Arkib untuk April, 2014

Hisham zips lip on why RM100mil spent on rail link

 Putrajaya had spent RM100 million to link KLIA and KLIA2 by rail and will charge users RM2 one way, because it is a form of public transport, said acting Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein. Speaking to reporters after visiting the Express Rail Link (ERL) station at KLIA2, Hishammuddin refused to respond to queries by the Public […]

April 30, 2014 1:34 pm - Susan Loo

Non-Muslim students quizzed on Islamic issues

Non-Muslim students, who applied for Majlis Amanah Rakyat (Mara) scholarships, have been quizzed on Islamic matters and this has raised the ire of Sarawak politicians. During interviews, the students alleged that they were asked about hudud as well as their on knowledge regarding Muslim prayers. Iban student Nigel Unchat Jeremiah, who scored straight As in […]

1:34 pm - Susan Loo

Dr M: Chinese are rich and Indians are lawyers

Disagreeing with US President Barack Obama, Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the Chinese and Indians are wealthy and successful in Malaysia. “In Malaysia, despite our policies, Do you see the Chinese poor? The Indians are professionals, they are lawyers and doctors,” he told reporters. “Those who didn’t come to Malaysia are not so fortunate,” Mahathir added. […]

1:34 pm - Susan Loo

‘Speak up, Najib, for Obama struck the heart’

Silence is not an option, said DAP leader Gobind Singh Deo in urging Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak to respond to US President Barack Obama’s incisive views on Malaysia. “These comments strike at the very heart of his (Najib’s) administration. He must now respond,” added the Puchong MP in a statement today. Gobind was commenting […]

1:34 pm - Susan Loo

Hudud rift widens as DAP acting chief warns PAS

The rift in Pakatan Rakyat over hudud continues to widen, with DAP acting chairperson Tan Kok Wai issuing a stern warning to its ally PAS. He said if PAS continued to be adamant about pushing for the implementation of the Islamic law, then it has no place in the opposition bloc. In a statement issued […]

1:34 pm - Susan Loo

Police aiming for smooth anti-GST rally tomorrow

The police will ensure cooperation on their part for a smooth anti-GST rally tomorrow in Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur chief police officer Mohmad Salleh said today. “Personally, I feel this rally will start and end well,” Mohmad said, after four engagement sessions with the rally organisers over the past couple of weeks. “We have told […]

1:34 pm - Susan Loo

MCA still undecided on entering Tiger’s den

MCA deputy president Wee Ka Siong has clarified that MCA is still undecided about contesting in the Bukit Gelugor by-election. He also commented on a Malaysiakini report yesterday quoting party boss Liow Tiong Lai as confirming that MCA will do battle in the DAP stronghold. “Malaysiakini had yesterday asked if the party was not going […]

1:33 pm - Susan Loo

MB: Rationing in Klang Valley ends tomorrow

Klang Valley residents can now rest easy as Selangor Menteri Besar Abdul Khalid Ibrahim today announced an end to the almost two-month long water rationing exercise in the region. During a press conference at the state secretariat building in Shah Alam this afternoon, Abdul Khalid stated that water rationing will cease tomorrow. “Water rationing will […]

1:33 pm - Susan Loo

Hudud will kill Pakatan, warn Buddhist groups

A group of eight Buddhist associations have warned Pakatan Rakyat that it will lose future votes if PAS continues with its plan to table a Private Member’s Bill to pave the way for hudud to be implemented in Kelantan. In a statement, issued alongside the Malaysian Christian Youth Association and six other non-religious youth groups, […]

1:33 pm - Susan Loo

Mahathir: A stronger BN shot down hudud in past

Former premier Dr Mahathir Mohamad today claimed to have convinced PAS to drop its demand for hudud to be implemented in Kelantan back in 1994 because it was un-Islamic. Hence, he said he is therefore puzzled why Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak’s administration would even entertain such a request now. “Well, they think maybe the […]

1:33 pm - Susan Loo

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