Monthly Archives: July 2015

July 31

Number on Reunion Island debris corresponds to Boeing 777 component

Saint-Denis, Reunion Island (CNN):  Boeing investigators are confident that debris found on a remote island in the Indian Ocean comes from a 777 aircraft, according to a source close to the investigation. An international team of aviation experts is trying to determine if that airplane part comes from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a Boeing 777 […]

July 31

Allegations of charge sheets are false, says AG

Attorney General Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali has issued the following statement regarding a recent posting by the Sarawak Report blog. STATEMENT BY ATTORNEY GENERAL MALAYSIA 1. These allegations by foreign national Clare Rewcastle Brown in political blog Sarawak Report are false. 2. T‎he alleged charge sheets are not in and never reached the Attorney […]

July 26

Who is misleading whom?

THE day before Singapore’s respected The Straits Times daily ran Friday’s exclusive interview with Xavier Andre Justo, their writer had emailed The Edge bosses in Kuala Lumpur for comments on Justo’s disclosures. Justo, who is under Thai police custody, had named The Edge’s owner and publisher in the Bangkok prison interview. But the ST chose […]

July 24

MCMC cautions online news portal editors on false or inaccurate reporting

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) regrets that a few online news portals have featured headlines and stories which have been taken out of context. The reason that the editors of online news portals were called in to the MCMC this morning was to remind them that false or inaccurate reporting, or the spread […]

July 22

Rafizi Ramli, Tony Pua barred from leaving country

PKR Secretary-General Rafizi Ramli has claimed that in addition to DAP’s Tony Pua, he too has been barred from leaving the country. “I was informed that Tony Pua was prevented from leaving the country due to his involvement in exposing information on 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB),” he said, adding that he immediately checked his own […]

July 21

Lim Kok Wing ends stint as Najib’s adviser

Advertising wizard Lim Kok Wing has reportedly ended his stint as Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak’s public campaign coordinator. Citing sources, The Malaysian Insider said Lim resigned from his post in the Prime Minister’s Office earlier this month. The resignation comes as Najib struggles to deal with the 1MDB scandal with calls for him to […]

July 19

Thai police: News organisation tampered with documents

Thai police today confirmed that a news outlet based in London had tampered with classified documents belonging to Saudi oil company PetroSaudi International. The NST reports: Without naming the news organisation, Thai police spokesman Lt Gen Prawut Thavornsiri said it belonged to a Malaysia-born woman who moved to Britain. He said the news outlet had […]