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Revenge strike or not, hisham lodges MACC report over mindef land swaps .. - 21/05 12:28 am

FORMER defence minister Hishammuddin Hussein has lodged a report over the ministrys dubious land swap deals with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission, deputy chief commissioner (operations) Azam Baki said. The report was handed to the anti-graft agency by one of Hishammuddins aides. We received reports from the Ministry of Defence (Mindef) earlier and we are looking into the cases but we have also received a report from former defence minister Hishammuddin. We will look into all ..





Beware ‘the sleek-headed men, men who have a lean & hungry .. - 21/05 11:57 am

After the public announcements by Pakatan Harapan (PH), affirmed by Dr Mahathir Mohamad on several occasions, the public were given the impression that the handover of power from Mahathir to Anwar Ibrahim would happen within two years of PH coming into power. It would happen on or before May 9, 2020. That is all right with the people and in accord with the PH election manifesto and their subsequent decision to endorse it. Anwar would then have about three years before GE15 (the next general ..





Mother of shockers! Najib challenges Kit Siang to ‘freestyle, .. - 21/05 11:28 am

KUALA LUMPUR: Najib Razak says he is willing to have a freestyle anything goes debate with his most fervent critic, Lim Kit Siang, after the DAP supremo resurfaced with a recent string of public attacks. In an interview with FMT at his office here, the former prime minister said: I answered Lim every time he made a statement, to the point of giving him the title of Minister of Najib Affairs in one posting. So I think it is better to debate with Lim. Najib has often said that ..





‘I have nothing to hide’ – hisham puts on a brave face: .. - 21/05 10:59 am

PETALING JAYA: Former defence minister Hishammuddin Hussein says he has nothing to hide if the authorities want to question him over the purchase of military assets during his tenure, following revelations that six US-made helicopters were never delivered despite a deal to acquire them for RM300 million. Hishammuddin told FMT that the matter should be investigated by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC). I have nothing to hide, the Sembrong MP added. He was responding to ..





UMNO power tussle: mat hasan plays good guy – but only after his .. - 21/05 10:47 am

KUALA LUMPUR Umno deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan said the party is currently on the right path and urged members not to stir up issues that may throw the party into disarray. Mohamad,who is performing the duties of acting party president, toldSinar Harianthat it was unreasonable for a division leader to request party president Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi to resign from his position for the sake of the party. Yesterday, Tebrau Umno division chief Datuk Maulizan Bujang ..





Petition to sack Maszlee hits over 100,000 & going strong: when Bersatu .. - 21/05 10:26 am

A storm is raging and dividing our supporters in Pakatan Harapan. In fact, as far as I know, the petition started by Stephen Ng was only hitting 600 petitions in the first two weeks over issues in the Chinese schools, but the number has hit over 100,000 in the past few days thanks to Education Minister Maszlee Malik. To prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad, I say this what Malaysia needs is a minister of education for all Malaysians and not people of any particular race. What Maszlee said ..





Wait, don’t forfeit yet – some of rosmah’s jewellery .. - 21/05 10:03 am

A LEBANESE jeweller who sued Rosmah Mansor for allegedly failing to pay for jewellery worth US$14.79 million (RM61 million) will apply to intervene in the governments forfeiture suit of the valuables seized from her home. Lawyer David Gurupatham, who is acting for Samer Halimeh, told The Malaysian Insight the application will be made during the case management of the suit on May 24. Samer sued Rosmah for allegedly failing to pay for44 pieces of jewellery, which she claimed are now in the ..





Bombshell – Razak baginda fails to kick out scorpene charges: france .. - 21/05 9:56 am

FRANCE has dropped some of the charges against an associate of formerprime minister Najib Razak over alleged kickbacks paid on a major submarine deal, judicial sources said yesterday. Najib himself is currently embroiled in a massive corruption scandal involving 1Malaysia Development Bhd where he has also been questioned on the submarine case. His associate, Abdul Razak Baginda advised Najib when the latter was defence minister between 2000 and 2008 on a deal worth some 1 billion (RM4.7 ..





