Monthly Archives: July 2016

Are we losing the war against crime?

By Mariam Mokhtar Last Wednesday’s daylight murder in Setapak Central has reignited the debate on the effectiveness of our police in fighting crime. It does appear that criminals are getting bolder. Wednesday’s shooting occurred in full public view. The victim … Continue reading

Posted in Crime

Nazir keen on celebrating diversity for a more peaceful Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Prominent ban­ker Datuk Seri Nazir Razak is looking forward to taking part in the Anak-Anak Malaysia Walk on Aug 14, saying he is ready to walk the talk for a richer, more peaceful and united Malaysia. This is … Continue reading

Posted in Special Interest

Jetstar, AirAsia planes narrowly avoid collision at Gold Coast airport

A Jetstar and an AirAsia plane came dangerously close to a midair collision after taking off from the Gold Coast, China’s Xinhua news agency reported Australian authorities as saying. The incident which happened yesterday morning has prompted an investigation by … Continue reading

Posted in Here and There

1MDB Officer 3 has been identified

LONDON: One of those described in the civil forfeiture suit of the US Department of Justice has been identified as Jasmine Loo, a former chief counsel for 1MDB. She was also 1MDB’s liaison to Goldman Sachs Group Inc, the global … Continue reading

Posted in 1MDB

1MDB, money-laundering and a tribunal

Instead of demonstrating, it is much more important at this stage for more and more groups to speak up. If the voices of concern reach a crescendo, the powers-that-be will not be able to ignore their plea for truth and … Continue reading

Posted in 1MDB

Pua: 1MDB ‘donation’ to pilgrims, actually from taxpayers

PETALING JAYA: The 1MDB Foundation’s contribution to social welfare is a farce designed with the specific intent to mask the fact that 1MDB suffered losses amounting to billions of ringgit, says Tony Pua. Referring to the announcement by Prime Minister … Continue reading

Posted in 1MDB, DAP Updates

Mahathir claims gov’t harassing family and friends

JAKARTA: Former Malaysian prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad claims he and his family and friends are being harassed by government agencies. He said the harassment, including visits from the Inland Revenue Board, were attempts to pressure him to stop criticising … Continue reading

Posted in Dr Mahathir Mohamad

Have You Heard This One? Shocking News!

Something light for a change – fs Baba Mail A preacher wanted to raise money for his church, and, on being told that there was a fortune in horse racing, decided to purchase a horse and enter it in the … Continue reading

Posted in Just for laughs

Report: Najib’s aide confirms family feud

A spokesperson for Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak has reportedly confirmed the family feud that led to his stepdaughter Azrene Soraya Abdul Aziz openly rebuking her brother Riza Aziz. The unnamed spokesperson told The Weekend Australian on Saturday that he … Continue reading

Posted in Rosmah Mansor

‘They can say I’m nyanyuk (senile), that’s all right’

KUALA LUMPUR: Dr Mahathir Mohamad says those criticising his plan to form a new party can “say what they like” as he has refused to be disheartened by the brickbats. “They can say I’m nyanyuk (senile) and all that, that’s … Continue reading

Posted in Dr Mahathir Mohamad