Politics

Kelantan hopes for better ties with Putrajaya
Friday, January 23, 2015

SHAH ALAM -- January 22, 2015: The Pas-led Kelantan state government appreciates all the cooperation and assistance by the Federal government in helping the state deals with the massive floods recently.Kelantan Deputy Menteri Besar Datuk Mohd Amar Nik Abdullah said the spirit of cooperation between the two governments was at its best than ever before....

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Q&A with Zam
Thursday, January 22, 2015

Former information minister Tan Sri Zainuddin Maidin has discontinued writing on current politics at his three-year-old blog Zamkata, citing threats and intimidation as among the reasons.The Mole had a chance to meet the former Utusan Malaysia chief editor, also known as Zam, at his News Room Café in Putrajaya yesterday. Among others, he spoke about his views on Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak...

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Zam: "No conspiracy by Najib's critics"
Thursday, January 22, 2015

PUTRAJAYA - January 22, 2015: Talk of a conspiracy by two retired political leaders against the prime minister has been shot down by a former minister.According to Tan Sri Zainuddin Maidin, the fact is Mahathir and Daim are only concerned with Datuk Seri Najib Razak's leadership....

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MOH targets zero malaria case in 2015
Thursday, January 22, 2015

KUALA LUMPUR -- January 22, 2015: The Health Ministry is targeting all the states in Peninsular Malaysia to not have any locally transmitted malaria cases this year.

Its deputy minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahaya said currently Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Perlis, Melaka, Terengganu and Labuan had succeeded in achieving zero locally transmitted malaria case for the past three years.
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Ex-minister thinks Media Prima is distasteful
Wednesday, January 21, 2015

PUTRAJAYA - January 21, 2015: Former information minister Tan Sri Zainuddin Maidin has strongly criticised the Media Prima Berhad for allowing the opposition to discredit former finance minister Tun Daim Zainuddin.Zainuddin, also known as Zam, questions the sudden “generosity” given by TV3 and the New Straits Times to opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and a small fry in Pakatan Rakyat to attack Daim....

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Protest will only tarnish MIC
Wednesday, January 21, 2015

KUALA LUMPUR – January 21, 2015: The plan by an MIC official to protest tomorrow against the Registrar of Societies will only serve to tarnish the party. That's how former MIC strategic director Datuk Seri Vell Paari looks at it. ...

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Convicted murderer Sirul Azhar held in Australia
Wednesday, January 21, 2015

KUALA LUMPUR -- January 21, 2015: Convicted murderer Corporal Sirul Azhar Umar has been arrested by immigration authorities in Australia.
 
Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said today that based on the information received from Australia, Sirul was arrested yesterday in Queensland for an immigration offence and was being held at a detention centre.
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Floods in Sabah and Sarawak deteriorate
Wednesday, January 21, 2015

KUALA LUMPUR -- January 21, 2015: The flood situation in Sarawak and Sabah worsened with the number of victims rising last night.

As at 9pm, the number of victims staying at the evacuation centres in Sarawak stood at 10,512 compared to 10,103 victims in the evening while the number in Sabah rose to 709 compared to 307 in the evening.
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Zam to stop political writings
Tuesday, January 20, 2015

KUALA LUMPUR – January 20, 2015: Fans and followers of Tan Sri Zainuddin Maidin’s writings are disappointed that the former information minister has decided to retire from writing about politics in his blog, Zamkata.Commentators in his latest post “Salam terakhir Zam pada penulisan politik semasa” (Zam’s final goodbye to current political writings) mostly feel that it would be a big loss to fair reporting in local blogosphere....

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Rising number of flood victims in Sarawak
Tuesday, January 20, 2015

KUALA LUMPUR -- January 20, 2015: The number of flood victims at evacuation centres in Sarawak has risen to 5,178 last night, compared to 3,892 in the afternoon.

However, Kelantan and Perak reported a decrease to 255 and 78 respectively, as of 9pm.

In SARAWAK, flood victims in Kuching totaled 2,677; Samarahan, 1,761; Limbang, 551; and Mukah, 189....

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