Politics

Form 3 assessment to start on July 1: Muhyiddin
Saturday, June 14, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: The Form Three Assessment Examination which replaces the centralised Lower Secondary Evaluation (PMR) Test will begin on July 1.
Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said it would begin with a case study instrument for History and Geography on July 1-18, whereby students would have to complete course work based on the topics given within the stipulated period.
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Why Malaysia is not Asia's weakest link...aaah, this Pesek again
Saturday, June 14, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Blogger Radzi Tajuddin who blogs as MatRodi, in his latest posting pointed out why a Bloomberg columnist got it wrong in his analysis that Malaysia is Asia's Weakest Link.
 
The young blogger's argument to counter William Pesek's "Malaysia is Asia's Weakest Link" deserves to be highlighted as he exposes numerous questionable points in the columnist's article.
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MCA praises Selangor BN withdrawal from debating hudud
Friday, June 13, 2014

In a statement emailed to The Mole, MCA Deputy President Datuk Dr Wee Ka Siong wrote:
 
"I welcome the announcement by the Selangor Opposition leader Dato’ Mohd Shamsudin Lias that UMNO has withdrawn the motion to debate to study on the probability of the implementation of hudud law in Selangor.
 
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S'gor govt urged to disclose result of water supply analysis through HORAS
Friday, June 13, 2014

KUALA SELANGOR:The Selangor government has been urged to disclose the result of the content analysis of the water supply through the implementation of the Hybrid off River Augmentation System (Horas) at the State Assembly sitting, scheduled to begin on Monday.  
State Assembly opposition leader Datuk Mohd Shamsudin Lias said the opposition had taken the issue to the attention...

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A Penang DAP rep supports Selangor Speaker on motion on hudud
Friday, June 13, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: A Penang DAP assemblywoman Ong Kok Fooi has expressed support the decision of Selangor Speaker Hannah Yeoh to allow the motion to debate on the implementation of hudud in Selangor at the State Assembly sitting. Saying that it should be the culture of elected representatives, Ong, who is Berapit assemblywoman said: “Malaysia is a democratic country.....

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Kidex will shrink Pakatan's support, says PKR rep
Wednesday, June 11, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: A Selangor Parti Keadilan Rakyat lawmaker Hee Loy Sian said support for Pakatan Rakyat will wane if the State Government persist on the construction of the much criticised Kinrara-Damansara Expressway (Kidex)
 
Claiming that the PKR-led Selangor  Government had approved the project without discussion or consultation, Hee who is MP for Petaling Jaya Selatan said Pakatan leaders in the state would pressure for the cancellation of the project....

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Dr Mahathir slams Yeoh of YTL and criticises Harmony bills
Thursday, June 12, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: In his latest blog posting, former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamed had chided the managing director of YTL group Tan Sri Francis Yeoh Sock Ping after the latter made a controversial remark last week saying that Malaysia has to be free from "crony capitalism"....

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PKR lauds move to allow hudud debate in Selangor assembly
Thursday, June 12, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Parti Keadilan Rakyat has praised the Selangor State Assembly Speaker for allowing the motion to debate hudud during the state assembly sitting next week.
 
In a statement, Wanita PKR chief Zuraida Kamaruddin said by allowing the motion to be debated, it would create better understanding of the issues concerned and generate safe space for discussion.
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DAP rep threatens dragging Selangor Govt to court over use of water from mines
Thursday, June 12, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: A Selangor DAP lawmaker has threatened to take the PKR-led State Government to court if, within two weeks, it fails to make public the findings on the safety of using water from mining pools.
 
DAP's MP for Klang Charles Santiago in a statement on Thursday said: “I will provide the Selangor Government a period of two weeks to...

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Selangor govt, KeTTHA to discuss Splash holdout on water assets takeover
Thursday, June 12, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: The Selangor state government and the Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water (KeTTHA) will hold discussion today on whether to reoffer or use the Act 655 of the Water Industry Services Act to break the deadlock with Syarikat Pengeluar Air Selangor Sdn Bhd (Splash), the only water concessionare which has yet to accept the Selangor water assets takeover.
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