Langkawi MP Datuk Nawawi Ahmad (pix) has issued an official statement seeking forgiveness from Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah for linking the King to "Malaysian Official 1" (MO1) named in the US Department of Justice lawsuit related to the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) issue. "I have not been influenced by any party in making this apology, I am doing so upon my own free will after realising my responsibility, I humbly apologise," he said.
AwaniALOR SETAR: Langkawi Member of Parliament Datuk Ir Nawawi Ahmad today lodged a police report refuting the alleged claim concerning his comment linking the Yang di-Pertuan Agong with the United States (US) Department of Justice (DOJ). He said the report was lodged at the Hulu Kelang Police Station at 11.43am today after various parties had criticised and blamed him on the comment regarding the Malaysian Official Number 1 (MO1) in the Facebook website on Tuesday (Aug 16).
Langkawi parliamentarian Nawawi Ahmad will only apologise over his perceived naming of the Agong as 'Malaysian Official 1' (MO1) mentioned in a legal suit filed by United States authorities to seize 1MDB-linked assets, at the monarch's behest, and only to him, reports Sinar Harian. "To apologise, I must have done something wrong. But in this case I am innocent, why should I apologise? "But if it is to His Highness, whether or not I did something wrong, if summoned, I will obey and apologise.
A gentlemen would not wait to be asked before he apologises for any wrong he has done, former Wanita Umno member Anina Saadudin told Langkawi parliamentarian Nawawi Ahmad. "If Nawawi can sacrifice (the dignity of) the Agong for his self-interest, does he seem like he will sacrifice for the rakyat? "If Nawawi can't seem to show proper respect to a Malay ruler, can he be expected to respect the rakyat?
"Tourism players in Langkawi should start working on a creative package for whale or dolphin watching which I am sure will attract more tourists to come," he told a press conference after opening a workshop on Marine Mammal Stranding Response here. Meanwhile, Dr Louisa Ponnampalam, a co-founder of MareCet, a non-governmental organisation dedicated to marine mammal and environment research, said no whale watching had been done as a tourism activity in Malaysia to date, while the only dolphin watching package known was conducted in Santubong, Sarawak.
The body of a 21-year-old hip hop dance champion, believed to have drowned while swimming with his friends in Pantai Cenang yesterday evening, was found at 12.45pm today. Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) northern region maritime director, First Admiral Tan Kok Kwee, said Koi Kian Boon's body was found on the shores of Pantai Tengah here, about 22 hours after he was reported missing yesterday.
The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) today foiled an attempt to smuggle glutinous rice worth RM1,350 from a neighbouring country by sea. Langkawi MMEA district director Maritime First Admiral Zulkarnain Omar said the rice was seized from a boat at the Sungai Kisap estuary here at 12.20am. "We found a local man and a Thai man, aged 19 and 29, on the boat. The rice was found in 270 bags," he said.
Forget about the traditional Mahsuri's Tomb and Seven Wells Waterfall, if you'd love to visit somewhere more fun and exciting in Langkawi. The town's popular cable car ride has emerged as one of the major tourist's spots during the recent years, and most of my friends who went there said it is boring!
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Nothing has changed and there are no signs of the elephant being transferred from Langkawi Elephant Adventure to the care of the best elephant keepers in the country. More than two weeks after the treatment of Lasah the elephant in Langkawi was exposed, nothing has changed and there are no signs the elephant will be transferred to the government-owned Kuala Gandah elephant sanctuary in Lanchang, Pahang.
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 4 -- Umno Youth branch leader Akhramsyah Muammar Ubaidah Sanusi has left his party, saying it would be hypocritical for him to stay as he is currently involved with Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin's new party. I had at the same time mentioned that at the time of my statement, that it would be hypocritical for me to remain in Umno once I am involved in the new party and that I was still awaiting advice on actions to be taken prior to the submission of the application to form the new party to the ROS (Registrar of Societies)," he said in a statement to Malay Mail Online.