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Suhaizan a whiff of fresh air for PAS Youth
Andrew Ong | 8:19AM Nov 22, 2013
New PAS Youth chief Suhaizan Kaiat's track record shows that he can bring more to the table than V-Day snoop squads...
Twice defeated, but Mukhriz won't be losing sleep
Andrew Ong | 11:56PM Nov 4, 2013
He can now boast about slashing PAS' majority, but the results showed his father is losing his Midas touch in Kedah.
More pain than gain for the middle-class
Andrew Ong | 8:22AM Oct 26, 2013
How is it possible for Najib to justify urging the people to tighten their belts when he has not shown the slightest inclination...
Another pre-Deepavali briefing for teachers
Andrew Ong | 4:27PM Oct 24, 2013
Hindu primary school teachers in Penang are forced to change their holiday plans because of last minute re-scheduling of a course they must attend.
Who will be the next transport minister?
Andrew Ong | 4:58PM Oct 20, 2013
Now that MCA has reaffirmed its stand on barring members from accepting cabinet positions, this post is likely to be given to an Umno member.
In victory, Shahrizat now immune to NFC saga
Andrew Ong | 12:59AM Oct 13, 2013
There's a new 'Iron Lady' in town and it's going to take her opponents more than just the 'cows condos' jibe to take her on.
Bantah TPPA: Help cabinet by joining our protest
Andrew Ong | 8:29PM Oct 6, 2013
It believes there are those in the gov't who want out of the TPPA and are looking for a surge of public protest to jumpstart the process.
Chin Peng's foe bears the scars, but not grudges
Andrew Ong | 4:20PM Sep 16, 2013
'In war, we were ideological enemies... Now with death, I can only say: Rest in peace, my friend.' These are the words of ex-police officer Yuen Yuet Leng.
Hwa Beng: Current batch of MCA leaders have to go
Andrew Ong | 12:39PM Sep 8, 2013
Former MCA CC member Lee Hwa Beng says to look for new leaders as public perception of the current crop is not good.
DAP rejects ROS' order to hold fresh polls
Andrew Ong | 10:53PM Jul 31, 2013
The DAP wants the ROS to provide grounds for ordering the party to hold fresh CEC elections.
Jawi rejects pageant organisers' appeal
Andrew Ong | 6:17PM Jul 29, 2013
Anna Lim, pageant licensee and main organiser, says that she was informed of this by Jawi director this afternoon.
Pageant organisers meet Jawi, feeling optimistic
Andrew Ong | 7:34PM Jul 25, 2013
Miss Malaysia World 2013 organisers explains to Jawi that new pageants rules might make it suitable for Muslims to participate.
BN supporters disrupt Teluk Intan DAP ceramah
Andrew Ong | 4:33PM Mar 4, 2013
Some 40 unruly youths carrying BN flags gatecrash the event, forcing police to escort the constituency's MP M Manogaran to safety.
Najib's bigger role in S'gor a 'sign of factional feuding'
Andrew Ong | 8:06AM Feb 25, 2013
Najib has named himself leader of Selangor BN's campaign, perhaps indicating a factional feud within Umno in the state.
Psy will cost a bomb, but that's 'BN style'
Andrew Ong | 5:07PM Feb 3, 2013
Concert promoters estimate that even if Psy delivers a short 30-minute performance, it would set BN back by around RM1 million.
Reshuffle in Seberang Perai district offices soon
Andrew Ong | 2:31PM Jan 6, 2013
Penang CM Lim Guan Eng says the reshuffle involves appointing a woman as a DO and that graft among civil servants will not be tolerated.
Minor botch up in DAP polls result
Andrew Ong | 11:44PM Jan 3, 2013
Although the episode was embarassing for the DAP, party leaders say the matter must be made public in the interest of transparency.
Phang: I've no power to influence police transfers
Andrew Ong | 2:13PM Dec 12, 2012
Denying Musa Hassan’s claim that he had a senior cop transferred, Robert Phang says this paints him as having ‘supernatural powers’.
Crime stats can go under reported, says ex-IGP
Andrew Ong | 1:29PM Nov 29, 2012
Musa Hassan says crime statistics must be independently verified because some cases may be wrongly classified, as his experience has showed.
Musa wants IGP to regain control, be 'tough'
Andrew Ong | 7:57PM Nov 28, 2012
Wrest back full control of the police force and stave off political interference, the ex-IGP tells the incumbent, Ismail Omar.
Ex-IGP denies claim of press meet on Altantuya
Andrew Ong | 12:01AM Oct 21, 2012
Musa Hassan denies FCCT's claim that he will address Bangkok's press on the murder of Mongolian woman Altantuya Shariibuu.
Sabah Pakatan previews spending of 20pct oil royalty
Andrew Ong | 11:30AM Oct 18, 2012
Its shadow budget aims to use the 20 percent oil royalty to increase disposable income and improve the socio-economic status of the poor.
PM: Buku Jingga not worth the paper it's printed on
Andrew Ong | 12:54PM Sep 30, 2012
Premier Najib Abdul Razak says Pakatan's manifesto the Buku Jingga does not contain doable policies, unlike BN's, which are proven.
Fidgety PM delays polls, doles out cash
Andrew Ong | 8:14AM Sep 29, 2012
With the time needed to dole out the various cash handouts, the PM looks set to call polls only after CNY next year.
'Puncak Niaga's RM17.2mil directors' fees is madness'
Andrew Ong | 10:20AM Aug 17, 2012
The Coalition Against Water Privatisation wants the authorities to ensure Puncak Niaga does not indulge in excessive profiteering.
PKR dares George Kent to deny LOI receipt
Andrew Ong | 1:29PM Jul 19, 2012
He says with the letter of intent, the firm will be just one step away from officially getting the project.
S'gor got RM9.1mil discount from Talam, says Pua
Andrew Ong | 2:28PM Jul 7, 2012
Documents show the state gov't made small gains when it acquired RM676mil of the company’s assets.
MACC quizzes Rafizi over LRT tender award
Andrew Ong | 9:02PM Jun 27, 2012
For the first time ever, the MACC shows a keen interest in graft allegations made by Rafizi Ramli.
Pakatan ceramah in Bangi disrupted by 'thugs'
Andrew Ong | 2:33PM May 24, 2012
Serdang MP Teo Nie Ching says that a group of about 30 people started pelting stones and taunting the security detail at the event.
How the Dataran cordon was breached
Andrew Ong | 3:04PM Apr 29, 2012
By many accounts, the turning point was when the northern barricade near Sultan Abdul Samad building was breached.
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