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May 22, 2018 4:12 AM Call for local govt elections gains momentum

GEORGE TOWN: The Seberang Prai ex-City Councilors Association (PBAM) has urged the newly-formed federal government to implement local government elections. Its president Teoh Seang Hooi (pix) said it is important to give the mandate back to the people to choose who should be given a chance to serve them instead of the process of appointing candidates 5

May 19, 2018 1:08 PM Excluded parties welcome reshuffle in exco line-up

GEORGE TOWN: A possible reshuffle in the Penang exco line-up has been welcomed by Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) and Amanah assemblymen. Teluk Bahang assemblyman Zolkifly Md Lazim from PPBM said he welcomed the statement by Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow on the matter. He said it was important to have representation from Pakatan Harapan (PH) parties 6

May 16, 2018 7:40 AM Ten Johor state Exco members sworn in

JOHOR BARU: Ten members of the Johor state executive council (exco) took their oath of office before the Sultan of Johor Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar at the Istana Besar Singgahsana Room, today morning. Also present at the swearing-in ceremony were the Tunku Mahkota of Johor Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim and members of the royal family. According to a statement 9

May 16, 2018 4:15 AM Seven DAP and 3 PKR lawmakers sworn in as Penang excos

GEORGE TOWN: Seven DAP and three PKR lawmakers have been sworn in as state executive councillors before Penang Governor Tun Dr Abdul Rahman Abbas at Dewan Sri Pinang. Pinang Tunggal assemblyman Datuk Ir. Zaki Yuddin Abdul Rahman has been appointed as the new Deputy Chief Minister 1, while Prof Dr P. Ramasamy retained his Deputy Chief Minister 2 post and his state 3

May 16, 2018 3:03 AM All 10 S'gor Excos assigned with respective portfolios (Update)

SHAH ALAM: All of the ten executive councillors (Exco) of the newly–formed Selangor state government have been assigned to their respective portfolios, said Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali (pix). Mohamed Azmin said the new exco line–up had taken their oath of secrecy on government affairs during an earlier meeting held at the state secretariat 7

May 10, 2018 1:11 PM How PH dominated in Selangor

PETALING JAYA: Despite earlier predictions that it would be a close call in Selangor, Pakatan Harapan (PH) retained the state with an even bigger majority than it did in the 13th General Election (GE13). This time, PH swept 51 of the 56 state seats on offer, along with 20 of the 22 parliamentary seats. While in GE13, PH had won 44 state seats and 17 parliamentary 23

May 10, 2018 11:06 AM Terengganu's new PAS MB to be sworn in tonight

MARANG: The swearing-in of Terengganu's new PAS mentri besar and state exco is scheduled to take place tonight at Istana Syarqiyyah, Kuala Terengganu, before Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin. "We will announce the mentri besar and 10 state executive councillors on Friday after receiving the consent of the Sultan. So it is better for us not to speculate on the mentri 8

April 20, 2018 7:44 AM Former Johor Exco member Sabariah Ahmad dies

JOHOR BARU: A former Johor state executive councillor, Datuk Sabariah Ahmad, died early today of stroke and related complications, according to a family member. She was 79. Sabariah died at about 12.30am at her house in Muar, said her grandniece Haziqah Nasirah Zolbahar. She said Sabariah would be buried at the Kampung Parit Kadi Muslim Cemetery in Muar after 15

April 19, 2018 11:59 PM PAS, Gagasan Sejahtera unveil GE14 candidates in 11 states

A motorcyclist rides past PAS flags along Jalan Batu Buruk in Kuala Terengganu March 23, 2018. ― Picture by Azneal IshakKUALA LUMPUR, April 20 ― PAS and its Gagasan Sejahtera partners tonight announced their list of candidates for the 14th general election on May 9 who will contest in 126 parliamentary and 322 state seats in 11 states. The states are Perlis 15

April 9, 2018 8:24 AM Azmin takes Grab home after handing over official car

Datuk Seri Azmin Ali said today that he would use Grab to go home after he handed over his official car to the state secretary. — Picture by Razak GhazaliSHAH ALAM, April 9 — Caretaker Selangor Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali said today that he would use ride-sharing platform Grab to go home after he handed over his official car to the state 7