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In sorrow at michael garing’s execution, perhaps malaysians will now .. - -- [GC] - 22/03 11:18 am

SINGAPORE Sarawakian Michael anak Garing has been executed at Changi Prison here this morning, according to the Malaysian High Commission in Singapore today. Michael was convicted of murder in 2015 by the island republics high court and the conviction was affirmed by the court of appeal in 2017. His remains are expected to arrive at Sibu Airport tomorrow before being brought back to his hometown in Kapit. We are currently assisting Michaels family members who are here, the High ..





Tony fernandes & family stuck in an mic quandary? maika shareholders can .. - -- [GC] - 22/03 10:47 am

Maika and the Oriental Assurance Capital sale-Maika shareholders can recover hundreds of millions, perhaps billions from the ttrustees, Tune Group. . The way forward: Ruben Gnanalingam (L) and Tony Fernandes, pic courtsey of BackPageImages.tsEmir Gnanalingam operates his father Tan Sir G.Gnanalingams varied business interests. The OAC Capital acquisition and the Tune Insurance IPO was one of a number of deals in which the Gnanalingam and Tony Fernandes interests collaborated. The QPR ..





The fateful meeting in 1952 that cemented malaysia’s racial politics .. - -- [GC] - 22/03 10:30 am

Hey! Hey! Wanna hear a joke? Q: Why are Malaysians so good at using two keyboards at the same time? A: Because we always stereotype. Aiyo, kenot la like this okay? Terrible jokes aside, last year, we had the opportunity to watchRoad To Nationhood, an incredibly detailed2-hour documentary on History channel by Rack Focus Films, that sheds some invaluable light into the complex love-hate relationship between the Malays and Chinese of Malaya.Weve always wanted to write an article about ..





Is this how Azmin gets to stay as mahathir’s blue-eyed boy? with MAS .. - -- [GC] - 22/03 10:16 am

RM1.6 Billion Kulim Intnl Airport : BN Or Pakatan Nothing Has Changed. Big Money Talks, Our Money First here is the news: This is from The Sun here. Economics Minister Azmin Ali assurance airport in Kulim 100% private sector government does not have funds to develop airport but development is neede. Who said it was a government project? Azmin pointed out Penang cannot cope with increasing traffic expansion for Penang airport is limited Azmin said Kulim Airport necessary to ..





If ge15 to be held next week – guess who malaysian will rush to vote .. - -- [GC] - 22/03 10:00 am

If the 15th general election were to be held next week, voters would have a tough time deciding who to vote for. Not because they are spoilt for choice rather, it is a case of having no choice. Not for the moment, anyway. On one hand, you have the banding together of a pro-Malay party and on the other, you have a multiracial party. For now, it is a choice between the devil and the deep blue sea. A simple mind will look at things like this, in the most simple of ways. For example, while the ..





If cathay pacific & Singapore Airlines can – why MAS cannot? until .. - -- [GC] - 22/03 9:47 am

Constantly in the red, the question now arises whether Malaysia Airlines should stay or leave. Khazanah announced that it suffered a loss of RM6.3 billion over the past one year, of which RM3.7 billion was from the national carrier. Despite the fact Khazanah has kept pumping in cash to revive the ailing airline, MAS keeps losing money. In view of MAS continuous financial loss, the cash-strapped new government has proposed to close down the national carrier. In addition, the government ..





Ka siong & co still in dreamland: no matter how bad the economy, .. - -- [GC] - 22/03 9:39 am

KUALA LUMPUR MCA may be banking on a bad economy to snatch some Chinese support away from DAP, analysts believe. Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia associate professor Kartini Aboo Talib Khalid said Chinese votes were not static despite DAP currently having almost absolute support from the community. Now that Pakatan Harapan (PH) is the ruling coalition, nothing is what they (grassroots) have expected, with bureaucracy and restrictions affecting everyone, even Chinese businessmen. They ..





While top judges continue to ‘repay’ the man who gave them .. - -- [GC] - 22/03 8:05 am

It is almost four years to the day since Sarawak Reportexposed the dodgy connectionsbetween the government of Najib Razak and the grossly inflated Borneo Highway project. In particular, the fact that the major concession to manage the entire project in Sarawak had been handed by then Public Works Minister, Fadillah Yusuf to his brother Bustari Yusufs company, Lebuhraya Borneo Utara Sdn Bhd (LBU) . Bustari Yusuf goes back a long way in Sarawak, where he was at one point treasurer of the ..





