Day: May 15, 2009

The silver lining in Perak crisis

Ong Kian Ming (Malaysiakini) Much ink, most of it negative, has been spilled over the events that transpired in the Perak state assembly last Thursday. But the optimist in me always tries to see the silver lining shining through the dark clouds.

Perak may not be cakewalk for Pakatan

Shaka Sun While the general opinion is that if there were snap elections in Perak, Pakatan will win hands down, with lengths of daylight being second, and BN being a motherless last.

Hearing on Nizar’s application postponed

By N Shashi Kala ( PETALING JAYA, 15 May 2009: The Court of Appeal hearing on Datuk Seri Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin’s application to set aside the stay order granted to Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir has been postponed to 21 May.

Bar Council to sue govt over lawyer detentions

By Deborah Loh ( PETALING JAYA, 15 May 2009: The Bar Council plans to file a civil suit against the government for the unlawful detention of five lawyers on 7 May and for denying them access to detainees.

Do the honourable thing, Najib

Tunku Aziz (Malaysian Insider) MAY 15 — The last three months have seen a flurry of activity on the Perak political front. All of this was without any doubt occasioned by Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s blatantly cynical, barefaced manipulation of human greed. Najib is no

Najib defends himself and the Sultan over Perak debacle

 Malaysian Insider KUALA LUMPUR, May 15 — After more than four months, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak attempted today to put together a cogent case on why the power grab in Perak was justified.He also moved to absolve the Sultan of Perak and himself from