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After having made itself an international laughing stock for banning Anwar Ibrahim from attending a talk organized by Universiti Malaya ‘s Student Council and for subsequently imposing a campus lockdown, UM administration has again caused further damage to its reputation by punishing the students involved in organizing the talk. In fact, UM administration has also […]

Umno Cheras divisional Chief Datuk Seri Syed Ali Alhabshee’s response to my statement dated Nov 20 shows one simple fact—that he is not bold enough to raise 1MDB issue at the Umno General Assembly. In order to hide this fact, he has chosen to make baseless attacks against me and DAP. The attacks include the […]

It was reported yesterday that the Pahang sultan has reprimanded Natural Resources and Environment Minister cum Camerons Highlands MP Datuk Palanivel for not being serious about the Camerons Highlands landslides. “What has he done? Nothing… the people are suffering mentally and physically when such a tragedy happens. “The people voted and chose him during the […]

NECF denies backing calls to alcohol ban on MAS

National Evangelical Christian Fellowship (NECF) denies supporting calls to bar the serving of alcoholic drinks on Malaysian Airlines flights. Referring to the the Malay daily Sinar Harian’s report yesterday, NECF’s executive secretary said that he was “misquoted” and that his words were “taken out of context”. “I never at any time stated that I or […]

Speaking at the inaugural launch of the United Nations’ International Day for Tolerance at Lim Kok Wing University in Kuala Lumpur yesterday, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Tan Sri Joseph Kurup said that the silent majority in the country must stand up and protest against religious extremism and bigotry. “Today, religious differences are perceived […]

In January this year, it was reported that according to sources news, the Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has directed mandatory media training for his ministers to prevent more missteps that have made his administration a laughing stock among Malaysians. It looks like now the Transport Minister Datuk Liow Tiong Lai will have to […]

  I welcome the Transport Minister’s decision to direct Road Transport Department (RTD) to suspend the nationwide crackdown on number plates till further notice. Dato Liow Tiong Lai should also direct that refund be immediately made to car owners who have been fined for wrong number plates since the crackdown began on Nov 1. Since the […]

Media Statement by Teresa Kok, DAP National Vice Chairperson and MP for Seputeh in Kuala Lumpur on Friday, November 07, 2014  In today’s Sin Chew Jit Poh headline news, it was reported that Pahang Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Adnan Yaakob when commenting on the Ringlet mud flood, has commented that excessive land clearing has resulted in […]

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