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

How to diminish Bersih

Dr Mustafa K. Anuar would still like to believe that the earth is flat so that all the elements of social injustice, bigotry and tyranny on this earth can be pushed off the edge. On this supposedly flat surface, he … Continue reading

Posted in Bersih

Story of Siti Hasmah fretting over Mahathir goes viral

 PETALING JAYA: A Facebook post revealing Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali’s concern for her husband and former prime minister, Dr Mahathir Mohamad, has captured the hearts of netizens. The post, uploaded by Adam Mukhriz Mohd Muhayeddin, tells of his exchange … Continue reading

Posted in Dr Mahathir Mohamad

Mahathir: Obama was talking about 1MDB

KUALA LUMPUR: US President Barack Obama alluded to the 1MDB case during his speech at the Lima Convention Centre, in Peru, on Nov 20, former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today. In talking about the need to improve and … Continue reading

Posted in 1MDB, Dr Mahathir Mohamad