Like daim, mahathir’s ally is only half right: Jho Low is an .. - 21/05 9:22 am

JHOLows 1Malaysian Development Berhad (1MDB) scam epitomises an extremely successful exploitation of the Malay psyche. Hes an evil genius. Otherwise how do we explain his ability to ingratiate himself to a Malay Sultan at the age of 28 and soon after, the Prime Minister. It might have been possible that the Low family had from the start wanted him to be an international wheeler-dealer hence his Harrow College enrollment. There he met boys of pedigree or who were wealthy enough to earn ..





Something’s not right – but Najib will be happy with the .. - 20/05 11:58 pm

THE Johor Baru Sessions Court today rejected an application by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to forfeit the assets of a former state government exco, his son and daughter-in-law, worth millions of ringgit. Judge Kamarudin Kamsun made the decision after hearing the prosecution and defences submissions. The court also ordered the seized assets to be returned to Abdul Latiff Bandi, his son Fauzan Hatim and his daughter-in-law Nur Shaliza Mohamad Salleh. Deputy public ..





Bluff & counter-bluff in UMNO: already split into team Zahid & team mat .. - 20/05 11:18 pm

Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, who is currently on garden leave, is said to be uninterested in returning to lead the party despite a movement to bring him back. According to a source close to Zahid, he will only resume his presidential duties if acting president Mohamad Hasan returns the position to him. Thus far, Zahid believes that Umno is in good shape under Mohamads stewardship, said the source on condition of anonymity. The Umno president handed over the reins to his deputy last ..





The final disgrace – UMNO to amend constitution to drop Najib & .. - 20/05 11:04 pm

Umno is expected to amend its constitution in an extraordinary general meeting in November, which will result in its president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and his predecessor Najib Abdul Razak automatically dropped from their positions. The amendment is to Clause 9.9 of the Umno constitution, which says that any party leader who is facing court action will be automatically dropped from his or her position. Najib, the former prime minister, now heads the Pekan division of the party. According to a ..





As dap division chief goes ‘missing’, party mates tell Pahang .. - 20/05 2:56 pm

PAHANG DAP has urged police to investigate one of its division leaders who allegedly threatened a senior police officer in Jerantut. The party does not condone the act committed by Loo Why Leong, who is the party Jerantut division chief, said Pahang DAP secretary Lee Chin Chen. We have been trying to contact Loo since yesterday. However, we could not reach him for comments although he has made remarks refuting the allegation. We, therefore, agree that the police take full authority and ..





The 5 tactics of Najib & Jho Low to escape jail time revealed: of no.1 .. - 20/05 2:03 pm

KUALA LUMPUR Veteran lawmaker Lim Kit Siang has theorised five tactics allegedlyused by Datuk Seri Najib Razak and fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho to win back the peoples support and distance themselves from the scandals surrounding 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).The Iskandar Puteri MP, in a lengthy statement today, said the five tactics were used by Najib and Low, also known as Jho Low, to escape accountability for the 1MDB mega scandal and avoid spending their remaining years in ..





Siapa lagi mahu masuk Bersatu? benarkah Bekas pemimpin UMNO sudah mula .. - 20/05 1:29 pm

Rasanya sudah lama kita tidak mendengar khabar berita mengenai beberapa bekas pemimpin UMNO yang telah bertindak melompat menyertai Bersatu sebaik BN kalah dalam PRU14 lalu. Bagaimana keadaan mereka agaknya makin gembira atau semakin berduka? Adakah mereka diberi sebarang kedudukan dan peranan dalam Bersatu? Baru-baru ini saya kebetulan terjumpa dengan seorang bekas Ahli Parlimen UMNO yang tidak dicalonkan dalam PRU14 lalu, kemudian berbual-bual seketika dengannya. Dalam perbualan itu, ..





Either as pm or kingmaker, whether in jail or not, Najib plans comeback in .. - 20/05 12:27 am

KUALA LUMPUR Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak remains the most potent political force working on Pakatan Harapans (PH) downfall, DAPs Lim Kit Siangs said today. He claimed Najib is utilising abundant resources on both political and social media platforms in his campaign against the PH government. The party veteran believes Najib remains the most influential factor for the Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition to govern the country again, boosted by the combined influences of ..





Teaching malays about other religions is not about showing .. - 20/05 10:47 am

Yayasan Dakwah Islamiah Malaysia (Yadim) president Nik Omar Nik Abdul Aziz said the teaching of religions other than Islam would do better if it began at the university level. He said this in response to a proposal by the Malaysian Youth Council (MBM) for a subject to be introduced in schools where students will also be exposed to religions other than Islam. Nik Omar (photo above), who contested under the Amanah banner in the last general election, said the focus for students at a young age ..





