President’s advice - Horses’ Mouths – 24 July 2015

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President’s advice

Those who feel the sweetness of the (Islamic) faith in their struggle will be able to differentiate between friend and master. (They) can befriend those from DAP, but they cannot make DAP their ‘wali’, as it will be without faith, and ungentlemanly.

Tuan Guru Abdul Hadi Awang, PAS president



Travel freeze

Bullying the opposition this way will only invigorate the people's demands and desires to know the truth behind the allegations against 1MDB and Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak. Not only that, negative perception of the government will grow when the people see those involved in the 1MDB matter, such as the company's chairperson, its chief executive and adviser, moving about freely while those who exposed the scandal are being reprimanded.

Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man, PAS deputy president, warning that the move to restrict opposition lawmakers Rafizi Ramli and Tony Pua from travelling overseas will backfire on the government


Gentar apalah (What is there to fear)?

Dr Mahathir Mohamad, on the prospect of being slapped with a travel ban similar to the one imposed on an opposition lawmaker and media baron



What Dow Jones tells PM’s lawyers?

In your letter you 'seek confirmation as to whether it is [our] position as taken in [The News Article and The Opinion] that [your] Client misappropriated nearly US$700 million belonging to 1Malaysia Development Berhad'. We believe your request is unnecessary as The News Article and The Opinion speak for themselves.

Jason P Conti, Dow Jones' counsel and chief compliance officer



Blocking Sarawak Report

This is because there other methods still exist to access the content, as there is no such thing as a universal block on the Internet.

Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), conceding it could not completely block access to Sarawak Report



The Edge

We have recorded his statement and investigations are being carried out under Section 124 of the Penal Code.

Khalid Abu Bakar, Inspector-General of Police, comfirming the police have recorded a statement from The Edge publisher Ho Kay Tat to facilitate investigations concerning the financial daily’s articles on 1MDB under Section 124 relates to activities deemed detrimental to parliamentary democracy




Yes, I am a bankrupt, but this also means that I didn’t get any funding from Barisan Nasional. I am doing this for the nation.

Ramesh Rao Krishnan Naidu, chairman of Pertubuhan Minda dan Sosial Prihatin, admitting to being a bankrupt

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