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April 24, 2018 12:38 PM Incumbent Tambun MP confident of defending his seat

IPOH: Incumbent Tambun MP Datuk Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah, who quit his ministerial and party posts, has been picked by Barisan Nasional (BN) to defend his seat. Former Finance Minister II Ahmad Husni said he was confident that the voters would continue to support him in the 14th General Election. "There are 17,000 Umno members, of which 16,000 are voters 9

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 8

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) 5

April 24, 2018 12:23 AM Three family members killed after car collides with 4WD

PARIT: Three in a family died after the car they were travelling in collided with a four-wheel drive vehicle at KM30, Jalan Bota Kanan-Teluk Intan, here yesterday. In the incident at about 5.20pm, Rohaida Sidak, 48, and her daughter, Nor Syarina Mohd Jamil, 19, who was a Form 6 student of Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Sultan Abdul Jalil Shah, Kampung Gajah 5

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 6

April 23, 2018 7:22 AM PBDS Baru to accept five PRS leaders

KUCHING: PBDS Baru is opening its door to the five who were sacked from the Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS), a state Barisan Nasional (BN) component party. The five, deputy party president and Minister in the Prime Minister'S Department Datuk Joseph Entulu Belaun, vice president Datuk William Nyalau Badak and three Supreme Council members Nyempah Sabot, Edward 6

April 23, 2018 7:15 AM Newborn baby found abandoned at mosque in Tawau

TAWAU: A newborn baby girl, wrapped in a towel, was found abandoned at the gate of the Kampung Checkpoint Mosque, Batu 38, Jalan Apas Balung near here this morning. Tawau district police chief ACP Fadil Marsus said the baby was found by a woman about 7.40am when she spotted something wrapped in a towel on the floor. "She was about to start selling 'nasi 3

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 23, 2018 1:57 AM Decomposed body of missing 89-year-old man found

LUMUT: The decomposed body of an octogenarian, who was reported missing since April 8, was found near the quarry in Teluk Rubiah, Seri Manjung here on Sunday morning. According to Manjung Police chief ACP Muhammad Hanif Othman, the body of the 89-year-old Ho Tong Chim was found by passers-by at 11.30am about 1.5km from his motorcycle. "The body was sent to Seri Manjung 10

April 22, 2018 10:26 AM Young driver killed on birthday

JOHOR BARU: A 23-year-old driver was killed on his birthday today while his passenger was injured, when their car was pinned between a lorry and a parked school bus. Soh Yong Hou, 23, was heading towards Kelapa Sawit with a female passenger when the accident took place at KM41 of Jalan Johor Baru-Air Hitam at about 9.30am. Kulai police chief Superintendent 10