Wednesday, February 20, 2019
KOTA KINABALU - Abu Sayyaf terrorists holding a Malaysian and two Indonesian fishermen hostage are threatening to behead the trio if no ransom is paid for their release.
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Sirul Azhar Umar was one of two bodyguards sentenced to death in 2015 over the murder of Altantuya Shaariibuu.
But Australia is expected to delay his deportation until after Malaysia abolishes the death penalty.
Posted by wikisabah at 2:59:00 PM
China is willing to reduce the US$20bil (RM81.72bil) price tag for the East Coast Rail Link project and talks are "in the last mile," Saifuddin said in an interview Tuesday (Feb 19) at his office near Kuala Lumpur.
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Tuesday, February 19, 2019
He said Mahathir’s statement last July that the manifesto was “a guide, not a bible” showed that he had no confidence in himself or the manifesto.
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Monday, February 18, 2019
"It is brazen of its president Shafie Apdal to nonchalantly make such a claim," he added.
"Please do not mislead the people and accept the fact that his is government built on frogging using statutory declarations, which is not in the State Constitution. Even after an alliance with DAP and PKR, both multiracial parties from Peninsula, Warisan still needed to horse trade to form what many believe is an illegal government.
Posted by wikisabah at 5:30:00 PM
James Chin said the move would alter the “power equation” within the coalition and help Dr Mahathir Mohamad achieve the “ultimate aim” of his party or reaching par with PKR or DAP.
“To understand the power dynamics, you need to understand that, at present, almost all of PPBM’s political strength can be summed up in one word – Mahathir,” Chin said in a commentary on Channel NewsAsia.
Posted by wikisabah at 5:02:00 PM
Reading from a prepared statement in a brief press conference here, the Warisan president also advised the party’s supporters to remain calm over the development despite a pre-election agreement that PPBM would not spread its wings to Sabah.
“With regards to the entry of PPBM to Sabah, we cannot stop them, or any other party for that matter,” he said.
Posted by wikisabah at 4:11:00 PM
Its president Dato Richard Wee said there is still a lack of Chinese representation in the state civil service, a “long-standing phenomenon” that is happening throughout the country.
Posted by wikisabah at 3:58:00 PM
“I am still an independent, I have not given it a thought,” he told a news portal yesterday following talks that several former Sabah Umno leaders will join the peninsular party when it sets up a branch in Sabah.
Anifah said he wanted to focus on the fight for Sabah’s rights in line with the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63).
The Kimanis elected representative is the first MP from Sabah to quit Umno after Barisan Nasional’s defeat in the general election last year.
Posted by wikisabah at 3:52:00 PM
Sng, who was also former Pelagus assemblyman, lodged the report at 11.23am at Ulu Lanang Police Station.
The 71-year-old said he had been told by his son Larry, the Julau MP, through the WhatApp message yesterday morning that there was a claim that had gone viral in WhatsApp that he was involved in the syndicate.
Posted by wikisabah at 3:48:00 PM
Friday, February 15, 2019
The price of diesel, however, will remain at RM2.18.
In a statement, the finance ministry said the price of refined petroleum products had gone up to $US63 per barrel, from US$62.
The price of diesel, meanwhile, increased to US$74 per barrel from US$73.
Posted by wikisabah at 4:24:00 PM
The party's information chief Chin Vui Kai said this was despite both Sabah and Sarawak DAP MPs calling on Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng to restore the operating hours for UTCs in Kota Kinabalu and Kuching from 1pm to 10pm.
Posted by wikisabah at 4:10:00 PM
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Chan will have her statement recorded on Friday (Feb 15).
The action by the police follows the leaked email circular by Solicitor General III, Datuk Mohamad Hanafiah Zakaria, which went viral and was highlighted by Chan to the media.
Posted by wikisabah at 6:38:00 PM
PBS vice-president Johnny Mositun said for years, pipefitters, who are responsible for installing, maintaining and repairing piping systems, had been renewing their licences without any problem.
“They never failed to complete their projects, and many of them have years of experience in the field. Why this new directive suddenly?” he said.
Posted by wikisabah at 2:27:00 PM
“Of course it’s not five years because he’s made it very clear they would not exceed two years,” PKR leader Anwar Ibrahim said in an interview in New York on Bloomberg Television yesterday.
Posted by wikisabah at 1:28:00 PM