Considering Najib’s failures as prime minister and Malaysia’s direction under his leadership, was it really a tribute when he attributed who he is today to his dad Tun Abdul Razak Hussein?
IS the Multimedia Super Corridor’s Bill of Guarantees promising Internet freedom a strong enough protection for freedom of online information? Bernice Low suggests that we may have been taking it for granted all this while, and calls for clearer steps to protect such rights.
PRIME Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s recent announcement of the government’s most recent u-turn on legalising sports betting raises questions, once again, about Umno’s dominance within the Barisan Nasional (BN). Najib announced the Finance Ministry’s withdrawal of approval for Ascot Sports’ sports betting licence directly after an Umno supreme council meeting on 25 June 2010. […]
MINISTER in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz’s recent assertion respecting the bumiputera-ness of Siamese Malaysians piques my interest to no end. Who or what decides on the bumiputera-ness or the bumiputera-less-ness of a Malaysian citizen? Is it the Federal Constitution? Was it the Reid Commission? Is it the cabinet, or […]
“Conversion is not a grounds for the automatic dissolution of a marriage. The children should be brought up in the common religion. For the spouse who intends to convert into Islam, he or she would also have to come clean…The convert would have to fulfil his or her marriage responsibilities according to civil laws prior […]
KUALA SELANGOR, 23 July 2009: The police investigation into the death of Teoh Beng Hock is expected to be completed before the inquest into the death of the political aide starts next week, said Selangor police chief Datuk Khalid Abu Bakar. The police investigation was about 10% to 15% near completion, he told reporters after […]
Updated 4.30pm, 2 July 2009 PKR vice-president Azmin Ali, with PAS’s Salahuddin Ayub (left), DAP’s Chong Eng, and Tony Pua (standing) KUALA LUMPUR, 2 July 2009: Pakatan Rakyat (PR) today announced its 25 parliamentary ministerial committees, each co-chaired by a Member of Parliament (MP) from Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR), PAS and DAP. Each committee will […]
KUALA LUMPUR, 25 June 2009: The women’s wing of Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) wants the Women, Family and Community Development Ministry to not only release the Penan task force report to the public, but to also table it for debate in Parliament. “What is stopping the Malaysian government from publicising the report of the investigation? The repeated […]
KUALA LUMPUR, 25 June 2009: DAP parliamentary leader Lim Kit Siang has submitted a motion to refer Transport Minister Datuk Seri Ong Tee Keat to Parliament’s Privileges Committee. “This is for misleading Parliament in his eight-minute ministerial statement on the Port Klang Free Zone (PKFZ) scandal on 22 June (2009),” Lim said in a press conference […]
SHAH ALAM, 28 May 2009: The long-standing proposal to set up a union for the electronic sector has been approved by the cabinet yesterday, Human Resources Minister Datuk Dr S Subramaniam said today. The cabinet, however, decided that the union would be established at the regional level, namely for the northern, southern, central and eastern […]