Tag: Anwar Ibrahim

E-Waste: The Afterlife Of Electronic And Electrical Equipment

E-waste is a threat that is possibly bigger than plastic wastes to the entire ecosystem. There is a need to recognise these growing global hazard and find ways to deal with it.

Najib Judicial Review On House Arrest To Take Centrestage

Former Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has proven, based on strong circumstantial evidence, that Agong's Decree on House Arrest exists and that he merits benefit of the doubt on the matter!
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1MDB Lessons Perhaps Still Not Learnt In Malaysia

Lessons not learnt . . . The reasons for the 1MDB global financial scandal remain widely known in the public domain but so far there has been very little evidence that Malaysia has taken steps against history repeating itself!

Najib Has Multiple Options On Seeking Remedy

Former Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak, jailed unrepresented on 23 August 2022, must allow movement on plight in jail -- read remedy -- and not be bogged down in the deadend for no rhyme or reason!

Najib And The Issue Of Home Detention

Former Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak, jailed unrepresented on 23 August 2022, may have several options besides house arrest, on ending gridlock on plight in jail!

Old NEP Wine In New BET Wineskin

BET (Bumiputera Economic Transformation), taking the cue from the New Economic Policy (NEP), may be another attempt at killing the goose that lays golden eggs!

Agong Emerges In True Colours No Holds Barred

The expenditure of the government now comes under Agong, as oversight, and he has also reminded the Speaker that he has full powers on suspending lawmakers who 'monkey' around in Parliament and disrespect the August House!

Thaksin and Lula Freedom Help Najib’s Case For Early Release

Former Prime Minister Najib Razak merits one third remission on jail sentence just like former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, there are parallels in law and discretion as both are former heads of government! And then there's the case of Brazil President Lula da Silva who was released from jail by UN Review!

PKR and The Quitters: Oh, That Sinking Feeling

One can gauge the power of a political party by two means: 1) Their success at elections; 2) The loyalty of the members. PKR seriously has issues with loyalty, if one were to look at the members who took a hike the last few years

Najib Debate Dare On Freedom Bid Puts All In Tough Spot

BN (Barisan Nasional) and PH (Pakatan Harapan) remain strange bedfellows, the latter involved in Trial by Media which put former Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak in jail after Debate with Anwar Ibrahim!

Agong Decree On Halving Najib Sentence No Pardon

Agong could have granted Najib release by Decree, from arbitrary detention, based on miscarriage of justice arising from Tainted Ruling in the High Court on 28 July 2020, but the latest statement from the Pardon Board has created more discord

Sultan Johor As 17th King, Many Expect Interesting Times Ahead

As Sultan Ibrahim of Johor is installed, Malaysia is in a period of relative calm, with Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim at the head of the unity government, and millions of supporters of former Prime Minister Najib Razak waiting for news of his release/pardon from prison

Agong Blessing For Malaysia Government Minority In Parliament

Agong remaining above the fray allows Malaysia taking the cue from Commonwealth jurisdiction for stable government not based on numbers game in Parliament!

To Pardon Or Not To Pardon? That’s The Question

The Agong is busy with his farewell events. Apart from the anticipation of Najib's pardon, there's that dwindling rumour of a new PM in Hishamuddin. Whatever the case may be, as the tenure of Tunku Abdullah as Agong draws to a close, is anything unexpected likely to happen, asks blogger Salahuddin Hisham