THE most logical and obvious solution to addressing pregnancies out of wedlock – sex education – still seems to escape our decision-makers and politicians, whose suggestions have not just become increasingly ridiculous but also highly punitive.
The Securities Commission’s investigation of the Kenmark scandal exposes flaws in the Securities Commission Act 1993. More on this issue in Found in Quotation.
PETALING JAYA, 26 May 2010: Police officers are entitled to kill or injure innocent persons as long as they genuinely believe lives are in danger, said the Home Ministry. Click thumbnail to read ministry’s letterIn a letter to The Nut Graph dated 17 May 2010, the ministry said: “Although police officers’ actions may result in […]
Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim (file pic) DATUK Seri Anwar Ibrahim has failed in his bid, at the Court of Appeal, to obtain evidence from the public prosecutor about his alleged act of sodomy with a young former aide. Layperson reactions have naturally been cynical, dismissing the judgment as political in nature. Indeed, the Court of […]
KUALA LUMPUR, 2 Sept 2009: French climber Alain Robert, dubbed “Spiderman”, was fined RM2,000 by the magistrate’s court here today after he pleaded guilty to committing criminal trespass by climbing the Petronas Twin Towers. Magistrate Siti Shakirah Mokhtarudin ordered him to serve two months in jail if he failed to pay the fine. Robert, 46, […]
KUALA LUMPUR, 30 June 2009: The proposed RM1,000 fine of Umno Youth members for obstructing DAP Member of Parliament (MP) Karpal Singh from entering Parliament in late February was too lenient, opposition MPs said today. “Now anyone may come to Parliament to hinder the work of MPs, and get slapped with only a fine,” Karpal […]
PETALING JAYA, 12 June 2000: Gerakan Youth is against a Home Ministry proposal to use the Printing Presses and Publications Act 1984 on the internet media. Youth chief Lim Si Pin criticised the suggestion by the ministry’s secretary-general, Datuk Mahmood Adam, who was reported in the China Press recently as saying that the act might […]
KUALA LUMPUR, 12 March 2009: Deputy Home Minister Datuk Chor Chee Heung said the government is willing to station police at press conferences to prevent reporters from being assaulted. “It is important for reporters to follow police advice. Don’t enter if you are not allowed. Don’t become overzealous by forcing in to get scoop photographs […]
IPOH, 5 March 2009: Police are looking for six men identified to have taken part in an illegal assembly in front of the Perak Darul Ridzuan building here on Tuesday. Perak police chief Datuk Zulkifli Abdullah said the six were identified from photographs obtained from the media when police cordoned the area to prevent the […]
PENANG, 2 March 2009: The Penang police have opened investigation papers on Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner Datuk Seri Ahmad Said Hamdan. State police chief Datuk Ayub Yaakob said today the probe was being conducted under Section 500 of the Penal Code for defamation following a report lodged against Said. “We have not called […]