Growing protest threat if power rates hiked in 2014
Lawrence Yong | 4:28PM Nov 29, 2013
Not tackling mismanagement is akin to creating a black hole for the gov’t to continue to suck money away, says Rafizi.
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Johor considering raising assemblypersons' salary
Bernama | 5:32PM Nov 29, 2013
MB Mohamed Khaled Nordin says however, the pay hike would not be as high as that of Selangor assemblypersons.
'Busy with MIC polls' quip gets DAP rep suspended
Aidila Razak | 3:55PM Nov 29, 2013
Nga Kor Ming gets the boot when he remarks that the speaker is preoccupied with the MIC polls.
'Backbenchers did not oppose out of convention'
4:59PM Nov 29, 2013
Batu Caves rep Amirudin Shari says Azmin Ali did not oppose the pay rise of state reps because the BBC, by convention, does not oppose the gov't.
Reps: Why was Azmin silent during pay hike debate?
Koh Jun Lin | 2:09PM Nov 29, 2013
Teng Chang Khim says only Ng Suee Lim and Lau Weng San spoke for the bill, while no one opposed it during the debate.
Shareholders face off with anti-Lynas groups in Sydney
William de Cruz | 4:40PM Nov 29, 2013
Save Malaysia-Stop Lynas’ claims Lynas’ non-executive chair Nick Curtis either ‘twisted the facts’ or avoided answering his question.
Wong Tack camps outside of Lynas HQ in Sydney
Pay hike for Penang reps too, but less drastic
Susan Loone | 3:14PM Nov 29, 2013
Guan Eng is expected to announce the increase next month, which will see reps' salaries increase to RM11,500.
Penang announces deficit budget for 2014
Selangor to have opposition leader chair PAC
Koh Jun Lin | 5:57PM Nov 29, 2013
The Selangor assembly passes a motion today allowing the standing orders committee to table the necessary amendments.
On eve of party polls, MIC leader cries foul
Ram Anand | 4:16PM Nov 29, 2013
The ROS has asked the party to investigate the complaint, but K Palanisamy claims that no action has been taken.
My suspension is illegal, says Kota Sentosa's Chong
Dukau Papau | 4:18PM Nov 29, 2013
The Sarawak opposition leader says his suspension is illegal as it was moved on the speaker's order and it was not voted on.
Zunar's 'gift' for judges who dismissed his appeal
3:37PM Nov 29, 2013
He hopes his latest book 'Pirates of the Carry-BN' will help the Court of Appeal judges understand political cartoons better.
'Defected ex-reps earning more than assemblypersons'
Kow Kwan Yee | 3:38PM Nov 29, 2013
DAP’s Canning rep Wong Kah Woh claims Hee Yit Foong and Keshvinder Singh were appointed to highly-paid posts after the May 5 GE.
Fighting Shiites an act of jihad, Muslims told
5:32PM Nov 29, 2013
Act before it is too late, for the 'Shiite virus' is spreading fast in Malaysia, says today's Friday sermon prepared by Jakim.
Coroner: Menara Umno victim died of misadventure
Susan Loone | 12:29PM Nov 29, 2013
The Coroner's Court is ‘satisfied with evidence’ as to Lim’s death and says his death certificate will be issued to the family.
Zaid: Hypocritical to stop Muslims from gambling
2:23PM Nov 29, 2013
The former de facto law minister says the responsibility of gov't does not extend to making Muslims pious or religious.
Author will be 'proud' if second novel banned, too
Radzi Razak | 2:53PM Nov 29, 2013
There are rumours that Faisal Tehrani's 'Perempuan Nan Bercinta', launched by the PM last year, is to be banned by Jakim.
Tian Chua fails to strike out sedition charge, again
Bernama | 2:54PM Nov 29, 2013
The Court of Appeal dismisses the PKR veep's bid to dismiss the charge over comments he made on the Lahad Datu incursion.
'Retire, Anwar, and prepare to meet angel of death'
1:27PM Nov 29, 2013
Zulkifli Noordin tells his ex-boss that he already has one foot in the grave and should quit politics, as he vowed before GE13.
