Monthly Archives: July 2014

PKR’s obsession tearing Pakatan dream apart

COMMENT What is the top priority of Anwar Ibrahim and PKR? Is it to keep nurturing Pakatan Rakyat as a strong coalition that presents a united front in replacing Barisan Nasional in GE14, or is it to install Anwar’s wife … Continue reading

Posted in Pakatan Rakyat | 1 Comment

Sleeping with the enemy

By Mariam Mokhtar Hari Raya wouldn’t be Hari Raya without ketupat, lemang and rendang … and until recently, heart-wrenching adverts from filmmaker Yasmin Ahmad. Similarly, Malaysian politics would be unrecognisable, without the stomach turning politicians, race and religious tension, royalty, … Continue reading

Posted in Anwar Ibrahim, Najib Abdul Razak

Raya address by PM – the constitutional anomaly

     Aziz Bari OUTSPOKEN: It has been the practice that the prime minister makes his Hari Raya address through RTM on the eve of the celebration. This has been the case since the days of Tunku Abdul Rahman who … Continue reading

Posted in Najib Abdul Razak

Nik Aziz: No reason to replace S’gor MB

PAS spiritual leader Nik Aziz Nik Mat has cautiously thrown his weight behind party president Abdul Hadi Awang’s support for Selangor Menteri Besar Abdul Khalid Ibrahim to remain. In a guarded statement last night, Nik Aziz said he preferred to … Continue reading

Posted in PAS, PKR Updates

Raya or no Raya? asks dumbfounded MP

  Segambut MP Lim Lip Eng has complained that the Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak’s Hari Raya open house is still on despite an announcement to the public that it has been cancelled out of respect to the victims of … Continue reading

Posted in DAP Updates, Najib Abdul Razak

Crumbling credibility – from Sept 16 to Selangor

COMMENT First, he tried to topple Dr Mahathir Mohamed, and failed. Then he tried to topple Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, and failed. Finally, he tried to topple Najib Abdul Razak, and failed as well.Even as Malaysia faces crisis after crisis, Anwar … Continue reading

Posted in Pakatan Rakyat

World court could give justice for MH17 dead, Anwar tells Parliament

BY JOSEPH SIPALAN KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 — Malaysia should consider going to the International Criminal Court (ICC) for justice to be meted out on those who took down the Malaysia Airlines plane and killed all 298 people on board, … Continue reading

Posted in Anwar Ibrahim, MH17

Express bus on fire, 41 escape unhurt

Thirty-nine passengers and two drivers escaped unhurt when an express bus caught fire on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Bharu, Kelantan at noon today.Lipis district police chief Supt Abdul Razak Hassan said the 1pm fire, which charred the … Continue reading

Posted in Here and There

Tempers flare over ‘don’t bribe separatists’ tweet

The special parliamentary sitting called by Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak on the MAS Flight MH17 tragedy is currently in session.LIVE REPORTS M’sia can’t be pawn in superpower conflict 3pm: PAS’ Parit Buntar MP Mujahid Yusof Rawa says that Malaysia … Continue reading

Posted in MH17, Parliament

Who should you blame for MH17?

By Mariam Mokhtar Before any investigation has started, the MH17 crash site has been compromised and evidence tampered with or removed. The blame game started within hours of the MH17 disaster, and the three parties, Ukraine, pro-Russian separatists in eastern … Continue reading

Posted in MH17