Politics

SAMM's May 1 protest is undemocratic, says analyst.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: A political analyst says Solidariti Anak Muda Malaysia (SAMM)’s action of protesting the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) is not the democratic way, as what they have rooted for, is in fact, undemocratic.
 
“NGOs should voice out their dissatisfaction or opinions through a more proper channel for example a discussion with the Government in...

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Kidnappers demand $11 million for Chinese tourist
Thursday, April 10, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR, April 10: Kidnappers based in the southern Philippines have demanded $11.25 million in ransom for a Chinese tourist abducted from a dive resort off Sabah'sSemporna, a minister said today.
 
Home Minister Zahid Hamidi told AFP the family of Gao Huayun, who was kidnapped by gunmen on April 2 along with a Filipino resort worker, are negotiating with her abductors through an intermediary....

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Penang Govt has yet to apply for approval to implement water rationing,tariff hike - SPAN
Thursday, April 10, 2014

GEORGE TOWN: The National Water Service Commission (SPAN) has yet to receive any application from the Penang government concerning the proposed water rationing or water tariff hike.     SPAN chief executive officer Datuk Teo Yen Hua said any move to implement water rationing and water tariff hike could only be done upon approval from SPAN. ...

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What’s your problem, Tony?
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Blogger Radzi Tajuddin of Bringing Sense Back wrote in his blog today about no-frill airline AirAsia and it's Group Chief executive officer, Tan Sri Tony Fernandes who said that they want to delay moving to the klia2 to ensure that the terminal is safe and secure.
 
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MH370: 'Pulse signals confirmed to be from man-made device', says experts
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR : Experts in Australia and the United States have confirmed that the pulse signals picked up by vessels searching for missing airliner MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean are from a man-made device and are not natural sounds from the sea, according to the Joint Agency Co-ordination Centre (JACC)....

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Selangor forms committee over redelineation of electoral boundaries
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

SHAH ALAM: The Selangor government has set up a special committee to serve as a monitoring secretariat and advisor in the event the Election Commission (EC) proposes to undertake a redelineation of electoral boundaries, the state legislative assembly was told today.    ...

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Analyst: "Saifuddin as deputy president can stabilise PKR"
Tuesday, April 8, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: A political analyst describes the “personality clash” between Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim and incumbent Parti Keadilan Rakyat deputy president Azmin Ali had reached a point which had derailed the party from its original goals and struggles.
 
Universiti Utara Malaysia's College of Law and International Relations dean Prof Dr Ahmad Marthada Mohamed said that on-going spat between...

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Auditor-General slams The Edge for mischievous reporting
Tuesday, April 8, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Auditor-General (AG) Tan Sri Ambrin Buang today refuted The Edge's article, which he described as mischievous, for portraying him as being dissatisfied with the Employees Provident Fund (EPF)'s performance in its investments abroad.  Expressing his strong disagreement against the daily's editorial, Ambrin said the report was totally inaccurate as he, in the AG's Report 2013 tabled...

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Air Asia suffers 'bad press' online
Tuesday, April 8, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Air Asia continues to suffer ‘bad press’, at least among the online community, who chided the airline for their reluctance to relocate to KLIA2 and the blunder on their in-flight magazine. Two days ago, online portal, Malaysian Digest carried an ...

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MH370:Nothing conclusive on probe into passengers, crew of missing airliner - Hishammuddin
Tuesday, April 8, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR:While information at hand does not suggest passenger involvement in the disappearance of a Malaysian airliner, the status of the probe can be revised upon receipt of fresh input, said acting Transport Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein. He said there was nothing conclusive at the moment regarding the investigation of the passengers and crew of the missing Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight, MH370....

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