Turmoil - Horses’ Mouths – 22 January 2015

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MIC in turmoil

ROS is not in the position to recognise any new appointment until the current dispute regarding the positions of the central working committee (CWC) members is resolved.

Registrar of Societies (ROS), on its refusal to recognise newly MIC officials appointed by its president, G Palanivel, including its secretary-general G Kumar Aaman

 

‘Allah’ appeal

Hence, we dismiss the review application.

Abdull Hamid, Federal Court judge, dismissing the application by the archbishop of the Roman Catholic Church to review an earlier decision of the court not to grant leave to appeal the ban on the use of the word ‘Allah’ in its weekly citing there was no procedural unfairness occurred in the previous seven-member panel's decision

 

Nik Aziz’s health

Dad woke up early today for Subuh prayer, drank some Teh O, said a few greetings and smiled.

Nik Abduh Nik Aziz, son to Tuan Guru Nik Aziz Nik Mat, claiming his dad’s condition has improved since being warded to ICU two nights ago

 

Public trust against Putrajaya

Malaysians' trust in Putrajaya would have plunged far below 45% into the region of the thirties if the survey had been conducted in the new year of 2015, and not between November 13 and November 24 last year.

Lim Kit Siang, DAP advisor, claiming the 2015 Edelman Trust Barometer survey on Malaysian’s trust of Putrajaya would have plunged to the "thirties" percentile instead of the current 45 percent if it was conducted in the New Year instead of late last year, due to five events

 

Lingam 2

It looks like me, it sounds like me... but the movement of the mouth isn’t consistent with what the image was saying... so it might not be me. I disagree that it’s me.

Ibrahim Ali, Perkasa chief, denying that he had uttered racist remarks against the Indian and Chinese communities after a video showing him making a racist speech was played in court

 

Bad apples

I have also directed the Disease Control Division to take apples from all border entry points and shops selling apples, for examination. To date, we do not have cases reported due to the consumption of apples in Malaysia.

S Subramaniam, Health Minister, confirming that no Malaysians have been affected by the Granny Smith and Gala apples that were alleged to be contaminated with the 'Listeria Monocytegenes' bacteria

 

Transit

Although there exists an arrangement between Malaysia and China to combat terrorism through counter-terrorism measures, this problem is serious. This is because ties exist at the international level between terrorists in China and those in other countries in the Southeast Asian region.

Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, Home Minister, claiming more than 300 Chinese nationals have used Malaysia as a transit point on their way to join the Islamic State (IS) militant group in Syria and Iraq

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