Monthly Archives: February 2017

IGP: Two firms with links to North Korea being struck off

Two Malaysian companies with alleged links to a North Korean spy agency are in the process of being struck off, Inspector-general of police Khalid Abu Bakar said today. Khalid named them as International Global System Sdn Bhd and International Golden … Continue reading

Posted in Police

Unlike others, Dr M has guts to show up in lion’s den

YOURSAY | ‘Dr M said if we want reformasi, we must win the election first. That’s a very pragmatic approach.’ Dr M to baying crowd: Come after me after we get rid of Najib 6th Generation Immigrant: Former PM Dr … Continue reading

Posted in Dr Mahathir Mohamad

The Kingdom in Malaysia

“My biggest fear is that the enlightened Arab thinkers are going to leave the Arab world in search of fresh air: somewhere far away from the sword of the religious authorities.” – Raif Badawi, ‘1,000 Lashes: Because I Say What … Continue reading

Posted in Najib Abdul Razak

Workers exploited by couple with promises of good pay packages

   Deplorable conditions: Only four-wheel drive vehicles can get to the estate due to the poor road conditions. The deplorable shelter (below) that housed 18 people at the palm oil estate in Kg Tasek. PENGKALAN HULU: Life was tough in his … Continue reading

Posted in Special Interest

The Malay denial

By Mariam Mokhtar COMMENT Hadi Awang, the PAS president, refers to some Muslims as “lost sheep”; ironically. this is a Christian metaphor. Hadi could be known as “a wolf in sheep’s clothing”. Religious men have ‘corrupted’ the Malay mind, so … Continue reading

Posted in Race relations

Minister: Tests confirm poison, Jong-nam died painful death

Kim Jong-nam died a painful death after being administered with a high dosage of chemicals with properties consistent with the VX nerve agent, said Health Minister Dr S Subramaniam said. Authorities said Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim … Continue reading

Posted in Crime

Johor exco’s son, special officer nabbed for graft

JOHOR BARU, Feb 26 — At 25, Ahmad Fauzan Hatim Abd Latif led a lavish lifestyle. He owned a Nissan Skyline R35, Porsche Cayenne, a Mercedes-Benz CLA 200, loved motorsports and often travelled to Europe for holidays. However, the eldest … Continue reading

Posted in Corruption, MACC

Catholics hold nationwide prayers to say no to hudud, corruption

Among other issues plaguing the nation, Catholics nationwide yesterday prayed to uphold a single system of law in the country, one that is in compliance with the federal constitution. This refers to any attempts by PAS or the ruling government … Continue reading

Posted in Religion

Dr M to baying crowd: Come after me after we get rid of Najib

   Former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad told a rather hostile crowd at a Reformasi event today that they could take action against him after they have worked together to win the next election. “Can we unite and … Continue reading

Posted in Dr Mahathir Mohamad

Christians raise concerns over pastor’s disappearance

COMMENT | Coming in the wake of the hudud bill tabled before Parliament, the mysterious disappearance of Pastor Raymond Koh have raised concerns among the minority Christians in Malaysia. The first foreign agency to respond to the news was ‘Voice of Persecuted Christians’, known under … Continue reading

Posted in Crime