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September 2, 2018 1:56 PM Not easy to be PM now: Anwar

ALOR STAR: PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim admitted that if he himself were holding the position of prime minister today, he would be facing difficulties to manage and revitalise the nation's economic standing due to the burden of too much debt. "The new government is facing a lot of challenges, even if I am the prime minister, it will not be easy, no one could 9

August 27, 2018 8:51 AM Jeffrey Cheah Foundation launches the Oxford-Jeffrey Cheah Graduate Scholarship

BRITISH High Commissioner to Malaysia HE Vicki Treadell officially launched the Oxford-Jeffrey Cheah Graduate Scholarship at Sunway University on Aug 23. At the ceremony, Jeffrey Cheah Foundation Founding Trustee Tan Sri Dr Jeffrey Cheah thanked the University of Oxford. Cheah was also honoured and expressed his gratitude towards the uni in helping talented 16

August 25, 2018 4:56 AM Balakong by-election: Candidates, party machinery wooing voters

KAJANG: It would not be an understatement to say that veteran politician Lim Kit Siang is a celebrity among many communities, and in Balakong, he draws crowds who turn up in large numbers to hear him speak. When he turned up at the Pekan Batu 11 market in the Balakong state constituency recently, large crowds followed him around, sticking their hands 8

August 25, 2018 1:54 AM Nurul Izzah urges for more practical rules for PKR elections

BUKIT MERTAJAM: PKR vice-president Nurul Izzah Anwar (pix) wants the Central Election Committee (JPP) to implement more realistic rules for the sake of all candidates contesting in the party. Nurul Izzah, who is also Permatang Pauh MP, said it was difficult if the new rules introduced by the JPP was not practical as the PKR election was very challenging 11

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 7

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 24

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 7

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 10

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 9

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 14