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April 25, 2018 4:10 AM Kayveas sacked as MyPPP president (Updated)

PETALING JAYA: MyPPP announced that Tan Sri M. Kayveas has been sacked from the party with immediate effect. It's secretary-general Datuk K. Mohan said the party's supreme council met in an emergency meeting to endorse the decision of the disciplinary council to sack its president. He said the disciplinary committee made its decision last night (Tuesday 6

April 25, 2018 2:40 AM Ghafar Baba’s grandson to take on Najib in Pekan

PETALING JAYA: Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM)'s proposed candidate for the Pekan parliamentary seat, Kamarul Ariffin Mohd Shahar, has made way for Zahid Mat Arip to contest in the seat. Zahid is a grandson of a former deputy prime minister, the late Tun Ghafar Baba. The PPBM supreme council member will square off with caretaker prime minister 10

April 24, 2018 2:41 PM World Youth Jazz Festival back for 7th edition in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: The 7th edition of World Youth Jazz Festival, a gathering of jazz musicians from Malaysia, Indonesia, Poland, Philippines, Bangladesh, Germany and the United States will be back from May 4. Jazz bands, Newsound, Low Flowinder, Return of The Waves, Formula, Indro's Jazz Muda, Four Corners, Ray Infante Trio, Emiko and Magnitudo are among 11

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 10

April 24, 2018 11:33 AM Harapan rakyat dominates gabungan Sabah in GE14 seats distribution

KOTA KINABALU: Parti Harapan Rakyat Sabah (Harapan Rakyat) appears to be the dominant component in the four-party Gabungan Sabah, getting to contest 16 of the 25 parliamentary seats and 25 of the 60 state seats at stake in the 14th general election (GE14). Its deputy president Datuk Maijol Mahap said the 16 parliamentary seats were Kota Marudu, Kota Belud 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 11

April 24, 2018 8:21 AM Don't be agents of slanderous opposition: Najib

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has reminded the people against disseminating slander practised by the opposition during the 14th General Election (GE14). Najib pointed out that such practices could break up friendly relations and family ties and even worse, it could bring disintegration and destruction to the country. "This is not the first 5

April 24, 2018 7:59 AM EPF invests RM4.86b in small and medium-cap companies

PETALING JAYA: The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has invested a total of RM4.86 billion in small and medium capitalised stocks in Malaysia through both its internal and external fund managers. The equities portfolio remains the largest contributor to the retirement fund's income, which recorded an 8% increase from RM309.48 billion in 2016 to RM334.23 billion 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) 6

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 7