Fight in Pekan - Horses’ Mouths – 14 May 2015

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Come fight in Pekan

I am not sure how much support Mahathir still enjoys, but if he think he's still strong, he can challenge Najib in the next general election.

Nazri Aziz, Tourism and Culture Minister, challenging Prime Minister’s biggest critic to take the former in the polls



GST waiver

As we all know, Selangor has 12 local councils while there are only two in Penang. Selangor is a well-developed state... Thus we must study the financial impact if the state has the bear (the cost of GST).

Azmin Ali, Selangor Menteri Besar, on requesting Putrajaya to waive the collection of GST by the 12 local government authorities in the state



Dr M’s character

 don't think Mahathir would stop his sport of killing prime ministers until his son (Mukhriz) is made a prime minister. If Mahathir lives up to 100, he would keep killing.

Wong Chin Huat, political analyst, predicting that Dr Mahathir would keep biting at Prime Minister Najib Razak



Bankrupt assemblyman

My lawyer has submitted an application to set this aside and the matter will be heard at the High Court on Thursday.

Ishak Ismail, Lenggeng assemblyman, on being declared a bankrupt by the High Court 




Najib from his handling of Tabung Haji is not showing signs of remorse. If you have something like this, which is not transparently disclosed, what you want is to be transparent, to be answerable, to ensure there is due process before we address the issue of debts. Those things are not taking place. I think it's an embarrassment Najib has caused us on the international scene.

Nurul Izzah Anwar, PKR vice president, stressing that Prime Minister Najib Razak should at least show some remorse over his handling of the 1MDB issue



New opposition leader

We have agreed to nominate her to the position when Parliament meets on Monday.

Azmin Ali, PKR deputy president, announcing that the party president Wan Azizah Wan Ismail as the new parliamentary opposition leader



GST on usage

GST charges will be based on the usage. The government feels this is more suitable because consumers are not taxed before using the services.

Ahmad Shabery Cheek, Communications and Multimedia Minister, announcing that the goods and services tax for mobile prepaid reloads will be imposed based on customers' usage

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