Arkib untuk July, 2015

Tanjung Malim Umno cancels plan to invite Mukhriz

Umno Tanjung Malim division has decided to cancel its plan to invite Kedah Menteri Besar Mukhriz Mahathir to officiate its wings’ simultaneous annual meetings tomorrow. Division chief Khusairi Abdul Talib told Suara TV, the decision was made to ensure the political environment at the division level remains peaceful. “I discussed with the respective wings’ heads and […]

July 31, 2015 9:41 pm - Susan Loo

Choose your lady wisely, says crown prince

Johor crown prince Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim has the uncanny ability to convey a powerful message with just a single sentence or gesture. When Tourism and Culture Minister Nazri Abdul Aziz warned Tunku Ismail that he would be “whacked” in the verbal sense for meddling in politics, the prince responded with a simple video of […]

9:41 pm - Susan Loo

Petrol, diesel prices to drop by 10 sen

Retail prices of RON95, RON97 petrol, and diesel is down by 10 sen a litre for August 2015, effective midnight. The new price after Goods and Services Tax (GST) for RON95 is RM2.05 per litre, while the price for RON97 is RM2.45 per litre, and the price for diesel is RM1.95 per litre. “The price […]

9:41 pm - Susan Loo

Johor Umno Youth leaders quit over axed DPM

Signs of turmoil in Umno have emerged in the wake of Muhyiddin Yassin’s removal as deputy prime minister. Two Umno Youth leaders from Muhyiddin’s home state of Johor resigned from their positions today, with one of them accusing Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak of betrayal. Both Asrul Esreen Mohd Salleh and Saiful Zakry Ripin were […]

9:41 pm - Susan Loo

Rosmah denies ‘out to nail Zeti’ article

Rosmah Mansor has denied an article published in the Asia Sentinel which claimed that the prime minister’s wife is seeking to oust Bank Negara governor Zeti Akthar Aziz. “The insinuations and allegations are made with the intention to injure the reputation of Datin Sri Rosmah Mansor in her personal capacity and (as) the wife of the prime […]

9:41 pm - Susan Loo

Najib sings praises of Hadi over 1MDB

Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak today sang praises of Abdul Hadi Awang over what he termed as the PAS president’s ability to properly evaluate the 1MDB-related allegations against him. Najib said a Muslim should hold to the principle that the truth must first be established before accusing someone of wrongdoing. “As men of religion, we […]

9:41 pm - Susan Loo

Pray for us leaders, Najib tells Haj pilgrims

Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak has asked the 1,200 haj pilgrims sponsored by Yayasan 1MDB to pray for the country’s well-being and his administration in Mecca. He also called on them to pray that no foreign elements would attempt to topple the government. “Please pray. You are going to a place where your prayers would […]

9:41 pm - Susan Loo

Slander ruined all that is good about 1MDB, rues PM

Due to negative perception arising from slander, the people believe that everything related to 1MDB is bad, lamented Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak. “Because of the perception due to the spread of slander planted in people’s minds, all the good that has been done by 1MDB has turned bad. “When 1MDB is being attacked, it […]

9:41 pm - Susan Loo

Protest in solidarity over The Edge suspension

Some 70 journalists, activists, and members of the public gathered outside The Edge Media Group’s headquarters in Mutiara Damansara in Petaling Jaya today to show their solidarity. This is in protest of the Home Ministry’s suspension of The Edge Weekly and The Edge Financial Daily, published by the media group, for its critical reporting of 1MDB. The protesters chanted slogans […]

9:41 pm - Susan Loo

Activists arrested outside police HQ

Two activists, including student leader Adam Adli, were arrested outside the Dang Wangi police headquarters as they were leaving today. The other one arrested is Lensa communications officer Shukri Abd Razab. Another activist, Mandeep Singh, told Malaysiakini that he would surrender himself to the police. Shukri (photo, in green shirt) is being hauled up under the Sedition […]

9:40 pm - Susan Loo

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