Arkib untuk February, 2018

Another law to imprison us?

COMMENT | Anxious about his remote chance of winning the upcoming general election, our emperor asked his team if they could enact legislation whereby the purveyors of “fake news” could be fined up to RM500,000 or face a jail term of up to 10 years. No one has seen the draft of the proposed law but BN leaders […]

February 20, 2018 8:32 pm - Susan Loo

‘Umno can’t be trusted to protect Islam, vote for PAS’

PAS vice-president Idris Ahmad has urged Umno members to vote for PAS in the 14th general election to ensure the country will be governed in line with Islamic principles. According to a report in party organ Harakah Daily, Idris said the bipartisan support for the Federal Court’s decision on unilateral conversion in the M Indira Gandhi case showed that neither […]

8:32 pm - Susan Loo

Harapan to haul ROS to court over registration

Pakatan Harapan will be taking the Registrar of Societies to court for failing to respond to their application to be registered as an official coalition. Harapan chairperson Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the legal action, to be filed by the end of this week, was to compel the ROS to respond to the coalition on the grounds […]

8:32 pm - Susan Loo

MCA leaders avoiding Chinese-majority seats: Guan Eng

MCA leaders received yet another blow from Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng who criticised his rivals for allegedly not practising what they preach on the issue of seat allocation for the coming polls. He said MCA deputy chief Wee Ka Siong could not deny claims that the party’s representation of the Chinese community had […]

8:32 pm - Susan Loo

MCA deputy president Wee Ka Siong has dismissed Johor DAP chief Liew Chin Tong’s claim that he was pressured by Umno to clarify his alleged “Umno could lose GE14” remark in a China Press interview. “Nonsense. He is being too imaginative,” Wee told Malaysiakini when contacted. He reiterated that China Press had asked hypothetical questions and he replied that “politics is […]

8:32 pm - Susan Loo

GE14 – ‘I want to go to Pekan’, says Dr M

Harapan chairperson Dr Mahathir Mohamad today gave a cryptic response to his final decision on which parliamentary seat he would be contesting for the forthcoming 14th general election. In a swipe at Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak, the Bersatu chairperson warned that he could even appear at the former’s constituency of Pekan. “That’s a 42 […]

8:31 pm - Susan Loo

Looks not everything, say Umno, DAP women leaders

While a candidate’s looks may be important, what a particular political party has to offer for the younger generation in totality is more important, say Umno and DAP women leaders alike. DAP Youth committee member Dyana Sofya Mohd Daud said voters, especially the younger ones, do not give their votes easily despite being presented with […]

8:31 pm - Susan Loo

‘Money is not everything’ – Chong Wei reveals brush with bookie

Badminton ace Lee Chong Wei has revealed that he turned down a bookie’s offer a few years ago as he did not want to let the country down. “Yes, I was approached, but money is not everything to me,” he was quoted as saying by NST Online. The former World No 1, who was speaking at […]

8:31 pm - Susan Loo

APU Becomes First Malaysian University To Establish Partnership With MRSM

A Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) was signed between Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) and the Marketing Research Society of Malaysia (MRSM) today, symbolizing the establishment of a strategic partnership between the private university and the professional body for market research in Malaysia. The Agreement marked the collaboration between both parties to develop […]

8:31 pm - Susan Loo

MACC sets sights on suspected corrupt K’tan politician

The MACC is monitoring the activities of a politician in Kelantan whom it suspects of corruption. Kelantan MACC chief Moh Samsuddin Yusof, however, declined to reveal any details including which party the politician is from. “We received a report that a politician was involved in corruption. The MACC is investigating and monitoring,” he was quoted […]

8:31 pm - Susan Loo

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