Monthly Archives: July 2015

Ambiga: Get ready for street protests again unless MPs act to suspend Najib

Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan claimed the public was frustrated with the Najib administration’s handling of the country’s finances and 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), and will react by taking to the streets. — Picture by Choo Choy May KUALA LUMPUR — Federal … Continue reading

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Bersih 4.0 rally to push for Najib’s resignation

  Bersih will hold rallies in three cities to push for Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak’s resignation and institutional reforms to prevent prime ministerial corruption. The Aug 29-30 overnight rally would be held at Kuala Lumpur, Kuching and Kota Kinabalu. … Continue reading

Posted in Bersih

5 reasons Obama should drop Najib as ‘friend’, says TIME

The woes surrounding Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, particularly claims that billions of ringgit from state-owned investor fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) were channelled into his private bank accounts, should give world leaders pause in pursuing ties with Malaysia, … Continue reading

Posted in Najib Abdul Razak

Muhyiddin: I asked if I was in and Najib indicated ‘no’

Muhyiddin knew about his sacking as Deputy Prime Minister an hour before the world when Prime Minister Najib just nodded in reply. Arfa Yunus and Adam Abu Bakar KUALA LUMPUR: Sacked Deputy Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, also Umno Deputy President, … Continue reading

Posted in Najib Abdul Razak, UMNO

‘Rearranging the furniture on the sinking Titanic’

Suresh Kashuerin KUALA LUMPUR: DAP elder statesman Lim Kit Siang has called for an emergency meeting of Parliament before August 31, Independence Day for the peninsula and Sabah, for a confidence vote on Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak and his … Continue reading

Posted in DAP Updates, Najib Abdul Razak

Najib’s new cabinet line up

Below is the full list of Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak’s new cabinet line up: MINISTERS Najib Abdul Razak – Prime minister and finance minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi – Deputy prime minister and home minister Ahmad Husni Mohamad Hanadzlah – … Continue reading

Posted in Najib Abdul Razak

‘Axing Muhyiddin difficult but necessary’

Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak said today removing Muhyiddin Yassin as his deputy was a difficult decision but it was necessary to ensure that the cabinet could function as one. “The decision to replace Muhyiddin was a difficult decision, but … Continue reading

Posted in Najib Abdul Razak

Don’t charge Sarawak rally organisers, Masing urges AG

KUCHING: A senior Sarawak minister is urging the Attorney-General not to press charges against the organisers of the Sarawak for Sarawakians (S4S) rally last Wednesday. “Do not kill the messenger otherwise you’ll miss the message,” PRS president Tan Sri Dr … Continue reading

Posted in Sarawak

Gov’t cannot locate Jho Low, says PAC

  The Finance Ministry has failed to locate business tycoon Low Taek Jho to issue him a summons to attend the Public Accounts Committee’s (PAC) Sept 8 hearing on 1MDB business dealings. “We don’t know where he is. We have … Continue reading

Posted in 1MDB

Will PM axe rebellious deputy?

Will Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak drop his rebellious number two Muhyiddin Yassin when the much speculated cabinet reshuffle takes place? According to University of Tasmania Asia Institute director James Chin, it would not be an easy task to remove … Continue reading

Posted in Najib Abdul Razak