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Is making directionless & under-performing Mahathir retire just to benefit .. - 28/01 11:54 am

PERALIHAN kuasa daripada Dr Mahathir Mohamad kepada Anwar Ibrahim bukan sahaja untuk kepentingan kedua individu itu tetapi membawa maslahah atau faedah dan memberi signifikan besar daripada itu. Jangan salah anggap ia semata-mata untuk kepentingan Anwar yang dilihat sudah lama menanti untuk menjabat jawatan itu dan beliau didambakannya oleh banyak rakyat. Memang lama Anwar dan rakyat khasnya penggerak reformasi menanti kerusi itu. Sudah lebih 20 tahun, rakyat menunggu beliau akan ..





Why give cunning Mahathir the chance to delay power transition – .. - 28/01 11:48 am

Sejak semalam, ramai yang tampak tak puas hati dengan keputusan Anwar Ibrahim tidak meneruskan saman terhadap Mohammad Yusoff Rawther berhubung dakwaannya sebelum ini bahawa Presiden PKR itu melakukan gangguan seksual terhadapnya. Keputusan Anwar itu diumumkan oleh peguamnya, Ramkarpal Singh dalam satu kenyataan semalam. Memang benar Anwar sebelum ini bersungguh mahu menyaman Yusoff dan menyebut tidak memaafkan perbuataan keji serta fitnah yang dilemparkan terhadapnya, meskipun selepas Pejabat ..





Kerajaan sudah bertindak, hentikan sebar Virus corona palsu - 28/01 11:39 am

Kerajaan telah mengambil tindakan segera menggantung sementara semua kemudahan imigresen iaitu eNTRY, Visa on Arrival, e-visa dan visa manual kepada rakyat negara China dari Bandar Wuhan dan Wilayah Hubei di kelilingnya berkuatkuasa serta merta. Keputusan ini diumumkan oleh Pejabat Perdana Menteri dalam kenyataan medianya petang ini. Tindakan ini bagi mencegah penularan virus Corona yang sehingga ini telah mengakibatkan 81 kematian di China daripada kemungkinan terus merebak dan mengancam nyawa ..





Mahathir not immortal or invincible – why fear to fight him? .. - 28/01 11:35 am

Dalam program bual bicara anjuran Otai Reformasi baru-baru ini, antara perkara yang dibangkitkan oleh hadirin ialah tentang hebat dan luarbiasanya manusia bernama Tun Mahathir Mohamad. Ia berikutan adanya pandangan agar reformasi jalanan diadakan bagi memberi tekanan kepada beliau untuk menunaikan janji peralihan kuasa kepada Anwar Ibrahim dalam tempoh dua tahun sebagaimana yang sering disebutnya sendiri. Mereka mengingatkan bahawa Tun Mahathir adalah ahli politik yang hebat, licik dan bukan ..





Pemimpin pas takut mati? apakah mereka tidak mahu syurga? - 28/01 11:29 am

Timbalan Menteri Besar Kelantan, Mohd Amar Nik Abdullah menjelaskan, kerajaan negeri memilih Mercedes sebagai kenderaan rasmi adalah atas faktor keselamatan. Beliau mengakui pembelian kereta Mercedes Itu bukan sahaja untuk kegunaan rasmi Menteri Besar, tetapi juga membabitkan pimpinan lain dalam kerajaan negeri. Katanya, Mercedes itu turut dibeli untuk kegunaan barisan Exco Kerajaan Negeri dan Seriausaha Kerajaan Negeri dengan jumlah pembelian keseluruhan sebanyak 14 buah. Faktornya, seperti ..



More mahathirism? now chinese tourists barred from entering putrajaya .. - 28/01 11:17 am

MALAYSIANS have been urged not to discriminate against Chinese tourists amid the outbreak of the novel coronavirus which originated from Wuhan. The call from the Malaysia Inbound Tourism Association (Mita) chairman Uzaidi Udani comes after allegations thatChinese touristswere barred from entering the Putrajaya mosque. Tours to the iconic mosque are usually arranged by travel agents. However, some groups of Chinese tourists were denied entry into the mosque which affected their itinerary. We ..





