Monthly Archives: March 2015

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

BN cyber troopers should ask why their leaders don’t dare to declare their assets

             by V Shuman QUICK TAKE: There’s a quote by American comedian George Carlin that goes “Never argue with a fool. He’ll drag you down to his level and beat you with experience.” Perhaps that’s the case with BN … Continue reading

Posted in MoCS (Sarawak)

Nurul Izzah’s arrest makes global headlines

News of Lembah Pantai MP and PKR vice-president Nurul Izzah Anwar’s arrest yesterday has made headlines around the world. As at 11 last night, news outlets that featured the story included Asahi Shimbun in Japan, BBC in the United Kingdom, … Continue reading

Posted in Media, PKR Updates | Tagged

Ku Li urges all MPs to declare assets

Veteran Umno leader Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah has urged all cabinet ministers and parliamentarians to declare their assets to Parliament. The former finance minister and current Gua Musang MP said their asset declaration should be done periodically and must be kept … Continue reading

Posted in UMNO

Babies with no future: Unwanted by mothers and their African fathers

             by V Shuman COMMENT: “The sins of the father are to be laid upon the children” goes a quote by English poet William Shakespeare. That is the predicament several babies born out of wedlock to Malay women and … Continue reading

Posted in MoCS (Sarawak)