Arkib untuk September, 2015

Umno man wants NTV7’s license revoked for ‘rude’ programme but…

An Umno division leader today called on the government to revoke NTV7’s broadcast license over a Chinese-language programme where a panelist had mocked Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak’s administration. However, when Malaysiakini checked with the television station, a spokesperson expressed puzzlement over the outburst since the programme had been scrapped several years ago. The programme started on […]

September 30, 2015 9:13 pm - Susan Loo

RON 95, RON 97 and diesel up 10 sen at midnight

Petrol and diesel prices will go up 10 sen per litre at midnight. According to sources, the new price of RON 95 and RON 97 will be RM2.05 and RM2.45 per litre respectively. This is up from RM1.95 and RM 2.35 for RON 95 and RON 97 respectively The price of diesel will go up from RM1.80 […]

9:13 pm - Susan Loo

PM wants to know if WSJ will block lawsuit with Speech Act

Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak wants to know if the Wall Street Journal will invoke the ‘Securing the Protection of our Enduring and Established Constitutional Heritage (Speech) Act’ if he decides to sue the publication. Najib’s lawyer Mohd Hafarizam Harun said he has written to senior counsel Philip Jeyaretnam, who is acting for WSJ, to ask whether the […]

9:13 pm - Susan Loo

Umno lawyer: Megat’s view on Saifuddin doesn’t stand

Megat Najmuddin Megat Khas is not the Umno disciplinary board chairperson and therefore his statement on Umno man Saifuddin Abdullah has no standing, said Umno legal adviser Mohd Hafarizam Harun. Megat Najmuddin (photo) had said it was fine for Saifuddin, a former deputy minister, to attend the meeting to form Pakatan Harapan this month. Saifuddin […]

9:13 pm - Susan Loo

Najib to know tomorrow if he must file defence on RM2.6b suit

Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak will know tomorrow whether he has to file his defence statement with regard to a lawsuit filed by former Umno member Anina Saadudin on the RM2.6 billion issue. Anina’s lawyer Haniff Khatri (photo) said a temporary stay was granted by High Court judicial commissioner Mohd Zaki Abdul Wahab on his […]

9:13 pm - Susan Loo

Cabinet agrees China ambassador had no intention to interfere

The Petaling Street visit of China’s ambassador to Malaysia Huang Huikang had created controversy in the past few days. However the cabinet today discussed and agreed the ambassador had no intention to interfere in domestic affairs. According to a Sin Chew Daily report, the cabinet also agreed to put the matter to rest. Although the issue had […]

9:13 pm - Susan Loo

I’m no dog eater, Guan Eng bites back

Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng has expressed regret that he had been accused of eating dog meat by animal lovers, who have flooded his social media sites with hate messages. “I regret to say that they have spewed lies to say I eat dog meat, saying that is why I gave instructions to cull […]

9:13 pm - Susan Loo

Suspend TPPA talks with ‘credibility crisis’ Najib, US urged

Pakatan Harapan has urged the United States to suspend all Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) negotiations with Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak. This is in view of media reports claiming that Najib is currently being investigated by the US Department of Justice, which Pakatan said creates a conflict of interest for Najib and puts Malaysia’s sovereignty […]

9:13 pm - Susan Loo

Saifuddin seeking ‘inspiration’ to respond to show-cause letter

Attending the discussions and subsequent unveiling of the new opposition coalition Pakatan Harapan courted a show-cause letter for Umno man Saifuddin Abdullah. And the former deputy minister has until Oct 6 to respond. “Tengah tunggu ilham (waiting for inspiration),” he told Malaysiakini when quizzed on his response. Saifuddin revealed that the letter dated Sept 22 was delivered […]

9:13 pm - Susan Loo

We’ve seen a no-confidence motion before, says Azalina

It is possible to table a motion of no confidence against the prime minister even though the standing order is silent on the matter, said minister in charge of parliamentary affairs Azalina Othman. She said a motion of no confidence against a PM was submitted by opposition leader Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail against then […]

9:13 pm - Susan Loo

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