Monthly Archives: October 2014

I’ll be free on Tuesday, says hopeful Anwar

LIVE REPORTS 12.40pm: The crowd outside the court becomes slightly chaotic when Anwar appears, shouting “Reformasi” as he makes his way to Masjid Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin for Friday prayers. Speaking to his supporters for two minutes, Anwar says he … Continue reading

Posted in MoCS (Sarawak)

Indonesia’s First Lady wants to be her own woman

First Lady Iriana does not flaunt designer bags and shuns make-up artists, but her unembellished dressing has won praise from many Indonesians. http://www.stasiareport.com/sites/straitstimes.com/files/imagecache/ST_REVAMP_2014_STORY_PAGE_640X360/20141027/ST_20141027_ZBIRIANA274781_771645e.jpg http://www.stasiareport.com/sites/straitstimes.com/files/imagecache/ST_REVAMP_2014_STORY_PAGE_640X360/20141027/ST_20141027_JOKO27_771698e.jpg By Zubaidah Nazeer, Indonesia Correspondent In Jakarta IT TAKES a lot of confidence for a woman … Continue reading

Posted in Foreign News, Women's rights

They should be at school but they are pregnant

Jimmy Adit SARAWAK FOCUS: For a while I was tempted to think that rural girls and boys were copulating without the slightest sense of self-respect that they stink to high heaven. If they weren’t why all those shocking statistics about … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Sex, Special Interest

Defence raises issue of whether it was consensual

LIVE REPORT by Hafiz Yatim [PHOTO GALLERY] 6.05pm: Anwar leaves the courtroom and spends some time greeting his supporters before departing with his wife Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail and daughter Nurul Izzah Anwar. One supporter, Gan Siew Kin, takes … Continue reading

Posted in MoCS (Sarawak)

Fighting back emotions, Izzah vows to fight on

Anwar Ibrahim’s daughter urges the people to continue their fight for a better future. PETALING JAYA: Nurul Izzah Anwar, daughter of charismatic opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, made an emotional video beseeching her father’s supporters to continue to fight for a … Continue reading

Posted in Anwar Ibrahim, Court case

IS jihadists dream of 72 virgins but fear real women. Cowards!

Cecilia Jeyanthi Victor QUICK TAKE: The Islamic State militants are a really funny bunch. First, they do their best to strike fear in our hearts with ruthless killings of innocent lives across Syria and Iraq, but now we find out … Continue reading

Posted in MoCS (Sarawak)

It’s not about Anwar, it’s about us

  By Bob Teoh COMMENT In a little while, we will all know whether Anwar Ibrahim will go to jail for the second time and forfeit his position as a duly elected Member of Parliament and as Opposition leader for … Continue reading

Posted in Anwar Ibrahim, Court case

Crucial time for Anwar

Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim is approaching another critical moment in his career as the apex court readies to hear his sodomy case appeal. But there is a different mood in his party this time around. By Joceline Tan IT had … Continue reading

Posted in Anwar Ibrahim, Court case

Business as usual for Sarawak’s illegal loggers?

Cecilia Jeyanthi Victor PETALING JAYA:  Sarawak is still plagued by illegal logging activities. The state, which is rich in natural resources and protected species, has had a poor track record at curbing illegal timber exportation. Only five per cent of … Continue reading

Posted in Sarawak

Aide denies Ustaz Azhar the one in sex video

An assistant to popular preacher Azhar Idrus has denied it is the religious scholar who is depicted in the latest pornographic video clip that has gone viral on the Internet. In his denial, Azhar’s assistant Zulkifli Wahab said yesterday the … Continue reading

Posted in PAS, Sex