Najib outrages Muslims by trying to ‘islam-ize’ his bossku .. - -- [GC] - 22/03 7:51 am

The management of the Ar-Rahman Mosque in Universiti Malaya has lodged a police report over a meet-and-greet session by former premier Najib Abdul Razak, which is set to be held at the site tomorrow afternoon. In the report sighted byMalaysiakini,the management said that it had lodged a complaint in order to protect itself in case any untoward incident occurred during the programme. The mosques management claimed it had not been notified about the event, titled Sembang ..





Bombshell – Najib & co start to feel real fear: mahathir’s .. - -- [GC] - 22/03 6:25 am

When Hamid Sultan Abu Backer, a Court of AppealJudge, exposed last month (14 Feb) that there were members of the judiciary who have been working with private parties toscam the government,almost everybody was stunned. While the public knew the existence of Kangaroo Court, they hadnt the clue that the judges were such a scumbag in swindling public funds. You dont have to be a smart, dedicated and clean judge to get a promotion. In fact, such judges would not be promoted at all. ..





Now, kissing dr mahathir’s hand in line with ‘rukun .. - -- [GC] - 21/03 6:52 pm

Ismail Mohamed Said (BN-Kuala Krau) today explained that he was only showing courtesy to Dr Mahathir Mohamad by shaking and kissing the prime ministers hands. Ismail also reminded RSN Rayer (Harapan-Jelutong), who had questioned the gesture, that upholding basic courtesy and morality is one of the pillars of the Rukun Negara. When debating the royal address, Ismail revealed a letter from Mahathir to the office of the Dewan Rakyatspeaker stating that hisquestionon the East Coast ..





No money for you – Court tells UMNO it’s not entitled to rm117 .. - -- [GC] - 21/03 6:33 pm

KUALA LUMPUR The Royal Malaysia Police and the Government of Malaysia today succeeded in striking out the suit filed by Umno to have RM116.7 million impounded by the police during last years raids on Pavilion Residences here, to be returned to the party. High Court Judge Datuk Nik Hasmat Nik Mohamad allowed the application by the defendants to strike out the suit by the party in chambers in the presence of senior federal counsel S. Narkunavathy and lawyer Datuk Hariharan Tara Singh ..





If Pakatan is united & can show a glimpse of how great Malaysia can be .. - -- [GC] - 21/03 6:23 pm

It is not impossible for Dr S Streram to win against Umno acting president Mohamad Hasan in the Rantau state seat by-election, but it is an uphill task that will be made easier if PKR/Pakatan Harapan make the right moves in terms of strategy and campaigning. Given the racial mix and the dynamics operating there, the results are likely to be close. Even if Streram loses, PKR has done the right thing, morally, ethically and strategically, by choosing to field Streram against calls to put in a ..





Here … ‘sini ada money’ – but of course peter hii, .. - -- [GC] - 21/03 6:03 pm

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Umno Youth has slammed the action of Sandakan Municipal Council (SMC) president Peter Hii who waved money at a utitlity company officer in an attempt to have power restored to a relief centre in the district. The Sabah Electricity Sdn Bhd (SESB) had earlier cut off power supply to the Kampung Air multipurpose hall, which was used as a temporary relief centre for victims of a recent fire in Sandakan, after it was found that the SMC owed almost RM3,000 in unpaid bills to the ..





From pm to potential jailbird – who can be more unhappy than Najib: .. - -- [GC] - 21/03 5:42 pm

Federal Territories Minister Khalid Samad reciprocated with sarcasm to Najib Abdul Razaks remarks concerning Malaysias dismal ranking in the United Nations World Happiness Index for 2019. Thanking Najib, who is facing a slew of court charges over the 1MDB scandal, for his interest in the matter, the Amanah leader said the former premier might be the main contributor to the nations ranking plummeting. I am sure his personal happiness ranking has plummeted, he ..





Najib & jho low still at it: even up to last year, Najib hired .. - -- [GC] - 21/03 5:26 pm

Former premier Najib Abdul Razak had purportedly engaged the services of a top Republican communications specialist last year, claimed a watchdog on the influence of money in US politics. Pointing to records at the US Foreign Agents Registration Act (Fara) register, a Center for Responsive Politics report described Mark Corallo as Najibs foreign agent on record. US law requires agents of foreign political actors to make periodic public disclosures. According to the Fara ..





