Perhaps Anwar can receive treatment for an hour, and the rest of the time (the physiotherapist) can treat other patients and not deny physiotherapy to other patients. But if you send a physiotherapist to prison (to treat Anwar), half of his day would be wasted. And he is not going to run. Is there an escape plan?
Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, Anwar Ibrahim’s wife, appealing for her husband and former opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim to be hospitalised, saying that he is not going to run away
First it was the husband who tried his best to tarnish Malaysia’s image by aligning himself with former US Vice-President Al Gore. Then his daughter, Nurul Izzah Anwar, flew to the US to seek its support in getting her father, who was convicted for sodomy in a court of law, released. While there, she alleged inappropriate medical treatment was given to DS Anwar Ibrahim. And now Pakatan Harapan’s leader and DS Anwar’s wife wants the US to sever trade negotiations with our Prime Minister, DS Najib Razak.
Syed Ali Alhabshee, Cheras Umno chief, chastising Wan Azizah for for urging Washington to suspend talks with Malaysia to prevent conflicts of interest
Comment on Selangor crown prince
After reading the statement issued by Tan Sri Rahim Thamby Chik, the Selangor royal council feels and summarises that the statement is seditious in nature and has elements of slander which can cause hatred among the Muslims towards the crown prince and the Sultan of Selangor.
Hanafisah Jais, Selangor Royal Council secretary, insisting that Abdul Rahim Thamby Chik's Facebook posting that the Selangor crown prince allegedly converted to Christianity is seditious in nature
If you peg the currency, something else will adjust, either prices or demand conditions, and those might have greater effects on our economy?
Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Bank Negara Governor, insisting there is no need to peg the ringgit despite the continued downtrend of the local unit
If I do some money laundering, I might be arrested, but if you are holding a high position you are exempted. I don’t think the international community will do anything… If they find money that is questionable, they will freeze the account. But (in this case), they did nothing.
Dr Mahathir Mohamad, explaining why no action will be taken against Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak when he travels overseas
I am not ready, I am old, not very well and unable to think. (I am) nyanyuk (senile), you know? But there is no excuse for the nyanyuk people to say the wrong thing. This is the law. I suppose I have to submit. If I am guilty I will have to face life imprisonment.
Dr Mahathir Mohamad, on the possibility of him being arrested under the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (Sosma) for being vocal against Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak
There have been improvements in the API readings as at 4pm Wednesday. Although there were slight increases in some areas, it was moderate or unhealthy and teaching and learning can continue in the classrooms.
Education Minister, announcing that all schools nationwide to be opened today