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21/07 6:17 am Malaysia Airlines latest losses occurred during Najibs time

P Gunasegaram Malaysiakini 18 Jul 2017 A QUESTION OF BUSINESS During electioneering, it is common to make political capital out of everything. Malaysia Airlines Bhd was not spared when Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak blamed one of his predecessors at a Hari Raya open house earlier this month for horrendous decisions. He was very []

20/07 11:36 am Sad reflection on Najib not so much on Sarifuddin that the propaganda ..

After 52 years in politics, I thought no propaganda offensive and lies, however bizarre or outlandish, would have surprised me but I was wrong. I refer to the scurrilous attack by Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Najib Razaks aide, Tengku Sarifuddin Tengku Ahmad on former Prime Minister, Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, playing on Mahathirs description of []

19/07 5:39 pm Questions for Najib on the indictment of two French executives in ..

I have several questions for the Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Najib Razak on the indictment of two French executives in connection with graft over the Scorpene submarine sale to Malaysia fifteen years ago in 2002. Firstly, did the Cabinet discuss the subject at its weekly meeting today, as there was ample time for a report []

19/07 10:25 am If Apandi is so God-fearing, he should not be Attorney-General of a global ..

Replying to the former Prime Minister, Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad who said at the Pakatan Harapan Ceramah Sayangi Malaysia, Hapus Kleptokrasi in Shah Alam on Monday night that if Pakatan Harapan forms the government after the next general election, it would summon the Attorney-General, Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali over the allegation that he used []

18/07 6:28 pm Mahathir effect threatens Umno vote bank

Shannon Teoh Straits Times Singapore JULY 18, 2017 Umno ratcheted up the racial rhetoric last weekend, highlighting concerns within the ruling party that its grip on the crucial Malay vote bank could slip after Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad formally took charge of the opposition last Friday. The former prime minister led the dominant Malay party []

18/07 1:13 pm Will Parliament be dissolved after Najib presents his 2018 budget of ..

Sitting on stage with Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad at the Pakatan Harapan Ceramah Sayangi Malaysia, Hapus Kleptokrasi at IDCC in Shah Alam last night, I told the former Prime Minister that the current Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Najib Razak may be taking a leaf from his premiership in 1999 and dissolve Parliament after he had []

18/07 9:07 am 1MDB scandal and Malaysia as global kleptocracy are potent signs that ..

Yesterday was the eighth anniversary of the murder of an idealistic young Malaysian, Teoh Beng Hock in Shah Alam, who died because of a baseless allegation of corruption involving RM2,400 for 1,500 Malaysian flags used in the Merdeka celebrations in 2008, where the institutions of state were misused by the powers-that-be to persecute political opponents. []

17/07 12:38 am Call for a common strategy by the 10 Cabinet Ministers and 57 MPs from ..

The 10 Cabinet Ministers and 57 MPs from Sabah and Sarawak should meet before Parliament reconvenes next Monday on 24th July to work out a strategy to ensure that the first appointment of a Chief Justice from Sabah and Sarawak in the sixth decade of the formation of Malaysia should not be voided and by-passed. []

17/07 6:30 am Window for Najib to hold 14GE this year closing as UMNO/BN leaders panic ..

It was panic stations for UMNO/BN leaders, propagandists and cybertroopers for the last three days. They just did not believe that it was possible for Pakatan Harapan leaders to resolve their differences and for the Pakatan Harapan Presidential Council to conclude its Thursday night meeting fruitfully and productively, with a midnight media conference and announcement []

16/07 3:25 pm UMNO/BN at sixes and sevens over Pakatan Harapans structure and leadership ..

It is quite hilarious to see the UMNO/Barisan Nasional leaders, propagandists and cybertroopers at sixes and sevens in the past two days over Pakatan Harapans structure and leadership line-up announced on Thursday midnight after a meeting of the Pakatan Harapan Presidential council. The first to react was the Minister for Communications and Multimedia, Datuk Seri []

16/07 4:41 am Call on BN Sabah and Sarawak Ministers and MPs to take a common and united ..

