Scramble for Scapegoats begins as 1MDB scandal deepens


March 3, 2015 Scramble for Scapegoats begins as 1MDB scandal deepens by FMT Reporters@www.freemalaysiatoday.com Analyst says it looks like PMO has started trying to distance Najib from a possible scandal. Lodin Wok Kamaruddin (Center) It appears that the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has begun the process of trying to wash PM Najib’s hands clean of … Continue reading

Najib is tough to dislodge as Prime Minister


March 3, 2015 Najib is tough to dislodge as Prime Minister by RK Anand@www.malaysiakini.com Najib has tenacious and loyal Rosmah Unlike Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, his successor is cast in a different mould. He had collaborated with Dr Mahathir Mohamad to remove his predecessor from office. And now, Najib Abdul Razak finds himself in a similar … Continue reading

Transparency International Malaysia calls for Investigation into 1MDB Scandal


March 3, 2015 Transparency International Malaysia calls for Investigation into 1MDB Scandal by  The Malaysian Insider @www.themalaysianinsider.com Pressure is mounting on Putrajaya as anti-graft organisation Transparency International Malaysia (TI-M) has joined in the calls for an investigation into 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), the government-owned strategic investment fund embroiled in a financial scandal. 1MDB TI-M said … Continue reading

The need for Mr. Spock in an Age of Madness


March 2, 2015 The need for Mr. Spock in an Age of Madness A Tribute by Dr. Farish Noor@www.nst.com.my  AN ICON: Nimoy’s Mr Spock was a role model for humanity and a voice of logic and reason THIS week, I would like, if I may, to write about something rather differ­ent from what I usually … Continue reading

Measuring Islamicity yet again


March 2, 2015 Measuring Islamicity yet again by Zainah Anwar (01-03-15)@www.thestar.com.my A Syariah Index funded by taxpayers’ money remains unused and unknown to the public while a new study has been launched. FOR some five years during the premiership of Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, the Malaysian Govern­ment spent millions on a major effort to develop … Continue reading

PM dodges 1MDB scandals


March 2, 2015 PM dodges 1MDB scandals  by FMT Reporters@www.freemalaysiatoday.com DAP’s Tony Pua says PM is either complicit in the company’s hanky-panky or guilty of gross negligence and incompetence in managing 1MDB. Time to Fix 1MDB mess Tony Pua has said that the Prime Minister cannot continue to disassociate himself from the gross failings of … Continue reading