Royal call on 1MDB
Will the government take up the Malay Rulers' recommendation or will it let 1MDB answer it again? Najib’s attitude after the reprimand from the Malay rulers will determine his political fate and of 1MDB's.
Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man, PAS deputy president, expressing full support of the statement by the Conference of Rulers, which has also called for speedy investigations into the debt-ridden state investment vehicle
When Their Royal Highnesses speak out about the 1MDB issue, it signifies that 1MDB is a very big matter in their opinion and demonstrates their concern over the negative effects the 1MDB controversy has on the public and nation.
Muhyiddin Yassin, Umno deputy president, urging Prime Minister Najib Razak to heed the Malay rulers' call for the government to settle issues involving 1MDB
We believe that this reminder is not just timely for the current issues affecting the nation but should remain a guiding light at all times to all those who hold executive power.
Azmin Ali, PKR deputy president
Whatever we discuss has to be in line with our socio-economic model, including the roles of state-owned enterprises.
Mustapa Mohamed, International Trade and Industry Minister, claiming Khazanah Nasional and state energy firm Petronas will be largely exempted from Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) regulations
Ali Tinju’s threat
Melaka Raya will not be safe on that day. This is my warning. When I say ‘unsafe’, I don’t mean there will be a commotion but that there could be untoward incidents (kemalangan). It doesn’t mean we are going to war.
Ali Tinju, Organiser and Malay army veterans association president, issuing a stern warning that downtown Taman Melaka Raya will not be safe on Oct 10
The history of Malay-Chinese relations in Malaysia traces its roots to Malacca from over 600 years ago. Malaccans cannot afford to see six centuries of inter-ethnic trust and bonds fizzle out due to belligerence by external forces.
Koh Nai Kwong, MCA Central Committee member, telling Ali Tinju to stop threatening the Malacca's long history of friendship between the Malays and Malaysian Chinese in the state
I say to the prime minister, if you choose to sue me, I will defend myself. In all humility, I accept your challenge. I look forward to seeing the prime minister take the witness stand, as no doubt he would have to do so if he says his reputation is at stake.
Dr Ling Liong Sik, former MCA president, standing by his remarks against the prime minister and will not apologise on the handling of state investment vehicle 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB)