Monthly Archives: January 2017

Malaysia vulnerable to Trump’s protectionist policies – Nomura Research

KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 27): Emerging markets are likely to be more vulnerable to U.S. President Donald Trump’s protectionist policies than what most people think, particularly Malaysia, says Nomura’s Global Markets Research. In a report released on the eve of Chinese … Continue reading

Posted in Economy, Foreign News

Learn from Trump’s social media mastery, Zahid tells Wanita Umno

Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi told Wanita Umno today to take heed of how Donald Trump utilised social media and defied expectations to become US president. — Bernama pic KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 22 — Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi … Continue reading

Posted in Zahid Hamidi

I can move on with my life now, ex-Miss Malaysia says after divorce win

Malaysian ex-beauty queen Pauline Chai has been granted a decree absolute to formally end her divorce proceedings in the United Kingdom. KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 27 — Malaysian ex-beauty queen Pauline Chai said today she can finally continue with her life … Continue reading

Posted in Court case

Masing: BN will crack if Umno tables Act 355 amendment

  KUCHING: The insistence of Umno to table PAS initiated amendment to Syariah Court (Criminal Jurisdiction) Act 1965 in Parliament could cause cracks in the BN coalition, warned PRS president Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Jemut Masing. He said … Continue reading

Posted in Barisan Nasional, Sarawak

Duterte: Catholic Church ‘full of s**t’

MANILA: The Catholic Church is “full of sh**t,” according to President Duterte who ramped up his attacks against priests and bishops in the Philippines, on Tuesday, by accusing them of corruption, womanising and other excesses. In a speech peppered with … Continue reading

Posted in Foreign News, Religion

Five Felda officials remanded in RM47.6mil sturgeon project probe

The Felda officials in lock-up uniform being led into the magistrate’s court in Putrajaya PUTRAJAYA: Five current and former Felda officials have been remanded as part of investigations into alleged corruption and power abuse. Magistrate Nik Isfahanie Tasnim Wan Ab … Continue reading

Posted in Corruption, Court case

Hisham: Only Najib can decide on Sabah polls

SEGAMAT: Only Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak can decide whether there will be early elections in Sabah or not, said Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein (pic). He said he will leave it to the Barisan Nasional chairman … Continue reading

Posted in Sabah