Monthly Archives: January 2015

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

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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

Hey sugar baby, fret not! Sugar daddy’s here for you

       by Ace Emerson FOCUS: A combo of rising college fees and increasing financial debts, along with a society of mass consumption and low-wage employment, are forcing college students to find alternative means of dealing with their uncertainty. Saddled … Continue reading

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Here are 10 good reasons for scrapping the National Service

         by Mariam Mokhtar QUICK TAKE: The National Service (NS), or Program Latihan Khidmat Negara (PLKN) was formed to instill patriotism among our youth. It was ostensibly designed to build character, encourage racial integration, make children more disciplined and … Continue reading

Posted in Youth

Get it right once and for all, we are Dayaks – no more, no less!

          by Jimmy Adit SARAWAK FOCUS: Whoever is responsible for creating the terms Bumiputera Iban, Bumiputera Bidayuh and Bumiputera Orang Ulu in place of the ‘Lain-Lain’ in government forms and documents has to be someone out to create a … Continue reading

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Allah decision not easy to swallow

What now?: Father Lawrence hopes the rights of minorities to profess their faith will be upheld.  By Sharon Ling THE Federal Court’s final decision on the Herald case is a disappointing outcome of the Catholic Church’s legal battle over its … Continue reading

Posted in Court case, Religion