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There’ll be no ‘saving Malaysia’ without the Malays

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There’ll be no ‘saving Malaysia’ without the Malays


6th Generation Immigrant:Bersih 5 should be an apolitical gathering of multiracial Malaysia across the peninsula and the South China Sea where the target audience must be the rural folk. The rally cry should be "we told Malaysians so in Bersih 1, 2, 3 and 4" that the election machinery is state-managed and unfair to all Malaysians. It has resulted in the failure of the state. We are at the end result because we are unable to change the government fairly and democratically. Bersih 5 must show intent to bring universal standards for elections. Lone_Star:A Malay-sian tsunami? Wishful thinking, but also wishful hoping. Will right-thinking Malays respond? Where is the Group of 25 (G25) a week after the US Justice Department’s revelations? Could they mobilise the masses to bring about a tsunami? Drngsc:Thanks, Commander S Thayaparan. I hope that Bersih 5 will see Malaysians from all races, all walks of life, and all ages, from all p…

Najib's can only be brought down by Jho Low and associates!

Najib's premiership may be staring at the precipice? Last week, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that it was taking action to seek “theforfeitureand recovery of more than US$1 billion in assets” related to 1MDB. This action will likely start the process that will eventually lead to the removal of Najib Abdul Razak, Malaysia’s sixth prime minister. According to the DOJ, from 2009 to 2015, more than US$3.5 billion in 1MDB funds was allegedly sent from one financial institution to another around the world, to hide the origins of the fund and, perhaps more importantly, to hide the ultimate beneficiaries. Although the DOJ did not name Najib directly (he is thought to be ‘Malaysian Official 1’), two of those named were directly connected to Najib. The first is Riza Aziz, Najib’s stepson. Riza is infamous in Malaysia for being one of the producers of the Martin Scorsese film, 'The Wolf of Wall Street'. The DOJ filed forfeiture claims against the royalties from the fil…

Rahman Dahlan ticking off US AG Loretta Lynch

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Rahman Dahlan: DOJ should have talked to 1MDB first


The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) should at least have the courtesy to contact 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) to listen to their side of the story rather than only based its reports on the online news website (Sarawak Report), said Barisan Nasional (BN) strategic communications director Abdul Rahman Dahlan today. Describing it as unbecoming for United States Attorney-General Loretta Lynch to use such a strong language in a situation when she was unsure whether there was a case or not, he said ‘a charge had not been decided’ giving a prejudice view against Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak, the Malaysian government and 1MDB. "When we read the 136-page document, we find that it was based on theSarawak Reportwhich has a heavy political agenda against the government, BN and prime minister. So, our concern is why the DOJ of the US (United States) did not call 1MDB to verify. At least get the otherside of the story. "…