You’re stupid la, Maszlee: lessons on love for other races .. - 20/05 10:02 am

PETALING JAYA: An academic has dismissed Education Minister Maszlee Maliks suggestion to teach more love and empathy in schools in the fight against religious extremism, arguing that these values must be put into practice and made a habit. Azmil Tayeb of Universiti Sains Malaysia said pupils and teachers should mix across ethnic and religious lines. More needs to be done to ensure that school enrolments and teacher intakes reflect the ethnic and religious demography in the community at ..





Two-faced or not, daim is only half-right – Pakatan should make .. - 20/05 9:10 am

Tun Daim Zainuddin is half-right Pakatan Harapan should not dance to the tune of former Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Najib Razak, but should compel Najib to dance to the tune of the Pakatan Harapan narrative. I do not agree with Daim that Pakatan Harapan should forget about Najib, as the former Prime Minister is the de facto leader not only of UMNO-PAS axis, but the unofficial opposition combination which included MCA and MIC, but also PBS and the other Sabah other opposition parties and GPS ..





War breaks out in UMNO – mat hasan camp all out to jettison .. - 20/05 8:55 am

EFFORTS are under way to coax Ahmad Zahid Hamidi to lead the party again, sources told The Malaysian Insight. The leaders want the Umno president to take the helm as the Malay party appears to lack direction since Mohamad Hasan took over the presidents duties, said a source familiar with the matter, adding that senior party leaders are trying to persuade Zahid. Zahid will come back soon. There is someone influential in the party trying to convince him to come back from leave and lead ..





‘Kangkung’ minister Maszlee no different from ‘king of .. - 20/05 8:44 am

Dr Maszlee, famously known as theShoe Minister, should be given a medal for his excellent job in shooting his own foot without fail. The accidental education minister gained fame after his proposal on July 20 last year to switch students white shoes to black. Its a great mystery how Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad headhunted this exquisite talent from his PPBM party. Less than a year after his black shoe fiasco, the education minister has done it again. In his rush to defend ..





‘Shallow brain’ Maszlee steps into another landmine of his own .. - 19/05 10:49 pm

KLUANG The Ministry of Education (MoE) has rejected the Malaysian Youth Council (MBM)s proposal that a special subject to learn about other religions, apart from the Islamic studies, should be introduced in schools and higher education institutions. Its Minister Dr Maszlee Malik said that he was consistent with the ministrys previous suggestion that every school and university should organise more cross-cultural programmes. He said sharing each others culture was more appropriate ..





‘We were surprised by it’ – dpm Azizah chides PTPTN for .. - 19/05 10:39 pm

TRAVEL bans for National Higher Education Fund (PTPTN) defaulters are unreasonable, said Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail today. She was commenting on the recent suggestion by the funds deputy chief executive Mastura Mohd Khalid that long-time loan defaulters be slapped with heavier enforcement measures. The cabinet has yet to decide on the PTPTN matter. We were surprised when (talk of the bans) came out again. PTPTN has given our children opportunities for higher ..





Pahang Police abusing their power? dap division chief arrested for .. - 19/05 10:27 pm

A Pahang DAP division leader was arrested earlier today and had his mobile phone seized over an allegedly threatening message sent to Jerantut district police chief Mazlan Hassan via Whatsapp. When contacted, Pahang state police chief Mohd Zakaria Ahmad confirmed the arrest of Jerantut DAP division chairperson Loo Why Leong. He was arrested today and released on police bail, Zakaria toldMalaysiakini. Separately, Mazlan also confirmed he had personally lodged a report against Loo ..





Haul up the professor ‘kangkung’ – did she deliberately .. - 19/05 10:19 pm

KUALA LUMPUR Felda today denied the news report inBerita Harian, among others, claiming that its settlers were at risk of losing their land rights, alleging that the contents in the article were inaccurate. Head of the Legacy Unit, Felda Land Management Department, Mohd Yassin Mohd Yusof said the study cited in the report, which involved only 130 respondents in Felda Bukit Tangga, Kedah, did not describe the actual situation. He said, this is because the number of settlers nationwide were ..





