Arkib untuk June, 2017

Customs: Radar not missing, it’s in the Netherlands

The Customs Department has discovered the location of a missing radar system worth millions of ringgit – it is in the Netherlands. “The customs department wishes to deny (earlier) reports, as the container which housed the high-tech military radar which was reported missing has actually arrived at its intended destination, the Rotterdam Port,” its director-general […]

June 29, 2017 8:42 pm - Susan Loo

Annuar: Panic over losing Dr M sees opposition diverting attention with 1MDB

The opposition is in a state of panic over the prospect of losing Dr Mahathir Mohamad before the next general election, according to Umno information chief Annuar Musa. He claimed that the opposition is harping on the United States Department of Justice’s (DOJ) allegations against 1MDB in order to divert public attention from the government’s […]

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I was told to convert to Islam, claims polytechnic canteen operator

Gopi Krishnan Gopal, who operated a stall in Politeknik Seberang Perai (PSP), Penang, has now claimed that he was told to convert to Islam if he wants to continue running his business. The 45-year-old former engineer claimed that the PSP head of administration, who allegedly told him and his wife, Khor Hong Geik, to convert, […]

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Portal: Only fools will believe ‘Najib booked 41 presidential suites’

A pro-Umno portal has criticised the spread of a false claim that Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak had booked “41 presidential suites” for his vacation in Bali, Indonesia. described the supporters of Pakatan Harapan and former premier Dr Mahathir Mohamad, who are spreading this slander, as lacking intelligence and religious knowledge. “If one uses the […]

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Najib has the power not to hold elections, says Mahathir

Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak might not even hold the next general elections, according to Dr Mahathir Mohamad. “It is within his power to do so. Laws would not bother him,” he said in a blog posting today. Mahathir claimed that Najib could declare a security situation or state of emergency even if there was […]

8:41 pm - Susan Loo

Shaming banks better than fines in 1MDB scandal, says S’pore

Malaysia may have slapped financial institutions involved in the 1MDB scandal with the “highest” administrative fines in the country’s history, but our neighbour down south believes in a different approach. In dealing with the 1MDB scandal, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said shame has a greater effect than fines. MAS managing director Ravi Menon […]

8:41 pm - Susan Loo

Aide dismisses rift between Hadi and Tuan Ibrahim as ‘nonsense’

PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang’s political secretary Ahmad Samsuri Mokhtar has dismissed a reported rift between his boss and PAS deputy president Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man. In a statement circulated on Hadi’s Facebook page, Samsuri criticised the report by The Malaysian Insight. “We must assume all to be nonsense unless they can present clear evidence,” he […]

8:41 pm - Susan Loo

‘Missing radar makes M’sia vulnerable to arms smuggling’

MP SPEAKS | Few eyebrows were raised today at the discovery that high-tech military radar equipment worth millions of ringgit had gone missing from the Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) after the shipment arrived a month ago. Malaysia’s descent into a globally-renowned kleptocracy has sunk to a new low when not only can billions of illicit […]

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‘M’sia will continue to improve its position in future TIP reports’

The concrete steps taken by the government which resulted in an upgrade from Tier Two Watch List to Tier Two in the latest Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report recently is just the beginning of a series of measures to protect human rights and safeguard the rights of human trafficking victims, said Minister in the Prime […]

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Health DG: We tell patients, families to pray before surgery, too

Health Ministry director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said as a practising surgeon, he would ask his patients and family to pray before a surgery. This remark comes after former minister Zaid Ibrahim defended his criticism of an AirAsia X pilot asking passengers onboard Flight D7237 to pray as it faced engine issues, by using a surgeon analogy. […]

8:41 pm - Susan Loo

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