Archive | November, 2008

Anwar says takeover plan still on

Anwar says takeover plan still on

SHAH ALAM, 30 Nov 2008: Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has reiterated that the plan to take over the federal government was still in the pipeline. PKR’s top leaders stood up for the party song “God willing, we will be going to Putrajaya (to meet Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi) very soon,” […]

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PAS to contest in Kuala Terengganu

PAS to contest in Kuala Terengganu

SHAH ALAM, 30 Nov 2008: Pakatan Rakyat has decided that it will be a PAS candidate who contests in the upcoming Kuala Terengganu by-election. “PAS contested the seat in the March general election so it is only fair that we let them contest again this time,” opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said today during […]

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Fisherfolk told to ignore strike

KUCHING, 30 Nov 2008: Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Deputy Minister Datuk Rohani Karim today urged the country’s 70,000 fisherfolk to ignore the DAP’s plan to hold a strike in the middle of next month. She said the DAP wanted to act as champion for the fisherfolk when all this while they had not helped or […]

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Anwar’s credibility doubtful, says Taib

KUCHING, 30 Nov 2008: Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud today questioned the credibility of Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) advisor Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, who aims to unseat the Barisan Nasional (BN) in the next state elections due in 2011. Taib said even Anwar’s attempt to wrest power from the federal government by […]

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Sisters buried alive in landslide

HULU SELANGOR, 30 Nov 2008: Two sisters were buried alive in a landslide involving a bungalow at Lot 110, Jalan Belinda 1, Ulu Yam Perdana, near here, early today. Noratirah Roslan, 16, and Nurul Intan Sarina Roslan, 9, were sleeping in their room when the hillside at the back of their house collapsed, sending tonnes […]

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Kuan Yew fitted with pacemaker

SINGAPORE, 30 Nov 2008: Singapore’s former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew had a minor surgery at a local hospital yesterday to implant a cardiac pacemaker.  In a statement today, the Prime Minister’s Office said the surgery was performed because Lee, 85, had been experiencing symptoms of cardiac arrhythmia (irregular heart rhythm), which showed up with […]

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