Arkib untuk April, 2015

Chong Wei: Rosmah not to be blamed for my woes

National shuttler Lee Chong Wei was slapped with an eight-month ban after consuming a herbal medicine. It was reported that the medicine was given to him by the wife of a “very influential man”. Speculation has been rife that the person responsible for the former world number one’s predicament is Rosmah Mansor, the wife of […]

April 29, 2015 12:18 pm - Susan Loo

Cops probe cross protest under PAA, trespassing

The Selangor police headquarters has taken over investigations of the Taman Medan church protest, and are probing it under the Peaceful Assembly Act and the Penal Code for trespassing. “(The case is being investigated) under the Peaceful Assembly Act, and for trespassing under the Penal Code,” Selangor CID chief Mohd Adnan Abdullah told Malaysiakini. Selangor […]

12:18 pm - Susan Loo

UIA nixes moderation talk as PKR rep on panel

A forum on moderation in Malaysia has been cancelled at the 11th hour, after Universiti Islam Antarabangsa said it cannot host it hours before the event. Co-sponsor University of Nottingham told Malaysiakini UIA’s “senior management” did not approve of PKR Youth chief and Selangor executive councillor Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad being on the panel. “Unfortunately […]

12:18 pm - Susan Loo

Ahmad Maslan: No one told me to shut up on GST

Deputy Finance Minister Ahmad Maslan has confirmed that he did not receive any instruction from top Umno leadership to stop making remarks about the Goods and Services tax (GST). This comes after an Astro Awani report, quoting a source, that said that Ahmad had been given a gag order on the matter. “No one from […]

12:18 pm - Susan Loo

Country bigger than PM’s ‘Bugis pinisi’, says Kadir

Following Najib Abdul Razak’s ‘no surrender’ speech yesterday, veteran newsman A Kadir Jasin reminded the prime minister that Malaysia is no mere Bugis ship. “It wouldn’t matter (if it sank) if Malaysia is just a Bugis pinisi, but our independence is far bigger and far grander than a wooden, two-masted Bugis pinisi. “Or are the […]

12:18 pm - Susan Loo

Mahathir plucks ‘RM3mil flowers’ from Rosmah

Dr Mahathir Mohamad has denied that he attacked Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak’s wife Rosmah Mansor in one of his blog postings. The former premier said he was only questioning her lavish lifestyle. “There are rumours out there that she spent RM3 million just for flower decorations for the (daughter’s wedding). “The problem is orang […]

12:18 pm - Susan Loo

Dr M didn’t tune in to PM’s ‘Bugis seafarer’ speech

Dr Mahathir Mohamad said he did not listen to the speech delivered by Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak last night, where the latter declared “we will not surrender“. However, the former premier stressed that Najib must shed light on 1Malaysia Development Bhd’s (1MDB) missing funds. “The problem now is that the money is missing. It […]

12:18 pm - Susan Loo

Customs, MCMC butt heads over prepaid cards

The Royal Customs Department and Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission today issued contradicting statements over the new prices for the mobile prepaid top-up cards. Customs director Khazali Ahmad said the cards will be sold at  pre-goods and services tax prices starting Friday. Khazali said he has personally instructed all four telecommunication companies to reinstate the […]

12:18 pm - Susan Loo

Dr M: Ahmad Maslan clueless about finance

Dr Mahathir Mohamad has criticised Deputy Finance Minister Ahmad Maslan as someone who does not know anything about finance. Ahmad had responded to Mahathir’s concern about the goods and services tax (GST), saying that perhaps the former premier does not understand the matter. Mahathir had previously lamented that civil servants do not understand GST themselves. […]

12:17 pm - Susan Loo

Zam: Mahathir’s strategy hangs on BN votes

Former premier Dr Mahathir Mohamed should reconsider whether he should continue his attacks against his successor Najib Abdul Razak if BN manages to put a dent in PKR’s majority in the Permatang Pauh by-election, said former information minister Zainuddin Maidin. Conversely, if BN is defeated in the Rompin by-election, then Najib must resign from his […]

12:17 pm - Susan Loo

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