Arkib untuk July, 2016

Travelling abroad not constitutional right, court rules in Pua case

The High Court in Kuala Lumpur today ruled that the ban on Petaling Jaya Utara MP Tony Pua on travelling overseas, stands. Justice Hanipah Farikullah said that it was not a constitutional right for all, including Pua, to be allowed to travel abroad. She also said in her oral judgment that the director-general of the […]

July 27, 2016 11:07 pm - Susan Loo

Don’t strip, and complain about being naked, PKR leader hits back

In an obvious retort to Selangor DAP chief Tony Pua, PKR’s Latheefa Koya said her party cannot be expected to ask “how high” when its coalition partner demanded it to jump. As for leaks to the media with regard to the snap polls in Penang, she questioned who was the first to make it public. […]

11:07 pm - Susan Loo

Perkasa slams Umno Youth for ‘3 Tan Sri conspiracy’ claim

Umno Youth vice chief Khairul Azwan Harun’s police report alleging a high level conspiracy against the prime minister was “insolent” and “shocking”, Perkasa said. It said Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin’s silence on the matter also raised suspicions over the move. Khairul Azwan yesterday lodged a police report alleging outgoing Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief […]

11:07 pm - Susan Loo

Pua rues friends who leave you naked

Selangor DAP chief Tony Pua is disappointed with friends, who fail to live up to expectations. “Sometimes, you wonder what type of friends you have. When they are in a crisis, you backed them to the hilt, come what may. “Then at a time when we would appreciate their support, they leak everything to the […]

11:06 pm - Susan Loo

Look in the mirror first, Rafidah tells PM’s critics

Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak’s critics should look at themselves first before throwing brickbats at him or any other minister, said former international trade and Industry minister Rafidah Aziz. This is because leadership begins with each individual and should be first practised at home, she said. “Leadership occurs in all areas. So don’t talk about […]

11:06 pm - Susan Loo

Lawyers volunteer to defend Zeti, Gani, Abu Kassim

Some 10 lawyers have already offered to provide free legal services to former Bank Negara governor Zeti Akhtar Aziz, former MACC chief Abu Kassim Mohamed and outgoing attorney-general Abdul Gani Patail. This is according to lawyer Yusmadi Yusoff, who mooted that a team of volunteers be set up to act as the trio’s legal counsel, […]

11:06 pm - Susan Loo

Penang polls best time to attack Najib, DAP tells allies

DAP organising secretary Anthony Loke has told his Pakatan Harapan allies that the Penang state election will be the best time for them to attack BN and Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak. The state polls will create momentum for the opposition movement to face the next general election, he said. In an interview with its […]

11:06 pm - Susan Loo

Rahman Dahlan: DOJ should have talked to 1MDB first

The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) should at least have the courtesy to contact 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) to listen to their side of the story rather than only based its reports on the online news website (Sarawak Report), said Barisan Nasional (BN) strategic communications director Abdul Rahman Dahlan today. Describing it as unbecoming […]

11:06 pm - Susan Loo

Johor sultan: Royal family maintains strict neutrality on national politics

The Johor royal family maintains a position of ‘strict neutrality’ on all matters related to national-level politics, said Johor Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar said in a Facebook post today. He also condemned the increasing number of false statements purportedly issued by various members of the Johor royal family being circulated on social media lately. He […]

11:06 pm - Susan Loo

‘NSC Act will give Najib arbitrary powers, bypass safeguards’

Civil liberties advocates Lawyers for Liberty warned that the National Security Council Act (NSC) 2016 is nothing more than a redressing of the now repealed Internal Security Act (ISA) that will grant Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak arbitrary powers, and even bypass safeguards that existed in the old law. The group pointed out that powers […]

11:06 pm - Susan Loo

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