The late Jamaluddin Jarjis
His creativity, energy and vision contribute to the close friendship between two nations. His commitment and dedication to close US-Malaysia ties will always be remembered.
Joseph Yun, US ambassador to Malaysia
(He) was my friend of many years - and no truer friend could I have.
Najib Razak, Prime Minister
The helicopter crash
Do not engage in speculation, we must show respect to the families of victims.
Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, Home Minister, urging everyone, particularly online media practitioners not to make any speculations regarding the helicopter tragedy in Semenyih
There has been no other information (about an explosion), comprehensive investigations are being carried out.
Liow Tiong Lai, Transport Minister, insisting there is no confirmation yet of a mid-air explosion involving the ill-fated helicopter that crashed in Semenyih
The next prime minister
You know, I have lost faith in people. Before they get appointed, they are the cleanest people in the world, the least corrupt people in the world, but when they get some authority, they misbehave themselves. So I don't know.
Dr Mahathir Mohamad, refusing to endorse anyone as the next prime minister
For us in Umno, it is clear. We give undivided support to Najib, the party president. The question of who is the suitable person to replace him does not arise.
Khairy Jamaluddin, Umno Youth chief, insisting the issue of deputy Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yasin to succeed PM Najib Razak "does not arise"
It was just presented, saying that this had happened.
Khairy Jamaluddin, Sports and Youth Minister, exposing that neither MCA nor other BN component parties opposed to PAS' hudud bill in recent cabinet meetings