I said at the DAP Miris Bangkit Miri, Undi Harapan 14th General Election Preparation dinner on Friday night that the unconstitutional extension of the tenures of Tan Sri Rau Sharif and Tan Sri Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin as Chief Justice and Court of Appeal President on August 3 and Sept. 27 respectively will be detrimental to []

15/07 11:24 pm Malaysian opposition to release Anwar within a week if it takes power Dr ..

By A. Azim Idris 15th July 2017 Asian Correspondent MALAYSIAS former premier Dr Mahathir Mohamad on Friday said opposition alliance Pakatan Harapan (Hopes Pact) is committing to the process of releasing imprisoned de facto leader Anwar Ibrahim within one week if it assumes power in the next general elections. The former premier, who was []

15/07 9:25 pm Malaysias government harasses opponents as an election looms

Economist Jul 13th 2017 No offence too small But a multi-billion-dollar scandal does not seem to bother it much UNDEMOCRATIC, gerrymandered and fix-up are good words to describe Malaysian politics, dominated since independence by a single party. So it was a bit rich for the prime ministers spokesman to employ them when smearing a big []

15/07 6:50 pm Reminder to DAP leaders, members, branches and supporters to prepare for ..

The DAP headquarters administration has confirmed that up to now there has been no letter from the Registrar of Societies, Datuk Mohamad Razin Abdullah directing the DAP to hold fresh central executive committee (CEC) elections based on the 2 DAP Congress delegates list, although the Registar announced eight days ago last Friday that a directive []

15/07 11:07 am Two things for Malaysian voters to prove at the 14th GE that Malaysians ..

There are two things for Malaysian voters to prove in the next 14th General Election firstly, that Malaysians reject kleptocracy; and secondly, that Malaysia is a normal democratic country. I do not believe there a single person who would think when the country attained Merdeka on August 31, 1957 or when Malaysia was formed []

15/07 11:02 am Extension of Raus as Chief Justice after August 3 not only ..

It must be a matter of grave concern to all patriotic Malaysians that the integrity and sanctity of the Malaysian Constitution is receiving less and less respect from the powers-that-be, and the latest example of an incipient constitutional crisis in Malaysia is the illegal and unconstitutional extension of the tenures of Tan Sri Raus Sharif []

15/07 9:49 am Two things for Malaysian voters to prove at the 14th GE that Malaysians ..

There are two things for Malaysian voters to prove in the next 14th General Election firstly, that Malaysians reject kleptocracy; and secondly, that Malaysia is a normal democratic country. I do not believe there a single person who would think when the country attained Merdeka on August 31, 1957 or when Malaysia was formed []

15/07 8:44 am Extension of Raus as Chief Justice after August 3 not only ..

It must be a matter of grave concern to all patriotic Malaysians that the integrity and sanctity of the Malaysian Constitution is receiving less and less respect from the powers-that-be, and the latest example of an incipient constitutional crisis in Malaysia is the illegal and unconstitutional extension of the tenures of Tan Sri Raus Sharif []

14/07 6:02 pm Reply to Salleh DAP neither sidelined nor do we dominate Pakatan Harapan, ..

The Minister for Communications and Multimedia, Datuk Salleh Said Keruak was mystified by the Pakatan Harapan leadership council decision yesterday on the structure of Pakatan Harapan and asked about the absence of the DAP leaders in the top three positions in the Pakatan Harapan line-up. He asked: Was DAP sidelined or the line-up was deliberately []

14/07 8:06 am Shariahs Winding Path Into Modernity

Mustafa Akyol New York Times JULY 13, 2017 In June, Americans in about two dozen cities joined a March Against Sharia. For these protesters, the Arabic term is a code word for the oppression of women and men in the name of God horrors like stoning and beheading. Since such brutalities do indeed happen []

13/07 1:42 pm Najib should take a leaf from Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, ..

The Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Najib Razak should take a leaf from his Singapore counterpart and schedule a three-day parliamentary debate on 1MDB on 24-26th July when Parliament reconvenes and waive parliamentary immunity to give a full accounting of the scandal, which has made Malaysia into a global kleptoracy. Up to now, Najib and his []

13/07 7:12 am Why had Khairy been overshadowed not only by old men in Pakatan Harapan ..

Former Prime Minister, Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad made a valid point when he asked the UMNO youth leader and Minister for Youth and Sports, Khairy Jamaluddin, why he is afraid of old men in politics because Khairy had asked Mahathir, Datuk Seri Anwar and I myself to retire from politics. While we wait for Khairys []

12/07 10:22 pm Malaysias 1MDB Fund Spawns Worldwide Probes: QuickTake Q&A

By Shamim Adam and Laurence Arnold Bloomberg 16 June 2017 Malaysias state-owned investment fund, 1MDB, was supposed to attract foreign investment. Instead, it has spurred criminal and regulatory investigations around the world that have cast an unflattering spotlight on financial deal-making, election spending and political patronage under Prime Minister Najib Razak. A Malaysian parliamentary committee []

12/07 10:03 pm Malaysias 1MDB a `Victim of Jho Low, Singapore Prosecutors Say

By Andrea Tan and Chanyaporn Chanjaroen Bloomberg 12 July 2017 Prosecutors in Singapore said Malaysian financier Low Taek Jho is the central figure in probes linked to 1Malaysia Development Bhd., and that he used money traceable to the state fund for his own benefit. Low received huge sums of money, the prosecutors said in court []

12/07 8:39 pm 1MDB probe: Former BSI banker Yeo Jiawei gets 54 months jail for money ..

Grace Leong Straits Times Singapore 12th July 2017 SINGAPORE Former BSI Singapore wealth planner Yeo Jiawei was sentenced to 54 months in jail in a Singapore court on Wednesday (July 12) for money laundering and cheating in relation to a massive global probe involving billions of dollars allegedly misappropriated from the 1Malaysia Development Berhad []

12/07 4:46 pm Singapore Banker Admits Money Laundering in 1MDB-Linked Case

By Andrea Tan and Chanyaporn Chanjaroen Bloomberg 12 July 2017 Yeo Jiawei, a former banker serving the longest jail term in Singapores probes linked to 1Malaysia Development Bhd., admitted to charges including money laundering. Yeo, who also pleaded guilty Wednesday to cheating his former employer, agreed to help with Singapores money-laundering investigation, which prosecutors described []

12/07 11:15 am The RM117 million 22-carat rare pink diamond necklace stolen from 1MDB ..

The Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Najib Razak said yesterday that 1MDB had contributed to the people in many ways which they are unaware of, like the Prime Ministers special haj programme which had spent RM57 million since 2011 to finance 5,700 people to perform the haj in Mecca. I did an immediate calculation and found []

12/07 7:34 am If there is a secret ballot among the hundred-odd judges in the three ..

Thanks to the Minister in the Prime Ministers Department, Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said for admitting clearly that the appointment of Chief Justice Tan Sri Md Raus Sharif and the Court of Appeal President Tan Sri Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin as additional judges so that they can continue as the two top judges in the country []

11/07 11:59 am Khairy should ask Najib at Cabinet tomorrow to appoint another Minister to ..

I am still waiting for the UMNO Youth Leader and Youth and Sports Minister, Khairy Jamaluddin, to reply to my statement yesterday and explain in clear terms his call that Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and I should retire from politics. I will await Khairys elucidation before responding to his call. But []

11/07 7:26 am Was Shafee involved in former Chief Justice Arifins advice for the ..

Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim threw a bomb from Sungai Buloh Prison when he questioned if prominent lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah was involved in the extension of Chief Justice Tan Sri Md Raus Sharif and Court of Appeal President Justice Tan Sri Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudins respective tenures. I full agree that if []

10/07 8:34 am Khairy should withdraw and invite Tunku Makhota Johor to head the team to ..

