Politics

Penang had reneged on election promise over water tariff hike
Friday, April 18, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: The Pakatan Rakyat Government in Penang did not only reneged on its election manifesto following its proposed water tariff hike, but a political analyst believes it has also failed to provide an effective solution to manage water crisis. Speaking to The Mole recently, Universiti Sains Malaysia's (USM) Social Science Studies Faculty lecturer Prof Dr Ahmad Atory Hussain said...

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FOMCA: AirAsia cares less for customers welfare
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR : AirAsia appears to prioritise profits more than their own consumer’s welfare, Federation of Malaysian Consumers Associations (FOMCA).
 
Its communication director Md. Yusof Abdul Rahman said basic amenities such as wheelchair services and aerobridges should not be compromised, as the airline was providing service for the consumers.
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Bibles' seizure: "Pakatan is inconsistent," says MCA
Friday, April 18, 2014

In a statement emailed to the Editor, Selangor MCA liaison commitee secretary Ng Chok Sin wrote: "The huge change before and after Pakatan Rakyat (PR) came into power and the handling of the confiscation of the Al-Kitab and Bab Kudus have exposed the disparity within PR has continued to  worsen....

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Stop sharing gory pictures of accidents, deaths, social media users told (Updated)
Friday, April 18, 2014

IPOH:Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek today called on social media practitioners to cease the dissemination and sharing of gory pictures of accidents and deaths, saying these were extreme and uncivilised acts.     Expressing sadness and disappointment over the development of this undesirable culture, he said these acts were unethical and did not reflect good character. ...

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MH370: Authorities hope to deploy more AUVs, says Hishammuddin
Friday, April 18, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian authorities are now considering the possibility of deploying more underwater assets in the search for a missing Malaysian jetliner, said acting Transport Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein.      He said in a Twitter post that the Deployment of Assets Committee, led by Deputy Defence Minister Datuk Abdul Rahim Bakri, was...

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Penang water tariff hike - Pakatan reneges on manifesto promise?
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Barisan Nasional (BN) state assemblymen in Penang accused the DAP-led government of reneging on its election manifesto following the impending water tariff hike in the state.
 
The state’s opposition leader, Datuk Jahara Hamid told The Mole: “Again, the state government has failed to live it up to its promises.”
 
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Hudud: Why Umno must not fall into Pakatan’s game
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Controversial blogger Jebat Must Die (JMD) believes that Umno should review its strategy in dealing with Pas' plans to table a Private Member's bill to allow for the implementation of hudud in Kelantan.
 
He said the hudud issue was a bane to the Pakatan Rakyat coalition and as such, Umno should leave the mess to be dealt between themselves.
 
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MH370: "SAR will regroup and reconsider, if no new developments," says Hishammuddin
Thursday, April 17, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR : The search and rescue (SAR) operations for missing airliner MH370 will enter a regroup and reconsideration phase, if there are no new developments in the given time. Acting Transport Minister, Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein said today that the decision to regroup and reconsider phase which was informed by Australian Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, does not mean that the SAR...

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Penang DAP-led Govt should look after interests of all races - Muhyiddin
Thursday, April 17, 2014

GEORGE TOWN: The DAP-led Penang government should not neglect its responsibility of looking after the interests of all races, especially the Malays in the state who feel increasingly marginalised.    Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said as a state government claimed to be looking after the interests of all races, the Penang government needed to consider the needs of all communities amid the development taking place....

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Condolences pour in for Karpal (Updated)
Thursday, April 17, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Politicians from both sides of the political divide continue to express condolences and tributes to DAP veteran leader Karpal Singh, who died in a car accident earlier this morning. Former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has extended his condolences to Karpal's family, and even though...

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