Politics

Khalid fancies his chances in PKR election
Monday, April 14, 2014

BUTTERWORTH: Selangor Menteri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim feels he has a very good chance of winning the post of deputy president of Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) in party elections next month.
 
He said his confidence was based on his track record and his experience in administering Selangor for six years and the support of grassroot members.
 
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Emulating Singapore - Part 1
Friday, April 11, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Blogger Anak Si Hamid shares her experience growing up in Singapore and leaving it with a relief. But it was not merely a down the memory lane piece but rather taking a more serious look at some of the snipes taken at Malaysia's afirmative action policy. Of particular interest is use of the word "mollycoddling" in describing the policy by the Malay Mail....

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M'sia discussing with experts on custody of MH370 black box - Hishammuddin
Sunday, April 13, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is in discussion with the relevant authorities and experts on who actually has the custody over the black box of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.     Acting Transport Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein said Attorney-General Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail was currently in the United Kingdom to discuss the matter including with international agencies such the...

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"It's Pas' right to table hudud in Parliament," says VP
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Pas vice-president Salahuddin Ayub says his party is adamant in tabling the private bill to enforce hudud (Islamic criminal code) in Kelantan although hudud is not part of the Pakatan Rakyat common policy framework.

“We have the right to voice what we want as it (implementation of hudud) has been the party's core struggle....

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MH370:Bigger visual search area planned today - JACC
Sunday, April 13, 2014

PERTH: While there have been no confirmation of acoustic detections over the past 48 hours, search in the Indian Ocean for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 continues today with a bigger searcharea.    Entering its 37th day, the Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC) said the Australian Maritime Safety Authority had planned a visual search area, totalling approximately 57,506 sq km, as compared to 41,393 sq km on Saturday....

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MH370: Trial by media
Saturday, April 12, 2014

Blogger John F. Seademon raised issue with the manner the media had, throughout their coverage of the tragic MH370 flight, in their pursuits for ratings, were more keen on who they could blame instead of focussing on the search and rescue.
 
He wrote: "If there is nothing to be reported, then don’t report or speculate. You won’t do justice to the passenger, crew and their family members....

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Govt aims to cut oil revenue contribution to below 30 pct - Abdul Wahid
Saturday, April 12, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: The government is looking to reduce its...

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Australia warns of long haul as hunt for MH370 goes on
Saturday, April 12, 2014

PERTH:There was no let-up in the air and sea search for the missing Malaysian airliner off Australia on Saturday as Prime Minister Tony Abbott warned that locating Flight MH370 would still likely take a long time.
 
Abbott appeared to step back from the most upbeat official assessment so far when he had hinted Friday that a breakthrough was imminent.
 
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"Anwar – Your Honest Answers, Please!"
Saturday, April 12, 2014

In an article emailed to the Editor, Datuk Huan Chen Guan wrote: "Since the crossover that never materialised in September 16, 2008, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has proven time and again that his claims are highly dubious and his stand on issues have a tinge of chameleon DNA – ever-changing to suit the political climate. Hence, he should give Malaysians honest answers to the following issues....

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Pas Supporters congress leaves 'Hudud' enforcement decision to Parliament
Friday, April 11, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: The PAS Supporters Congress (DHPP) has left the passing of the party's Private Member's Bill on the enforcement of hudud law in Kelantan to the MPs in the Dewan Rakyat.      DHPP chairman Hu Pang Chaw said everyone and any political party had the right to voice their opinion through Malaysia's democratic system. ...

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