Arkib untuk December, 2017

MACC told to locate several witnesses in SRC probe

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has been instructed to locate several witnesses in its investigation of SRC International Sdn Bhd, a former 1MDB subsidiary. This is according to Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Paul Low in a parliamentary reply dated Nov 30. “As instructed by the deputy public prosecutor, the investigating officer was taking […]

December 29, 2017 8:21 pm - Susan Loo

Officials dodge queries on likely snag in maid hiring system

Immigration Department’s top officials have refused to elaborate on how its new domestic worker recruitment system might be in conflict with Indonesian and Filipino regulations. Both Indonesia and Philippines do not allow the direct hiring of workers by employers and instead make it mandatory for recruits to be done through agents. However, Putrajaya’s new online recruitment […]

8:20 pm - Susan Loo

EC chief: GE14 date not dependent on new boundaries

The Election Commission (EC) said today that the date for the 14th general election will not be dependent on the completion of its ongoing redelineation exercise. EC chairperson Mohd Hashim Abdullah told reporters that their duty is only to follow due processes to complete the nationwide exercise and submit a report to Prime Minister Najib Abdul […]

8:20 pm - Susan Loo

MOF is not beholden to anybody, says Johari on 1MDB debt settlement

The Finance Ministry (MOF) will not be indebted to the Chinese government when deciding on any future development projects in Malaysia, said Second Finance Minister Johari Abdul Ghani. He said this when asked if the ministry feels beholden to China following news that Chinese firms helped MOF-owned 1MDB to settle its debts to the International Petroleum […]

8:20 pm - Susan Loo

Kuala S’gor PAS, Amanah, object to EC’s voter transfers in Jeram

A group of voters from Taman Saujana Utama – a locality under the N12 Jeram state seat – has raised objections against the Election Commission’s plans to move them into the N38 Paya Jaras state seat under its ongoing redelineation exercise. Their main ground of objection was that the move could cause “confusion” as they […]

8:20 pm - Susan Loo

And the Newsmaker of 2017 is…

POLL | Over the past 17 years, Malaysiakini has without fail named a top newsmaker as we bring the curtain down on the year. A newsmaker is defined as “someone whose actions make news headlines, who effects the course of public discourse and creates an impact in Malaysian politics, for better or worse”. Malaysiakini has nominated 12 candidates for […]

8:20 pm - Susan Loo

PAS: Interim PM proposal unhealthy and unconstitutional

The proposal of having an interim prime minister (PM) is both unhealthy and unconstitutional, said PAS today. In a statement, PAS secretary-general Takiyuddin Hassan said such proposal, if implemented, will also not reflect a government that is stable and strong. “PAS is of the opinion that the proposal by a certain political party in Malaysia […]

8:20 pm - Susan Loo

Will your property make way for KL-S’pore HSR?

KINIGUIDE | The track alignment for the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR) project is now available for public scrutiny, but accessing the information remains a challenge. The track alignment is not available online nor published in newspapers. Instead, it can only be accessed at the Land Public Transport Commission (Spad) headquarters or relevant local government offices. […]

8:20 pm - Susan Loo

S’gor plagued by issues in 2017

Throughout 2017, Selangor was plagued by a number of issues, including a state government political and administrative dilemma that led to doubts over the credibility and capability of Menteri Besar Mohamed Azmin Mohd Ali in administrating the state. The decision of the PAS syura council on May 11 to cut ties with Parti Keadilan Rakyat […]

8:20 pm - Susan Loo

Report: Muhyiddin insists Harapan must name PM candidate before GE

Bersatu president Muhyiddin Yassin has insisted that Pakatan Harapan must name its prime minister candidate before the next general election. The former deputy prime minister said the issue must not be taken lightly as voters want to know who would lead the government if Harapan were to come out victorious post-GE14. “People have asked who […]

8:20 pm - Susan Loo

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