MALAYSIA’s internet community has been buzzing with the 2 Nov 2012 arrest of Ahmad Abdul Jalil for allegedly posting insulting remarks about the Johor sultan. The Nut Graph speaks to political scientist Wong Chin Huat on the role of the monarchy in today’s world and how they are relevant and useful to democracy and the people.
The Malaysian Insider
SELANGOR’S No Plastic Bag Day campaign recently came under attack in a report on online news portal The Malaysian Insider. The 9 Nov 2010 report claimed that “hypermarkets and retail shops” in Selangor have suffered up to 30% decline in their businesses on Saturdays since the Selangor government implemented the campaign in January 2009. In […]
PETALING JAYA, 22 Dec 2009: Former theSun associate editor Ng Kee Seng is demanding RM3 million, an apology and a retraction from The Malaysian Insider consultant editor Leslie Lau over an allegedly libellous article. Ng has threatened to sue Lau, who wrote the article Back to the wall, Tee Keat resorts to bizarre moves, unless […]
“Membaca berita ahli politik; tikam menikam sesama sendiri, benci-membenci dalam mengejar kuasa, curahan wang dan harta kerana pangkat semata, dedah mendedah keaiban masing-masing dan berbagai lagi menjadikan dada kusut dan serabut.” FORMER Perlis Mufti Dr Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin ranting about politicians on his blog. (Source: Orang Politik! Berbaloikah Ini Semua, Minda Tajdid, 22 Mar […]