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Judge disqualifies himself from Najib vs Pua shariah bill-related suit

The former Umno politician and deputy home minister says public perception of the independence of the judiciary should not be shaken in any way. KUALA LUMPUR: Judicial commissioner Wan Ahmad Farid Wan Salleh, who was a deputy home minister before being made judge, has recused himself from hearing a defamation suit filed by Najib Razak.

PPBM-related survey method is questionable, experts say

It is important for a survey to have respondents who reflect the demographics of the country, say academics, of survey that shows Muhyiddin is most favoured as prime minister and PAS is the most popular party. PETALING JAYA: To say a survey accurately represents the sentiments on the ground, it has to be conducted in […]

Sabahans, Sarawakians say firm ‘no’ to Hadi’s bill

On April 6, Parliament hastily cleared all government business to allow for the tabling of the controversial “Bill 355” which aims to expand the syariah courts’ criminal jurisdiction from three years of imprisonment, RM5,000 in fine and six strokes of the whip (the 3-5-6 limit) to 30 years, RM100,000 and 100 strokes (the 30-100-100 limit). […]

Hadi: Vote either PAS or Umno

KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 — Voters should select either PAS or Umno to govern Malaysia as Malay political power lies with both parties, PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang said. Hadi was responding to a question on what he felt was the impact of new party Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia’s (PPBM) impact on Malay’ […]

MP Umno saran sebat pesalah jenayah syariah depan khalayak

PETALING JAYA: Seorang ahli Parlimen dari Umno hari ini menyarankan hukuman sebatan di bawah undang-undang syariah dilaksanakan secara terbuka dan khalayak bagi memberi keinsafan maksimum kepada pelaku jenayah dan orang ramai. Menurut Ahli Parlimen Bagan Serai, Datuk Dr Noor Azmi Ghazali, cadangan hukuman itu perlu diberi pertimbangan serius oleh kerajaan jika cadangan meminda Rang Undang-Undang […]

Karikatur ‘monyet’ – Nanyang dapat surat tunjuk sebab

Kementerian Dalam Negeri hari ini memberi surat tunjuk sebab kepada akhbar berbahasa Cina Nanyang Siang Pau berhubung karikatur yang memaparkan Presiden PAS, Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang, dan Speaker Dewan Rakyat Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mulia sebagai monyet. Nanyang mempunyai tiga hari untuk menjawap surat itu, yang dikeluarkan mengikut Akta Mesin Cetak dan Penerbitan 1984.

Shariah bill: Kok says Wee Ka Siong is being irresponsible

PETALING JAYA: DAP vice-chairperson Teresa Kok has hit back at MCA’s claim that DAP MPs in the Dewan Rakyat had failed to oppose Marang MP Abdul Hadi Awang when he was delivering his speech to table a motion to amend the shariah act last Thursday. The Seputeh MP described the assertion by MCA deputy president […]

DAP: Clear sign BN’s consensus was to allow Hadi’s bill

A DAP leader has hit out at MCA, claiming the latter had likely been aware that PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang’s private member’s bill to amend syariah punishment limits would be tabled. DAP national vice chairperson Teresa Kok was responding to MCA’s constant attacks at DAP over the tabling of the bill in Parliament, which […]

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