Arkib untuk January, 2015

Rafizi: Feb RON95 should be RM1.62 a litre

PKR secretary-general Rafizi Ramli said Putrajaya ought to set the price for RON95 petrol at RM1.62 per litre for the month of February.In a press release today, Rafizi said this figure would reflect the average market price of RON95 petrol in Malaysia, as determined by the Mean of Platts Singapore (MOPS). “If subsidies are restored, […]

January 30, 2015 8:14 am - Susan Loo

Photo of gun-toting Saravanan circulated

A photograph of Deputy Youth and Sports Minister M Saravanan with a gun tucked into his pants is making the rounds on Facebook. The photograph was taken at the MIC headquarters in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday, where Saravanan held a press conference amid a tense atmosphere. Initially, some 20 thugs, purportedly hired by the rival […]

8:14 am - Susan Loo

Court no to gov’t claim against Bersih

The High Court has ruled that the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012 (PAA) is constitutional but dismissed the government’s claim for damages incurred during a Bersih rally three years ago. The court sitting in Kuala Lumpur decided this in the government’s claim against former Bersih chairperson Ambiga Sreenevasan and 14 other steering committee members of the […]

8:14 am - Susan Loo

Bersih mulls challenging PAA ruling

Electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0 is weighing whether to appeal today’s High Court decision declaring the controversial Peaceful Assembly Act 2012 (PAA) as constitutional. Describing the decision as “positive” for Bersih and its rally, Bersih 2.0 chief Maria Chin Abdullah said the whole court action by the government was, nevertheless, a waste of public funds. “It […]

8:14 am - Susan Loo

‘What next, raid hospitals for alcohol swabs?’

Livid that Malacca may outlaw alcohol beverages from being sold at 7-Eleven outlets in predominantly Muslim areas, a local MCA leader wonders if hospitals and clinics will be next. “Some medical solutions contain alcohol, most apparent are alcohol swabs to clean up wounds. “Are hospitals, clinics and pharmacists to be raided too to remove such […]

8:14 am - Susan Loo

Police chief fumes over MH370 ‘conspiracy’ tweet

Inspector-general of police Khalid Abu Bakar has again opened fire on Twitter, this time over a posting concerning Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. He tweeted tweeted an instruction to the police cyber crimes unit, urging them to locate and investigate a Twitter user with the handle @ollie_mollie. In an attached screenshot, @ollie_mollie was depicted responding to […]

8:14 am - Susan Loo

Pakatan will survive my jailing, says Anwar

Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim says one need not worry about Pakatan Rakyat breaking up should he go to jail in the Sodomy II decision come Feb 10. He also called on Selangor Menteri Besar Azmin Ali to be “courageous and break the barriers” to effect change for the better. Anwar was reported saying this in […]

8:14 am - Susan Loo

EPF to declare dividend of 6.4pct?

The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is expected to announce a dividend of between 6.35 percent and 6.45 percent for 2014, according to sources. The dividend last year was 6.35 percent. A dividend more than 6.35 percent would make it the highest since 1999, where the dividend was 6.84 percent. Federation of Malaysian Consumers Associations (Fomca) […]

8:14 am - Susan Loo

Local polls is in Pakatan framework, DAP tells PAS

PAS leaders have been slammed for butting heads with DAP on local council elections by claiming it is not in Pakatan Rakyat’s common policy framework when that is not the case. DAP Bukit Bendera MP Zairil Khir Johari said PAS secretary-general Mustafa Ali’s “chest beating” over the matter was unnecessary and that his claims were […]

8:14 am - Susan Loo

Nizar hauled to court again for defaming Najib

Just over a fortnight after being discharged for allegedly defaming Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak, former Perak menteri besar Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin is back in court on the same matter. Nizar tweeted last night that he has been recharged on the allegation, and appeared in court today, according to DAP Canning assemblyperson Wong Kah Woh. […]

8:14 am - Susan Loo

Terkini Archives