Politics

Diligent lecturer with shadowy links to terror groups
Friday, July 4, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR : A university professor turned fugitive, among the five Malaysian suspects wanted by police for involvement in militant activities in Syria and the Philippines seems to be a contrast in character, carrying out his duty diligently as a lecturer and staying well out of trouble.
 
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Selangor Govt' must prove water from mining pools is safe
Thursday, June 26, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Consumers Association of Subang and Shah Alam (CASSA) president Datuk Jacob George said the Selangor Government must prove water from mining pools is safe for consumption.
 
George also said the association will not hesitate to take a legal action against the state Government if studies proved that water from disused mining pools were contaminated.
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Nurul Izzah's defamation suit against Utusan to go on trial
Thursday, July 3, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: The defamation suit by Lembah Pantai member of Parliament Nurul Izzah Anwar against Utusan Group editor-in-chief Datuk Aziz Ishak dan Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) will go on trial after the two parties failed to reach an agreement in mediation today. 
Counsel for Aziz and Utusan, Datuk Mohd Hafarizam Harun when met by reporters said both parties agreed...

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Anwar should clean up PKR’s act first before shaming M’sia abroad
Thursday, July 3, 2014

In a statement emailed to The Mole, MCA  Special Task Force on International Issues chairman Dr Toh Kian Kok said:
 
"After laying low for a while, presumably owing to the endless bungles besieging the PKR party polls, PKR ketua umum Dato’ Seri Anwar Ibrahim now emerges on New Zealand media to once again, predictably to condemn Malaysia before an foreign audience....

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No one asked Prof Redzuan to resign; he completed his term
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Clarifications from the Education Ministry as well as Universiti Malaya on the non-extension of Prof Datuk Dr Mohamad Redzuan Othman, of UM’s Centre for Democracy and Elections (UMcedel) tenure, showed it was merely a case where his contract has ended. Weighing in on the issue is blogger of the ...

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Malaysia to return officer in sex case to NZ
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR, July 2 -- 2014: Malaysia said today it would send an officer back to New Zealand to face an attempted rape charge as a diplomatic storm erupted over the case.
 
The Southeast Asian nation had earlier asked Wellington to drop the case against defence staff assistant Muhammad Rizalman Ismail, promising he would never return to the country, according to documents released today....

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Sinkholes on Jalan Imbi, monorail service suspended
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR, July 2 -- 2014: The monorail service between the Hang Tuah and Bukit Bintang stations has been suspended after two sinkholes appeared this morning at the Jalan Imbi-Jalan Hang Tuah intersection. Bernama quoted the city's Fire and Rescue Operations assistant director Azizan Ismail as saying that no fatality was reported in the 9.30 am incident but people are advised not to use the route to avoid traffic congestion....

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Pas, the Selangor MB's saviour?
Monday, June 30, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Amid widespread speculations that certain Pakatan Rakyat leaders are pushing for the removal of Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim as the Selangor Mentri Besar, a senior Pas leader has come forward to deny such claims and instead, said the party wants Khalid to remain in the post. Pas vice-president Datuk Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man said: “As far...

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NZ foreign minister apologises over handling of Msian diplomat assault case
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully apologises to his Prime Minister John Key for not giving out full information on the assault case involving Malaysian diplomatic staff.
 
McCully said that neither he nor Key were given full information on the case when they made their stand for the diplomatic staff, Muhammad Rizalman Ismail to be tried under the New Zealand’s jurisdiction yesterday....

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KL-Wellington: Justice assured, diplomacy at its best
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Wellington is happy with Kuala Lumpur's commitment and assurances on the on-going investigation and follow up actions pertaining the misconduct of a Malaysian diplomatic staff in New Zealand recently. Malaysian Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman and his New Zealand counterpart Murray McCully are also in close consultations over the matter following calls for the diplomat to face trial in...

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