Monthly Archives: March 2015

Selangor speaker seeks IGP aid on Twitter after parents robbed in Subang home

Unlike other IGPs in the past, Khalid has been an active user of social media; but the action has not always gone down well with some sections of society. — Picture by Choo Choy May By Zurairi AR KUALA LUMPUR, … Continue reading

Posted in Crime, Police

Now, ‘nobody can fly’ on AirAsia Flight AK5202

             by Mike Tan EXCLUSIVE: 2015 doesn’t seem to be a good year for AirAsia! This morning, AirAsia Flight AK5202 from Kuala Lumpur to Kuching was aborted after it developed technical problems just shortly before take-off. A member of … Continue reading

Posted in AirAsia

Prosecutor: Co-pilot deliberately crashed Germanwings flight

 Deutsche Welle Matt Zuvela © 2015 DW.DE, Deutsche Welle: A public prosecutor in France has said the co-pilot of the crashed Germanwings flight deliberately initiated the plane’s descent. He was alone in the cockpit and ignored the pilot trying to get … Continue reading

Posted in Foreign News, Tragedy

PKR files emergency motion to sack police chief

PKR has filed an emergency motion under Standing Order 18 (1) to discuss the conduct of inspector-general of police Khalid Abu Bakar and subsequently sack him, mainly for using the Sedition Act against lawmakers. PKR’s Bayan Baru MP Sim Tze … Continue reading

Posted in MoCS (Sarawak)

IGP: Questioning hudud will incur Islamic State’s wrath

Inspector-general of police Khalid Abu Bakar has warned Malaysians not to question Islam and hudud as it may provoke a retaliation from the terror network Islamic State (IS). “I would like to remind (the public) who make comments on Islam … Continue reading

Posted in MoCS (Sarawak)

Lee Kuan Yew once uncovered a CIA plot, turned down a $3.3m bribe and embarrassed the US

By Coconuts Singapore March 24, 2015 At one time in 1961, the late founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew was offered a bribe of $3.3 million (equivalent of $25 million today) by a Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) agent to keep … Continue reading

Posted in MoCS (Sarawak)

Only ‘stupid people’ talk about hudud in Malaysia, senior Umno minister says

Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz said there was no need to worry over PAS’s hudud agenda as in the first place, the controversial Islamic penal code runs counter to the Federal Constitution and would therefore never be implemented in Malaysia. — … Continue reading

Posted in PAS, Religion, UMNO

Zaid urges Malays to back DAP and PasMa

FMT Reporters PETALING JAYA: Former law minister Zaid Ibrahim has called on “sensible Malays” to resist the rise of a “Taliban-style fascism” in Malaysian politics by supporting DAP or backing the establishment of a new party of Muslim moderates. In … Continue reading

Posted in DAP Updates, Zaid Ibrahim

Married at 13, a mother at 14 and a divorcee at 15

         by Jimmy Adit FOCUS: She got married at 13, one day after she received RM100 from the Poor Students Trust Fund (KWAPM), which is government cash aid to students from poor families. Wedding was an elaborate affair. Half … Continue reading

Posted in Special Interest

‘Lazy, stupid’ Malaysians turning to religious laws, says Zaid

The former law minister is a staunch critic of hudud. — Picture by Choo Choy May KUALA LUMPUR — Former minister Datuk Zaid Ibrahim chided Malaysians today for becoming a “lazy, stupid and greedy” nation that is now prepared to … Continue reading

Posted in Religion, Zaid Ibrahim