Can the details of the Pardons Board’s meetings be made public? How would Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah know what Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah was ‘thinking’? These are just some of the many questions fuelled by Shafee’s claims yesterday as the decision of the Pardons Board over Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s case continues to reverberate across the country.
To strengthen the royal institution, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah says perhaps it’s time to consider allowing the Agong to represent Malaysia at international dialogues.
Al-Sultan Abdullah pays tribute to his consort, Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah, for her work and various initiatives throughout the past five years, describing her as the “perfect Queen”.
Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah upheld the spirit of syura (consultation) among his brother Rulers throughout his five-year reign as Yang di-Pertuan Agong. The Conference of Rulers, according to Al-Sultan Abdullah, has always helped to find the best solutions for the wellbeing of the country and its people.
Questions surrounding the status of the now-demolished iconic Taiping market are expected to be answered when Local Government Development Minister Nga Kor Ming visits the Perak town tomorrow.
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob’s Cabinet is mostly represented by the same faces who were part of the previous administration labelled as ‘Kerajaan Gagal’. Getting a second lease on life, they now need to work on reducing the trust deficit and improving the well-being of the rakyat.
If it had been any other day, Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin would have been applauded for several of the suggestions he made during his address this evening. They include capping the prime minister’s tenure to two terms and allowing 18-year-olds to vote. But today is not any other day.
Umno election director Datuk Seri Tajuddin Abdul Rahman says cannot rule out a coalition with PKR and DAP in GE15 but his party will not compromise Malay agenda.
Prasarana chairman Datuk Seri Tajuddin Abdul Rahman addressed the media following bad press in recent days, something Mara Corp has failed to do since suspending its CEO last November. Some of the Pasir Salak MP’s comments this evening may have “shocked” some people but he was obviously not in the mood to back down.
A host of questions has arisen regarding the Raub durian fiasco. Should Royal Pahang Durian be replaced with a new entity to legitimise the durian industry in Raub?