Arkib untuk November, 2016

IGP raps Maria for holding bullet, contaminating evidence

Inspector-general of police Khalid Abu Bakar has chided Bersih chairperson Maria Chin Abdullah for holding a bullet that she received as a death threat. He said her action contaminated the evidence with her own fingerprints. “Next time if she finds something, don’t hold the bullet and show it around. Keep it, we want to lift […]

November 30, 2016 3:48 pm - Susan Loo

MP takes IGP to task over convert’s no-show at court

DAP lawmaker M Kulasegaran has criticised inspector-general of police Khalid Abu Bakar for not locating and arresting a Muslim convert who is embroiled in a custody battle with his ex-wife as directed by the Federal Court. This is after K Pathmanathan, who is now known as Mohd Ridhuan Abdullah, failed to show up in court […]

3:47 pm - Susan Loo

Lawyer says cops didn’t contact him about convert’s whereabouts

The lawyer representing convert K Pathmanathan @ Mohd Ridhuan Abdullah told reporters that police had not contacted him to ask about his client’s whereabouts. Hatem Musa, however said he was willing to assist the cops if they contacted him. “I will try my best (if police want),” he told reporters, maintaining that he was acting […]

3:47 pm - Susan Loo

Prioritise students over wealthy parents, Nurul says of paid-MRSM

The government should prioritise students’ performance instead of the desires of wealthy parents, said Lembah Pantai MP Nurul Izzah Anwar. She said this in reference to Rural and Regional Development Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob’s proposal to set up paid Mara Junior Science Colleges (MRSM) in response to request by wealthy parents. “The proposal is baseless […]

3:47 pm - Susan Loo

Adopt singular definition of parent as in Subashini’s case, court told

A senior federal counsel told the Federal Court today that it should adopt the decision from the case of R Subashini vs T Saravanan in defining the definition of “parent” in the Federal Constitution to mean singular. Counsel Arik Sanusi Yeop Johari, who was representing the Education Ministry, further showed the definition of “parent” according […]

3:47 pm - Susan Loo

Khairy: Like Trump, Umno must capture voters’ imagination

Umno must strive to capture the imagination of voters just as US president-elect Donald Trump did earlier this month, said party Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin He said despite being politically inexperienced, and racist, Trump still managed to win the elections because he was viewed as a new force in politics. This is something Umno has […]

3:47 pm - Susan Loo

Don’t bow to threats by gangsters and hoolingans, Penangites told

Penangites must sent a strong message to “gangsters and hooligans” that they will not back down under threats to reclaim their public spaces in the state, Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said today. Lim said the experience of being attacked by such groups may be frightening, but Penangites must have the courage to stand up […]

3:47 pm - Susan Loo

Orang Asli march to court in solidarity with 47 arrested activists

A total of 47 Orang Asli activists have been remanded for investigations into their anti-logging blockade in the interiors of Gua Musang, Kelantan. Berita Harian reported that 17 of them were slapped with three-day remand orders today, while the others were remanded for two days. The remand orders were granted by magistrate Mohd Faiz Omar […]

3:47 pm - Susan Loo

Wanita Umno wants Syariah Lawyers Council

UMNO AGM Wanita Umno chief Shahrizat Abdul Jalil urged the government to form a Syariah Lawyers Council to improve the administration of syariah law. “If today we have the Bar Council, why can’t we also have a Syariah Lawyers Council? Why wait so long? Isn’t the syariah law on the same level as civil law? “I believe […]

3:47 pm - Susan Loo

Discard defensive mindset, Khairy tells Malays

Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin has called on the Malays to discard their defensive mindset and chase after progress. He said for decades, the Malay political identity has been dominated by defending Malay rights and the need to aid those who are left behind economically. However, Khairy said, this should not be the only struggle for […]

3:47 pm - Susan Loo

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