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June 21, 2018 6:11 AM Zahid gave go-ahead for Sarawak BN parties to pull out

PETALING JAYA: Former Barisan Nasional (BN) component parties in Sarawak received the green light to abandon ship before they pulled out of the coalition. Acting Umno president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (pix) was captured on video giving the go-ahead to the Sarawak parties. In the undated video that shows him speaking on a stage, Zahid said he and Sarawak 3

June 19, 2018 11:23 AM Malaysia's military involvement in Saudi-led war in Yemen must end, says lawyers for liberty

KUALA LUMPUR: Local human rights body, Lawyers for Liberty, says it is concerned with Malaysia's military involvement in the Saudi Arabia-led coalition war against Yemen that started in 2015 and continues to this day. Referring to the recent assault by the Saudi-led coalition on the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah, the body has called on Defence Minister 4

June 17, 2018 3:48 PM Wan Azizah thanks Permatang Pauh residents for ceaseless support

PERMATANG PAUH: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail today thanked residents in Permatang Pauh for their ceaseless support for PKR. She said Permatang Pauh created history in the country by being the starting point for the formation of a fresh new government. "Having left Permatang Pauh a long time ago, I am simply overwhelmed by the ceaseless 5

June 17, 2018 8:36 AM Mohamad Sabu confident of senators from Kelantan, Terengganu being appointed

KOTA BARU: Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) president Mohamad Sabu is confident the federal government will appoint at least one senator for the post of minister or deputy minister from Kelantan and Terengganu. This is despite the Pakatan Harapan (PH) not winning any seats in these two states in the 14th General Election. Mohamad, who is also Defence Minister 5

June 16, 2018 10:19 AM UN envoy in Yemen for emergency talks on Hodeida

SANAA: The UN envoy for Yemen arrived in the rebel-held capital Sanaa on Saturday for talks on the key aid port of Hodeida where rebel fighters are battling a regional coalition. Martin Griffiths is expected to propose to rebel leaders that they cede control of the Red Sea port to a UN-supervised committee to avoid further fighting with advancing government 6

June 13, 2018 9:09 AM Strengthen Umno as viable alternative, Salleh advises members

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Umno Liaison Committee deputy chairman Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak has advised Umno members in the state to continue to strengthen the party to make it a viable alternative for the people. "Any action taken must have the consensus of all. Hasty action can be detrimental to us," he said in the latest post on his blog. Having 8

June 13, 2018 2:38 AM Sell your assets and donate to Tabung Harapan, MCA told

PETALING JAYA: Don't just quit the Barisan Nasional (BN), sell off our your assets and help to reduce the national debt of RM1 trillion, the MCA has been told. DAP's Kepong MP Lim Lip Eng (pix) today urged the Chinese party to show remorse for its association with those alleged to have "robbed" the country. "To make amends, MCA should donate part of the party's 5

June 12, 2018 12:09 PM Umno, MCA respect decision of Sarawak parties to quit BN

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno said it will maintain good relations with the four Sarawak parties that left the Sarawak Barisan Nasional today and grouped under the new Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) coalition. Umno Information Chief Tan Sri Annuar Musa said Umno was prepared to establish cooperation with the GPS leadership in the interests of the people of Sarawak 7

June 12, 2018 8:40 AM Gan gunning for a top position in upcoming MCA party election

PETALING JAYA: Former MCA vice-president Gan Peng Siew has decided to contest one of the party's top post during its election later this year. Gan said he would first need to discuss with former party leaders before making a decision on which post he would be contesting. He refused to be drawn in as to whether he would go for the top post simply by saying 6

June 10, 2018 11:34 AM Party guy Jho Low a bright student, says teacher

GEORGE TOWN: One of Malaysia's most wanted persons — Low Taek Jho (pix) or better known as Jho Low —was a standout pupil during his time at an international school here in his hometown of Penang. This was revealed by his teacher who said that Jho Low was an intelligent student and was seen as likable by his classmates. "He was a bright student and did well in class 4