Politics

I have done my best, says Selangor MB Khalid Ibrahim
Monday, August 25, 2014

SHAH ALAM, Aug 25 - Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim said today he would have an audience with the Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah, tomorrow to seek the ruler's advice and guidance on his position as the Selangor menteri besar.
           
He said the audience was scheduled for 2.30 pm and he would address a press conference at 4 pm....

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Nizar Jamaluddin charged for defaming Najib Razak
Monday, August 25, 2014

IPOH, Aug 25 - Former Perak menteri besar Datuk Seri Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin was charged in the Sessions Court here today with defaming Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak two years ago.
 
Mohammad Nizar, 57, of Sungai Rokam here, however, pleaded not guilty and claimed trial to the charge.
           
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Coming together in a silent tribute
Friday, August 22, 2014

Today, we finally said goodbye to our 20 brothers and sisters who perished in the MH17 air crash. They are home at last. They are the first batch of the remains of 43 Malaysians on board the plane that was shot down on July 17 in the Ukraine.  There were 298 passengers on that flight. ...

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Karpal's family files petition to clear his name
Thursday, August 21, 2014

PUTRAJAYA, August 21, 2014: The family of the late Karpal Singh today filed a petition of appeal in a bid to clear his name in a sedition case against the late Sultan of Perak. The petition was filed by Zaleha Al-Hayat from the legal firm of Messrs Karpal Singh & Co. at the Court of Appeal registry. ...

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Exco: "Khalid never acted unilaterally."
Thursday, August 21, 2014

SHAH ALAM, August 21, 2014: Selangor state executive councillor Dr Halimah Ali has refuted claims by Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) that Menteri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim had made unilateral decisions on the state. In describing Khalid as very careful and responsible about financial matters, Halimah said she had not seen him making any decision on state matters without first discussing it with the excos....

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Two charged for stealing money from MH370 victims
Wednesday, August 20, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR, August 20, 2014: A Malaysian bank officer and her husband were charged today with forgery, theft and other offences after allegedly stealing more than $30,000 from the accounts of four people who were aboard missing flight MH370.
 
Nur Shila Kanan, who has worked for HSBC for 10 years, and her mechanic husband Basheer Ahmad Maula Sahul Hameed pleaded not guilty to a total of 16 charges, their lawyer Hakeem Aiman Affandi said....

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Why Umno leaders can't seem to get it
Wednesday, August 20, 2014

A couple of days ago Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad wrote an article to highlight his complaints on the direction of this country, particularly to criticise the administration of Prime Minister Najib Razak. As a citizen of this country, and like everybody else, he has the right to criticise and give his views. ...

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Fishmonger charged for murder of British students
Tuesday, August 19, 2014

KUCHING, August 19, 2014: A fishmonger was charged in a magistrate's court here today for the murder of two British medical students earlier this month.
 
No plea was taken from Zulkipli Abdullah, 23, who faces two charges under Section 302 of the Penal Code, which was read before magistrate Portia Tham.
 
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Lawyer Surendran charged for seditious statement
Tuesday, August 19, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR, August 19, 2014: Padang Serai Member of Parliament N. Surendran today pleaded not guilty in the Sessions Court to a charge of publishing a seditious item on a court judgment.
 
Prior to entering the not guilty plea, Surendran, who is Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) vice-president, told the court that the charge against him was baseless and politically motivated.
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What Najib can and should do to regain Dr Mahathir's backing
Tuesday, August 19, 2014

In the first place, some may ask, does the Prime Minister need Dr Mahathir's backing? The answer is yes, Najib Razak does. The PM needs everyone's support.  These are trying times for his party, for his race and religion, and for the entire country. He needs the people to rally behind him and if those standing behind him include Dr Mahathir, the better for him....

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