Monthly Archives: January 2015

‘AirAsia captain left seat before jet lost control

The Airbus A320 jet plunged into the Java Sea while en route from Surabaya, Indonesia, to Singapore on Dec 28, killing all 162 people on board. — Reuters pic SINGAPORE, Jan 31, 2015: The captain of the AirAsia jet that … Continue reading

Posted in QZ8501

Eight-year-old boy in Bayan Lepas receives bionic hand

Muhammad Muqri able to touch his mother’s face. GEORGE TOWN: After living with only one hand for eight years, a boy from Sungai Nibong Kecil, Bayan Lepas near here this week was all smiles when he finally completed his pair. … Continue reading

Posted in Special Interest

Anwar foresees future behind bars with ‘politically-motivated’ Sodomy 2 final verdict

KOTA KINABALU, Jan 30 — Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said today he has “resigned” himself to spending his old age in jail for sodomy again, claiming that the top court’s decision will likely be politically influenced. The 67-year-old … Continue reading

Posted in Anwar Ibrahim

KLM warns staff of possible terror attack in Malaysia

KLM recently issued a security advisory to its crew and staff members on possible attacks by the Islamic State jihadists in Malaysia. — AFP pic KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 30 — The Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM) has issued a security advisory … Continue reading

Posted in Terrorism

What the hell is Abdul Razak Baginda saying?

COMMENT It was initially a bit of a surprise to read Abdul Razak Baginda’s interview with the online news website The Malaysian Insider yesterday. This man who was once charged with abetting the murder of the Mongolian national Altantuya Shaariibuu … Continue reading

Posted in Crime, Najib Abdul Razak, Police

Photo of gun-toting Saravanan circulated

A photograph of Deputy Youth and Sports Minister M Saravanan with a gun tucked into his pants is making the rounds on Facebook. The photograph was taken at the MIC headquarters in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday, where Saravanan held a … Continue reading

Posted in Barisan Nasional, Poverty

Cabinet struck by ‘three monkeys’ syndrome

Lim Kit Siang says they are worse than “half-past six” or “deadwood” but only good for covering up for each other under Najib’s weak leadership.  By FMT Reporters KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Cabinet is probably the worst in the country’s … Continue reading

Posted in MoCS (Sarawak) | Tagged

Many questions remain on Altantuya murder

By Zaid Ibrahim COMMENT The Federal Court has ruled that Chief Inspector Azilah Hadri and Corporal Sirul Azhar Umar are guilty of murdering Mongolian translator Altantuya Shaariibuu. Sentencing them to the gallows offers some measure of justice to Altantuya and … Continue reading

Posted in MoCS (Sarawak) | Tagged

We fought the good fight, says archbishop

Though the ‘Allah’ verdict was not in the church’s favour, Archbishop of Kuala Lumpur Julian Leow, however, said that “we fought the good fight”. He also called on Catholics to forgive and reach out in love, especially to those who … Continue reading

Posted in Religion

Anwar confident court will decide in his favour

by tan yi liang PETALING JAYA: PKR leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim (pic) is confident that the Federal Court will rule in his favour when it convenes on Feb 10 to hand down its decision of his appeal against his … Continue reading

Posted in Anwar Ibrahim