Monthly Archives: May 2017

Kit Siang asks if Annuar will stand by ‘racist’ articles

KUALA LUMPUR, May 27 — Lim Kit Siang asked Umno’s Tan Sri Annuar Musa today if he will be liable for a compilation of 16 essays depicting the DAP leader as “racist”. Saying he was reserving his right to legal … Continue reading

Posted in DAP Updates, UMNO

Two Malaysians killed in Marawi City battle

© Provided by The Star Online KOTA KINABALU: Two Malaysians are believed to be among 13 suspected Islamic State militants killed late Thursday in battles between the Philippines military and gunmen who have taken over Marawi City in Central Mindanao, … Continue reading

Posted in Terrorism

Here’s why an opposition grand coalition can defeat BN

By Koon Yew Yin According to news reports on the celebration of Umno’s 71st anniversary, Prime Minister Najib Razak had teased Umno supporters by asking if he should dissolve Parliament as early as the following day. Some observers see it … Continue reading

Posted in Barisan Nasional, Pakatan Harapan

Time names Najib in list of ‘least popular’ leaders

 PETALING JAYA: It would have been quite a distinction to have been compared with the president of the United States of America under most US administrations in the past, but nowadays, such a comparison would be cringeworthy for any world … Continue reading

Posted in Najib Abdul Razak

Court maintains RM200,000 award to family of man who died in jail

  PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal today dismissed the government’s appeal against the award of RM200,000 in exemplary damages to the family of a lorry driver who died in a police lock-up after his medical needs were not attended to. … Continue reading

Posted in Court case, Police

Wait after GE14, we’ll get you, MACC tells corrupt politicians

PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has promised to act against corrupt politicians – after the general election. MACC chief Dzulkifli Ahmad said they did not want to act against politicians now as it could be used a campaign … Continue reading

Posted in MACC

Nazri: Muhyiddin, Shafie Apdal some of the biggest recipients of RM2.6b donation

KUALA LUMPUR, May 22 — Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz said two of the biggest beneficiaries of the controversial RM2.6 billion donation received by the prime minister were then-Umno party stalwarts Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal. In … Continue reading

Posted in Muhyiddin Yassin, UMNO

Ex-judge: Protect Malaysia’s secular status

KUALA LUMPUR: A former Appeals Court judge has called on all Malaysians to defend the country’s status as a secular nation as aspired by Malaysia’s first prime minister Tunku Abdul Rahman. Mohd Hishamudin Yunus, who retired in 2015 after serving … Continue reading

Posted in Religion

PM must declare assets to MACC, says TI-M

PETALING JAYA: Transparency International Malaysia (TI-M) wants Prime Minister Najib Razak and his future successors to declare their assets to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), in the wake of the agency’s recent arrests of civil servants allegedly linked to graft. … Continue reading

Posted in Corruption, Najib Abdul Razak

Nobody slapped for asking questions during my era, says Dr M

Dr Mahathir Mohamad has used the incident where a movie producer was slapped in front of Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak to illustrate how freedom of expression has been curbed. The former premier, who was known to have little tolerance … Continue reading

Posted in Dr Mahathir Mohamad