At tonights DAP ceramah, I am going do something unusual. I am going to read out verbatim the cry from the bottom of the heart of one distinguished and outstanding Malaysian, as his cry resonates throughout the country, as it represents the concerns of patriotic and loyal Malaysians, regardless of race, religion, politics or region, []

9/07 11:42 pm The RM117 million pink diamond necklace money-laundered from 1MDB funds by ..

The MCA President and Transport Minister, Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai, asked how the DAP could assume the responsibility of managing and governing at federal level when the DAP could not resolve its problem with the Registrar of Societies (ROS) for some five years with regard to the DAP Central Executive Committee elections in December []

9/07 2:36 pm DAP is not afraid of holding CEC elections but only UMNOs perversity and ..

In the 51 history of the DAP, the party is no stranger to plots and conspiracies by the ruling coalition to sabotage, destabilise and destroy the party, and the latest such attempt is the Registar of Societys (ROS) directive to hold another re-election of the DAPs Central Executive Committee based on the 2 DAP Congress []

9/07 8:24 am Pakatan Harapan has to defeat the Najib-Hadi alliance defending Malaysia ..

The Australian newspaper, Sydney Morning Herald, recently carried a report about two individuals whom Malaysians should be familiar Australian supermodel Miranda Kerr and the Penang billionaire Jho Low who is the mastermind behind Malaysia and the Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Najib Razaks world-class financial scandal the international multi-billion dollar 1MDB money-laundering scandal. The []

9/07 2:34 am Pathetic, with Shafie as the lone voice against the tide of informed ..

It is most pathetic, with controversial senior lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah as the lone voice against the tide of informed opinion and Shafee putting up his worst defence ever for the unconstitutional extension of the tenures of Chief Justice Md Raus Sharif and Court of Appeal president Tan Sri Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin through []

8/07 1:55 pm Miranda Kerr holidayed on Malaysian billionaires yacht after split from ..

Andrew Hornery Private Sydney Sydney Morning Herald JULY 7 2017 While Miranda Kerrs silence on her romance with Malaysian billionaire Jho Low, which last week resulted in her handing over $11 million worth of sparkly jewels from her Los Angeles safe deposit box to US government agents, has been deafening, PS has managed to unearth []

8/07 7:10 am Late-night announcement of appointment of Raus Sharif as additional judge ..

The late-night announcement of appointment of Tan Sri Raus Sharif as additional judge to remain as Chief Justice for another three years is unprecedented and unconstitutional and has plunged Malaysia into a new constitutional crisis. Late night announcements seem to have become a new modus operandi of the Najib premiership as another late-night announcement []

7/07 8:37 pm RoS decision for fresh DAP CEC election as DAP CEC election in 2 and ..

The Registrar of Societies (ROS) decision for fresh DAP Central Executive Council (CEC) election as the 2 CEC election and the 2013 CEC re-election were not lawful and valid is most ridiculous. The DAP emergency CEC meeting tomorrow will decide on the partys next course of action. The four to five years taken by Registrar []

7/07 12:26 am Hishammuddin cannot be more wrong the issue is not whether he has nothing ..

Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein cannot be more wrong when he gave a curt and terse response to questions about the claim that the director-general of the Defence Staff Intelligence Division had received money from Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak about a month before the last general election. He avoided the question by simply declaring I []

7/07 10:37 am Will Hadi support the return to the people of Malaysia the billions of ..

DAP National Publicity Secretary and MP for PJ Utara, Tony Pua; DAP Assistant National Publicity Secretary and MP for Bukit Bendera Zairil Khir Johari; PKR Secretary-General Datuk Saifuddin Nasution Ismail; Faiz Fadzil, AMANAH Deputy Youth Chief; Yaakob Osman, Penang Pribumi Bersatu Information Chief and DAP MP for Batu Kawan Kasthuri Patto are to be congratulated []



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