Monthly Archives: March 2017

Sarah Lian: A name doesn’t represent a person’s religion

PETALING JAYA: A question on a Moral Studies paper for Year One students at a school here is coming under heavy criticism for being racist. Actress Sarah Lian (pic) said that the question indoctrinated young children to typecast people according … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Race relations

Dr M, Wan Azizah to be named advisers in pro-tem Harapan panel

Pakatan Harapan has agreed to name its parliamentary opposition leader Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail and former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad as advisers in its pro-tem committee. The decision to form an 18-member Harapan pro-tem committee was made at … Continue reading

Posted in Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Pakatan Harapan

Abang Johari against hudud law in Sarawak

  The Sarawak state government under its new Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg continues to stand firm in opposing the hudud law from coming to Sarawak. “I want to make it clear that hudud is not applicable to Sarawak and I … Continue reading

Posted in Abang Johari, Constitutional Bills

Islamic vs civil law: Why now, asks Zaid

PETALING JAYA: Former law minister Zaid Ibrahim has criticised the timing of former chief justices in claiming the supremacy of Islamic law over civil law in Malaysia. In a blogpost today, Zaid singled out Abdul Hamid Mohamad and Ahmad Fairuz … Continue reading

Posted in Constitutional Bills, Zaid Ibrahim

Ku Nan mocked on social media over Guinness World Records ‘gimmick’

PETALING JAYA: The use of a “gimmick” by the organiser of an event touted to be the “largest gathering of chefs” in Dataran Putrajaya on Sunday has caused Federal Territories Minister Tengku Adnan Mansor to be ridiculed on social media. … Continue reading

Posted in UMNO

Married Muslim woman and her non-Muslim lover nabbed

 PETALING JAYA: A married Muslim woman was caught naked with her non-Muslim lover in a hotel room by officers of the Terengganu Religious Affairs Department (JHEAT) early today. English daily The Star, quoted a news report from Metro, that the … Continue reading

Posted in Here and There, Sex

Johor ruler meets MACC top boss

Johor ruler Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar met with Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner Dzulkifli Ahmad this morning. According to NST Online, the closed-door meeting was held at a luxury condominium in Kuala Lumpur. It is believed the meeting was … Continue reading

Posted in MACC, Royalty

Fortune magazine hails S’wak Report editor for 1MDB expose

New York’s Fortune magazine has named infamous Sarawak Report editor Clare Rewcastle-Brown as one of ‘The World’s 50 Greatest Leaders’ for her role in the exposure of the 1MDB scandal. According to Swiss NGO Bruno Manser Fund (BMF), the Sarawak-born … Continue reading

Posted in Sarawak Report

Ahmad Fairuz’s stand on Islamic law misplaced, says retired judge

PETALING JAYA: Former chief justice Ahmad Fairuz Abdul Halim has misread the Federal Constitution and ignored a judicial precedent in claiming that Islamic law is above civil legislations, a retired judge said today. Former Federal Court judge Gopal Sri Ram … Continue reading

Posted in MoCS (Sarawak)

Muhyiddin proposes Pakatan Harapan become Barisan Rakyat

PETALING JAYA: Muhyiddin Yassin sees a Malay-based opposition coalition called Barisan Rakyat as being the best way to win the next general election against the ruling Barisan Nasional government. The president of Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) said that if … Continue reading

Posted in Muhyiddin Yassin