Monthly Archives: March 2017

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

Dr M pokes fun at Nazri’s ‘silent’ cendol meet

  Despite their highly-anticipated debate in Kuala Kangsar having been postponed, former premier Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Tourism and Culture Minister Nazri Aziz still managed to meet, even if it was just over cendol in the Perak town yesterday. At … Continue reading

Posted in Dr Mahathir Mohamad

No debate, so Dr M and Nazri have cendol date

Former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Tourism and Culture Minister Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz met over cendol in Kuala Kangsar today even though their planned debate in the town was postponed. Nazri caught up with the Parti Pribumi Bersatu … Continue reading

Posted in Dr Mahathir Mohamad

Sultan willing to expose middleman offering RM2 million for Tan Sri title

  JOHOR BAHRU: The Sultan of Johor has expressed willingness to disclose to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) the middleman who attempted to bribe him over the conferment of medals. In his Facebook posting today, Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar said … Continue reading

Posted in Corruption, Police, Royalty

Ex-CJ: Muslims not asking for equality, just hudud

KUALA LUMPUR: PAS’ proposal to amend the Shariah Courts (Criminal Jurisdiction) Act 1965 (Act 355) is not unconstitutional as Article 8 of the Federal Constitution, which speaks about equality of the law, does not apply. This, according to former chief … Continue reading

Posted in Constitutional Bills, Religion