The share price of media conglomerate Media Prima Bhd has been sliding in recent months.(more…)
Protesters reportedly led by Penang Perkasa youth chief Mohd Rizuad Mohd Azudin held a demonstration at Komtar over the Allah controversy. Their target was Penang state exco member for religious affairs Malik Abdul Kassim.
Police blocked them from going up the stairs near the Komtar Maybank branch.
Over in Ipoh, this was the scene. (more…)
We have seen Mahathir firing broadsides over 1MDB. Of course, he may have his own motives. After all, it is not as if there were no scandals during his administration.
Then we saw Batu Kawan Umno deputy chief Khairuddin Abu Hassan lodging a police report calling for a “detailed and comprehensive” investigation into 1MDB.
Close to a hundred civil society groups have rallied around the 25 moderate Muslims who had called for a public discourse on Islamic laws within the framework of the Constitution.
Read the full letter by the 25 moderate Muslims (one of the original 25 has withdrawn).
Syabas, people of Malaysia!
Quite apart from the Pakatan and other non-BN voices sniping at the 1MDB issue, we had Mahathir firing an early salvo in his blog.
Then out of the blue, the Batu Kawan Umno deputy chief, Khairuddin Abu Hassan, reported to be a Mahathir supporter, surfaced to lodge a police report on this issue. Khairuddin insists he is acting alone.
Further pressure was heaped on 1MDB, and by extension, Najib, when Kadir Jasin revealed in his blog:
The police report (by Khairuddin) is the culmination of weeks of controversies surrounding the so-called sovereign fund.