Anwar: Syed Mokhtar has RM1.4bil in Bernas shares
2:10PM Nov 29, 2013
He says the government's failure to protect the interests of farmers and fishermen in the de-listing of Bernas is a ‘betrayal’.
Capturing Putrajaya in the 14th general election
Lim Kit Siang | 2:20PM Nov 29, 2013
Here, I present eight points from a 12-point strategy that can be the blueprint for Pakatan Rakyat to capture federal power in GE14.
MP: Perhilitan is outdated and lax on Lizard King
1:51PM Nov 29, 2013
Ong Kian Ming says the dept seems to be unaware that Anson Wong’s front company has already changed owners four months ago.
Lawyers blame AG for botching Aminulrasyid's case
7:47AM Nov 29, 2013
Lawyers for the teen's family say the AG must take responsibility for the fact that no one has been held accountable for his death.
PAS refutes any discrepancy in veep race
11:33AM Nov 29, 2013
Its election head says delegates were required to tick their three choices listed in the ballot paper, but some may have only ticked one.
Misplaced corporate flavour to Selangor's pay rises
Terence Netto | 10:37AM Nov 29, 2013
MB Khalid opts for pay rises for Selangor reps according to his corporate instincts, riling politicians from all sides.
NUCC is the last hope for reform of the civil service
Koon Yew Yin | 12:12PM Nov 29, 2013
The present racial composition of the civil service is adversely affecting national unity, social cohesion and economic competitiveness...
Don't disturb PM's wife, army vet ticks off Azmin
9:48AM Nov 29, 2013
Mohd Ali raps the MP for picking on a woman as brave as Rosmah often invited to speak before the media; the world.
'Najib, don't blame your golfing buddies for spying'
12:41PM Nov 29, 2013
Sharing his views on the espionage saga, A Kadir Jasin says Najib and his predecessor are great admirers of Singapore...
A BN party wants new EC that satisfies all
5:48PM Nov 29, 2013
Its deputy chief Cheah Soon Hai proposes a special committee comprising bipartisan MPs and NGO reps for the selection.
Ex-EC chair Abdul Rashid's role was to protect Umno
Ong Kian Ming | 11:35AM Nov 29, 2013
Abdul Rashid Abdul Rahman has made it clear that his role in EC was to preserve the political power of his masters, not Malay political power.
Ooi, better to swallow your pride and apologise
11:36AM Nov 29, 2013
'Ooi's comments were made in bad taste - the gracious way would be to display humility, apologise and move on.'
Gerakan says don't force Islam on Johoreans
11:13AM Nov 29, 2013
Its veep says the move to close shopping malls and entertainment outlets in Johor for two hours on Friday is detrimental.
Selangor assembly must justify drastic pay hike
9:49AM Nov 29, 2013
'You must justify your pay increase, irrespective of your lack of personal wealth or Umno-BN's malfeasance.'
Thank you Ambiga, Bersih will shine on
11:12AM Nov 29, 2013
‘It is time Malaysians have a Hall Of Fame or a Walk of Fame. First on board should be S Ambiga and A Samad Said.'
Gradual pay hike and only if graft is kept at bay
9:39AM Nov 29, 2013
'The sensible thing to do politically would have been to increase the salaries gradually and keep them...'
MAIJ supplier tops up aid to disabled zakat applicant
Aidila Razak | 8:17AM Nov 29, 2013
Azizan Ja'far had lodged a report with the MACC after initially receiving goods worth far less than what the delivery order stated.
What about Muslims in Johor's private sector?
12:07PM Nov 29, 2013
'How are the families of Muslims in the private sector which keep the Saturday-Sunday weekend going to cope?'
2nd Penang Bridge to open as planned despite probe
Bernama | 12:49PM Nov 29, 2013
The ongoing investigation on the collapse of the second ramp rail of the bridge will not stop the opening as scheduled, says the state.
MIC faces daunting task to revive glory days
Nuzul Al-Quran to be a holiday in FT from 2014
Ustaz Kazim among nine named to Umno supreme council
St John's to have own university college
Health Ministry's suspension of NSCMH licence temporary
'Singapore cops not involved in UK match-fixing case'
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