Monthly Archives: March 2017

3 opposition MPs in limbo over GE14 pending appeals

PETALING JAYA: Three opposition MPs will be unable to stand for election in the coming general election (GE14) if the appeals against their convictions are not heard on time. Shah Alam MP Khalid Samad (Amanah), Pandan MP Rafizi Ramli (PKR) … Continue reading

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Siti Kasim gets death threats, branded ‘destroyer’ of Muslim faith after online interview

© The human rights lawyer said the death threats came after a fundamentalist Malay-language portal published an article that she said had ‘manipulated’ her interview with Chinese-language portal. — Picture… KUALA LUMPUR, March 22 — Lawyer Siti Kasim has lodged … Continue reading

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Nazri calls Zam a ‘stupid fellow’

KUALA LUMPUR: Tourism and Culture Minister Nazri Aziz has chastised former cabinet minister Zainuddin Maidin with a stinging remark, calling him a “stupid fellow” for speculating that Umno will not allow him to debate with former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad. … Continue reading

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Putrajaya owns 1MDB’s ‘operational debt’, Pua tells Johari

PETALING JAYA: Tony Pua has countered Second Finance Minister Johari Abdul Ghani’s argument that Putrajaya had not taken over 1MDB debts by saying that it is not possible that the debts of wholly-owned subsidiaries are not also the debt of … Continue reading

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It’s time for Anwar to act, says Zaid Ibrahim

PETALING JAYA: As the man who led the federal opposition coalition in the past two general elections, it is Anwar Ibrahim who should name the person to lead the fight against Barisan Nasional in the next general election (GE14), says … Continue reading

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Kit Siang on Hadi’s bill: Are Sarawak leaders anti-Islam too?

KUALA LUMPUR: If those who reject PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang’s bill to amend the Shariah Act are anti-Islam, then are Sarawak Muslim leaders also against the religion? This was the question posed by DAP supremo Lim Kit Siang, who … Continue reading

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MACC detains 10 in Sarawak immigration crackdown

The suspects, aged between 33 and 53, are believed to have received between RM200 and RM5,000 each to turn a blind eye to the presence of the illegal immigrants. PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has detained 10 Immigration … Continue reading

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