Friends or enemies
Some very close friends of mine… have sent me nasty messages condemning me for ‘selling out’. Other friends have not been too direct… I suppose I have to accept the fact that since I no longer share their ideology or doctrine about Pakatan Rakyat and Anwar Ibrahim then they would regard me as an enemy. This would be unavoidable since their friendship depends on sharing the same doctrine and if we do not share the same doctrine then we are enemies.
Raja Petra Kamaruddin, Malaysia Today owner
This morning, the PM contacted me and advised that all parties involved in the MIC crisis observe a moratorium and allow him to mediate and resolve the crisis.
S Subramaniam, MIC deputy president, claiming Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak will 'mediate' the MIC crisis from now on
With the current situation, we need to intervene. I think if left on its own, there doesn’t seem to be a solution. So the BN leadership, the prime minister and myself will intervene for the good of the party and BN.
Muhyiddin Yassin, Deputy Prime Minister
Nik Aziz’s health
Let us pray to Allah that he recovers quickly.
Najib Razak, Prime Minister, wishing PAS Murshidul Am Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat a speedy recovery after visiting him at the intensive care unit (ICU) of Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia in Kubang Kerian
We will go on regardless of the court's decision. We will move forward. There is no turning back. The baton must be passed on to the younger ones.
Johari Abdul, Sungai Petani MP, on the fate of PKR and Pakatan Rakyat should Anwar Ibrahim be incarcerated once again
It is with the heaviest heart and deepest sorrow that, on behalf of the government of Malaysia, we officially declare Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 an accident in accordance with the Standards of Annexes 12 and 13 to the Chicago Convention and that all 239 of the passengers and crew on board MH370 are presumed to have lost their lives.
Azharuddin Abdul Rahman, director-general of the Department of Civil Aviation
1MDB’s loan extension
For banks to allow (an) extension, this also shows that they have a certain confidence in the company.
Chua Tee Yong, deputy Finance Minister, defending 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB by citing that "some" companies also required an extension for their loan repayments
We will never comment on an individual entity, but we have arrangements to deal with it so that no individual entity will have a systemic implication on the overall financial system of our economy.
Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Bank Negara governor, stressing that Bank Negara will not allow any “systemic” effect from an individual company to impact the country’s economy