Arkib untuk February, 2018

Dr M: I’m in Pekan to convince voters to reject Najib

Dr Mahathir Mohamad says his visit to Pekan later today is meant to convince the people there not to vote for their incumbent MP, Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak. “I know Najib is from Pekan, he is a local, but if a local does wrong things he should be rejected,” the Pakatan Harapan chairperson said […]

February 28, 2018 2:25 pm - Susan Loo

Why 98pct of S’gor voters untouched by redelineation?

COMMENT | It is outrageous to learn that the Election Commission scheduled 31 objections to the delineation of Selangor on Feb 27, so that its proposal may be tabled in Parliament in time for the new boundaries to be used for the 14th general elections. The EC’s ridiculous haste in hearing objections means that the inquiry […]

2:24 pm - Susan Loo

Business owners tell Air Selangor to explain exorbitant water bills

Business owners have complained of exorbitant and possibly incorrect water bills, some to the tune of 50 times higher than their bills from the previous month. They have thus demanded answers from Selangor’s water utility body, Air Selangor. Joanne Yap has operated her car wash business in Kepong for the past 14 years, and was shocked when […]

2:24 pm - Susan Loo

Chong: Nazri insulting Kuok akin to insulting the Chinese

MCA Youth chief Chong Sin Woon said Tourism and Culture Minister Nazri Abdul Aziz’s barrage of insults against billionaire Robert Kuok was akin to insulting “the Chinese community as a whole.” In a statement today, he said Nazri’s insult was felt by the community because Kuok was “no ordinary person,” and has earned the highest […]

2:24 pm - Susan Loo

AGC moves to strike out Dr M’s suit over forex RCI

The Attorney-General’s Chambers has filed an application in the High Court in Kuala Lumpur to strike out former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s suit challenging the findings of the Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) on foreign exchange losses in the 1990s. Senior federal counsel Mazlifah Ayob said today the court has fixed April 19 to […]

2:24 pm - Susan Loo

Azmin: No problem for MACC to raid my office

Selangor Menteri Besar Azmin Ali has welcomed the MACC to take any documents related to the Ijok land deal from his office. In a video uploaded to Facebook last night, the Bukit Antarabangsa assemblyperson said he had no qualms if MACC wanted to take these documents from his office in its raid. “There is no problem for MACC […]

2:24 pm - Susan Loo

Dr M’s tip to master English: Read three books a year

Pupils can master the English language if schools make it compulsory for them to read three works of fiction a year, Dr Mahathir Mohamad says. In an “English Class with Mahathir” live Facebook session today, the Pakatan Harapan chairperson offered a few tips on how young Malaysians can increase their fluency in the language. “Beside textbooks, read storybooks. […]

2:24 pm - Susan Loo

No more ‘Chinese tsunami’ in GE14 – Liow

The 14th general election, expected to be called soon, is expected by most political analysts to be the most fierce and bitter election ever to be held in the country. This has been admitted by Prime Minister Najib Razak himself, who regarded it as “the mother of all elections” that will determine whether BN continues to be […]

2:24 pm - Susan Loo

Where are the promised public housing units, asks Penang

Penang has the least number of People’s Housing Project (PPR) units among all the states, state executive council member Jagdeep Singh Deo said today. Out of 102,000 units built by the federal government, only 999 units were obtained by Penang, he added. Jagdeep said he and Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng had met the Local Government […]

2:24 pm - Susan Loo

‘EC is bulldozing redelineation hearings before Parliament sits’

A Selangor PKR leader has accused the Election Commission of attempting to bulldoze and complete the second round of public hearings on the constituency redelineation exercise by Thursday. In a statement yesterday, Selangor PKR Election Committee legal and security manager Sangetha Jayakumar questioned if EC was moving to conclude the hearing before the coming Parliament […]

2:24 pm - Susan Loo

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