’s lover for  enticing her into an affair over the past few months. Apart from seeking justice for his four children, the 43-year-old from Kabo,  Saratok said he hoped the … Continue reading

Posted in Crime, Special Interest

Advice to Ibrahim Ali: Don’t ‘play play’ with Sarawakians

OUTSPOKEN: I have no intention to ridicule or insult Datuk Ibrahim Ali. But I will be open and blunt and not mince my words when talking about the Perkasa chairman. Well, that’s just to take the cue from him – … Continue reading

Posted in Perkasa, Sarawak

Why the stiff resistance to debate on the Malaysia Agreement?

theantdaily team COMMENT: One thing is clear now. It has become increasingly difficult for many in Sabah and Sarawak to comprehend the political stonewalling of the effort to review the current status of the two Borneo states with respect to … Continue reading

Posted in Sabah, Sarawak

Did Rosmah overstep her boundaries as prime minister’s wife?

Cindi Loo COMMENT: Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor is probably the most controversial woman in the country today. Her constant forays into the public eye, whether private or official, are the reason why she is now the most “visible” woman around. … Continue reading

Posted in Rosmah Mansor

When sentimental Mahathir talks about endless love …

Cecilia Jeyanthi Victor PETALING JAYA:  Many love Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad when he gets sentimental and talks about human feelings such as love and sex. Perhaps they listen more attentively to the former prime minister when he does that rather … Continue reading

Posted in Dr Mahathir Mohamad

You get what you pay for to fly

By Eric Loo I fly economy with MAS in my frequent trips home. Of late its scheduling and services have dipped significantly. What used to be eight-hour flights to Kuala Lumpur from Sydney are now averaging 10 to 14 hours. … Continue reading

Posted in Special Interest