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June 21, 2018 1:24 PM Zahid willing to declare assets before Umno elections

KUALA NERUS: Umno acting president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said today he was willing to declare his assets before the Umno elections scheduled for June 30. Ahmad Zahid, the Bagan Datuk MP, faces a challenge from six other candidates in the contest for the post of Umno president, including Gua Musang MP Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah and Rembau MP Khairy 3

June 18, 2018 7:56 AM Full cabinet line-up end of this week?

PUTRAJAYA: The full cabinet list will likely be announced by end of this week, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. Wan Azizah told reporters she posed the question of when the full cabinet line-up will be announced to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today. "PM told me that the list will probably take some time but my best guess 5

June 17, 2018 10:31 AM Khairy contesting Umno top post to give members a choice in direction

KUALA LUMPUR: Outgoing Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin says he is contesting for the party's top post because he wants party members to have choice on where Umno should go. Earlier today, Khairy who confirmed his candidacy for the post of Umno president shared a photograph of his nomination form via Instagram. In a subsequent post on his Facebook 5

June 13, 2018 5:06 AM Perlis excos sworn in, political impasse ends

KANGAR: The power struggle in Perlis has come to an end with the swearing-in of the state exco members at the palace earlier today. Eight assemblymen from Barisan Nasional (BN), including three women candidates, were sworn in as state executive councillors before the Raja of Perlis Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Putra Syed Jamalullail at 11am today. With that, the impasse 10

June 12, 2018 3:42 PM Nominations for PKR party election in July

GEORGE TOWN: The process of nomination for the PKR party election will commence in July, said its secretary-general Datuk Saifuddin Nasution. He said the nomination will be from the top level to the bottom level of the party structure for members to chose their candidates. Saifuddin said the nomination, selection and voting process will take nine weeks 5

June 10, 2018 12:25 PM Swiss canton votes down bid to host 2026 Olympics

GENEVA: Voters in the southern Swiss canton of Valais rejected Sunday a bid for the town of Sion to host the 2026 winter Olympics, according to a near-final count of ballots. A full 54% of voters in the canton came out against paying up to 100 million Swiss francs (RM404.62 million) to host the games. With Valais out of the picture, six cities remain 4

June 8, 2018 5:21 AM 3 more Wanita Umno Sabah members to contest for central Wanita wing

KOTA KINABALU: Three more Wanita Umno leaders from Sabah are offering themselves as candidates for positions in the movement at the federal level, raising the number of candidates from Sabah currently to four. Wanita Umno Silam head Mizma Appehdullah and Wanita Umno Sabah vice-head Datuk Jainab Ahmad Ayid have offered to contest for posts in the Wanita 9

May 31, 2018 10:40 AM Selangor Sultan grants audience to Anwar, Azmin

SHAH ALAM: The Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah, today granted an audience to PKR de facto leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali at Istana Bukit Kayangan here. Anwar told reporters who approached him as he left the palace, that one of the topics of discussion was the candidate for Selangor 5

May 22, 2018 4:12 AM Call for local govt elections gains momentum

GEORGE TOWN: The Seberang Prai ex-City Councilors Association (PBAM) has urged the newly-formed federal government to implement local government elections. Its president Teoh Seang Hooi (pix) said it is important to give the mandate back to the people to choose who should be given a chance to serve them instead of the process of appointing candidates 10

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 8