‘Political suicide’ is nothing – Maszlee will be death .. - 19/05 4:57 pm

A PETITION calling for Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik to be replaced described his appointment to the key ministry as political suicide for Pakatan Harapan. Thechange.org petitionsaid Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamads popularity has taken a hit due to his failure to listen to the peoples complaints on Maszlees nonsensical policies. Maszlee is a newbie in politics and has little to no experience in any administrative position. Even his PhD has nothing to do ..





Her name is ‘ammu’ – 47-year-old woman in PKR mp’s .. - 19/05 4:50 pm

The former Sungai Siput PKR treasurer who lodged a police report against MP S Kesavan for alleged sexual harassment has denied hiscounterclaimthat she harboured feelings for him. The 47-year-old, only wishing to be known as Ammu, also denied Kesavans claims contained in his police report against her that she bombarded him with daily phone calls and tried to ruin his marriage. His statements are false and I challenge him to answer my three ..





Plot to splash acid on Perlis mufti’s face uncovered: ‘they .. - 19/05 1:48 pm

KANGAR Police have detained the suspect who was believed to have set the official car of Perlis Mufti Datuk Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin on fire on March 22. Perlis Police Chief Datuk Noor Mushar Mohamad said the unemployed suspect, 36, was detained at his home at 2.45am yesterday by the Perlis Contingent Crime Investigation Department in Kampung Jelempok, Arau. The suspect confessed that he carried out the act with a friend who is still at large, known as Mie Tomoi, for a payment of RM500 ..





Jho Low never bought anything for us, everything came from .. - 19/05 1:43 pm

Najib Abdul Razak today dismissed reports that the assets seized from the Pavilion Residences condominium units including more than 10,000 pieces of jewellery were purchased by fugitive businessperson Low Taek Jho using stolen 1MDB funds. The forfeiture notice against me and my family is on the grounds that the value of the assets does not commensurate with our total income, the former prime minister said in a Facebook post. Not once in the forfeiture notice was ..





Mahathir regains ‘respect’ for Malaysia sold away by Najib & .. - 19/05 12:25 am

Mahathir Mohamad came out of retirement, forged an alliance with a former deputy turned political foe, emerged triumphant in the May 2018 general election and took the oath of office as prime minister at age 93. The world was taken aback, to put it mildly, with none more surprised than the leaders of China. Mahathir made China a major campaign issue. He accused the incumbent, Najib Razak, of selling out the country to China, and promised that, if elected, he would review Chinese-financed ..





Musuh dalam selimut pun Orang tak simpan, inikan pula musuh yang nyata - 19/05 12:03 am

Sebagaimana didedahkan di media sosial baru-baru ini, apa yang berlaku dalam YAPEIM dan PTPTN sekarang ialah wujudnya musuh yang nyata dalam kedua-dua agensi tersebut. Mereka bukan lagi musuh dalam selimut, tetapi musuh yang sudah dikenalpasti secara terang-terangan. Dalam YAPEIM atau Yayasan Pembangunan Ekonomi Islam Malaysia, individu terbabit yang didapati berkempen, mengutuk PH serta mengugut pengundi sebelum PRU14 lalu adalah Ketua Pengarahnya sendiri, Abibullah Shamsudin. Oleh kerana ..





Adakah Anwar tidak sabar & tergesa-gesa? - 19/05 11:59 am

Ada beberapa pihak berpendapat tindakan Anwar Ibrahim terlalu kerap bercakap mengenai peralihan kuasa dan hal-hal berkaitan dengannya lebih menunjukkan beliau seorang yang tidak sabar dan tergesa-gesa mahu menjadi Perdana Menteri. Kata mereka, tindakan itu tidak sepatutnya ditunjukkan oleh Anwar kerana Tun Mahathir Mohamad sudah pun berjanji untuk tidak mungkir janji berhubung penyerahan kuasa itu. Tambah mereka lagi, dalam tempoh masa sekitar dua tahun sebelum peralihan kuasa itu menjadi ..





