Arkib untuk November, 2014

Nurses shun ‘dirty and uncouth’ Orang Asli, says NGO

Turning their backs on the oath to serve without prejudice, staff nurses are purportedly refusing to treat Orang Asli patients. This was among the issues raised during a meeting between the Orang Asli Villages Network of Peninsular Malaysia (JKOASM) and United Nations special rapporteur for health Dr Dairius Puras. “Most staff nurses do not want […]

November 25, 2014 1:55 pm - Susan Loo

March north and not south, Pak Lah tells Umno

Former premier Abdullah Ahmad Badawi has called on Umno to be more proactive to meet current demands as opposed to transforming into a more aggressive political entity. He also cautioned Umno delegates against stoking racial sentiments during the party’s annual general assembly. In his latest blog posting, Abdullah, who is fondly known as Pak Lah, […]

1:55 pm - Susan Loo

‘Insulted’ BN reps reject RM200k allocation

The 12 BN Selangor assemblypersons have decided to reject the RM200,000 annual allocation each, given by the Selangor Pakatan Rakyat government for development in their constituencies. Opposition leader Shamsudin Lias said they felt “insulted” by the allocation as the amount allocated is not the same with Pakatan assemblypersons, who received RM700,000 each. However, Shamsudin accepted […]

1:55 pm - Susan Loo

Zahid to Nazri: No guards, just you and me in Sabah

Home Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has invited Culture and Tourism Minister Nazri Aziz to travel with him to Sabah, without his bodyguards. The former claimed that the state is now safer compared to before and more tourists from China are heading there. According to a report in The Star Online today, Zahid had disagreed with his cabinet […]

1:55 pm - Susan Loo

Issue MyKad to teen, court orders gov’t

The Kuala Lumpur High Court today ordered the government to issue a MyKad (identification card) to M Navin, 16. Justice Hue Siew Kheng ruled that the reason provided by the Home Ministry and National Registration Department not to grant him citizenship was not justified. “The court orders that the MyKad be issued to the applicant […]

1:55 pm - Susan Loo

Penang BN slams rise in assessment rate

Penang opposition leader Jahara Hamid has criticised the state executive councillors’ decision to approve a slight increase in assessment rates for 2015, saying it was done due to the “inefficiency” of the two local councils. The new rates, announced yesterday by state cabinet member on local government Chow Kon Yeow, are effective Jan 1. The new rates […]

1:54 pm - Susan Loo

‘Sultans wanted KL roads named after monarchs’

It was the Rulers’ Council who had asked for some roads in Kuala Lumpur to be renamed after monarchs, Deputy Federal Territories Minister M Loga Bala said today. Speaking to reporters at the Parliament lobby, Loga Bala said that the decision to change some eight major thoroughfares to the names of monarchs was made sometime […]

1:54 pm - Susan Loo

Reprimand leaders, Dr M tells Umno delegates

The former Umno president is unwell. But this did not stop Dr Mahathir Mohamad from sharing his thoughts on the party he had led for more than two decades and its annual meet. Mahathir, who said that he might attend the assembly if health permits, outlined the problems plaguing Umno and stressed on the importance […]

1:54 pm - Susan Loo

Are you blind or naive, Isma flays Pak Samad

Ikatan Muslimin Malaysia (Isma) has launched a broadside on national laureate A Samad Said, whom it claimed was “acting on behalf of certain powers” on the issue of threats to Islam and the Malays. “If it (statements) come from some politicians who always use such an excuse (accusing a certain political party of being behind […]

1:54 pm - Susan Loo

Drop ‘ketum’ as economic adviser, Umno tells MB

Selangor  Menteri Besar Mohamed Azmin Ali has been told not to retain Anwar Ibrahim as the state’s economic adviser. The proposal was made by Selangor opposition leader Shamsudin Lias today. He said Anwar, whom he referred to as “ketum”, should not be kept in the position due to the many crises sparked off by the […]

1:54 pm - Susan Loo

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