Tag Archives: Khairy Jamaluddin

December 18

Khairy has not resigned, WhatsApp message false, says aide

A message circulating on WhatsApp and social media, claiming that Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin has resigned, is untrue. In a statement issued tonight, Khairy’s political secretary Datuk Megat Firdaouz Megat Junid said the claim was false, and labeled it a desperate move. “I hope people will be wary of this desperate tactic,” he […]

September 02

Khairy lodges report at MACC

Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin (pic) has lodged a report at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) over a pendrive said to contain corruption issues related to Malaysian football. Khairy was all smiles when he arrived at the MACC headquarters here at 11.15am, showing a USB stick and yellow-coloured file to the press. The USB […]

August 28

RM1 million for Malaysian para-athletes who win gold at Rio Paralympics

Malaysian Paralympians who won medals at the London and Beijing Games will be given lifetime pensions on par with able-bodied athletes within two months, said Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin. “We’re backdating this allowance to all past medalists at the Paralympic Games,” he said. At the last London Paralympic Games in 2012, archer Hasihin […]

April 14

Picture of contestants receiving RM10, RM20 and RM30 cheques at national level cycling event go viral

Social media sites were abuzz today with criticism over the poor prize money presented to junior cyclists at the opening round of the Junior Cycling Malaysia (JCM) series on Sunday. Pictures of cyclists receiving mock cheques from Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin became the centre of debate, with amount stated showing the winners receiving […]

June 13

Not for you to judge gymnast over outfit, Khairy tells critics

 Sports and Youth Minister Khairy Jamaluddin has come out to defend national gymnast Farah Ann Abdul Hadi who was criticised for exposing her “aurat” while competing in the SEA Games held in Singapore over the week. Sports and Youth Minister Khairy Jamaluddin slams those who criticised a national gymnast over her attire. – The Malaysian […]

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 […]

January 16

Should baju kurungs be exclusive?

A school should never be obsessed over uniforms at the expense of the students’ education. Scott Ng in a commentary on Free Malaysia Today expresses:   We can’t seem to go through a week without some controversy or other to tickle our fancies or provoke our rage. Just as we are recovering from the brouhaha […]