Arkib untuk July, 2017

Dr M brands Zahid a liar, dares him to show identity card

Dr Mahathir Mohamad has branded Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi a “kaki pembohong (liar)” with regard to the latter’s claim of having seen a copy of the former premier’s identity card. He also dared Zahid to produce the said identity card, which purportedly stated his name as “Mahathir a/l Iskandar Kutty“. “This (Zahid’s statement) is good […]

July 31, 2017 7:17 pm - Susan Loo

Magnificent! PM praises army veterans’ firm handshake

Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak had only one word to describe the feeling of shaking hands with army veterans. “It felt ‘hebat‘ (magnificent) to greet them, their grip is still strong. “I am not sure if their knees are still strong, but their grip is,” he said when officiating the Armed Forces Veterans gathering in […]

7:17 pm - Susan Loo

1MDB spent RM690m on community programmes

1MBD has courted international attention for the wrong reasons. However, a parliamentary reply from last week showed a different side of the firm, whose dealings have been the subject of investigations and court action in various countries. The Finance Ministry revealed that RM690 million was spent on community programmes via the 1MDB foundation. The foundation […]

7:17 pm - Susan Loo

Inquiry into FGV common ground for Hadi and Kit Siang

Two years after a bitter split, PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang and DAP stalwart Lim Kit Siang appear to finally be on the same page – that there should be a Royal Commission of Inquiry into Felda Global Ventures Bhd (FGV). In a parliamentary query slotted for last Tuesday, Hadi had asked why the government […]

7:17 pm - Susan Loo

MP submits emergency motion on Zahid exposing Dr M’s private data

An emergency parliamentary motion has been submitted, urging Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi to explain his move to reveal Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s private data. The motion was submitted by DAP Kulai MP Teo Nie Ching, and a response from speaker Pandikar Amin Mulia is expected within the next 24 hours. Teo said Zahid, who […]

7:17 pm - Susan Loo

BN PAC member quizzes Home Ministry on 1MDB updates

As far as Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairperson Hasan Arifin is concerned, the committee has closed the lid on its probe concerning 1MDB. However, a BN PAC member Abdul Aziz Sheikh Fadzir had in a parliamentary question slotted for last Tuesday asked the Home Ministry for updates on investigations or actions taken in relation to […]

7:16 pm - Susan Loo

155,813 deportees escape immigration blacklist

AUDIT REPORT | The majority of undocumented migrants deported between 2014 and 2016 are missing from the Immigration Department blacklist, the first series of the 2016 Auditor-General’s Report revealed. The department deported 179,364 undocumented migrants during the period, of which 155,813 were not flagged on the Immigration Department’s “myIMMs” system. “(Migrants) that have been deported are […]

7:16 pm - Susan Loo

Gobind accuses ROS of dragging its feet over DAP’s re-election

DAP legal bureau chief Gobind Deo Singh has accused the Registrar of Societies (ROS) of dragging its feet despite the party already agreeing to hold a re-election. “We have contacted the ROS but they are hesitating to meet us,” he told a press conference at Parliament today. Gobind questioned why the ROS had no problems […]

7:16 pm - Susan Loo

Fahmi: Prioritise safety of schoolchildren in development project

A planned integrated development within the Lembah Pantai constituency needs to prioritise the safety of schoolchildren nearby, said PKR communications director Fahmi Fadzil. Fahmi pointed out that two schools are near the development, featuring 66-storey and 54-storey towers, which will comprise apartments, retail shops, offices and a hotel. “When this project starts, trailers and cranes […]

7:16 pm - Susan Loo

Pro-Umno portal: It was Anwar who first exposed Dr M’s Indian roots

Weighing into the heated exchange over Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s paternal roots, a pro-Umno portal claims it was Anwar Ibrahim who first harped on the former prime minister’s Indian heritage. The portal,, also published a video in which Anwar is seen mocking Mahathir over this during a ceramah. “Anwar is the first one to expose Mahathir’s lineage […]

7:16 pm - Susan Loo

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