PMO’s turbo response
It's clear that the politicians, lawyers, communications teams and journalists involved with this case prepared text for guilty and not guilty verdicts. Similarly, the government prepared a statement in advance for either outcome. This is entirely standard professional practice, especially in a case that involves public interest. To suggest otherwise is intentionally misleading.
Prime Minister’s Office, defending its swift response to the Anwar Ibrahim verdict, saying it is normal procedure to prepare statements in advance
Ismail Sabri’s remark
We have urged Cabinet to swiftly resolve this issue to prevent it from festering. We also asked that cabinet put (our demands) on record.
Liow Tiong Lai, MCA president, confirming that cabinet had ordered Agriculture and Agro-based Industries Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob to issue an official clarification on his recent call for Malay consumers to boycott Chinese traders
Ya, saya akan perjelaskan... tunggulah penjelasannya (Yes, I will explain. Wait for the explanation).
Ismail Sabri Yaakob, Agriculture and Agro-based Industries Minister
Lower power tariff
After reviewing the fuel and generation costs, the Cabinet today decided to reduce the electricity tariff for domestic users in Peninsular Malaysia from March 1, 2015.
Najib Razak, hoping that the new electricity tariff announced can ease the cost of living
A default, just a week away, will trigger an automatic default of 1MDB’s all other loans, amounting to an excess of RM40 billion. A RM42 billion default will have a devastating impact on the Malaysian financial system and the government’s finances and credibility.
Tony Pua, Petaling Jaya Utara MP, warning that if 1Malaysia Development Bhd’s (1MDB) fails to repay the RM2 billion loan for its power unit on time will trigger an automatic default of its other loans exceeding RM42 billion
Conspiracy to oust PAS President?
I did say there was no conspiracy. Is Zuhdi suggesting that I say there is? If I did, that will be the most foolish answer academically and politically, because there is no conspiracy.
Mustafa Ali, PAS secretary general, on PAS Research Centre chief Dr Mohd Zuhdi Marzuki ‘s recent statement
The next opposition leader
We will have a meeting to discuss the question, tentatively this Friday.
Mohamed Azmin Ali, Selangor MB, dismissing that he would take over Anwar Ibrahim’s position as opposition leader