Tuan Ibrahim vs Hishamuddin Hussein
Be it PAS or Umno, if we really want to fight for Islam and make sure the Muslims are respected, we have to think beyond politics.
Hishamuddin Hussein, Umno vice president, urging PAS to go beyond politics in its cooperation with Umno, so as to ensure that Muslims are well respected
(Let’s) urge Umno president Najib Abdul Razak to go on leave until the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) and auditor-general complete their probe and report on 1MDB. This is important to restore the good name of the Umno president, Malaysia and Islam because the investigation must be seen to be fair… All these can be done by Umno without PAS as a move to show to the people, especially Muslims, how Umno is eager to uphold Islam.
Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man, PAS deputy president, responding to Hishamuddin’s proposal above
No place for individual’s opinion. If there’re individuals who want to join hands with Umno, they are the only one that should go.
Idris Ahmad, PAS vice president, saying no to PAS-Umno political cooperation
The council finds that consuming something that is harmful, whether direct or indirectly, purposely or not, could lead to harm or death; so this will not be allowed.
Dr Abdul Shukor Husin, National Fatwa Council chairman, declaring the use of electronic cigarettes as “haram” for Muslims
National Security Council (NSC)
Present asymmetrical threats encompass the IS (militant group or Daesh), human trafficking and cross-border crimes.
Mohd Anwar Mohd Nor, Senator, insisting that the establishment of the National Security Council (NSC) is timely and very relevant to the current situation as the nation faces various asymmetrical threats affecting public order and security
We are on alert. We are closely monitoring the situation.
Khalid Abu Bakar, Inspector-General of Police, claiming Bukit Aman is on alert after Indonesian police foiled a plot by IS-linked terrorists to set off bombs in Jakarta during the New Year celebrations
Jho Low and 1MDB
Low attended one 1MDB board meeting. This was because the Saudi royal family were invited to make a courtesy call to 1MDB. However, the royal family could not attend and asked Low to represent them to extend their courtesy to the 1MDB board of directors. Low left immediately after and did not participate in any discussion, as shown in the meeting minutes.
Finance Ministry, confirming that businessman Low Taek Jho, popularly known as Jho Low, had attended a 1MDB board of directors meeting in 2009