Arkib untuk January, 2014

PAS files reports on revived anti-Christian page

As religious tensions rise in the country, Sabah PAS today lodged complaints with the authorities against a Facebook page ridiculing the Christian religion and the people of Sabah and Sarawak.The reports lodged against ‘Semenanjung Malaysia Anti Sabah and Sarawak’ were made at the Karamunsing police headquarters and the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission by Sabah […]

January 30, 2014 1:08 pm - Susan Loo

Sodomy twist thrown into the Kajang mix

Following the surprise announcement that the Kajang state seat has been vacated and Anwar Ibrahim will contest, political pundits have been burning the midnight oil to churn out a slew of speculations. Chief among them is the alleged plot to unseat Selangor Menteri Besar Abdul Khalid Ibrahim and to quell factionalism in the state PKR […]

1:08 pm - Susan Loo

Grassroots want Umno candidate in Kajang

Malay voters and Umno grassroots members in Kajang want an Umno candidate to be placed there to challenge opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim for the Kajang by-election, the party’s Hulu Langat division chief Johan Abdul Aziz said today. He said that the request was made based on discussions with grassroots, following MCA’s failure to retain Chinese […]

1:08 pm - Susan Loo

Kajang by-election not my problem, PM tells PKR

Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak today shot down PKR deputy president Azmin Ali’s challenge to him to contest the Kajang by-election against opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim. Najib described the situation as an “internal PKR affair” and said he did not want to be dragged into it. “This is not my problem, this is their (PKR) […]

1:08 pm - Susan Loo

Law expert: Palace can’t say no to MB candidate

The Sultan of Selangor has no legal right to reject a candidate as menteri besar as long as that candidate commands the support of the majority of the state legislative assembly, constitutional law expert Abdul Aziz Bari said. Assessing the possible scenario raised by PKR de facto leader Anwar Ibrahim’s bid to enter the state […]

1:08 pm - Susan Loo

Calm down, Najib tells Muslim NGOs

Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak today took his first step to quell rising religious tensions by meeting with Muslim NGOs, during which he urged calm on the ‘Allah’ issue. Umno supreme council member Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki said the meeting between Najib and 40 Muslim NGOs today was a pivotal move to strengthen inter-racial ties. Met […]

1:08 pm - Susan Loo

MB to ‘spend more time’ pleasing the party

INTERVIEW When Malaysiakini walked into his office for an interview on Tuesday, Selangor Menteri Besar Abdul Khalid Ibrahim was munching kuih bangkit, leaving crumbs all over the front of his shirt. Having skipped lunch for back-to-back interviews, Khalid sat in front of media cameras, his hair uncombed, the pant on one leg awkwardly hitched too […]

1:07 pm - Susan Loo

Liow between a rock and hard place

ANALYSIS The upcoming by-election for the Kajang state seat has put MCA, especially its newly-minted president Liow Tiong Lai, in an uncomfortable spot. Liow will be spearheading MCA’s first by-election in the past seven years, barely two months into his new role as president. The last by-election for MCA was for the Machap state seat […]

1:07 pm - Susan Loo

Youth, religion, unclear in national reconciliation

Issues on religion and youth should be included as topics in the national reconciliation programme announced by Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak, PAS Youth chief Suhaizan Kaiat said today. While Najib outlined four areas covering social, politics, government and international relations, there is no clear agenda on the issues of religion and youth, Suhaizan noted. […]

1:07 pm - Susan Loo

Group denies involvement in Tamil daily fracas

Rajayoga Power Transcendental Meditation Centre Sdn Bhd, or better known as RPT, has today denied it was involved in yesterday’s attack at daily Tamil Malar‘s office. The RPT support team, in an email reply to Malaysiakini, expressed shock over the incident and said it should not have happened. “RPT is not involved in anyway with […]

1:07 pm - Susan Loo

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