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Jamal Yunos appoints lawyer to respond to Teresa Kok’s suit

The DAP MP will abandon her plans to obtain judgment in default of appearance since the Umno leader will defend the suit, says her lawyer S N Nair. PETALING JAYA: Umno leader Jamal Yunos, who is facing a defamation suit from Seputeh MP Teresa Kok over claims she had misused welfare funds, has finally decided […]

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.

Is PAS-Umno cooperation syariah-compliant?

Politics, as they say, is the art of the possible. Friends and enemies can change by dint of their interest. Indeed, the opening line of the ‘Romance of the Three Kingdoms’ averred famously that “anything long divided will surely unite, and anything long united will surely divide”. It was Lord Palmerston who declaimed, “There are […]

Pelajar UiTM dikerah hadir ke sambutan ulang tahun Umno

SAMBUTAN ulang tahun Umno ke-71 yang dijadualkan berlangsung di Stadium Bukit Jalil hari ini turut dihadiri pelajar Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) yang menerima arahan wajib hadir. The Malaysian Insight difahamkan pelajar tersebut merupakan pelajar kokurikulum  tahun satu hingga tiga, serta turut melibatkan pelajar badan beruniform tahun satu. Seorang pelajar UiTM Shah Alam yang tidak mahu […]

SPRM UCAP TAHNIAH KEPADA UMNO DENGAN HARAPAN UMNO LAKSANA TANGGUNGJAWAB DAN HARAPAN RAKYAT

Suruhanjaya Pencegahan Rasuah Malaysia (SPRM) mengucapkan setinggi-tinggi tahniah kepada parti politik terbesar negara, Pertubuhan Kebangsaan Melayu Bersatu (UMNO) bersempena sambutan ulang tahunnya yang ke-71 pada hari ini. Sebagai sebuah parti politik yang menjadi teras dan tunjang kepada pemerintahan negara dengan jumlah kerusi yang terbanyak, pemimpin-pemimpinnya berperanan penting dalam merangka dasar pentadbiran negara bagi pembangunan dan […]

MP: ‘Public officer’ should not be subjected to narrow interpretation

A Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) lawmaker disagrees with the Kuala Lumpur High Court’s restrictive interpretation of a public office or public officer. Hanipa Maidin was responding to the court’s decision on Friday to dismiss a suit filed by Dr Mahathir Mohamad and two others against Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak.

Surprise! Najib is the big winner at PAS meet

PAS’ annual congress will end today. The Malaysian Insight lists four things that stood out at the party’s gathering in Alor Setar, Kedah. ‎1) Najib Razak was the biggest winner‎ He is 2,440km away in from the main hall in Alor Star where the PAS annual assembly is taking place, but arguably, Umno president and […]

Zakir Naik: Coalition government of Umno and PAS will be better for Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — A coalition government of Umno and PAS will be better for Malaysia as it will propel the country forward and strengthen Islam, according to international Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik. He said he was not suggesting for the two main Islamic political parties in the country to merge, but it […]

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