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Bishop Sebastian Francis responds to provocative banners, molotov cocktails

Bishop Sebastian Francis has released a pastoral letter calling on Malaysians not to be diverted from the real issues affecting us.

Penang Forum responds to CM’s legal notice against FMT, Chant advisor


Penang Forum has issued a statement in response to the Penang Chief Minister initiating legal action over a report published in a news portal.

How did it come to this for Khalid Ibrahim?

From various accounts, it was Selangor Mentri Besar Khalid Ibrahim’s perceived lack of consultation that resulted in faltering support from his Pakatan colleagues, especially those from within PKR.

Bernas to be delisted from stock exchange?

While all the talk is of ‘Allah’ banners and Molotov cocktails, the real action is taking place in deals such as the proposed delisting of Padiberas Nasional Berhad (Bernas) from the stock exchange. The delisting of Bernas would take away what little public scrutiny there is of this privatised firm.

What is at stake? This is the cherry in the pie:

Bernas' latest quarterly report
Profiting from rice: Bernas’ latest quarterly report

Molotov cocktails lobbed at Assumption Church; police report made

A police report has been lodged following the incident this morning when a couple of Molotov cocktails were lobbed into the premises of the Assumption Church in Penang.

Photograph on 27 January 2014, courtesy of e Malaysian Insider/ Hasnoor Hussain
Photograph on 27 January 2014, courtesy of The Malaysian Insider/ Hasnoor Hussain