Tiada sebab pilihanraya mengejut diadakan: apa lagi ku li mahu? - 19/05 11:55 am

Semalam, tokoh veteran UMNO, Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah meminta UMNO agar bersiap sedia dengan kemungkinan pilihanraya secara mengejut diadakan. Gesaan itu dilontarkannya berikutan kemungkinan kononnya Tun Mahathir Mohamad akan berdepan kesukaran untuk melakukan peralihan kuasa kepada Anwar Ibrahim, lalu jalan mudahnya ialah mengadakan pilihanraya secara mengejut. Ahli Parlimen Gua Musang itu seterusnya meminta UMNO dan Pas agar bersiap sedia dan menyelesaikan soal pembahagian kerusi dengan ..





Pecat saja Wan Saiful sebagai Pengerusi PTPTN - 19/05 11:48 am

Sekali lagi PTPTN menjadi isu, bualan dan kemarahan orangramai. Kali ini berikutan cadangannya mahu mengenakan semula sekatan perjalanan ke luar negara bagi peminjam yang gagal membayar pinjaman. Sebelum ini sekatan perjalanan itu pernah dikuatkuasakan di era pemerintahan BN, tetapi sebaik PH mengambil alih pentadbiran kerajaan, ia telah dibatalkan kerana dianggap menindas peminjam, terutama yang belum bekerja tetap. Kenapakah hanya setelah setahun membatalkan sekatan itu, PTPTN di bawah era PH ..





Luckily Guan Eng & co sold off Jho low’s equanimity fast! no buyers .. - 19/05 11:40 am

A PRIVATE jet belonging to Low Taek Jho remains at Singapores Seletar Airport, months after a US court agreed to have it go on sale, reportsThe Straits Times. The US$35 million (RM146 million) Bombardier Global 5000 aircraft is among the billions in assets bought using allegedly misappropriated 1Malaysia Development Bhd funds, in a scandal that has triggered investigations in several countries and sent the Penang-born financier into hiding. The report, quoting sources, said the plane, ..





Tmj still ‘dangerous’? it was all a Mahathir smokescreen .. - 19/05 10:08 am

According to the Cambridge Dictionary, a smokescreen is an artificial cloud of smoke that is used to hide movement and positions of soldiers from the enemy. In todays world, it is something that hides the truth about someone intentions. Smokescreens are normally used to divert attention away from real more pressing issues. A case and point is of course the sudden Syed Saddiq tell-tale of Tunku Mahkota Johor involvement in a Manny Pacquio fight that happen in KL many months ago. Why is the ..





Now almost ‘invincible’ in sabah, shafie’s greatest .. - 19/05 9:26 am

PARTI Bersatu Sabahs stunning defeat in the Sandakan by-election in Sabah is a lesson on how not to run a campaign. With a low voter turnout just 54% DAPs Vivian Wong got 16,012 votes against PBS Datuk Linda Tsens 4,491. Wong defeated Tsen and three independent candidates by a majority of 11,521. Thats bigger than the 10,098 majority her late father, Datuk Stephen Wong, obtained in GE14. Here are the lessons that PBS or any Opposition party taking on Pakatan Harapan/Parti ..





Stung by ‘close shop’ call – MACC now says Rimba Kiara .. - 18/05 11:13 pm

INVESTIGATIONS into the proposed Taman Rimba Kiara luxury condominium project had been completed earlier but was reopened after a new round of controversy erupted, the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) said. Responding to complaints that the MACC had dragged its feet on the case, its deputy commissioner (operations) Azam Baki said the probe was never closed and the agency had not stopped its probe. We had already completed the investigation earlier but had to reopen the case after ..





In sign succession deal for dr Mahathir to stay pm for 3 years has been .. - 18/05 10:53 pm

BUKIT MERTAJAM: PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim is confident the countrys economy will recover in two years based on the plans being carried out by the prime minister, Dr. Mahathir Mohamad. Anwar who is MP for Port Dickson, said the prime minister had put several government agencies on a good footing to ensure that the economy continues to improve. After we (Pakatan Harapan) had won last year, we realised the national economy was in a bad shapethis is not politics but a fact and ..





Fatal attraction or not, ‘kama sutra’ woman was never my aide, .. - 18/05 10:42 pm

KUALA LUMPUR Sungai Siput MP S. Kesavan came out today saying he is the Perak federal lawmaker accused of sexual harassment by a woman. However, the PKR politician denied the womans claims, adding that she was never his aide as she portrayed herself to be, but that she had taken advantage of him and his family and tried to disrupt his household. I acknowledge a malicious police report was made against me by a woman who claimed to be my parliamentary research officer, he said in a ..




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