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Wrong to call it a bail out of 1MDB

1. The new Minister of Finance has made allegations that under the previous government, MOF, Khazanah and Bank Negara Malaysia had to “bail-out” 1MDB debts, to the tune of RM 7 billion. Not only is this misleading, it is a politically-motivated attempt to obscure the facts. 2. In accordance with …

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Portal pro-pembangkang ‘spin’ kenyataan pengarah urusan Mydin

Portal berita pro-pembangkang,Mkini didakwa memutar-belitkan kenyataan pengarah urusan hypermarket Mydin, Datuk Wira Ameer Ali Mydin di dalam wawancaranya yang disiarkan di BFM radio. Jabatan Hal Ehwal Khas (JASA), laporan portal tersebut yang mendakwa rakyat negara ini tidak mempunyai wang yang mencukupi adalah tidak tepat sama sekali. Laporan tersebut ujar beliau …

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Take this year-end quiz to see if you are able to tell the difference between fact and fiction. POST-TRUTH is Oxford Dictionaries’ 2016 international word of the year. Oxford Dictionaries defines post-truth as: “Relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than …

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The scheme is a way to channel subsidies effectively to those in need ON Christmas Day, chairman of Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia and new de facto opposition leader, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, reiterated that the government’s cash assistance, or the 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M), is a bribe to the people. …

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How Muhyiddin slit his own throat

His first shot was to announce that he is going to be a half-term Deputy Prime Minister (meaning half term in his second term). The impression he gave was that he would let go around mid-2015 to the second half of 2015. Actually the move to oust Prime Minister Najib …

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UMNO Ministers ruined the future of the next generation

Two years ago the Penang Consumer Association disclosed that primary and secondary school students abused the electronic cigarettes (e-cigarette). During that time very few people were aware of the impact of vaping in the society only until last month when the Ministry of Health announced that the government might ban …

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