Malaysiakini’s TOP 10 NEWSMAKERS & NEWS 2013

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TOP 10 NEWSMAKERS 2013

Malaysiakini

And the Newsmaker of 2013 is…
  • 7:39AM Dec 31, 2013

ROSMAH MANSOR IS NEWSMAKER OF THE YEAR 2013

Rosmah is the second woman to have won the award outright, which was first given out in 2001. Ambiga Sreenevasan won it last year, while Rafidah Aziz shared the award with Dr Mahathir Mohamad in 2005.
1. Rosmah Mansor

2. Ahmad Zahid Hamidi

3. Election Commission

4. Shahrizat A Jalil

5. Khalid Ibrahim

6. Mohamad ‘Mat’ Sabu

7. N Surendran

8. Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor

9. Dr Mahathir Mohamad

10. P Uthayakuma

And the Newsmaker of 2013 is…

TOP 10 NEWS 2013

Malaysiakini

Top 10 news of 2013 – readers’ choice
  • 8:16AM Dec 30, 2013

As an annual tradition, Malaysiakini has let its readers decide what they think are the most important news stories of 2013.

A total of 1,450 readers participated in the seven-day survey, opened only to paying subscribers.

1. Barang Naik (petrol, sugar, electricity, public transport, tolls hikes, etc) and the Goods and Services Tax (GST) – 11,062

2. GE13 / Chinese tsunami / Apa Lagi Cina Mau? Malapportionment and Blackout 505 rallies – 10,879

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3. Rosmah Mansor’s private jet and PM’s residence – 9,849

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4. Sulu incursion / Lahad Datu – 9,749

5. Sabah RCI on illegal immigrants – 9,351

6. Prevention of Crime Act, Ops Cantas and crime statistics, gangland shootings, Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s shoot first remark – 9,026

7. Canteen in shower room and cow slaughter in schools – 8,821

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8. Education crisis and blueprint – 8,601

9. Court acquittals – Altantuya Shariibuu’s convicted killers / Ling Liong Sik / Aminulrasyid Amzah – 8,474

10. Listen, listen, listen – 8,126
The also-rans

11. Death of Chin Peng – 7,980 points

12. Religious row – Allah court case, dog trainer video, Johor surau demolition, Alvivi – 7,844

13. Deaths in custody – P Karuna Nithi, C Sugumar and others – 7,392

14. K-pop sponsorships and Auditor-General’s Report – 7,141

15. Candi demolition in Kedah – 6,748

16. Tanda Putera / New Village / the playing of Negaraku in cinemas – 6,473

17. Mat Sabu and Shiite crackdown – 6,326

18. Attorney-general Abdul Gani Patail’s alleged involvement in lost of Batu Puteh – 6,265

19. Bumiputera Economic Empowerment (BEE) – 6,134

20. Pay hike in Selangor and other assemblies – 5,988

21. Hindraf-BN MOU – 5,572

Top 10 news of 2013 – readers’ choice

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