Promiscuous PAS a ‘serial divorcee cum liar’ – yet .. - -- [GC] - 21/03 10:59 am

IT was a marriage doomed from the start. Of course, the flirting was exciting and both sides enjoyed this phase of the courting. Then, they discussed marriage. In fact, Umno and PAS announced two weeks ago that they had formalised political ties and proudly proclaimed that they were now married after a three-hour meeting between leaders of both parties. We exchanged rings in Sungai Kandis, engaged in Seri Setia. Then, we decided to get married this is the official ..





Guan Eng throws support behind Daim: ‘he’s a skilled .. - -- [GC] - 21/03 10:52 am

GEORGE TOWN: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has backed the appointment of Daim Zainuddin as the key negotiator with China on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project, saying the government adviser is the best person for the job. Lim told FMT that as a non-minister, Daim would be free from government-to-government protocol and able to discuss a wide range of topics. He added that Daims years of experience as a skilled negotiator make him the best person to guard Malaysias interests. ..





Peace rally for all malaysians – not just Muslims: Mujahid call for .. - -- [GC] - 21/03 10:40 am

The Perhimpunan Solidariti Kedamaian to be held in the federal capital this Saturday is a gathering based on the concept of peace and harmony, irrespective of participants religious backgrounds or political ideologies. In explaining this, Minister in the Prime Ministers Department Mujahid Yusof Rawa called on all participants to be dressed in white and not to display logos of any political party. Using the symbol of a white dove against the backdrop of a hibiscus, the ..





Johor, negeri pertama bakal tumbang? - -- [GC] - 21/03 8:30 am

Meskipun kedudukan kerajaan PH di Johor nampak tenang dan kelihatan berjalan seperti biasa serta tiada isu yang menggugat kestabilannya, tetapi sebenarnya ia berada dalam keadaan yang sangat rapuh untuk mengekalkan kedudukannya dalam PRU akan datang. Sebahagian besar masalah di Johor ialah melibatkan karenah dan intergiti Menteri Besarnya, Osman Sapian. Sejak awal dilantik ke jawatan itu lagi, ramai bangsa Johor yang mula geleng kepala dan sukar menerima beliau sebagai peneraju negeri itu. ..





Sepatutnya Guan Eng atau Azmin, bukannya Daim - -- [GC] - 21/03 8:27 am

Kerajaan nampaknya tidak ada pilihan lain selain meneruskan projek ECRL atau Laluan Keretapi Pantai Timur berikutan terikat dengan perjanjian dengan China, selain tidak mahu berlaku pembaziran kerana sebahagian kerja-kerja telah pun dilaksanakan. Bagaimanapun, kerajaan mahu melaksanakannya dalam kos yang munasabah lantaran jumlan RM55 bilion yang dipersetujui sebelum ini dianggap terlalu tinggi dan akan membebankan kerajaan dalam jangka panjang. Sehubungan itu, rundingan dengan China akan ..



Loyalty under question, johor mb starts ‘kissing hands’: one .. - -- [GC] - 21/03 7:57 am

Friends had previously asked me why I didnt go hard on current Johor MB Datuk Osman Sapian despite me being among the first to express reservations over his appointment. This is what I wrote a day after GE14 on May 9 last year; Osman Sapian is the leading Johor MB candidate Well, as proven by now, Osman does have several serious flaws. However, as pointed by my friends, my criticisms of the PH menteri besar of Johor were rather mild compared to those that I had expressed against his ..





Samurai, malay warrior & the ‘keris’: when even a hothead like .. - -- [GC] - 21/03 7:41 am

Ever since Pakatan came into power and discovered the allegedRM1 trillion in DEBTtheyre stuck with, they had tocut back on major projects, and at the same time look for other sources of money, such astelling people to pay their taxes. Apparently, its not enough so news came out recently of thegovtissuing a 10-year 200billion yen samurai bondwhich has beenoversubscribed by 1.6 times at324.7 billion yen! RELATED STORY:Tajuddinquestions if strings attached ..





