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August 18, 2018 2:25 AM Pakatan supporters in high spirits on nomination day

HULU LANGAT: Pakatan Harapan (PH) supporters were in high spirits as DAP secretary-general and Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng joined the parade to endorse the party's candidate for the Balakong by-election. DAP had announced its Serdang Wanita deputy chief and MPSJ Councillor Wong Siew Ki as the candidate after receiving the consent of PH chairman Tun Dr Mahathir 4

August 15, 2018 3:09 PM US criticises local Tanzania elections

NAIROBI: The US on Wednesday said it was "concerned" by the conduct of 70 recent by-elections in Tanzania, citing "election violence and irregularities" aimed at the opposition. Local elections were held on Sunday to replace officials who had either resigned or died. "Credible accounts of election violence and irregularities include refusal by National 7

August 5, 2018 8:20 AM PKR election: Nurul Izzah to defend vice-president's post

PETALING JAYA: PKR vice-president Nurul Izzah Anwar today submitted her nomination to defend her post at the party election this September. The nomination form was submitted by her representative, PKR Communication director Fahmi Fadzil at about 2.30pm. According to Fahmi, Nurul Izzah, who is Permatang Pauh Member of Parliament was not able to submit 4

July 25, 2018 8:45 AM At least 30 killed in suicide blast on Pakistan polling station

QUETTA, Pakistan: At least 30 people were killed and dozens injured in a suicide bomb attack on a polling station as millions of Pakistanis voted in a nationwide election Wednesday. "(The bomber) was trying to enter the polling station. When police tried to stop him he blew himself up," a local administration official in the southwestern city of Quetta 5

July 21, 2018 12:49 AM Nomination for Sg Kandis by-election begins

SHAH ALAM: The nomination for the Sungai Kandis state by-election began at 9am today at Dewan Besar Tanjung of the Shah Alam City Council in Section 19 here. Potential candidates have one hour to submit their nomination papers, after which the Returning Officer, Datuk Ahmad Zaharin Mohd Saad, will announce the names of the candidates contesting the by-election 7

July 18, 2018 2:55 PM Militant group backs former cricket star's party ahead of Pakistan polls

ISLAMABAD: A US-designated terrorist group has announced its support for Imran Khan and his party in nationwide elections on July 25, the latest controversial outfit to back the former cricket star's bid to lead the country. The al Qaeda-linked Harkat-ul-Mujahideen (HuM) announced their support for Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in a Facebook 8

July 13, 2018 7:26 AM Croatia's Modric fits the bill for Golden Ball award

Croatia midfielder Luka Modric has been pulling the strings for his side at the World Cup. Could he be the player to win the Golden Ball award as best player? Moscow (dpa) - Wanted: one Golden Ball winner. Requirements: you must make the difference in the team, be able to read the game, change the game, be a leader within the team. "That makes somebody 16

July 3, 2018 6:23 AM Ngeh appointed Perak State Assembly Speaker

IPOH: Beruas MP Datuk Ngeh Koo Ham (pix) has been appointed the Speaker at the First Meeting of the First Session of the 14th Perak State Assembly. The former chairman of Perak DAP was elected after obtaining 31 votes. He defeated two other candidates, PAS Perak deputy commissioner Mohd Misbahul Munir Masduki, who obtained three votes, and former Deputy 7

June 28, 2018 7:20 AM MCMC top brass resign

PUTRAJAYA: Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo has confirmed that four senior Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) officials, including its chairman, have tendered their resignations. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the ministry's Hari Raya open house, here, Gobind confirmed that their resignations were effective 4

June 27, 2018 9:17 AM Analysts: Zahid the popular choice, but Ku Li the right one

PETALING JAYA: Never before has an Umno election carried so much weight in the 62 years of the party's existence and the outcome of this Saturday's polls will be one that either makes or breaks the party as it enters a new era. Umno heads into these elections on the back of its first ever defeat in a general election and amidst investigations of corruption 16