On 1MDB, it really boils down to the lack of transparency which cements it as a known unknown. Greater transparency and accountability of the 1MDB issue would certainly help for future sales of assets and any such possible restructuring.
Weiwen Ng, ANZ analyst based in Singapore, on the main issue surrounding 1MDB
Assault on Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad
The man opened my husband’s car door and punched him. Dr (Dzulkefly) then fought back while shouting ‘Allahuakbar’ loudly many times until the man was stunned momentarily, before he hit my husband with an iron rod.
Azlin Hezri, Dr Dzulkefly’s wife, recalling the assault incident on her husband at yesterday’s morning
The president must make a strong statement that everyone should focus on unity of the party. This should be foremost. No violence should ever be condoned.
Mujahid Yusof Rawa, Parit Buntar MP, calling for PAS President Tuan Guru Abdul Hadi Awang to make a statement on the assault on Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad
Selangor PAS will ensure that security measures for state party leaders are heightened to deter those who wish to resort to provocative means. In whatever circumstances, such violent action should not have occurred.
Iskandar Samad, Selangor PAS commissioner
PAS Youth expresses regret over the incident and we do not rule out that such action is a provocation on PAS leaders. They maybe out to create a split. May Allah reply to their bad deeds.
Suhaizan Kaiat, PAS Youth chief
This is to counter claims by certain quarters that the GST is not based on Islamic teachings.
Ahmad Maslan, Deputy Finance Minister, insisting that the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) is in line with Islamic teachings as it is transparent, efficient and fair to consumers and traders
Kita Lawan assembly
If they are gathering to intimidate the government, and others, this is wrong. Forcing the government to do something it doesn't want to do, intimidating them, and so on fall under Sections 141, 142 and 143 of the Penal Code.
Noor Rashid, Deputy Inspector General of Police, on the Kita Lawan rally slated for Saturday in the heart of Kuala Lumpur