The ‘perfect storm’ for UMNO as anti-mahathir wave swells .. - 28/01 10:55 am

Why the dissatisfaction? Is it the leadership? Is it the policies? Is it the unfulfilled promises? PM clarifies one-term govt report, says voters free to pick bossku in GE15 Kural:Quite apart from what Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad says about what others say, many also seem to say that he is sadly not up to the job of giving effective leadership towards fulfilling the pledges made by Pakatan Harapan. Some also say that he seems all obsessed to ..





Indeed, Mahathir the father of racial & religious politicking: dividing .. - 28/01 10:17 am

Why Islam is on Malaysian Muslims identity cards KUALA LUMPUR Last week, the Home Ministry once again reiterated its stance that it will not remove ones religious status on the MyKad. But why do Malaysian Muslims have Islam printed prominently on their MyKads while non-Muslims only have their religious information recorded on the chip? Why do Malaysians identity cards even contain information on what faith they profess? Why does the government ..





Forget about uec, Pakatan under Mahathir will never recognize it – .. - 28/01 10:04 am

MCA president Wee Ka Siong is not optimistic the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) will be recognised by Pakatan Harapan, especially with Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad now serving as acting education minister. I am cautious about Dr Mahathir becoming the acting education minister, we all know he wields the power. I believe that his dialogues with the Chinese community will also be limited. Dr Mahathir is not so willing to listen to others, he told the Chinese press in a recent ..





‘Strange, strange’ Guan Eng – why cut penang bridge .. - 27/01 11:24 am

NAJIB Razak has accused Lim Guan Eng of duplicity over the finance ministers handling of Penang Bridge toll rates. The former prime minister said Lim in 2017 slammed Barisan Nasional for not abolishing toll on the bridge, when the then government extended the concession to 2038. However, said Najib, Lim recently announced a reduction in the bridges toll rates while extending the concession a further 20 years, to 2058. (Now) he is not unhappy or dissatisfied (as he was in 2017), and has ..





Dap in grave danger – as Mahathir plots ‘mother of all .. - 27/01 11:12 am

Greeting the rainstorm of the White Metal Rat Wishing Happy New Year to all my Chinese friends. At the moment, they must be busy preparing for their family gathering dinner this evening to celebrate the coming of the year of the white metal rat. Taken from the website,www.chinesefortunecalender.com, the Chinese believe that the year would be as follows: According to theChinese Horoscope theory, Male Metal is connected to the steel, weapon or strong wind.Rat contains Female Water, which is ..





‘Everyone is disappointed with pakatan’: ‘keris’ .. - 27/01 11:02 am

LAST Sunday, Jan 19, marked the 58th anniversary of the passing of my grandfather, and also Umnos founder Allahyarham Onn Jaafar. If you follow and read my social media postings, I wrote a short piece on Allahyarham on my Facebook. The traction received was overwhelming and undeniable. Thats why today Id like to share a little more about Onn Jaafars values, and take the opportunity to comment further on Barisan Nasionals victory in Kimanis as well as some views ..





Thanks tmj – but the answer is still ‘no thanks’: .. - 27/01 10:37 am

PETALING JAYA: The crown prince of Johor today ended his long silence in making public comments over political issues, saying he had foretold the problems plaguing the country two years ago. But Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim, saying he had been asked to do something in the wake of the coronavirus scare from China, said he was then told not to interfere in political affairs. I would like to inform and remind all of you, that in the last two years, there have been complaints sent to me ..





‘I became a Muslim – not a malay’: no stopping Muslim .. - 27/01 10:27 am

GEORGE TOWN: Being a Muslim did not stop independent preacher, Ben Ooi Chooi Beng, 38, from celebrating Chinese New Year with his family just like before he embraced Islam three years ago. Ben, as he is fondly known, and his Indonesian wife Ema Ariani, 43, who were both former Christians, have never missed celebrating Chinese New Year with his family as it is a cultural and not a religious celebration. Although I am now a convert, Im still Chinese and my relationships with my family ..





For now, mass panic – but later Malaysia, like the rest of world, .. - 27/01 10:06 am

KUALA LUMPUR Chinas suspension of outgoing tour groups due to the novel coronavirus outbreak will hit Malaysia hard, Malaysian Association of Tour and travel Agents (Matta) president Datuk Tan Kok Liang said. Matta hopes that the situation is contained and that it will only last for a short period. Otherwise, the repercussion will be severe as it will affect the tourism industry not only in Malaysia, but also globally, he said. He added that, as of now, inbound and outbound ..





