Kingpin - Horses’ Mouths – 19 January 2015

Harakahdaily - TS | .

Zahid and OSA

PAS continues to assert that the government, especially the home minister, needs to be transparent in this issue (regarding alleged kingpin Paul Phua). Do not make excuses of a 'big secret' protected by the OSA to enable the government to conspire with gambling kingpins and secret societies over matters of national security.

Mahfuz Omar, PAS information chief, telling told Home Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi to stop hiding behind the Official Secrets Act 1972  (OSA) and be transparent on what the "huge secret" in the government's dealings with a suspected gambling kingpin is


Daim’s wrongdoings?

If they call me, of course I will cooperate. In fact, I have solid evidence.

Anwar Ibrahim, PKR de facto leader, announcing that he would disclose all the "proof" that he has - regarding former finance minister Daim Zainuddin's alleged abuse of position to amass wealth - to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), if called


Pakatan Rakyat leadership meeting

We will try to meet by the end of January or early February.

Anwar Ibrahim


Don't mess with Malacca

They said it would be a good thing if all countries could hold the same campaign for a cleaner world and encourage cleanliness among the people. There is no question about copying or copyright, even they (Texas) welcome the campaign in Malacca.

Idris Haron, Malacca chief minister, claiming allegations by certain parties that the 'Don't mess with Malacca' campaign was a copycat of the 'Don't mess with Texas' campaign are baseless


Role model?

Tengku Adnan’s whacking of Perkasa is most timely and welcomed and deserves commendation and support from Malaysians. It is hoped that more Muslim ministers can come out to rebuke Perkasa so as to send  a strong and clear message that religious bigotry has no place in this multiracial and multireligious nation.

M Kulasegaran, Ipoh Barat MP, reacting after Federal Territories Minister Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor whacked right-wing group Perkasa for questioning the construction of the  Sri Lalithambikai Alayam Hindu temple in Putrajaya


Revised budget

MPs and Malaysians will be watching whether in the revised Budget 2015, the prime minister is prepared to set an example by slashing the ballooning RM19.1 billion budget for the Prime Minister's Department in 2015.

Lim Kit Siang, DAP advisor, on his hope towards the restructuring of Budget 2015 this week


Flood mitigation projects

Flood mitigation projects which have been planned and received approval from the federal government should start immediately. To protect lives and belongings, those who stay near the rivers should accept the federal government's offer and move to higher grounds, in order not to obstruct the project works.

Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah, Yang Di-Pertuan Agong, urging flood mitigation projects to be carried out immediately to tackle flood issues

Share on Myspace