Hopes once so High fade on dr Mahathir – as he steers yet another .. - -- [GC] - 21/03 6:49 am

PM Mahathir is steering a U-turn again. This time, he has reneged on his election pledge of appointing an opposition lawmaker to chair the Public Accounts Committee, allowing instead Beluran MP Ronald Kiandee, who has left Umno for PPBM, to continue chairing the committee. Tun Mahathirs explanation is hardly convincing, arguing that Kiandees defection was a personal decision and was totally unrelated to whether PH had reneged on its election pledge. The thing is: the election ..





Finally the speculation comes to a sad end: 17-year-old malaysian .. - -- [GC] - 21/03 6:45 am

MOHD Haziq Mohd Tarmizi, who went missing after the Christchurch mosque shootings on Friday, has been confirmed dead. Penang welfare exco Phee Boon Poh said the Malaysian High Commission in Wellington has been informed about the 17-year-olds death. Phee, who just returned from Christchurch tonight, said he is unable to share details, such as when and whereHaziqs body was found. The New Zealand government is very strict about its privacy act. There were so many deaths, and careful ..





Najib camp pokes fire: is daim actually attacking Mahathir? - -- [GC] - 21/03 6:36 am

Is this a veiled attack on Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad? What Tun Daim Zainuddin said, as reported (BELOW) by theMalay Mail Online, is as if Daim was trying to send Mahathir a message. When Mahathir launched his attack on Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi (Pak Lah) in June 2006, he used the race card to convince the Malays as to why Pak Lah must be ousted. Mahathir used the example of how the Melaka Empire fell to the foreign powers because the Malays were divided. When Mahathir started his ..





Just like if you insult dr Mahathir – the cops can come after you .. - -- [GC] - 21/03 6:27 am

Vladimir Putin has reinforced his dictatorship after the Russian president signed a controversial law that make it a crime for anyone dares insult him, state symbols and government officials. The newly introducedInternet Insultslaw means individuals will face fines and up to 15 days in jail if they publish material online that disrespect society, the state, the official state symbols and Russian officials. The set of bills which were signed into law by President Vladimir Putin also ..





Brace for UMNO to ‘hate’ Guan Eng even more: your bank .. - -- [GC] - 20/03 10:32 pm

KUALA LUMPUR:Umnos bank accounts remain suspended because it is closely linked to the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal, Finance Minister Lim Guan Engsaid yesterday. He said the government was working to shorten the suspension period but the process was halted halfway because of its link to the 1MDB investigations. He was responding to a point raised by Datuk Ahmad Maslan (BN-Pontian) that suspensions under the Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of ..





30 women strip down to their underwear in sleepy bentong – shocking .. - -- [GC] - 20/03 10:16 pm

KUANTAN:In what appears to be a repeat of a 2017 incident, a group of people have taken off their clothes again in Bukit Tinggi while playing a motivational game. While the previous incident involved a group of men in the buff, this time it was women who stripped down to their underwear. Pahang CID chief SAC Datuk Othman Nanyan said early investigations found that the activity was organised by a beauty spa with branches in Johor and Kuala Lumpur, and participated by about 80 local women. The ..





Fake news of dr Mahathir in car crash goes viral – who would have .. - -- [GC] - 20/03 10:05 pm

PETALING JAYA: A picture of a car crash circulating on WhatsApp and Facebook, claiming to involve Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, has been confirmed to be fake. The picture shows a car that crashed into a gate of a building that appears to be in Malaysia went viral on Facebook and WhatsApp on Wednesday (March 20). It has been circulating with the caption The car that was carrying PM Tun Mahathir has crashed, he and Tun Hasmah are hurt. Watch the news on TV1 tonight at 8pm. ..





Seremban doctor, aged 34, found dead in hotel room in pd - -- [GC] - 20/03 9:59 pm

PORT DICKSON:A 34-year-old doctor was found dead in his room at a hotel in Port Dickson near here on Tuesday (March 19). Port Dickson OCPD Supt Aidi Sham Mohamed said a police team was dispatched to the hotel around 2pm, after an employee called in to report about an unconscious man in the room. The doctor, who was from Seremban, was already dead when my team arrived. A post-mortem performed on the man this morning (March 20) showed that a liquid, believed to be sodium chloride, ..





Dr strange takes on dr Mahathir: marvel star cuts ties with mokhzani .. - -- [GC] - 20/03 4:14 pm

A UK-BASED television production company is cutting off ties with its director, Mokhzani Mahathir,over his father, Dr Mahathir Mohamads anti-Semitic views. Benedict Cumberbatchfounded Sunny March Holdings in 2014 and Mokhzani invested 1 million (RM5.4 million), which gave him a seat on the board. The buy was made via his company Kencana Capital. As a company, we have already begun the process of fully severing our relationship with Mr Mahathir so that he will no longer be involved ..





