Arkib untuk January, 2018

I merely aped Dr M’s monkey business, says Nazri

Tourism and Culture Minister Nazri Abdul Aziz pointed out that the orangutan was used as a logo during the first Visit Malaysia Year when Dr Mahathir Mohamad was prime minister. “I just followed him,” he told Malaysiakini. The minister was commenting on Mahathir’s remarks regarding the Visit Malaysia Year 2020 logo. “It looks like a kera (monkey) or […]

January 30, 2018 4:42 pm - Susan Loo

Dr M: Ku Li told me he has retired from politics

Former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said his former political rival Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah has told him that he has retired from politics. “He let me know, he has retired and does not want to be involved in politics anymore. “I met him at a wedding recently and he sat next to me (but) we […]

4:42 pm - Susan Loo

Exchange 106 soaring a floor every 3 days

It takes China State Construction Engineering (CSCE) only three days, on average, to complete one floor at The Exchange 106 – Putrajaya’s latest showpiece highrise at Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) hub in the capital. On some days, it takes only two days to do so, said Chinese ambassador to Malaysia Bai Tian after a site […]

4:42 pm - Susan Loo

Penang dismisses Wan Junaidi’s remarks on tunnel project

Penang executive councillor Chow Kon Yeow has dismissed as “no issue” the remark made by Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Wan Junaidi Tunku Jaafar when he said he does not have “official knowledge” of the undersea tunnel project. In a statement yesterday, Wan Junaidi had also said that the project has yet to obtain the […]

4:42 pm - Susan Loo

ROS still mum on Harapan registration, frets Dr M

The Registrar of Societies (ROS) has yet to get back to Pakatan Harapan on the coalition’s registration, coalition chairperson Dr Mahathir Mohamad revealed today. “Until now there has been no answer or acknowledgment from the ROS. “So we think that this is done on purpose, the non-response, so that we waste our time and cannot […]

4:41 pm - Susan Loo

Putrajaya forms committee to tackle ‘fake news’

Putrajaya has formed a special committee to formulate laws to tackle fake news, said de facto Law Minister Azalina Othman Said. The committee, endorsed by Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak, includes representatives from the police, the Attorney-General’s Chambers and the Communications and Multimedia Ministry. “Other participants are relevant NGOs and MPs who will ensure that the […]

4:41 pm - Susan Loo

Child porn: M’sia ranks top in Southeast Asia

Malaysia has recorded the highest number IP addresses uploading and downloading photographs and visuals of child pornography in South-East Asia. According to authorities, there is also a sharp increase with regard to the number of children becoming victims of perpetrators befriended online. Ong Chin Lan, an officer with the police’s sexual, women and child investigation […]

4:41 pm - Susan Loo

Indira Gandhi’s ex-husband still in M’sia, say cops

The police believe Mohd Ridhuan Abdullah who failed to surrender to his ex-wife M Indira Gandhi, their youngest daughter, is still in the country. Yesterday, Indira won her case at the Federal Court to nullify the certificates of conversion to Islam of her three children. Inspector-general of police Mohamad Fuzi Harun (photo) told a media conference after […]

4:41 pm - Susan Loo

Lawyers body in S’wak allowed to pose questions on CJ to apex court

The High Court in Kuching yesterday allowed the Advocates Association of Sarawak (AAS) to refer constitutional questions regarding the appointment and extension of Chief Justice Md Raus Sharif and Court of Appeal president Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin to the Federal Court. This is regarding them holding the office beyond the constitutional retirement age of 66 years […]

4:41 pm - Susan Loo

Dr M: Special committee formed for S’gor Harapan seat negotiations

  Pakatan Harapan chairperson Dr Mahathir Mohamad said a special committee has been formed in Selangor for seat negotiations. This comes after there was confusion surrounding the role of the Selangor Pakatan Harapan election committee. “With regards to Selangor, there was a little bit of misunderstanding as to which body should be looking into the division of […]

4:41 pm - Susan Loo

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