Monthly Archives: November 2016

Facing Dr M threat, Umno to burnish Malay credentials at assembly

An analyst said this Umno AGM will see a show of anger and affirmation of who the party’s most threatening enemies are, and also call for punitive action against Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and his followers. — Bernama pic KUALA … Continue reading

Posted in UMNO

Labuan agency director arrested over RM48mil project

PETALING JAYA: The director of a federal agency in Labuan has been rearrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), this time to assist in another investigation. The suspect, aged 59, was arrested last week for alleged corruption in the construction … Continue reading

Posted in MACC

Anti-bullying group wants to kick Jamal Yunos’ butt in the boxing ring

Sick and tired of Red Shirts leader Jamal Yunos’ constant bullying and harassment, an anti-bullying group wants him to pick on someone his own size. Branding themselves as Gabungan Pejuang Rakyat Demi Negara, the group has challenged the the Sungai Besar … Continue reading

Posted in UMNO

Couple jailed, fined for harassing MBSA officer

 SHAH ALAM: A husband and wife were jailed for 14 days and fined RM3,000 by the Magistrate’s Court here for harassing a Shah Alam City Council (MBSA) officer. Magistrate P Sarulatha handed down the jail sentence and fine to husband … Continue reading

Posted in Court case

Men in red see women as easy meat

By Nawar Firdaws PETALING JAYA: Cornered, objectified, angry and frustrated. These are some of the words that describe how I felt covering the Red Shirts’ anti-Bersih rally last weekend. It was like a bad dream where you realise you are … Continue reading

Posted in Bersih

Zakir Naik given Malaysian citizenship, says report

KUALA LUMPUR: Controversial preacher Zakir Naik, whose Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) has been banned in India, has been given Malaysian citizenship, claims a report in the Hindustan Times. The report also said that Zakir, under investigation by police and the … Continue reading

Posted in Here and There

PAS president again defers Shariah Bill

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 24 ― Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang today tabled a motion on his amended private member’s bill to raise Shariah courts’ sentencing powers by at least tenfold, but again deferred its discussion to the next Parliamentary meeting. … Continue reading

Posted in Constitutional Bills, PAS