Sue him & sue him hard – mahathir’s ‘failure’ igp .. - 27/01 9:54 am

M. INDIRA Gandhi is suing Inspector-General of Police Abdul Hamid Bador for RM100 million for failing to locate her daughter, snatched by her Muslim convert former husband more than 11 years ago. Lawyers of the former kindergarten teacher and Indira Gandhi Action Team (Ingat) will file a suit next month. Indira also wants to compel Hamid to act on the 2014 Ipoh High Courts mandamus order for the IGP to enforce the arrest warrant against Muhammad Riduan Abdullah and the recovery order to ..





In talent-scarce Bersatu, another puppet show on the way: all eyes on .. - 27/01 9:46 am

Nominations for Bersatus inaugural elections are underway. Thus far, nominations have only been submitted from division and branch level positions. For central leadership posts, it will only be open on March 18, but some leaders have already expressed their intent to gun for some key positions. Malaysiakinihighlights the contests that are worth keeping an eye on. Chairperson, president, deputy president Thus far there has been no indication that either of the top three posts would be ..





Will yusuff rawther & mahathir’s lawyer dare attend court on .. - 27/01 9:37 am

PKR president Anwar Ibrahims political secretary Farhash Wafa Salvador Rizal Mubarak last Friday filed a defamation suit against Anwars former research assistant Muhammad Yusoff Rawther. The Writ of Summons was filed by Farhash, through legal firm Messrs Kumar Thangaraj & Co at the High Court Registry in Kuala Lumpur in relation to Yusoff having allegedly uttered defamatory words during a press conference on Dec 4 last year. On Dec 13 last year, it was reported that Farhash, who is also a ..





Najib madness disease – Mahathir & kit siang the 2 biggest sufferers .. - 26/01 10:06 am

It is absurd that someone who has been charged with grand corruption and theft can travel the nation and talk as if he is a hero. Penang Deputy Chief Minister II P Ramasamy What do I mean when I write even former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak may not be able to save Pakatan Harapan? Well by this I mean that Harapans failure to carry out most of its reforms, its fractional politics played out in the press, the machinations of the old guard to retain power, its racial and ..





Who the hell is Azmin – it’s mustapa who should be his boss, .. - 26/01 9:57 am

THERE is a need for a strongPakatan Harapan leader to break PAS hold on Kelantan, said the grassroots, who see Mustapa Mohamed as the best man for the job. They told The Malaysian Insight that the Jeli MP, affectionately known as Tok Pa, has what it takes for PH to win over Kelantan folk, who have returned the Islamist party to power in the state since 1990. We feel Tok Pa is the most qualified leader among the state PH leaders to guide the pact in Kelantan. He is the only one with ..





In perlis – where the mufti is zakir naik’s best pal & UMNO .. - 26/01 9:48 am

Here is another shocker by Asia Sentinel. Do read my conclusion. By Murray Hunter US$4.6b 1MDB case and marathon trial of Najib drawing most attention fact is corruption is rampant throughout country down to community grassroots 1MDB is about those who have run govt administration over past decades stories now emerging about corruption within Pakatan government issue not exclusive to UMNO Najib abetted and excused by entire administration in the past as defense minister millions ..





Bombshell: mahathir’s rm400 million poison – Hadi & co swallow .. - 26/01 9:35 am

Before the Mercedes fiasco could cool down, the Kelantan state government was hit with another bombshell. After the state government rewarded themselves with 14 Mercedes-Benz, including a luxury Mercedes sedan S450L AMG a model with a retail price of RM699,888, it was exposed that the same elite PAS Islamist holy men had also gifted themselves with RM50,000 cash. Kelantan, the poorest state (GDP per-capita) in Malaysia, but at the same time the state with the highest number ofHIV and ..





Corruption & mahathir’s hypocrisy: hard to improve graft ranking due .. - 26/01 9:25 am

PUTRAJAYA will find it difficult to keep climbing the Corruption Perception Index as Pakatan Harapan does not have majority to push throughreforms that need constitutional amendments,said Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad. Dr Mahathir tied this to Pakatan Harapans difficulties to fulfil its election manifesto, saying that the government is facing obstacles with promises that required constitutional amendments. We have delivered many of our promises but when it comes to law amendments ..





