Politics

DAP opposes hudud, says Guan Eng
Monday, April 21, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR : Hudud or the establishment of an Islamic state is not included in the Pakatan Rakyat's common policy platform and its 2008 as well as 2013 general election manifestos. DAP secretary general and Bagan Member of Parliament, Lim Guan Eng stated in a press statement today that, Pakatan’s common policy platform and the 2008 as well as 2013 general election manifestos did not include the implementation of the hudud or the establishment of the Islamic state....

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MH192:Not impossible for aircraft tyre to burst - Expert
Monday, April 21, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: The incident of a tyre on the landing gear of an aircraft bursting as experienced by Malaysia Airlines (MAS) Flight MH192 is not something strange but has also happened to other commercial aircraft, according to an expert.    Peter Talalla,a former special adviser to AirAsia's Chief Executive Officer, said it could...

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MH192: Pilot wins kudos all round for safe landing
Monday, April 21, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR:Malaysians, all across the country, praised Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH192 pilot for the safe emergency landing in Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) earlier this morning. Netizens on social media, including prominent figures, have all thanked and praised Capt Nor Adam Azmi for turning the Bangalore bound flight back to KLIA and landing safely, after having detected a right landing gear malfunction....

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MH370: Tropical Cyclone Jack approaches search area
Monday, April 21, 2014

PERTH: The ensuing search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner, which has entered the 45th day, is becoming more difficult with the approaching Tropical Cyclone Jack in the remote Indian Ocean off here.     The Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC), which is overseeing the search operation, said the weather in the search area was forecast to deteriorate...

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Time for Pas to review its role in Pakatan
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Analysts say Pas should now admit that its core struggle is in stark contrast with its allies in the Opposition pact and review its position in Pakatan Rakyat.

Universiti Utara Malaysia's College of Law and International Relations dean Prof Dr Ahmad Marthada Mohamed said this would be the best time for Pas to review its partnership with its partners in Pakatan as it would likely be going it alone if it was serious about implementing hudud in Kelantan....

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Penang had reneged on election promise over water tariff hike
Friday, April 18, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: The Pakatan Rakyat Government in Penang did not only reneged on its election manifesto following its proposed water tariff hike, but a political analyst believes it has also failed to provide an effective solution to manage water crisis. Speaking to The Mole recently, Universiti Sains Malaysia's (USM) Social Science Studies Faculty lecturer Prof Dr Ahmad Atory Hussain said...

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FOMCA: AirAsia cares less for customers welfare
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR : AirAsia appears to prioritise profits more than their own consumer’s welfare, Federation of Malaysian Consumers Associations (FOMCA).
 
Its communication director Md. Yusof Abdul Rahman said basic amenities such as wheelchair services and aerobridges should not be compromised, as the airline was providing service for the consumers.
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Bibles' seizure: "Pakatan is inconsistent," says MCA
Friday, April 18, 2014

In a statement emailed to the Editor, Selangor MCA liaison commitee secretary Ng Chok Sin wrote: "The huge change before and after Pakatan Rakyat (PR) came into power and the handling of the confiscation of the Al-Kitab and Bab Kudus have exposed the disparity within PR has continued to  worsen....

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Stop sharing gory pictures of accidents, deaths, social media users told (Updated)
Friday, April 18, 2014

IPOH:Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek today called on social media practitioners to cease the dissemination and sharing of gory pictures of accidents and deaths, saying these were extreme and uncivilised acts.     Expressing sadness and disappointment over the development of this undesirable culture, he said these acts were unethical and did not reflect good character. ...

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MH370: Authorities hope to deploy more AUVs, says Hishammuddin
Friday, April 18, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian authorities are now considering the possibility of deploying more underwater assets in the search for a missing Malaysian jetliner, said acting Transport Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein.      He said in a Twitter post that the Deployment of Assets Committee, led by Deputy Defence Minister Datuk Abdul Rahim Bakri, was...

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