‘Malays under threat’ is pure rubbish – and it starts .. - -- [GC] - 20/03 2:42 pm

Since the last general election, the political narrative in Malaysia has centred around issues concerning race and religion, particularly the position of the Malays and Islam. Speaking at UTM Skudai in Johor last night, former finance minister Daim Zainuddin addressed this issue and described the claim that Malays are under threat as nothing more than nonsensical political rhetoric. Despite being more educated and having a large educated segment, we are still unable to convince ourselves ..





‘Certain ability’ makes daim best suited to negotiate ecrl on .. - -- [GC] - 20/03 11:12 am

KUALA LUMPUR Tun Daim Zainuddin has a certain ability that made him best suited as the governments negotiator on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL), the prime minister said in Parliament today. Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad was answering Datuk Seri Ismail Mohamed Said (BN-Kuala Krau), who asked why the former head of the Council of Eminent Persons was appointed to negotiate with Beijing ahead of Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng. We chose based on certain abilities. Sometimes when we ..





‘Win or lose’ – let Rantau mark the first step to ending .. - -- [GC] - 20/03 10:43 am

REMBAU Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) president Mohamad Sabu wants all party members to work hard to ensure victory for the Pakatan Harapan (PH) candidate Dr S. Streram at the Rantau state by-election. Mohamad Sabu, who is also theMinister of Defence, said although PH lost in the CameronHighlands Parliamentary and Semenyih stateby-elections, he was confident PH could win in the Rantau state by-election. Some say it is good if in Rantau to place a Malay candidatelike in Cameron ..





Beef up your laws if you are serious about ending racial & religious .. - -- [GC] - 20/03 10:38 am

KUALA LUMPUR Religious minorities like the Shiah and Ahmadiyyah Muslim communities risk persecution and discrimination because of weak legislation, a report by international judges and lawyers revealed. The report by the Geneva-based International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) pointed out that even though the right to equality and freedom from discrimination was recognised under Article 8 of the Federal Constitution, there were no laws that specifically protected religious minorities from ..





Singapore gets to see the ugly face of UMNO – and Noh Omar thought .. - -- [GC] - 20/03 9:41 am

DEWAN Rakyat Speaker Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof said his Singapore counterpart, Tan Chuan Jin, was in the wrong place at the wrong time, following a commotion in the House today. Ariff assured Tan and his delegation that it was not an everyday scene in Malaysias Parliament. I can assure you, Mr Tan, and the rest of your delegation, that it doesnt happen daily. You were, as they say, in the wrong place at the wrong time. But, it gave you an idea of how the Malaysian Parliament ..





Why don’t ask Najib? UMNO continues with its racism right into .. - -- [GC] - 20/03 9:36 am

A BN lawmaker has sought an explanation on the policy of accepting holders of the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) for the undergraduate degree in education (PISMP) programme offered by teacher training centres. Parit Raja assemblyperson Nor Rashidah Ramli said that an explanation was necessary as Putrajaya had yet to make a decision on whether UEC holders could apply for entry into public higher learning institutions. Therefore, the Education Ministry should explain the facts ..





‘There is no planet b’: time for felda d-g to shut up & stop .. - -- [GC] - 20/03 6:56 am

It seems safe to assume thatDr Othman Omar does not come from the world of commerce, where threatening customers is rarely considered a good sales tactic. In other words, if clients think your product stinks there is no point taking a Fawlty Towers style exception to their views, by hurling back insults and accusations, because it only confirms their opinion of you and the product concerned. Conciliation not aggression is the key the likes of Dr Omar need to change their game and engage ..





Bombshell – jho low & jong-nam’s sensational murder: .. - -- [GC] - 20/03 6:49 am

When Malaysian prosecutorsunexpectedly droppedthe murder charge against26-year-old Siti Aisyah, and Indonesian who had been held two years on suspicion of killing theNorth Korean leaders half brother, Kim Jong Nam, it raises millions of eyebrows. The judge discharged her without an acquittal after prosecutors said they wanted to withdraw the charge. Prosecutors did not give any reason for the remarkable withdrawal. Siti Aisyah was accused alongside Doan Thi Huong from Vietnam ..




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