Biggest joke: ‘beggars cannot be choosers’ – mat hasan .. - 25/01 5:12 pm

As part of the opposition bloc, Umno deputy president Mohamad Hasan today said BN must not play hard to get with any breakaway parties that has intentions to return. This follows reported intentions expressed by former BN components that had contributed to the coalitions latest victory in the Kimanis by-election. As the opposition, we must not play hard to get, correct? Beggars cannot be choosers. So long as they have intentions to form a strong opposition bloc and ..





Ok, we won’t ‘hurt’ mahathir’s feelings – .. - 25/01 4:37 pm

PETALING JAYA: Otai Reformasi agrees with PKR president Anwar Ibrahims call to all parties, including those in the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition, to stop discussing the transition in prime minister publicly. However, its secretary, Abdul Razak Ismail, said Otai Reformasi was an NGO that was not attached to any party. He said it focused on the belief in free speech, which included voicing its view that the change in the countrys leadership from Dr Mahathir Mohamad to Anwar should be done ..





Bombshell – Mahathir backstabs Anwar with Hadi:Dr M has .. - 25/01 2:35 pm

KUALA LUMPUR: PAS secretary-general Datuk Takiyuddin Hassan says the party has not received a formal invitation from Pakatan Harapan to join the federal government. Takiyuddin said an invitation by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad alone did not represent a welcome mat from the entire Pakatan government. In order for PAS to consider joining the federal government, the invitation must come officially, said Takiyuddin. (Join the) federal government? We are the opposition. That depends ..





Coronavirus confirmed in Malaysia – ‘we won’t block them .. - 25/01 1:55 pm

MINISTER of Health Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad has confirmed three people have contracted the coronavirus originating from Wuhan, China. Dzulkefly said the victims are three Chinese nationals from Wuhan, who entered the country through Johor Baru, and are currently being treated at Sungai Buloh Hospital, where they are in a stable condition. They were reported to have boarded a flight from Guangzhou to Singapore on January 20. Early screenings did not return any sign of fever and they did not have ..





Dire Health warnings for Mahathir in the Year of the rat – while .. - 25/01 11:49 am

PETALING JAYA: If Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad believes his luck is written in the stars, he may be right. As the world celebrates Chinese New Year by welcoming the Year of the Rat on Jan 25, a feng shui master says Mahathirs luck was good in 2019, and will remain considerably good this year. Good Feng Shui Geomantic Research founder and chief researcher, Master Kenny Hoo predicts Mahathir will ride on high levels of energy despite facing stronger internal challenges to ..





Viral video: jho low’s ‘ex-girlfriend’ – no longer .. - 25/01 11:34 am

CHINA Press reported that a video urging fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho, or better known as Jho Low, to return to Malaysia to celebrate Chinese New Year with his family and friends who miss him has gone viral. The video entitled Jho pls come home for CNY 2020 features his parents, brother, ex-girlfriend, ex-driver and ex-schoolmates. The parody is a reminder to Jho Low, the central figure in the 1Malaysia Development Bhd scandal, that it is time for ..





Me support Zuraida? you must be joking – Sarawak mp spills the beans .. - 25/01 11:16 am

KUCHING: A Sarawak PKR lawmaker has denied he is among state party leaders backing PKR vice-president Zuraida Kamarudin. Lubok Antu MP Jugah Muyang said he was a party man and duty-bound to give his undivided support to PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. I want to reiterate that my alleged agreement in support of Zuraida was made without my knowledge and prior consent, he said in a statement Friday (Jan 24). He added that the partys disciplinary committee should deal with the ..





Bombshell – offered money to convert to islam – sabah minister .. - 25/01 8:27 am

MALAYSIA must end the subtle attempts by Islamic groups to convert students at schools and varsities, said a Sabah politician seeking to meet Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad over the long-standing issue. State Education and Innovation Assistant Minister Jenifer Lasimbang told The Malaysian Insight that she is investigating an Iban womans claim that her daughter was offered money to convert to Islam. The woman, from Sibu, Sarawak, said her daughter, a student of University Pendidkan Sultan ..





Look in the mirror,Dr M – chinese & tamil schools are not petty .. - 25/01 8:22 am

Malaysians should not let petty issues be the cause for them to hate each other but instead should strive to strengthen multiracial ties in the country, said Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad. The prime minister said the people should be wary of instigators with an ill intention of causing racial disharmony in Malaysia. If we became irrational and started to hate each other just because of some petty issues, these instigators will think that they have won, he said in his message in ..





