TPP - Horses’ Mouths – 9 November 2015

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Parti Islam Se-Malaysia (PAS)’s worries of an impending economic catastrophe on the country with the TPP agreement is now closer to becoming a reality. All this preliminary information is sufficient to convince Malaysia that the TPP is a colonisation that has returned and will snatch away the economic sovereignty of the country.

Tuan Guru Abdul Hadi Awang, PAS president, warning that Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) would bring “economic catastrophe” upon Malaysia are inching closer to reality




I favour strong regulation for both. But if going to ban one, ban both. Plus we've spent waay too much time on this.

Khairy Jamaluddin, Youth and Sports Minister, calling on the Government to be consistent in its stance by banning cigarettes as well following a proposed ban on vaping



Azmin’s son

The police should be more civil in this matter because the boy is having his final exams tomorrow until Friday. I have spoken to my lawyer and I will wait until they give me the advice later.

Azmin Ali, Selangor Menteri Besar, reacting on seeking legal advice on whether his teenage son should go to the police station today to record a statement over the Bersih 4 rally or sit for his exams



G25, Dr M and Muhyiddin

We first met Dr Mahathir earlier this year to discuss Islam and the constitution when he broached the subject of a change in leadership. I countered by saying: what makes him think replacing Najib would be any better? At that time, Muhyiddin was still deputy prime minister.

Tawfik Ismail, son of Malaysia’s second deputy prime minister Tun Dr Ismail Abdul Rahman, claiming that Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Muhyiddin Yassin met the group of eminent Malays (G25) to seek their support in changing the country’s leadership


We members of the G25 wish to state that the views expressed by our colleague Tawfik Tun Dr Ismail in this interview are of his own as an individual and do not represent those of the G25 which comprise a group of individuals, rich with experience in various fields with diverse views but a common goal and common vision of a pluralistic Malaysia that upholds the place of Islam within Malaysia’s constitutional democracy.

G25, responding to Tawfik’s claim




The problem is that students find it difficult to think because they are used to memorising historical facts to answer questions related to that subject.

Noor Azimah Abdul Rahim, Parents Action Group for Education (PAGE) chairman, opining that the higher-order thinking skills (KBAT) questions contained in this years Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) examination were very difficult, but was important to breed students who were smart thinkers instead of mere memorisers.



Probe on Dr M

They asked questions and I said I will not answer. I did not.

Dr Mahathir Mohamad, on being questioned by police after repeatedly calling on Prime Minister Najib Razak to step down over a financial scandal

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