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  • POT CALLING KETTLE BLACK! Serves Rayer right for being a ‘loose cannon’

    June 28, 2014 9:24 AM 12

    KUALA LUMPUR - The severed cow head left at the gates of RSN Rayer’s home this morning was likely an act of retaliation against the Penang lawmaker for being a “loose cannon”, Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said today. According to The Star Online, the Umno vice-president expressed sympathy over the incident but added that it “is the price he (Rayer)

  • BUT UMNO HAS NEVER BEEN CIVILISED! What civilised gov't deprives mother of child?

    June 28, 2014 9:20 AM 13

    Written by M Indira Gandhi I read with great disappointment and grief the decision of the Attorney General (AG) to intervene in the family proceedings between Pathmanathan Krishnan and I as well as the decision by the inspector general of police (IGP ) not to arrest Pathmanathan Krishnan and send him to prison for breaching a High Court custody order

  • DESPOTIC TRUE COLORS ARE OUT! I won't resign even if defeated in PKR

    June 28, 2014 9:17 AM 7

    Selangor Menteri Besar Abdul Khalid Ibrahim said there is no need for him to resign even if he is defeated in the race for the PKR deputy presidency. This comes after his surprise defeat as Kuala Selangor PKR division chief, a result which he is challenging. "There was never a clause to say if you fail in your party election, you have to resign as menteri

  • Umno would NEVER allow it! Lift the ban on ‘Allah’, S'wak Catholic leader urges Putrajaya

    June 28, 2014 9:14 AM 15

    The fact that three out of a seven-man Federal Court bench gave dissenting judgments on the recent "Allah" case is an indication there are cogent grounds for the decision to be reviewed by another panel of the apex court, said a Catholic leader from Sarawak. Kuching Archbishop John Ha also said given Putrajaya's immediate statement to assure Christians

  • PM: Take advantage of spirit of Ramadan in uniting Muslims

    June 28, 2014 8:53 AM 6

    KUALA LUMPUR: Muslims should take advantage from the month of Ramadan to inculcate the spirit of solidarity in the noble agenda for fulfilling religious obligations, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak (pix). The Prime Minister said in his Ramadan message that in addition, the month of Ramadan was also for Muslims to strengthen ties with Allah

  • Sarawak chief minister alone in state government clean-up, says DAP rep

    June 28, 2014 8:40 AM 8

    Sarawak DAP chief Chong Chieng Jen (pic) said since Tan Sri Adenan Satem's decision was announced two days ago, the state’s cabinet members have been quiet. “I applaud Adenan (over it). (However) two days have passed and none of his other state ministers have come out openly to support his announcement or to follow suit. “It seems that he is alone among

  • DAP wants Putrajaya to intervene on Penang cow head incident

    June 28, 2014 7:50 AM 7

    Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng. — Picture by K.E. OoiKUALA LUMPUR, June 28 — The DAP called today for Putrajaya’s intervention in this morning’s cow head incident in Penang, saying the government should step in to halt the “climate of fear and language of violence” that led to such a barbaric act. DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng said the act of dumping

  • PKR polls ‘flawed’, Khalid Ibrahim says after Kuala Selangor loss

    June 28, 2014 7:37 AM 14

    Selangor Mentri Besar Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim believes there was sabotage in the vote-counting process during the PKR election. — Picture by Choo Choy MayKUALA LUMPUR, June 28 ― Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim suggested today that “flaws” in PKR's election process had forced his loss in the race for the position of Kuala Selangor division chief. The Selangor Mentri

  • Putrajaya can’t ignore cow-head incident

    June 28, 2014 7:28 AM 13

    DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng said it was time Putrajaya dealt with these groups and their “barbaric and uncivilised acts” that threatened the peace and harmony of the country. “We cannot allow these elements to threaten the peace and harmony we have in Penang and Malaysia,” he said today, after a bloodied cow’s head was thrown in front of Rayer’s

  • Waiting for water relief | Rasa Writes

    June 28, 2014 6:43 AM 9

    I sighed with relief when, on June 11, Selangor Menteri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim said the days of water rationing were over. He said there were no plans to ration water to the seven million consumers in Selangor, Putrajaya and Kuala Lumpur. He had a plan, he said, to store excess water from the Selangor River and the Tinggi River in nine disused