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Archive for January, 2013

Media index: Malaysia in free fall

By Jared Pereira Free Malaysia Today KUALA LUMPUR | Jan 30, 2013 Malaysia is hastily suppressing the right to information and press freedom is getting increasingly limited, according to the Press Freedom Index 2013. The index, an initiative by non-profit organisation Reporters Without Borders, showed that Malaysia dropped 23 places to the 145th position in […]

The Malaysian Insider KUALA LUMPUR | Jan 30, 2013 The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) had abused its power when it summoned last year two lawyers accompanying their client ― a former consultant to the scandal-riddled National Feedlot Centre (NFC) project ― to aid graft investigations, the High Court ruled today. High Court judge Zaleha Yusof […]

By Joseph Bingkasan Free Malaysia Today KUALA LUMPUR | Jan 30, 2013 Pro-opposition Angkatan Perubahan Sabah (APS) has taken state Umno deputy chief Salleh Said Keruak to task for being quick to criticise the opposition but not former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad who admitted his role in the citizenship-for votes scandal that has since […]

In response to the explosive revelations about the high number of immigrants in Sabah being given citizenship, Dr. Mahathir has said there should be an RCI on the Malay and Chinese citizens who got their citizenship from Malaysia’s first Prime Minister Tunku Abdul Rahman. Teresa Kok condemn MCA’s silence over Mahathir’s irresponsible remarks. She also […]

Beri sumbangan kepada mangsa banjir di Kg Tengah

Pada tengahari ini (27.1.2012), saya pergi ke Masjid Nurul Iman di Kg Tengah untuk beri sumbangan kepada para mangsa banjir yang bermalam di masjid ini sejak rumah mereka diserang banjir pada petang hari Jumaat yang lalu. Terdapat 41 keluarga di kampong tersebut terlibat dalam banjir, tetapi hanya 25 keluarga yang berpindah ke masjid ini untuk […]

Selangor calls off Batu Caves condo project

By Clara Chooi The Malaysian Insider KUALA LUMPUR | Jan 24, 2013 Selangor has decided to stop the controversial construction of a luxury 26-storey condominium in Batu Caves due to safety concerns, Mentri Besar Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim announced today, heading off a major pre-polls political crisis that has become a sore point with Selangor’s […]

By K Pragalath Free Malaysia Today KUALA LUMPUR | Jan 23, 2013 Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng has asked police to stop this Sunday’s Bible-burning programme planned by Pasukan Bertindak Anti Bible Bahasa Melayu, a previously unknown group. “I would like your cooperation to stop them and increase the security level to ensure public […]

By Ida Lim The Malaysian Insider KUALA LUMPUR | Jan 22, 2013 A royal commission of inquiry (RCI) similar to the one in Sabah should be set up to probe allegations of electoral fraud in the rest of Malaysia, polls watchdog Bersih 2.0 proposed today. “Yes… because of the numbers we see ballooning in various […]

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