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May 22, 2018 4:02 AM Johor Sultan grants audience to Anwar Ibrahim

JOHOR BARU: The Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar, granted an audience to PKR de facto leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim at Istana Pasir Pelangi here last night. The Tunku Mahkota of Johor, Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim, also attended the audience. Also present was Anwar's daughter Nurul Izzah, who is PKR vice-president and the MP for Permatang 5

May 21, 2018 10:00 AM Women's rights group calls for 30% women's representation in Cabinet line-up

PETALING JAYA: The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government has been urged to fulfill one of the promises made to women in their manifesto – to have 30% women's representation in the Cabinet line-up. The call was made by a group of women's rights advocates, Joint Action Group for Gender Equality (JAG), who held a public demonstration in front of the Istana Negara 5

May 19, 2018 9:30 AM Anwar Ibrahim to go on nationwide tour

PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim plans to go on a nationwide tour to meet and express his appreciation to the people for their support for Pakatan Harapan. The PKR de facto leader said the tour would commence as soon as the first phase of the formation of the Cabinet has been completed. "I am happy that things have been resolved. This is the first 6

May 16, 2018 10:57 AM Don’t rush decisions, prioritise party members, Muhyiddin tells Johor MB

KUALA LUMPUR: Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has advised newly-appointed Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Osman Sapian not to rush into making decisions concerning the state and the party and to prioritise members of Pakatan Harapan (PH). This came after it was leaked that Osman had chosen to appoint former Kota Tinggi district council president Fizwan Rashidi, an ex-Umno 9

May 16, 2018 7:07 AM 'Thank you, Tuanku,' says pardoned Anwar

KUALA LUMPUR: "Alhamdulillah (Praise be to God), thank you Tuanku (Your Majesty)". That was the response from Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim following his audience with the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Muhammad V, at Istana Negara after he was granted a full pardon today. Anwar said this to Bernama before he left Istana Negara after the audience. Anwar, 71, was released 7

May 16, 2018 6:56 AM Discussion on Anwar's political involvement after Hari Raya: Sivarasa

KUALA LUMPUR: A discussion on the political involvement of PKR de facto leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim will most likely be held after Hari Raya in June. His lawyer, R. Sivarasa said that as Anwar had been given a full pardon, he could now be involved in politics and efforts would be made so that Anwar could return to Parliament. "This is my opinion 7

May 16, 2018 5:25 AM Istana turns lively as supporters, cabbies show up in support of Anwar

KUALA LUMPUR: The mood in front of Gate 2 of the Istana Negara, where Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim is meeting the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V, turned lively after some 150 taxi drivers arrived to show their support for the Pakatan Harapan de facto leader. The taxis, carrying flags bearing the PKR logo on it, honked as they made their way to the entrance 10

May 14, 2018 3:41 PM Pardon for Anwar by Wednesday: Agong

KUALA LUMPUR: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V hopes that all procedures relating to the proceedings of the Pardons Board Committee for a royal pardon for PKR de facto leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim will be finalised on Wednesday. Istana Negara Datuk Pengkalan Bijaya Diraja Datuk Wan Ahmad Dahlan Ab Aziz said in a statement tonight that the Yang di-Pertuan 9

May 14, 2018 7:10 AM TV3 to pay Anwar RM1.1m for defamation (Updated)

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today awarded RM1.1 million in damages to Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim after winning his defamation suit against TV3. The television station has been found to have defamed Anwar by linking him to the intrusion of Filipino militants at Lahad Datu in 2013. Judge Datuk Ahmad Zaidi Ibrahim granted him RM250,000 aggravated, RM250,000 exemplary 10

May 13, 2018 11:18 AM Nurul Izzah urges Rafizi to accept ministerial appointments

BUKIT MERTAJAM: Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) vice president Nurul Izzah Anwar has urged former Pandan MP Rafizi Ramli to accept the decision on the new Cabinet line-up announced by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad yesterday. Nurul Izzah, who is also Permatang Pauh MP, also urged the people to be optimistic about the new government set up by Pakatan 19