Gani Patail, Abu Kassim and Gang told to file defence by July 6, 2015


June 30, 2015 Gani Patail, Abu Kassim and 9 others given another 7 days to file their defence by V. Anbalagan@www.themalaysianinsider.com  Lawyer Rosli Dahlan has given Attorney-General Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail, Tan Sri Abu Kassim and 9 others who are facing a suit for abuse of power and malicious prosecution, another week to file … Continue reading

Najib, UMNO Baru and 1MDB keep lying


June 30, 2015 Najib, UMNO Baru and 1MDB keep lying till the end of time by Mariam Mokhtar@www.malaysiakini.com Ismail Sabri Yaakob warned that anyone who slanders Najib Abdul Razak and the government over 1MDB would be punished. This demonstrates two things: that Umno Baru promotes ministers to their level of incompetence, and that spending taxpayers’ … Continue reading

Najib misses opportunity in 11MP


June 29, 2015 Najib misses opportunity in 11MP  by Ramesh Chander and Bridget Welsh The credibility problem with the 11MP goes far beyond the macroeconomic assumptions underpinning the plan. The Najib government is creating arbitrary targets that are not in line with standard international practices.–Chander and Welsh As debate in Malaysia’s Parliament draws to a … Continue reading

Islam, violence and the West


June 29, 2015 Islam, violence and the West First, do no harm by Erasmus, Religion and Public Policy http://www.economist.com/blogs/erasmus SHOULD the United States and its Western partners delve inside the ideological, and theological, debates going on within the world of Islam, in the hope of influencing the results? David Cameron seemed to answer that question … Continue reading