Akmal’s actions are damaging to Malaysia

Nanyang Daily and Kwong Wah Yit Poh Daily led with the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Ibrahim summoning leaders from Umno and DAP, including Umno Youth Chief Mohamad Akmal to the Istana Negara.

His majesty gave a directive to all political leaders to avoid expressing extremist views on religious and racial issues

China Press frontpaged the arrest of five corrupted police officials who colluded with three other individuals by faking police raids to commit robbery in an apartment in Jalan Tun Razak.


Nanyang said that Umno Youth chief Dr Akmal Saleh’s boycott of KK Supermart and his veiled threat to shun Vern’s brand without satisfactory explanations isn’t unique. The tactics are immensely damaging to the nation.

It called for the police to be impartial in investigating matters related to race and religion.

Nanyang also called for political interference in such matters.

Taking the case of KK Mart, it said that extrajudicial action by politicians are against the law.