Politics

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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MH370: Government-furnished assets will be deployed in the refined search area
Friday, June 27, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Government Furnished Equipment will be deployed in the new refined search area for MH370.
 
Defense Minister Datuk Seri Hishamuddin Hussein in a statement on Friday said the details of the contracted assets that will be deployed as Government-furnished equipment will be announced soon.
 
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MCA: Remove citizenship of Malaysian militants
Friday, June 27, 2014

In a statement emailed to The Mole, MCA publicity bureau chairman Datuk Chai Kim Sen wrote:
 
"I would like to urge Pas, the police and the Registrar of Societies (ROS) to conduct a thorough investigation and membership background check to prevent any potential act of treason, or any incidents similar to the report of a former Pas member taking part in the war in Syria, from happening again as it will destroy the country's international reputation....

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Tony Pua: Water disruption in Selangor cannot be tolerated
Friday, June 27, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Selangor DAP chairman Tony Pua says heads must roll following the latest round of water disruption in Selangor, which reportedly affected more than 700,000 households in the state and Kuala Lumpur.
 
He said such a degree of incompetence could not be tolerated as it had embarrassed Selangor Mentri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim and damaging Pakatan Rakyat’s credibility....

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The Dr Mahathir interview
Monday, June 16, 2014

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad recently gave an exclusive interview to The Mole and he was asked a wide range of questions.
 
In turn, the statesman, in his inimitable candour, offered insights to some of the issues that seem to have caught the nation's attention of late:
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Selangor Govt' fails to honour promise to prevent water shortage, says MCA
Thursday, June 26, 2014

Selangor Wanita MCA chairman Ong Chong Swen says the Selangor Government must be held accountable for yet another case of water disruption in the state.
 
In a statement emailed to The Mole, Ong said:
 
"After the recent water crisis in Selangor, the Pakatan state government had vowed to look into the water distribution system to prevent another water rationing exercise....

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