Politics

Selangor water crisis: Why is Khalid facing the music alone?
Tuesday, July 1, 2014

 
KUALA LUMPUR: Pressure is piling up on Selangor Mentri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim and the "attacks" being mounted are mostly coming from his allies from Pakatan Rakyat.
 
It is widely speculated that criticisms levelled at him by his allies over the State Government's handling of the water crisis is merely a convenient issue to serve the agenda of removing him as the head of the state administration....

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DAP using Khalid as scapegoat to absolve from responsibilities, MCA says
Tuesday, July 1, 2014

In a statement emailed to The Mole, MCA Selangor state liaison commitee secretary Ng Chok Sin said:
 
"Selangor DAP should stop shirking responsibility by placing all the blame on Selangor Menteri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim and making him a scapegoat for the recurring water shortages.
 
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Special task force to address rising dengue cases
Tuesday, July 1, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR, July 1 -- 2014: The government has set up a special task force to address public anxiety on the rise of dengue fever lately nationwide, said Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.
 
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said the task force headed by his deputy Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin would also comprise ministers from the Health Ministry. Housing and Local Government Ministry and Works Ministry....

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Kidex: MCA accuses DAP MPs and ADUNs of being dishonest
Monday, June 30, 2014

In an email statement to The Mole, MCA Petaling Jaya Utara division youth chief Andy Lee said it was the Selangor state exco who gave approval to Kidex Highway.
 
Thus, Lee said DAP state representatives such as Yeo Bee Yin and Rajiv Rishyakan should stop misleading the public and blaming Selangor Mentri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim over the highway issue.
 
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The National Harmony Bill: A clear and present danger
Monday, June 30, 2014

Blogger John F Seademon in a well-researched article pointed out the dangers posed by the proposed National Harmony and Reconciliation Bill by National Unity Consultative Council (NUCC).
 
He said the Bill proposed by the NUCC is seen as a clear and present danger to a society that is already on the edge of destruction.
 
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Lajim wins in court, retains Klias seat
Monday, June 30, 2014

PUTRAJAYA, June 30 -- 2014: Sabah opposition chief Datuk Lajim Ukin retains his Klias state seat after the Federal Court here dismissed the appeal by a Barisan Nasional (BN) candidate to nullify the election result.
 
Chief Judge of Malaya Tan Sri Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin, chairing a five-member panel, held that there was no merit in Isnin Aliasnih's appeal and ordered him to pay RM20,000 in legal costs to Lajim....

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Who do you serve, Anwar Ibrahim?
Monday, June 30, 2014

A blog post at Citizen Timescarried a narrative which questioned Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim's political struggle and for what purpose.
 
It also put into perspective on how much of the Opposition struggle would truly lead to significant change n the Malaysian political landscape.
 
“With leaders who are unwilling to step down and ever willing to cling...

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Home Ministry denies reports on cases of child kidnaps for organs
Monday, June 30, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: The Home Ministry today denied reports posted by the social media on cases of children kidnapped in Malaysia for their organs.
 
Deputy Home Minister Datuk Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said so far, the police had not received any report on such a case.
 
 "Claims of children being kidnapped and their organs harvested for sale, as reported on social websites, especially Facebook and Whatsapp, of late, are merely rumours....

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Move to topple Khalid will erode Pakatan, says analyst
Friday, June 27, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Pakatan Rakyat’s bid to topple Selangor Mentri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim will bring more harm than good to the coalition, an analyst says.
 
Universiti Sains Malaysia’s political analyst Dr Ahmad Atory Husain said the people may begin doubting Pakatan’s leadership promise as the coalition once promoted Khalid as the best choice for Mentri Besar during 13th General Elections campaign....

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Blackouts mar PKR elections
Saturday, June 28, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Supporters of Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim, one of Parti Keadilan Rakyat's candidate for the deputy presidency,  are demanding a recount for the party's divisional polls in Kuala Selangor, claiming a blackout led to his defeat.
 
The Star reported Khalid's political secretary, Azman Abidin as saying that the electricity cut was puzzling...

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