Politics

DAP to DAP: Trust Selangor Govt on safety of pool's water
Saturday, May 10, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: A DAP Selangor assemblyman has urged DAP's MP for Klang Charles Santiago to stop casting doubts on the Selangor Government and its agency over the safety of water sourced from mining pools.
 
 
Sekinchan assemblyman Ng Suee Lim said instead of publicly casting doubts on the issue, Santiago and other leaders in Selangor should work together with the Selangor Government in dealing with the issue....

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Pas postpones tabling of hudud Bill in June
Sunday, May 11, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Pas today announced that it will postpone the tabling of the Private Member's Bill, which seeks to implement hudud in Kelantan, in this June's sitting of Parliament. The postponement is to allow sufficient time to hte Putrajaya/Kelantan joint technical committee which was set up to study the implementation of the Kelantan Syariah Penal Code II which is simply referred to as the hudud laws....

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Gerakan will contest in Teluk Intan by-election
Thursday, May 8, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Gerakan confirmed that they will be contesting for the Teluk Intan parliamentary by-election set to be held at the end of this month.
 
“Teluk Intan is our seat and as the state chairman, I guarantee that we will be contesting for sure,” said Gerakan Perak chairman Lee Chee Pheng in a telephone interview.
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Selangor to prepare ahead of potential El Nino's drought
Friday, May 9, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: The Selangor Government will store water in reservoirs as well as using the royal rainmaking technology from Thailand to ensure adequate water supply in facing any possibility of a dry spell caused by El Nino.
 
Selangor Youth, Sports, Infrastructure and Public Amenities Committee chairman Dr Ahmad Yunus Hairi told The Mole via a text message that these...

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'Investigation on KLIA2, not something out of the ordinary' says PAC
Friday, May 9, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Public Accounts Committee chairman Datuk Nur Jazlan said investigations done on KLIA2 by the PAC is not something out of the ordinary. Nur Jazlan was responding to a blog entry by former Member of Parliament (MP) for Wangsa Maju, ...

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Mounting criticisms on AirAsia's 'RM3 charge for klia2'
Friday, May 9, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia's ‘RM3 charge for klia2’ was heavily criticised today, as customers across the country take to Twitter expressing their frustrations and dissatisfaction over the matter. Acting Transport Minister, Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein today urged AirAsia to justify the ‘RM3 charge for klia2’ to the public, even if it was a commercial decision....

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China slams 'irresponsible' US remarks on Vietnam spat
Friday, May 9, 2014

BEIJING: Beijing on Friday defended itself against US criticism over an escalating maritime dispute with Vietnam, criticising Washington for making "irresponsible" statements on the issue. "The US has ignored facts and made a series of wrong remarks," Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying told reporters at a regular briefing. ...

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MCA in cabinet: Would Caesar have taken back Brutus if Caesar had survived the assassination?
Friday, May 9, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR : In an article written by GR Kumar which was published in Helen Ang's blog, he described the Chinese as demonstrating their true colours following the result of the 13th General Election.  ...

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Responsibility of airframer
Friday, May 9, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has again questioned Boeing over its silence on the missing Boeing 777-200 aircraft flight MH370 and how it could go missing without a a trace since March 8.
 
He wrote: "Can Boeing explain how this can happen? But Boeing is deathly quiet! No explanation at all as to how the communication system and monitoring of position can fail in a Boeing aircraft....

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Race "column" sparked 'war of words' on social media.
Thursday, May 8, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR : Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak's announcement that the race "column" in official forms is not being removed has ignited ‘a war of words’ between a Minister and a Chief Minister on social media. It’s not the first time for Kota Belud MP Datuk...

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