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April 24, 2018 10:01 AM Well-known BN figures to jump ship, says Mahathir

PETALING JAYA: Pakatan Harapan (PH) has claimed that there are well-known figures from Barisan Nasional (BN) planning to join the opposition coalition ahead of the 14th General Election (GE14). PH chairman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said those who had approached the coalition were incumbents who had been dropped by BN from contesting in the upcoming polls 3

April 24, 2018 8:40 AM GE14: Kedah BN announces 18 new candidates, including two women

ALOR SETAR: Kedah Barisan Nasional (BN) today announced its candidates' list for the 14th General Election (GE14) for all 15 parliamentary seats and 32 state seats, comprising a mix of old and new faces, as well as five women. Eighteen of them are new faces, including three at the Parliamentary-level namely Pokok Sena UMNO chief Datuk Said Ali Said Rastan 5

April 24, 2018 5:35 AM Sarawak CM confident BN will win majority of seats in GE14

KUCHING: Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg is confident that the 31 candidates named today for the 14th General Election (GE14) will be able to meet the Barisan Nasional (BN) target to win the majority of the parliamentary seats in Sarawak. He said out of the 31 seats, 14 seats would be contested by PBB, seven by SUPP, PRS (six) 4

April 23, 2018 10:19 AM New blood in candidate line-up as BN eyes Kelantan

KOTA BHARU: Kelantan Barisan Nasional (BN) has beefed up its candidate line-up for the 14th general election (GE14) with 30 new faces as well as well-established names being proposed in a bid to wrest the state from the grips of PAS which has been in power since 1990. Leading the charge is state BN chairman Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamad who will defend 5

April 23, 2018 8:22 AM Selangor PPBM to field all first timers

SHAH ALAM: Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) has confirmed it would contest a total of 12 parliament and state seats in Selangor. Selangor PPBM chairman Datuk Abdul Rashid Asari today said all its candidates would be new faces. He added that the party would field its candidates in three parliament seats and nine state seats in Selangor. The state 6

April 23, 2018 5:01 AM GE14: Idris Haron, Mas Ermieyati to defend respective seats

MALACCA: Malacca Barisan Nasional (BN) chairman Datuk Seri Idris Haron will defend the Sungai Udang state seat in the 14th general election (GE14). When announcing the Malacca BN candidates at an event in Ayer Keroh here today, Idris, who is also Malacca Chief Minister, also announced that Puteri Umno chief Datuk Mas Emieyati Samsuddin would defend the Masjid 4

April 22, 2018 7:43 AM Mat Sabu to stand in Kota Raja (Updated)

SHAH ALAM: Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) president Mohamad Sabu will contest the Kota Raja parliamentary seat in the 14th general election, the party confirmed today. Mohamad, popularly known as Mat Sabu, said the decision for him to contest in Kota Raja was made following a recommendation from his party. "It is not known whether the seat is safe or not. Sometimes 6

April 21, 2018 10:18 AM Mohd Rashid hopes to defend Pantai Jerejak

GEORGE TOWN: Caretaker Deputy Chief Minister 1 Datuk Mohd Rashid Hasnon hopes to defend his Pantai Jerejak state seat for another term. When contacted, Mohd Rashid said PKR would present the nomination letters to candidates by next week. "Just wait for party leaders to announce," he quipped, when asked if he would be picked to contest a Parliament seat instead 6

April 20, 2018 5:10 AM DAP looking to dominate with GE14 move, PAS leader says

ARAU, April 20 ― DAP’s naming of potential ministers from the party if the Opposition Pakatan Harapan wins the 14th general election reflects the dominant stance of the party, according to PAS. PAS spiritual leader Hashim Jasin said PAS had learned much about the DAP attitude in its relationship with the party when it was a component of the now-defunct 7

April 20, 2018 2:18 AM Quality candidates key to regaining Selangor, Mat Taib tells BN

Muhammad, known popularly as Mat Taib, rejoined Umno late last year after spending two years each with PAS and PKR. — Picture by Yusof Mat IsaSHAH ALAM, April 20 ― Barisan Nasional’s (BN) chances of finally winning back Selangor after a decade with Pakatan Harapan rests on the calibre of their candidates, Tan Sri Muhammad Muhammad Taib has said. Speaking 8