“We are stunned … by the call to close down Al Jazeera Satellite network and its affiliates … [to end the] recent boycott against Qatar…,” states an editorial. “The call for shutting down a popular, internationally recognised news network for political reasons is a regressive move on many counts. First of all this is a direct threat to freedom of the press…. Secondly, in a world in which global information is monopolised by western media, to try to ban a news network that [represents] the voices of the Arab world, is short sighted and self destructive…. It is with increasing alarm that we notice … dissenting voices [and] divergent opinions being … vilified as ‘false news’….”
Source: Some stunned by Gulf states’ demand for Al Jazeera shut down, Jamaica says no to the Gulf’s ‘bullying’ of Qatar, Why Macron’s stance on Syria is wrong, Why Theresa May’s new coalition could cost her, As war with Islamic State ends, Syria could heat up
The DAP-led govt. should make Penanag a Chinese stronghold by encouraging mass migration of Chinese from other parts of Malaysia. It will entrench the DAP-led govt as well as provide a congenial home for the much discriminated Chinese in Malaysia.
The economic sector will have to be expanded through FDI, among others, including tourism. Penanag has the potential to be another Singapore.
How realistic will it be for 300,000 people to be living in these reclaimed islands in a few decades when it took 200 years for Penang Island’s population to reach the present 800,000 people? Why is the Penang state government not questioning these results?
Source: Penang Transport Master Plan – A scandal in the making? | Free Malaysia Today
The Agong is nothing but a puppet of UMNO so he will do nothing. He, like the rest of the sultans, depend on the UMNO-led govt. for lucrative contracts for themselves and their families.
Following dismissal of the judicial case review, former opposition leader’s only option for freedom now is a royal pardon.
Source: Federal Court rejects Anwar’s final attempt at freedom | Free Malaysia Today
Meanwhile, Khalid also attacked the traditional Malay attire worn by Nik Mohamad Abduh and several other PAS leaders during the first day of the PAS Youth muktamar.
“One sign of a drunk person is that he thinks he is living in a different time.“We are in the 21st century but you come to a formal event dressed like a Malay warrior from the 14th century. This person is drunk,” he exclaimed.
Source: PAS, not Amanah made up of ‘drunks’, Khalid snaps | Free Malaysia Today
So far, at least seven pieces of debris recovered from islands and the coast of East Africa have been confirmed as coming from MH370, which disappeared on March 8, 2014.There were 239 people on board including six Australians.The underwater search for the fuselage in the Southern Indian Ocean is now down to just one vessel.
Source: MH370 families’ win fight for court documents | The Courier-Mail
Princess Deokhye (Son Ye-Jin) was the last princess of Korea.
Under Japanese colonial rule, she is taken to Japan as a hostage. With the era’s harsh conditions, she struggles to maintain the hope of the Korean people. Jang-Han (Park Hae-Il) is a fighter for Korean independence. His mission is to bring Princess Deokhye back to South Korea and he also loves her.
Source: The Last Princess (Korean Movie) – AsianWiki
This month, Chinese women have been showing-off their armpit hair as part of an online campaign. Yuan Ren explains why, for them, it’s not a feminist statement
Source: Chinese women don’t shave their body hair. Here’s why – Telegraph
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