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Be ready for Tough Times

December 20, 2014

Be ready for Tough Times

by Dato’ Zaid Ibrahim@www.thestar.com.my

We have often heard the phrase ‘we must change our lifestyles’ and the truth is that it will be difficult to adjust – but adjust we must. 1,407 more words

Politics

Make 1 Malaysia Real by Deeds

December 20, 2014

Make 1Malaysia Real by Deeds

by Dato’ David Yeoh Eng Hock*

When Dato’ Seri Najib Tun Razak succeeded Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi as Prime Minister in 2009, he launched his 1Malaysia campaign with gusto. 743 more words

Politics

GFI keep coming out with the “same thing” because Putrajaya has done absolutely nothing but looking for excuses in the past 6 years to curb the illicit capital outflow.

Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Abdul Wahid Omar has dismissed the report by Global Financial Integrity (GFI) saying that he “absolutely disagrees” with the report and explained that Malaysia is a major trading nation which has a lot of multinationals. 340 more words

Economy

Tan Sri Abdul Rahim Din withdraws from Group of 25 Eminent Malays

December 17, 2014

COMMENT: I am surprised when I read this Malaysian Insider report (below) that my school mate at the Penang Free School and contemporary at the University of Malaya–we are both 75 years old–Tan Sri Abdul Rahim Din has decided to withdraw from the Group of 25 Eminent Malays, which had issued an open letter on December 9, 2014 calling on the Prime Minister to form a panel of experts to resolve any conflict between enacted Islamic laws and civil law, and the Federal Constitution in a rational dialogue. 1,685 more words

Governance

UMNO revolt rises against Malaysia PM

Asia Sentinel reports -

Mahathir attempt to overthrow Najib may be gaining traction

With the filing of a police report late last week by a member of Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak’s own political party, the long knives have appeared in Malaysia, seeking the premier’s scalp over the scandal-ridden state investment fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd. 1,113 more words

Socio Politics

Malaysia still world number one illegal capital outflow per capita, will Najib now agree to create a central public registry of corporate beneficial ownership information to curb illicit capital outflow?

According to the latest annual report by Washington-based Global Financial Integrity (GFI), Malaysia lost a total of RM171.11 billion (US$48.93 billion) in 2012 from illegal capital outflow. 369 more words

Economy

UMNO's Revolt against 1MDB

December 15, 2014

UMNO Revolt Rises Against Prime Minister Najib

by Asia Sentinel Correspondent

http://www.asiasentinel.com/politics/malaysia-pm-attacked-party-member/

With the filing of a police report late last week by a member of Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak’s own political party, the long knives have appeared in Malaysia, seeking the premier’s scalp over the scandal-ridden state investment fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd. 1,110 more words

Politics