Politics

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....

view
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. ...

view
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...

view
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...

view
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. ...

view
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. ...

view
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....

view
Gov't cost-cutting mesures welcomed by people - Najib
Thursday, January 2, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR -- Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said today the government's cost-cutting measures announced last Monday have received good feedback from the people.     
In his latest post on his Facebook account, he said these were the start of a string of measures which would be implemented based on the need and situation....

view
Six pct GST to be adopted for a Long Period -- Customs Dept
Thursday, January 2, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR -- The goods and services tax (GST), which will be introduced at six per cent, is expected to be adopted for a long period of time, said Royal Malaysian Customs Department Director of Internal TaxDivision, Subromaniam Tholasy.   
He said the government has no plans to raise the rate abruptly because it did not want to shock the rakyat.   ...

view
Mercedes Benz: Not good for the goose but good for the gander?
Thursday, January 2, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Despite attempts to justify the purchase of his new official car, the Mercedes Benz S300L, Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng continues to be flayed for being hypocritical.
 
One of the main points used to “expose” Guan Eng of his hypocrisy is a statement he made in 2008 when commenting on the decision of Terengganu Mentri Besar Datuk Ahmad Said to replace the state official cars from Perdana to Mercedes Benzes....

view
Syndicate content