Politics

Out of desperation?
Saturday, January 4, 2014

A recent posting of blogger BigDog, that sought to clarify rumours about the Government leasing another executive private jet, must have touched on very raw nerves.
 
Obviously, without the capacity to rebut, explain or rectify the posting if it was wrongly premised, some quarters opted for the crude way out - putting up fake alternative reports to diminsh the original....

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Yes, we are strong BN supporters, but...
Saturday, January 4, 2014

Yes we are strong, loyal supporters of the Government, the 14-party Barisan Nasional coalition government. 
 
We support the BN that represents each and every ethnic group in our diverse multiracial/multi-religious society.
 
Our parents and grandparents were staunch supporters and members of the Perikatan/BN. We continue to support the BN, although some of us are not members of any...

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'Allah' has no emotional weight among Peninsular Christians.
Friday, January 3, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR- An academic and political scientist says that the term ‘Allah’ does not carry any emotional weight nor value among Christians in Peninsular Malaysia, as contrary to Sabah and Sarawak.
 
“The term ‘Allah’ does not carry any emotional weight and value among Christians in Peninsular Malaysia, only in Sabah and Sarawak,” said Dr Chandra Muzaffar in a telephone interview by The Mole....

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DAP sets sight on Malay voters
Friday, January 3, 2014

Veteran journalist and blogger Datuk A Kadir Jasin is of the view that the Democratic Action Party was now aiming to garner greater support from the Malays after having become quite a favourite among the non-Malays in the last general elections.   Kadir Jasin says the DAP has realised that they cannot possibly go any further in the national polital hierarcy if the Malays were not behind them....

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Nibong Tebal DAP protests against parking fee imposed in SPS
Friday, January 3, 2014

BUKIT MERTAJAM -- Nibong Tebal town DAP branch wants the Penang government to scrap the paid vehicle parking system (SPKB) in Seberang Perai Selatan (SPS), which began on Wednesday, because it will increase the burden of residents with cars.  Its chairman Teoh Seong Hooi said residents would surely feel the pinch as the SPS district, especially Nibong Tebal, had never imposed a parking fee before. ...

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100,000 jobs in public sector to be filled this year
Friday, January 3, 2014

PUTRAJAYA -- The Malaysian Public Service Commission (PSC) expects an estimated 100,000 job vacancies in the public sector to be filled this year.  PSC chairman Tan Sri Mahmood Adam said the vacancies were in various ministries, agencies and state government departments. "Most of these vacancies are at the support service level which...

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Tell your CM to return the car, YB
Thursday, January 2, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR : Prominent blogger Datuk Ahirudin Attan wrote in  his blog Rocky's Bru about vocal Pandan Member of Parliament Rafizi Ramli's reaction to Lim Guan Eng's Mercedes Benz purchase which became a highly controversial matter.
 
The blogger who referred to Rafizi as the 'ambitious newcomer in Pakatan' which...

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Selangor Umno decision on 'Allah' issue based on Sultan's decree - Muhyiddin
Thursday, January 2, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR -- Selangor Umno had acted on its own in calling for protests over a Catholic priest's remark that churches in the state would use the word 'Allah' in reference to God, Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said today.    This was based on the state's laws and the decree issued by the sultan on the matter, he told reporters after making a visit to Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (C) Chung Hwa today on the first day of the new school year. ...

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Three NGOs lodge report against Tuesday's illegal gathering
Thursday, January 2, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR -- Three non-governmental organisations today lodged police reports on the illegal gathering last Tuesday allegedly to overthrow the government at the Dataran Merdeka in conjunction with the New Year eve celebration.     Pertubuhan Martabat Jalinan Muhibbah Malaysia (MJMM), Sekreteriat NGO Gabungan Negeri Selangor and Persatuan Veteran Tentera Melayu made the reports at the Dang Wangi police station here. ...

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JAIS raids Bible Society, seized Alkitab
Thursday, January 2, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR:The Selangor Islamic Religious Department (JAIS) raided the Bible Society of Malaysia at about 2pm today and seized more than 300 copies of the Alkitab....

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