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Saturday, February 20, 2010

Teoh's inquest resumes amid returning fears of a cover-up


SHAH ALAM, Feb 19: Concerns are mounting of yet another huge cover-up by the federal government as the inquest into the suspicious death of Selangor political aide Teoh Beng Hock resumed on Friday, with the findings of Thai forensic expert Dr Pornthip Rojanasunand hotly disputed.

PAS slams Umno for opaque, secrecy-shrouded caning

Wong Choon Mei  

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 19: PAS leaders defended the use of Syariah law and punishment but condemned the ruling Umno party for abusing its practice in the recent caning of three women found guilty of engaging in illicit sex.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Zulkifli hearing pushed to March 1

By Syed Jaymal Zahiid
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — The PKR disciplinary board has decided to postpone Kulim-Bandar Baru MP Zulkifli Noordin’s hearing to March 1, citing “fairness” as the reason.

Prophet’s birthday march not compulsory, academics say

By Asrul Hadi Abdullah Sani

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Several Islamic academics in Malaysia have agreed that the Prophet’s birthday procession is not mandatory as it is not stated in both the Qur’an and the Sunnah (Prophetic tradition) but just a local custom.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Pakatan: Zul Nordin is just stirring up more heat for himself

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 17: Pakatan Rakyat leaders have ridiculed suggestions by troubled Kulim MP Zulkifli Noordin that his PKR party was out to get him as the “lamest of excuses”.

Analysts, politicians differ on Perkasa’s role

By Shazwan Mustafa Kamal
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 16 — Malay rights group Perkasa is growing in popularity among the community with its rhetoric but analysts and politicians differ about its actual purpose in a country where Malays dominate the government.

How can Tsu Koon be a credible Minister in charge of Najib’s 1Malaysia GTP when he dare not speak out against the vicious Umno campaign?

This Chinese New Year is a most unusual Chinese New Year.

Perkasa and Najib’s Dilemma

By Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad, Member, PAS Central Working Committee.
If you were overly anxious of a deepening racial fault-line because of the rhetoric of the Perkasa’s President, the person who got to

No Prophet’s birthday march in Kelantan

By Adib Zalkapli, The Malaysian Insider
Kelantan will not hold Prophet Muhammad’s birthday procession this year despite criticisms by several Umno leaders who accused another Pakatan Rakyat state, Penang, as anti-Islam for allegedly planning to cancel the event.

National Malay chamber sec-gen lodges report against Penang President

Written by Regina William, The Edge
The Malay Chamber of Commerce Malaysia secretary-general Datuk Abdul Rahim Abu Bakar has lodged a police report against Penang Malay Chamber of Commerce (DPMPP) president Rizal Faris Mohideen for allegedly threatening him and attempting to assault him at the Penang International Airport last Wednesday.

WONG CHOON MEI: More than meets the eye in Hasbie's arrest

Wong Choon Mei 
Infighting and unease in Umno has intensified following the arrest of a political secretary to a senior Cabinet minister, sparking questions about Prime Minister Najib Razak's grip on his embattled party and consequently the stability of his year-old administration.

Prophet's march: Don't be an Abu Jahal or Abu Lahab

Wong Choon Mei   
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 16: Umno and its own ‘special’ brand of IsIam have drawn fire from the Muslim community in the country, which is balking at the uproar it has tried to create by accusing the Penang state government of being anti-Islam and wanting to cancel the birthday march of Prophet Muhammad.
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