Monthly Archives: May 2015

May 20

Khairy wants PAC to probe Jho Low over 1MDB, says report

Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin is insisting that businessman Low Taek Jho be investigated by parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) over his involvement in debt-ridden state fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), The Star Online reported. He said public speculation over Low’s involvement in the scandal was too great to be ignored, adding that “whatever way […]

May 19

Rohingyas: Here are your options to resolve. What’s your choice?

Rohingyan Issues Part II The issue on the Rohingyans currently befalling Malaysians is simple. Lawyer Lukman Sheriff Alias puts it to you: 1) Do you believe that the Rohingyans should be left to die on high seas in their current barely functional cramped vessel? (The provision of humanitarian food and water, though a necessity, will […]

May 18

Shamsubahrin found guilty of cheating (updated)

‎Businessman Shamsubahrin Ismail has been found guilty by the Sessions Court in Kuala Lumpur of cheating National Feedlot Corporation Sdn Bhd former chairperson Mohamad Salleh Ismail.  He is also found guilty of money laundering. MalaysiaKini’s Hafiz Yatim reports: Sessions judge ‎Rozilah Salleh said the defence had failed to create reasonable doubts on the prosecution’s case. […]

May 18

Lawyer wrong to label 15-year-old girl as a slut and liar

It isn’t surprising why some people view lawyers with disdain and have a low opinion of them. The recent actions of Augustine Liom, the lawyer defending a 60-year-old man charged with impregnating a 15-year-old girl, clearly illustrates the reasons behind the negative perception. Candy Jiang in a post on TheAntDaily explains .. Liom had claimed […]

May 15

Rescue the boat people first, says activist Marina Mahathir

Human rights activist Datin Paduka Marina Mahathir has called on the Malaysian government to deal with the humanitarian situation involving the stranded Rohingyas at sea first before dealing with Myanmar on the issue. In a Facebook posting, today, Marina said as the current chair of ASEAN, Malaysia must make a strong statement on this issue. […]

May 14

UMNO leader flays 1MDB board for letting PM roast

An Umno supreme council member said it is unfair for Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak to be solely responsible in responding to problems plaguing 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). He wanted the ailing firm’s board of directors to step up to the plate. Reezal (photo) blamed the board for failing to clarify issues that cropped up […]

May 14

More students caught breaking traffic rules, reports MalayMail

A 17-year-old girl was caught driving a Perodua Myvi with her 16-year-old sister to school which is 6km away from their home in Taman Keramat.  “My mother usually sends us to school but today, we had no one to send us so I decided to drive to school myself,” she said. The teenager, who does […]