Monthly Archives: June 2015

Umno blogger: Muhyiddin missed chance to oust PM

Deputy Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has missed a golden opportunity to unseat his boss Najib Abdul Razak, after Umno decided to postpone party elections till 2018, said an Umno blogger. Shahbuddin Husin claimed that Muhyiddin should have made a move … Continue reading

Posted in Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Najib Abdul Razak

Clear the air on what to wear, govt told

A poster on the dress code at a government department in Putrajaya by tan yi liang PETALING JAYA: The Chief Secretary to the Government should issue clear directives regarding dress codes and its enforcement at government offices and agencies, said … Continue reading

Posted in Special Interest

Put off by leaders afraid to face their party members

           by Cynic View COMMENT: Umno’s split decision to postpone party polls until the next general election (which must be held by mid-2018) is telling indeed. Yes, the party constitution allows it. And yes, two previous party presidents and … Continue reading

Posted in UMNO

Where is Jakim when Muslims frequent 4D shops openly?

Instead of making women wear sarongs to cover their legs, why doesn’t Jakim nab Muslim men who gamble openly during Ramadan? FMT LETTERS From: Sham Yazid via e-mail I am shocked at the number of 4D shops as well as … Continue reading

Posted in Religion

Dr M-Najib spat gets celebrity endorsement. What it tells us…

by Mariam Mokhtar COMMENT: The public spat between Najib Razak and Dr Mahathir Mohamad has now received a touch of glamour and sex appeal, with a second “artiste” throwing her weight behind Mahathir. Mixing showbusiness and politics can be a … Continue reading

Posted in Celebrity, Dr Mahathir Mohamad | 1 Comment

Farah Ann receives Selangor Sultan’s backing

Farah with the letter accompanied by her father Abdul Hadi Ahmad. by rahimy rahim PETALING JAYA: Selangor’s Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah has expressed his displeasure at those picking on the attire of national artistic gymnast Farah Ann Hadi. In his … Continue reading

Posted in Royalty, Sports

‘Bad boy’ Johor prince crafts new image

Just a year ago, Johor crown prince Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim was seen as a ‘bad boy’ of sorts. Previous reports of his alleged involvement in fights and confrontations had raised concerns that the prince may be living up to … Continue reading

Posted in Royalty

A second call is made to Najib to go on leave

The call to Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak to go on leave is piling up, with yet another scandal affecting his administration surfacing. After DAP parliamentary leader Lim Kit Siang asked Najib to go on leave as prime minister and … Continue reading

Posted in Najib Abdul Razak, PAS

Was Tengku Razaleigh alluding a switch to a republic?

        by Aziz Bari OUTSPOKEN: A recent statement by Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah suggested that Malaysians should elect their own prime minister. This, the former finance minister said, would end the practice of appointment of the prime minister by the … Continue reading

Posted in Special Interest

Thrill is gone, state museum stuck in time — Public

by Saiful Bahari KUCHING: Members of the public are calling upon the State Museum Department to diversify its exhibits and to hold frequent theme exhibitions to elevate itself to world class. According to 30-year-old research officer Frankie Lanying, the exhibits … Continue reading

Posted in Sarawak