Monthly Archives: December 2015

Kit Siang, our ministers are not comedians, they’re clowns

 Malaysiakini YOURSAY | ‘When you give monkeys a beautiful garland, you know what they will do to it.’ Looks like our ministers are the new comedians Kim Quek: DAP supremo Lim Kit Siang, you have hit the nail on the … Continue reading

Posted in DAP Updates

Return Taib’s RM1.2m donation to Sarawak, Penan leaders tell Aussie varsity

Eleven Penan leaders have demanded that Adelaide University in Australia return A$400,000 (about RM1.2 million) in donation received from former Sarawak chief minister Taib Mahmud. The letter, sent to Adelaide University vice-chancellor Warren Bebbington and signed by the Penan leaders … Continue reading

Posted in Taib Mahmud aka The Termite

‘Shame of shames’ – M’sia among six of world’s worst corruption scandals

Malaysia has been named among the world’s six “worst corruption scandals of 2015”. The unenviable honour was bestowed by – a division under the Washigton Post Company – in its report two days ago. The report stated how massive … Continue reading

Posted in 1MDB, Special Interest

Najib, it’s time to remove the muzzle from Muhyiddin

          by Mariam Mokhtar QUICK TAKE: In line with the Christmas spirit of charity and goodwill, will Najib Razak remove the muzzle from Muhyiddin Yassin, his former deputy? Najib’s Christmas message included the phrase, “Let us celebrate this festive season … Continue reading

Posted in Muhyiddin Yassin, Najib Abdul Razak

The Wall Street Journal. Tom Wright, Bradley Hope KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia—Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was fighting for his political life this summer after revelations that almost $700 million from an undisclosed source had entered his personal bank accounts. Under … Continue reading

Posted in 1MDB, Najib Abdul Razak

Sarawak minister raises eyebrows with May-December marriage to 27-year-old

© Provided by The Malay Mail Online The groom Joseph Entulu Belaun and his bride Jacklyne Anthony getting set for the toast. — Picture courtesy of Facebook/Bit SurangTongues are wagging over Sarawak federal minister Datuk Joseph Entulu Belaun’s recent marriage … Continue reading

Posted in Feel-Good story, Sarawak

Student: Teacher raped me when I was 14

By Jastin Ahmad Tarmizi KUALA LUMPUR: A student is claiming she was raped several times by her tuition teacher when she was just 14 – but she is only coming out now to tell the story after finishing her SPM … Continue reading

Posted in Crime

Like father, like son: Prince also calls for religious tolerance

              by Mohd Fajar Nor QUICK TAKE: The idiom “Like father, like son” perhaps best describes the Johor royal household, particularly the actions and thoughts of Sultan Ibrahim Ismail and his eldest son, Tunku Ismail, at this point in … Continue reading

Posted in Religion, Royalty

HRH, rakyat have already given Najib plenty of chances

YOURSAY | ‘The first step Najib must take is to admit that he had made mistakes.’ Give Najib a chance, Johor sultan tells daily Fair Play: I like to think I am a rational Malaysian who posts comments using his … Continue reading

Posted in Najib Abdul Razak, Royalty

Are we flying to KL or Melbourne, asks MAS pilot after Kiwi ‘mix-up’

An alert pilot on MH132 raised concerns eight minutes after taking off from Auckland as the flight path differed from the usual route. – The Malaysian Insider file pic. Investigations will be carried out after a Malaysia Airlines (MAS) pilot … Continue reading

Posted in Here and There