Media blackout - Horses’ Mouths – 26 November 2015

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Media blackout of Umno General Assembly?

Who said there is a media blackout? When they asked me this morning, I said I had not decided.

Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor, Umno secretary general, on whether the upcoming Umno general assembly will be open to media coverage



Pity Muhyiddin

It looks like I won't be able to give my speech in an event that is very important to me as deputy president. For the past six years as Umno deputy president, I have given speeches diligently to the Wanita, Youth and Puteri delegates who come from all over the country.

Muhyiddin Yassin, Umno deputy president, on being robbed of his rights to deliver the opening speech at the party's Wanita, Youth and Puteri general assemblies next month


The opening (of the wings' general assemblies) will be conducted separately. This was decided following proposals from the respective wings at the meeting. That is what they want, and we respect that.

Najib Razak, Umno president



Scissors salad

An image has gone viral on social media where "scissors salad" was served during a dinner event in Parliament. I happened to attend the event and can confirm that there were no actual scissors in the salad, just a normal "Caesar salad”.

Ronald Kiandee, deputy Dewan Speaker



Najib’s son-in-law to DAP MP

The words written by Mohd Ariff Sabri is intended to make representations, publishes imputations intending to harm or knowing or having reasons to believe that such imputations will harm the reputation of Mr Daniyar Kesikbayev.

Messrs Noorhajran Mohd Noor, law firm representing Prime Minister’s son-in-law Daniyar Kesikbayev, threatening to sue DAP’s Raub MP Mohd Ariff Sabri over an article that made mention of him



Kevin Morais murder

The contents of this pen drive clearly and unequivocally reveal the investigations which implicate certain personalities. I am in possession of a pen drive Kevin sent to me by courier before he died.

Charles Suresh, brother of the late Kevin Morais, claiming that he is in possession of a pen drive containing information that casts doubt on the circumstances surrounding his death and implicates certain influential people


If he claims that he has certain evidence then he should share it with the police. If he does not, then it is tantamount to him committing an offence as he is withholding evidence.

Khalid Abu Bakar, Inspector General of Police, insisting that the brother of the late Kevin Morais must come forward with any information he has relating to the deputy public prosecutor's murder as it is against the law to keep it from the police


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