Great fall of China
China could be forced to devalue the yuan even more, should its economy falter, and the equity markets are dealing with the prospect of a weaker yuan amplifying the negative impact from a sluggish Chinese economy.
Eiji Kinouchi, chief technical analyst at Daiwa Securities, commenting after seeing 9 percent slump in Chinese stocks yesterday
To date, we have received over RM1.5 million in donations. This far exceeds our initial budget of RM200,000 which was based on a shoe-string estimate and our sense of economic hardship Malaysians are enduring.
Maria Chin Abdullah, Bersih chairperson
PAS has decided it will not mobilise its members for the Bersih 4.0 rally. Instead, we will send several representatives to the gathering as a show of our support to the coalition’s demands, especially on the aspect of a clean and fair electoral system.
Takiyuddin Hassan, PAS secretary general, confirming that the party will not mobilise its members for the planned Bersih 4.0 rally on Aug 29 and 30 as it wants to focus on several party events
PAS and GHB
If they think PAS will give way to them in the next general election, PAS will not as those seats are ours.
Mohd Khairuddin Othman, Selangor PAS secretary, insisting that the party will not compromise with Gerakan Harapan Baharu (GHB)
This does not involve the police. We are only concerned with attempts to topple the government or prime minister through undemocratic means.
Khalid Abu Bakar, Inspector General of Police, giving his word that the police will not interfere in the allegation against a senior Umno politician that he is attempting to unseat Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak through a vote of no confidence in Parliament
Some people say that the Malays will be defeated, beaten or fall flat on the ground but I choose the word 'bastardise' (Terbangsat). The Malays and Muslims would lose everything if Umno loses power.
Najib Razak, claiming that Malays and Muslims would be 'bastardised' if Umno no longer ruled the country
It is not Umno losing power which determines whether the Malays are 'bastardised' or otherwise, but the type of leaders.
Shahbudin Husin, Umno blogger, castigating Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak for claiming that the Malays will become 'bangsat' or bastardised if Umno loses power