The Mahathir effect – say one thing but do another: malays & chinese .. - 25/01 8:18 am

Dear Chinese fellows, Allow me to share my past and present life with you. As the nation is celebrating the Lunar New Year, I am instantly reminded of the atmosphere during my school days some 25 years back. I was studying at a multiethnic school in the city of Kuching with Chinese, Malay, Iban, Bidayuh, Orang Ulu and a handful of Indian students. We almost never heard of things like UEC, Jawi or negative comments about Muslims saying Merry Christmas or Gong Xi Fa Cai. Even though these ..





Muhyiddin the 8th pm? Bersatu chief’s camp starts lobbying for his .. - 25/01 8:04 am

Nope I Disagree : The Power Succession IS NOT BECOMING More Intense At All First here is the New Straits Times (my comments in blue). Power succession becoming more intense 48% of electorate voted for PH with Dr Mahathir as prime minister IN our system numbers decide prime minister king shall appoint PM who commands a simple majority in Parliament (OSTB : This is stating the obvious. Monday comes after Sunday but I suppose sometime you do need to state the obvious. Yes to be PM, an MP ..





Who cares what Mahathir says? Najib the ‘bossku’ fully focused .. - 24/01 4:16 pm

NAJIB Razak is unbothered by Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamads remarks about him, saying he puts his trust in the people. The former prime minister, known as Bossku among his supporters, said thepower to assess leaders belongs to the public. Dr Mahathirs comments are his personal opinion. What matters most is the peoples opinion, he told the press in Pokok Sena, Kedah, today. I trust the people to make the right decision for the countrys future. ..





Rosmah’s son riza aziz starts to feel faint as rm1.23 billion .. - 24/01 4:04 pm

JORDAN Belfort, the real-life convicted stockbroker who served as inspiration behind Martin ScorsesesThe Wolf of Wall Street, is suing Red Granite Pictures, the production firm owned by Najib Razaks stepson, Riza Aziz, reports theLos Angeles Times. Belfort filed a US$300 million (RM1.23 billion) suit yesterday alleging that he was a victim of fraud following revelations that the film was funded by proceedes stolen from state fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd. Leonardo DiCaprio, star of ..





The people’s shock verdict: it’s you, Mahathir – you .. - 24/01 3:54 pm

Harapan did not lose Kimanis because BN won. BN won because Harapan lost. Kimanis defeat: Dr M says policies take time, cant expect overnight results Hmmmmmmmm:Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad, I think Malaysians in general are very reasonable people. We have a high tolerance for leaders who make mistakes and it usually takes a lot to rile us. Something must be very wrong for us to ask any leader to step down. There is a very big difference between implementing policies which ..





What a failure is Mahathir – 25 years on & he’s still trying .. - 24/01 3:42 pm

The state of the national carrier is the result of cronyism and poor management. Nufam urges transparency over MAS takeover offers Apa Harapan:The state of Malaysia Airlines (MAS) is the result of cronyism and poor management due to bumiputera policies. There needs to be a major overhaul of MAS which includes retrenchment of staff. The government must let go of MAS and let a private enterprise restructure it without interference. It has cost taxpayers of billions of ringgit over the ..





Doomsday not far for tiny Hong Kong & Singapore? for how long can they .. - 24/01 12:02 am

Singapore is, naturally, expecting some benefit from Hong Kongs struggle to maintain its independence from China, which seems destined to continue for a while longer. Some businesses, some money, will decamp southward, the amount depending less on Singapores pull than what happens to faith in Hong Kong as a separate jurisdiction free of Beijings threats to its autonomy and non-Communist freedoms as well as free of anti-government demonstrations. But those with a longer view of the past ..





Hadi ‘two-timing’ UMNO? no, Pas won’t leave us for .. - 23/01 11:28 pm

PETALING JAYA: The recent meeting between PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awangand Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is not detrimental to Muafakat Nasional, says Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob. It is their own internal party matter and it is up to them (PAS). The issue of PAS leaving Muafakat Nasional does not arise just because of this meeting. We do not wish to interfere with PAS internal affairs, said Ismail Sabri, who is also ..




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