Politics

Selangor/Federal water deal cannot be revoked
Thursday, July 24, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Close aides to Selangor Mentri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim say the water restructuring agreement between the state and federal government is a done deal and it cannot be undone.
 
Mentri Besar Incorporated chief executive Faekah Hussin told The Mole: "The water deal still stands even if there is a change of MB (Mentri Besar) as the decision was approved by the MMKN (Selangor Government's executive council) and not Tan Sri Khalid's alone."...

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Remains Of MH17 Victims Unlikely To Be Flown Home Before Aidilfitri - Najib
Thursday, July 24, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today said remains of victims from the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines (MAS) Flight MH17 plane crash are unlikely to be brought back before the Aidilfitri celebration.The prime minister said this was due to technicalities involved in the DNA verification process."I regret that I have to inform the families concerned (about...

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Jews inflicting "holocaustic" atrocities
Thursday, July 24, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's latest posting on his highly popular blog Che Det exposes the hypocrisy of the West and Europeans when dealing with Israel. He pointed out how "tolerant" the Europeans are towards the Israeli Jews despite Tel Aviv's atrocities against the Palestinians....

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MH17: Malaysia and the Netherlands work closely to repatriate victims' remains
Thursday, July 24, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai says Malaysia and the Dutch government are working closely together to repatriate the flight MH17 victims' remains.
 
In a statement Liow said: " We thank Prime Minister Mark Rutte and the Dutch government for their support and collaboration during this difficult time. We are working closely together to respectfully repatriate the victims’ bodies....

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MP: Russia or Ukraine should pay MH17 compensation
Thursday, July 24, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Russia or Ukraine -whoever is responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH17- must be taken to task in paying compensations to the families of the 298 passengers, and not the ailing airline operator.Pengerang MP Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said said MAS should not be made to pay the damages to the families of MH17 passengers, which could fetch up to RM470,000 per passenger or up to RM156 million in total....

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Rafizi: New Selangor MB will cancel water deal
Thursday, July 24, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR:The Selangor water restructuring deal with concessionaires is now in doubt after Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) leaders who are backing party president Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Ismail said they will dismantle the agreement reached under current Mentri Besar (MB) Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim. ...

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MH17: PM pledges to bring remains home as soon as possible
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Najib Tun Razak says all efforts are being done to ensure that the remains of Malaysians onboard the ill-fated flight MH17 will be flown back as soon as possible.
 
He said this during an emergency parliamentary sitting on flight MH17 today.
 
When tabling the motion on the tragedy of flight MH17, Najib said...

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Pakatan's broken promise can cause S'gor senior citizens to be homeless
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

In a statement emailed to The Mole, MCA's Petaling Jaya Utara division chairman Tan Gim Tuan wrote:
 
"Petaling Jaya residents brimmed with hope and joy when Selangor Menteri Besar Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim launched the Private Residential Ownership Scheme in 2011 where owners of 99-year leasehold residential properties would be charged a token RM1,000 to renew the lease.
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Selangor MB: Remove me through proper protocol
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Selangor Mentri Besar (MB) Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim said yesterday he will remain in office, challenging the Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) leadership's plan to remove him in favour of party president Datuk Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.Assuring investors and corporations that it will be business as usual, Abdul Khalid indicated that he will not step down without a fight....

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Russia wants international investigation for MH17
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: The Russian ambassador to Malaysia says the world is wrong to accuse her country and President Vladimir Putin for both the downing of Malaysian Airline System Bhd flight MH17 and the difficult access to the crash site in Ukraine.
Putin has been criticised by the US and European nations for not using his influence over the pro-Russia separatists controlling the crash site to provide...

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