Monthly Archives: June 2016

Guan Eng, house seller charged

© Provided by Malay Mail Online The crowd shouts ‘Bebas Lim Guan Eng’ as he arrives at the Penang Court Complex in George Town, June 30, 2016. ― Picture by KE Ooi GEORGE TOWN, June 30 ― Penang Chief Minister … Continue reading

Posted in Corruption, Court case, DAP Updates

Opposition admits not ready for polls

KUALA LUMPUR: If snap elections are to be held by early next year, the Opposition said it might lose due to several “spoilers”, including three-cornered fights, the Lim Guan Eng arrest, the lack of momentum from the Mahathir-Muhyiddin-Mukhriz camp and … Continue reading

Posted in Pakatan Harapan

Guan Eng arrested for corruption

Lim surrounded by MACC officers walking out of his office in Komtar on Wednesday. GEORGE TOWN: Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission has issued a warrant for the arrest of Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng. Penang Agriculture, Agro-based Industry, Rural Development and … Continue reading

Posted in DAP Updates, MACC

Where in the world is Jho Low?

Flamboyant billionaire Jho Low is back in the spotlight as the police zoom in on his alleged ties with the now-defunct company Good Star Ltd. However, the 35-year-old jet-setter has been shying away from the public eye for almost a … Continue reading

Posted in 1MDB

No legal immunity for Pahang mufti, says lawyer

PETALING JAYA: Abdul Rahman Osman’s status as the Pahang mufti does not grant him immunity from the law or carte blanche to make remarks about “kafir harbi”, says lawyer Syahredzan Johan.“Bullocks. If its an offence under Sec 505 PC, he … Continue reading

Posted in Religion

Dr M: Using bribes to go for hajj doesn’t make it okay to be corrupt

KUALA LUMPUR, June 27 — Corruption is an activity that damns both the offerer and recipient, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said in a blog post criticising graft in the government. In an oblique entry citing alleged vote-buying in the Sungai … Continue reading

Posted in Corruption, Dr Mahathir Mohamad

Najib rewards party loyalists in Malaysia Cabinet rejig

© BLOOMBERG Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak rejigged his Cabinet and rewarded party loyalists who have backed him through a year of scandals, further bolstering his grip on power. Abdul Rahman Dahlan, minister of housing, urban wellbeing and local government, … Continue reading

Posted in Najib Abdul Razak

Could the 3Ms form the Third Force?

By Scott Ng The political futures of Muhyiddin Yassin and Mukhriz Mahathir are in limbo, now that they have been sacked from Umno after a year of confrontation between former PM Mahathir Mohamad’s forces and those loyal to Prime Minister … Continue reading

Posted in Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Muhyiddin Yassin

Harassed for being seen eating during Ramadan

PETALING JAYA: A Muslim woman who is an activist has taken issue with the harassment, verbal abuse and public persecution that goes with moral and religious policing of Muslims in Malaysia. The woman, who goes by the name ‘Mrym Lee’ … Continue reading

Posted in Religion

Malaysian now organiser of NY gay pride parade

Interest in gay pride parades spiked in response to the June 12 shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, where a gunman killed 49 people and injured 53 others. — Reuters pic KUALA LUMPUR, June 26 — A Malaysian man … Continue reading

Posted in Special Interest