CONTEMPORARY MALAYSIA

con·tem·po·rar·y - Modern times in its generic sense, living, occurring, or existing, at the same time; often also used as a synonym for "modern" Ma·lay·sia - A country of southeast Asia consisting of the southern Malay Peninsula and the northern part of the island of Borneo.

From Malaysiakini


Sep 12, 08 11:58pm

DAP leader Teresa Kok has also been detained under the Internal Security Act today. She becomes the third person to be detained under the prevention law today.

It is learnt that the Seputeh member of parliament was arrested at about 11.18pm on her way back from a function in Kuala Lumpur. She was arrested after her vehicle was blocked by three police patrol cars.

Deputy IGP Ismail Omar confirmed Kok’s arrest under Section 73 (1) of the Act.

In Penang, DAP secretary general Lim Guan Eng also confirmed her arrest. He said that the party would be holding an emergency meeting tomorrow to discuss the matter.

Earlier today the Malaysia Today editor Raja Petra Kamaruddin and Sin Chew Daily News reporter Tan Hoon Cheng were arrested under the Act.



From Lim Kit Siang's blog

I have just been informed that Selangor Senior Exco Member and DAP MP for Seputeh Teresa Kok has been arrested by the police at 11.18 p.m. when returning to her condominium in Kuala Lumpur from a Mooncake Festival reception in her constituency office.

Three police cars with over 10 police personnel stopped Teresa at the condominium entrance and took her away.