Politics

Pas:Most non-Muslims in Kelantan accepts hudud
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

SHAH ALAM: Pas says no referendum will be done to gauge the support for hudud because the majority of non- Muslims in Kelantan agree to its implementation in the state. In a forum titled "Hudud : Are we ready?" which was held here today, Kelantan deputy Mentri Besar, Datuk Nik Mohd Amar Abdullah said that non- Muslims in Kelantan has agreed to the enforcement of the Islamic Penal Code....

view
Couple win RM43,999 in damages from AirAsia
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

PUTRAJAYA:A pregnant housewife ordered to disembark from an Airasia aircraft in Bali, Denpasar, Indonesia three years ago for not having a medical certificate to travel, was awarded RM43,999 in damages by the Court of Appeal here today.      Patricia Karen Chew Mei Yik, 44, and her husband Michael Januarius, 57 won the suit against Airasia Berhad...

view
MCA in Cabinet
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: In his latest blog posting, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad explained why he supported the proposed return of the MCA into the Barisan Nasional Cabinet.
 
The posting was specifically to reply to a posting by blogger Helen Ang who wrote an open letter to Dr Mahathir and expressed her diappointment over the former Prime Minister's support for MCA's return.
 ...

view
PKR's marred elections shows its inability to run a country, MCA says
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

In a statement emailed to the Editor, MCA Central Commitee Member Datuk Dr Mah Hang Soon wrote:  "PKR (Parti Keadilan Rakyat) elections at the divisional level have been marred with so many problems like extremely low turnout, electricity disruption, allegation of phantom members and etc until some divisions have to undergo a new round of election. All the above prove that PKR is not BERSIH (clean) at all....

view
Gerakan capable of wresting the Teluk Intan seat
Monday, May 5, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Barisan Nasional has a good chance of wresting the Teluk Intan seat if the coalition is to field Gerakan, says an analyst.
 
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) political analyst Prof Dr Ahmad Atory Hussein said what BN needed was a good strategy and for it to strengthen its election machinery and the coalition may be able to recapture the seat.
 ...

view
Mixed reactions on GST among social media users.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: The debate on Goods and Services Tax (GST) continues to receive various mixed reactions from social media users who had shown both their support and protest towards its implementation.
 
The 2014 GST Bill was passed in the parliament...

view
Hudud: Committee should just involve independent religious persons, says Mahathir
Tuesday, May 6, 2014

PUTRAJAYA:The central technical committee on the implementation of hudud or Syariah criminal law should comprise proper and independent religious individuals who are not involved in politics, says former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.   
He said this was to avoid prejudiced views towards the committee and to ensure that the implementation of hudud did not benefit a certain party....

view
Kassim Ahmad's lawyer objects to new charges
Tuesday, May 6, 2014

PUTRAJAYA: The Syariah lawyer representing political and social activist Dr Kassim Ahmad objected to the new and alternative charges against his client at the Syariah High Court here today.     Kassim is charged with insulting Islam and not complying with religious authorities.      ...

view
Hearing of Anwar's defamation suit against Syed Hamid on June 23
Tuesday, May 6, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here today fixed June 23 for the hearing of opposition leader Datuk Seri Anuar Ibrahim's RM100 million defamation suit against former home minister Tan Sri Syed Hamid Albar over a  newspaper article.    Judge Datuk Nik Hasmat Nik Mohamad fixed the date in chambers after meeting with Anwar's counsel K.Muralidharan and senior federal counsel Tengku Intan Suraya Tengku Ismail, representing Syed Hamid....

view
Seputeh MP Teresa Kok claims trial to sedition over video clip (Updated)
Tuesday, May 6, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: DAP vice-chairman and Seputeh MP Teresa Kok Suh Sim pleaded not guilty in the Sessions Court here to a charge of sedition over a video clip she is alleged to have published on Feb 1 this year in conjunction with the Chinese New Year.    Kok, 50, was charged with committing the offence at a unit of the Putra Ria Apartments in Jalan Bangsar, Brickfields, at about 9 am on that date....

view
Syndicate content