Jane Ritikos

Recent and archived articles by Jane Ritikos

30 Apr 2009 | 12:00 AM

PAS furore over Penanti

GEORGE TOWN: PAS leaders in Penang are throwing tantrums in the run-up to the Penanti by-election and it does not bode well for the Pakatan Rakyat alliance.

24 Apr 2009 | 12:00 AM

EC wants Act fully enforced

PUTRAJAYA: Concerned with parties breaching election rules and rowdy party supporters, the Election Commission (EC) wants to strictly enforce the Elections Offences Act, starting with the Penanti by-election.

23 Apr 2009 | 12:00 AM

Bumi proviso removed to rope in more investments, says Najib

PUTRAJAYA: The Government has removed the 30% bumiputra equity requirement for 27 services sub-sectors under a liberalisation of the services sector.

22 Apr 2009 | 12:00 AM

Govt lifts 30% bumi rule for 27 services sub-sectors (Update)

The Government has removed the 30% bumiputra equity condition in 27 services sub-sectors, with immediate effect.

13 Apr 2009 | 12:00 AM

Take grouses to PM, Muhyiddin tells BN parties

Barisan Nasional component parties should bring up any dissatisfaction directly to the Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and not air it in public.

13 Apr 2009 | 12:00 AM

Cabinet committees to be trimmed too

There are too many Cabinet committees and the Government wants to reduce their numbers to ensure administrative matters are run smoothly and effectively.

13 Apr 2009 | 12:00 AM

Investment into M’sia expected to be halved this year

The global financial situation does not appear to be improving just yet and there is indication that investment into Malaysia might shrink to half of last year's RM62bil figure, said Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.

13 Apr 2009 | 12:00 AM

BN needs to be sincere and consistent

Barisan Nasional can no longer hope to win the support of the people by making promises to overcome problems during election campaigns, said MCA president Datuk Seri Ong Tee Keat.

8 Apr 2009 | 12:00 AM

Kugan’s father still seeking justice for his dead son

Distraught father of A. Kugan does not accept the finding of the independent committee investigating the two conflicting post-mortem reports and is willing to exhume Kugan's body if need be.

7 Apr 2009 | 12:00 AM

Fair dialogue by all on Malaysia’s future

Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak wants to en­­courage respectful and fair dialogue on Malaysia's future involving the whole nation that takes place in a vibrant, free and informed media.