Malaysia News
Najib: Don’t slander, blame me for Pakatan’s failure to deliver pledges
Thu, 24 May 2018 00:31:26 +0800
KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak has reminded Pakatan Harapan (PH) today to serve the country and the public first, instead of allegedly slandering and blaming him for Malaysia’s economic situation. In a surprise statement on his...
Syed Hamid: Prioritise welfare of SPAD staff
Wed, 23 May 2018 23:00:38 +0800
KUALA LUMPUR, May 23 — The government has been urged to give assurances on the welfare of the personnel of the Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) so as not to raise concerns after the commission is disbanded. Former SPAD chairman Tan Sri Syed...
Kadir Jasin hits out at ‘hypocrites’ who come crawling back to Dr M
Wed, 23 May 2018 22:56:13 +0800
PETALING JAYA, May 23 — Veteran journalist Datuk A. Kadir Jasin has slammed “hypocrites and backstabbers” who were now making a comeback after previously shunning Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad during Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s administration. In a...
Sabah needs Shafie helming finance portfolio, deputy CM insists
Wed, 23 May 2018 22:47:58 +0800
KOTA KINABALU, May 23 — The Sabah government needs Chief Minister Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal to helm the state’s finances which are not “as rosy” as Sabahans think, said state Pakatan Harapan (PH) chief Christina Liew. The deputy chief minister...
Sabah Pakatan disappointed DPM II post dropped
Wed, 23 May 2018 22:40:31 +0800
KOTA KINABALU, May 23 — Sabah Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman Christina Liew said she was disappointed in the central leadership’s decision not to have a deputy prime minister for Sabah and Sarawak, but admitted that it was not in the party’s...
Anwar: Sometimes I get angry with Rafizi
Wed, 23 May 2018 22:35:40 +0800
KUALA LUMPUR, May 23 — Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has admitted feeling angry at times with PKR vice-president Rafizi Ramli for his criticisms. In an interview with Oriental Daily, Anwar described Rafizi as “a smart young man” who can mobilise...
JASA dissolution will affect govt efficiency, says Tun Faisal
Wed, 23 May 2018 22:30:50 +0800
KUALA LUMPUR, May 23 — The dissolution of the Special Affairs Department (JASA) will affect the government’s efficiency as well as the country’s political and economic stability, claims its strategic communications division director, Tun...
‘We’ll be just’, Anwar says amid fears of Islamisation
Wed, 23 May 2018 22:25:21 +0800
KUALA LUMPUR, May 23 — Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has sought to allay non-Muslims’ fears of Islamisation, in an interview with Oriental Daily. The Pakatan Harapan (PH) de facto leader lamented that the discourse regarding the issue has been...
With Sabah, Sarawak autonomy, Anwar worries of ‘decentralised corruption’
Wed, 23 May 2018 22:22:06 +0800
KUALA LUMPUR, May 23 — Putrajaya is committed towards restoring Sabah and Sarawak’s autonomous powers under the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63), Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim asserted today in an interview with Oriental Daily. Answering questions by...
Johor allocates RM50,000 to each assemblyman
Wed, 23 May 2018 22:01:42 +0800
ISKANDAR PUTERI, May 23 — The Johor government is allocating RM2.8 million for the 56 members of the State Legislative Assembly this year in a move to ensure efficient service to the people. Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Osman Sapian said the...
Pavilion condo raid haul now at Bank Negara, say police
Wed, 23 May 2018 21:43:18 +0800
KUALA LUMPUR, May 23 — Police have transferred to Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) several boxes and bags believed to contain cash that were seized from Pavilion Residences last week, upon completion of the counting process this evening. According to a...
Two suspected Mamak Gang members shot dead in Negri Sembilan
Wed, 23 May 2018 21:39:47 +0800
SEREMBAN, May 23 — Federal police gunned down two men, believed to be remnants of the notorious gang of robbers dubbed the ‘Mamak Gang’ which has been active since 2015, in a shootout in Rembau early yesterday. Their two accomplices managed to...
I never expected to become Pahang MB, says Wan Rosdy
Wed, 23 May 2018 21:35:55 +0800
CAMERON HIGHLANDS, May 23 — Jelai assemblyman Datuk Seri Wan Rosdy Wan Ismail admits he has never expected to be appointed as the 15th Pahang mentri besar. He made the admission in his maiden speech before the Regent of Pahang, Tengku Abdullah...
New Cabinet ministers should be given time to prove themselves, experts say
Wed, 23 May 2018 20:58:59 +0800
KUALA LUMPUR, May 23 ― The newly-appointed Cabinet ministers should be given a reasonable time-frame to prove their abilities, says International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM) Associate Professor Dr Shamrahayu Abdul Aziz. She said this was...
Najib required to be present at MACC headquarters tomorrow to facilitate investigations
Wed, 23 May 2018 20:54:23 +0800
KUALA LUMPUR, May 23 ― Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak is required to be present for the second time at the Malaysian Anti Corruption Commission (MACC) headquarters in Putrajaya at 10am tomorrow to facilitate investigations into the...
Guan Eng: 1MDB director said RM9.8b investments were ‘scams’
Wed, 23 May 2018 20:49:51 +0800
KUALA LUMPUR, May 23 ― As much as RM9.8 billion worth of investment units parked abroad by 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) has been revealed to be nothing more than a “scam”, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said today. He said 1MDB director...
Top lawyer Shafee Abdullah spends half an hour with Najib in Taman Duta house
Wed, 23 May 2018 19:58:18 +0800
KUALA LUMPUR, May 23 — One of Malaysia’s most prominent lawyers, Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah, was closeted with Datuk Seri Najib Razak at the ex-prime minister’s mansion on Jalan Langgak Duta here this afternoon amid a multi-agency probe...
Finance Ministry picks PwC to audit 1MDB
Wed, 23 May 2018 19:46:29 +0800
KUALA LUMPUR, May 23 — Malaysia’s newly appointed finance minister said today that he has asked for PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) to appointed for a review and audit of scandal-hit state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). The choice of...
Dr Streram files election petition for Rantau state seat
Wed, 23 May 2018 19:37:52 +0800
SEREMBAN, May 23 — PKR candidate for the Rantau state seat Dr S. Streram today filed an election petition at the High Court here to declare the election of Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan as state assemblyman for the seat as null and void. Dr Streram,...
UN lauds Pakatan govt for accelerating removal of ‘oppressive laws’
Wed, 23 May 2018 19:33:48 +0800
KUALA LUMPUR, May 23 — The United Nations praised today the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition for knuckling down to dismantle “oppressive laws” as promised just two weeks after being elected to federal power. Its resident coordinator for...

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