Monthly Archives: November 2015

Negotiators in a tight spot over last-minute ransom increase

by muguntan vanar, ruben sario, sharon ling, andzulazhar sheblee KOTA KINABALU: Negotiators who were working to secure the release of Malaysian engineer Bernard Then (pic) were caught off guard when the Abu Sayyaf upped the ransom demand. The initial agreement … Continue reading

Posted in Sarawak, Terrorism

All religions are beautiful but made ugly by some people

            COMMENTS by Theantdaily readers Oh Malaysia: I agree with the Sarawakian Malay, Zainal Yunos. Islam is about peace, love, compassion and harmony. Are the Malays in the peninsula ignorant of these noble values in Islam or are they … Continue reading

Posted in Religion

Putrajaya is to be blamed for Bernard Then’s execution

by V Shuman QUICK TAKE: Malaysia has another first, and it is a dubious honour we can definitely do without. We may have a local hostage beheaded by Sulu militants, depending on which authority and news report you wish to … Continue reading

Posted in MoCS (Sarawak)

Please be sensitive, do not make Islam so ugly in Sarawak!

         COMMENTS by Theantdaily readers Zainal Yunos: I think that appointing an ustaz from Kelantan as the principal of SMK Sungai Paoh is yet another insensitive act of the Education Ministry. After all, the majority of the students there are … Continue reading

Posted in Religion, Sarawak

Open letter to ISIS from a Muslim woman

© David Ramos via Getty Images PARIS ATTACKS FRANCE No, you don’t scare me, because I love life, I love it too much for you to make me shudder in fear, I love it too much for you to intimidate … Continue reading

Posted in Terrorism, Women's rights

No place for Ketuanan Melayu or Ketuanan Islam in Sarawak!

       COMMENTS by Theantdaily readers Chris: Don’t expect us Sarawakians to take this without a fight. There is no place for both Ketuanan Melayu or Ketuanan Islam in Sarawak! Woo Chee Seng: Fight for your rights and get rid … Continue reading

Posted in Religion, Sarawak

Stranded Malaysian stewardess can’t wait to leave Paris

© Provided by The Malay Mail Online The stewardess was instructed to stay indoors by the hotel reception as curfew had been imposed on the city. — File pic © Provided by The Malay Mail Online PETALING JAYA, Nov 15 … Continue reading

Posted in Special Interest, Terrorism

C4 wants Obama to review ties with Najib

KUALA LUMPUR: The C4 anti-corruption activist group has urged US President Barack Obama to review his government’s strong support for the Prime Minister, Najib Razak, and to press Najib on human rights, corruption and 1Malaysia Development Bhd. Obama is scheduled … Continue reading

Posted in Najib Abdul Razak, NGO's

Paris attacks: KL Tower lights up in solidarity with France

The KL Tower was lit up in blue, red and white in solidarity with France. by rahmah ghazali PETALING JAYA: The blue, white and red colours of France’s national flag were projected onto the Kuala Lumpur Tower on Saturday night, … Continue reading

Posted in Special Interest, Terrorism

PKR believes can give BN ‘worthy challenge’ in 36 seats

KUCHING: Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) believes it can give Barisan Nasional (BN) a ‘worthy challenge’ in 36 constituencies this coming state election. Its state vice-chairman See Chee How, without naming the constituencies, said the optimism was based on the performance … Continue reading

Posted in PKR Updates