Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «elections»

June 22, 2018 10:19 AM Former labuan MP invited to join Warisan: Salim

LABUAN: Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) Labuan chief coordinator Salim Abdul Rahman said today former Labuan MP Datuk Suhaili Abd Rahman had neither the intention to grab power nor to be the Labuan divisional chief. He said he had invited Suhaili to join Warisan to help strengthen the party on the duty-free island. "It was actually we who offered him to take the lead as he had a proven 4

June 21, 2018 1:24 PM Zahid willing to declare assets before Umno elections

KUALA NERUS: Umno acting president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said today he was willing to declare his assets before the Umno elections scheduled for June 30. Ahmad Zahid, the Bagan Datuk MP, faces a challenge from six other candidates in the contest for the post of Umno president, including Gua Musang MP Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah and Rembau MP Khairy 3

June 21, 2018 1:07 PM Idris Haron abandons Umno meeting over quit proposal

MALACCA: Former Malacca chief minister and Umno Tangga Batu Division chief Datuk Seri Idris Haron (pix) left the divisional committee meeting he was chairing last night after a committee member proposed that he resign as the division chief and Malacca Umno chairman for the party's poor showing in the Tangga Batu parliamentary constituency in the last general 3

June 21, 2018 5:21 AM MACC chief: 3 parties wanted me to stand in GE14

PETALING JAYA: MACC chief Datuk Seri Mohd Shukri Abdull (pix) said three parties offered him a seat to contest in the 14th General Election. However, he rejected them as he doesn't consider himself a politician. "Before the elections, there were representatives from PAS, PKR and Bersatu who asked me to be their candidate," he told Sinar Harian. "I rejected 4

June 21, 2018 12:10 AM UK PM calls for 'free elections' in Thailand

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May called for "free and open elections" in Thailand as she met with the country's leader Prayut Chan-O-Cha in London on Wednesday. Prayut, a former army chief who seized power from Thailand's civilian government in a 2014 coup, will next meet French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday as part of a highly-publicised 3

June 20, 2018 12:39 AM Brazil Supreme Court to consider Lula appeal

BRASÍLIA: Brazil's Supreme Court is scheduled to rule Tuesday on the latest effort by former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to be freed, pending new appeals to his 12-year corruption sentence. Lula, 72, has been behind bars since April after being convicted of accepting a seaside apartment as a bribe from the big Brazilian OAS construction company 7

June 16, 2018 9:26 AM Why is Kit Siang teaching Umno what to do?

“Will the Umno general assembly the end of this month repudiate the two Najib legacies of (i) a global kleptocracy as a result of the monstrous 1MDB international money-laundering scandal and other corruption scandals being unearthed; and (ii) unleashing the most divisive, vicious and toxic politics of race, religion, hate, fear and lies heedless of the unity 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 11, 2018 10:40 AM Standing ovation for De Niro's expletive at Trump

NEW YORK: Hollywood megastar Robert De Niro got a standing ovation at the Tony Awards for using an expletive to condemn US President Donald Trump. The Oscar-winning De Niro, 74, was at the annual event for the top US theater awards late Sunday to announce an award for rock legend Bruce Springsteen. "I'm going to say one thing - fuck Trump!" he said, pumping 8

June 9, 2018 9:29 AM Leaders' sincerity a major factor in reviving Umno

BESUT: Sincerity is a quality every Umno leader and member must have if they want to revive the party and win the support of the majority of the people in this country, said Umno Supreme Council member Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh. As such, he said, Umno members at all levels should choose leaders who are sincere in leading the party into recovery and becoming 7