Muhyiddin demands apology, RM10 mln compensation over quarantine claims

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 16 — Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin today has sent a legal letter to UMNO Supreme Council member Datuk Dr Mohd Puad Zarkashi demanding a public apology and a compensation of RM10 million for allegedly defaming him through a Facebook post last week. In the letter of demand dated Feb 16, issued by Muhyiddin’s lawyers Rosli Dahlan Saravana Partnership, the prime minister, among others, demanded Mohd Puad to unequivocally remove his posting on Feb 9 over quarantine statements from his Facebook page under the name “Dr Puad Zarkashi”…. Read More

EC to display Q4 2020 draft electoral rolls starting tomorrow

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 26 — The Election Commission (EC) is conducting a Q4/2020 Draft Supplementary Electoral Rolls (RDPT) display for 14 days, starting tomorrow until Feb 9 at 910 selected locations nationwide. EC secretary Datuk Ikmalrudin Ishak said the Q4/ 2020 RDPT contained 85,358 new voter registration applications from Malaysian citizens and 31,162 applications for a change in electoral divisions from voters registered from Oct 1 to Dec 31. Inspection of Q4/2020 RDPT can be made via several channels such as by being present at any 910 display stations throughout the country… Read More

Mahathir says DAP wanted Shafie as PM

PETALING JAYA: As questions remain on whether the Opposition could put a united front to take on Perikatan Nasional, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pic) has claimed that it was DAP and its Secretary-General Lim Guan Eng who preferred Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal as candidate for premier. “Well, that is the feeling of Guan Eng and DAP,” he said during BFM’s “ Breakfast Grille” programme on Friday. He was asked why he thinks Shafie is a better candidate for Prime Minister than Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. “Anwar does not want… Read More

MIC says not consulted over BN sec-gen removal, new appointment

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 6 — MIC has questioned the removal of Tan Sri Annuar Musa as the Barisan Nasional (BN) secretary-general yesterday without consultation with all BN component parties. MIC president Tan Sri S. A. Vigneswaran said the party was also not informed about UMNO secretary-general Datuk Seri Ahmad Maslan’s appointment to replace Annuar. However, he opined that the removal was legitimate and that there is no requirement in the BN constitution that the removal cannot be done without consultation with the component parties. “…the removal of Tan Sri Annuar Musa is… Read More