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July 15, 2018 7:50 AM Not a Renong 2.0, please

PRIME Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad commanded the support of the majority in forming a new Malaysia. A sizeable number in government-linked companies (GLCs) were and are still with the 93-year-old prime minister in his mission to reform the government and reduce excesses. But his plan to change the way some GLCs and their parent company work would 8

July 2, 2018 6:11 AM Lawyers puzzled why LLP amendments won’t be tabled

KUALA LUMPUR: Lawyers are shocked by Attorney-General Tommy Thomas asking for a revamped Legal Profession Act 1976 (LPA) instead of seeking the tabling of the ready Limited Liability Partnership Act 2012 (LLP) amendments in Parliament, says advocate and solicitor Arun Kasi. The legal fraternity were looking forward to seeing the LLP amendments tabled 6

June 23, 2018 11:47 PM Midfield maestros Modric, Rakitic the World Cup's best – Corluka

ROSHCHINO: Croatia can match their historic run to the World Cup semi-finals 20 years ago thanks to Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic forming the best midfield on show in Russia, according to defender Vedran Corluka. Rivals at club level with Real Madrid and Barcelona, Modric and Rakitic have teamed up at international level for over a decade. But after both netted 7

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 8

May 14, 2018 12:36 PM PKR strategic adviser tells BN to learn how to be an opposition

GEORGE TOWN: PKR strategic adviser Sim Tze Tzin has called on Barisan Nasional (BN) to accept that Malaysians have now come to embrace a two-party system which is similar to the models in developed nations. And now it happens to be their turn to be the Opposition so they should resign themselves to such a fate and aspire to be an effective check and balance 10

May 13, 2018 11:18 AM Nurul Izzah urges Rafizi to accept ministerial appointments

BUKIT MERTAJAM: Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) vice president Nurul Izzah Anwar has urged former Pandan MP Rafizi Ramli to accept the decision on the new Cabinet line-up announced by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad yesterday. Nurul Izzah, who is also Permatang Pauh MP, also urged the people to be optimistic about the new government set up by Pakatan 23

May 11, 2018 1:03 AM 'Mahathir-Anwar combination seen as strong coalition'

KUALA LUMPUR: The cooperation between Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim is seen as an ideal alliance which will drive Malaysia to greater heights. This is one of the hopes harboured by Pakatan Harapan (PH) supporters outside Istana Negara compound today to cheer for Dr Mahathir who was sworn in as the seventh Prime Minister of Malaysia 48

March 20, 2018 10:07 AM Guan Eng promises Liew Chin Tong ministerial post if Opposition wins

KUALA LUMPUR: Pakatan Harapan deputy president Lim Guan Eng has promised DAP Johor chief Liew Chin Tong (pix) a ministerial position should he win in Ayer Hitam and the opposition secures a victory in the forthcoming elections. The Penang Chief Minister said the party would propose Liew's name to the coalition's top leadership in the event the latter 7

March 20, 2018 5:12 AM We have to win seats like Ayer Hitam to win GE14, says Guan Eng

KUALA LUMPUR: Pakatan Harapan can forget about forming the federal government if it cannot secure victory in a Barisan Nasional (BN) stronghold seat such as Ayer Hitam in Johor, said Lim Guan Eng (pix). The DAP secretary-general said Pakatan Harapan's (PH) decision to field incumbent Kluang MP Liew Chin Tong in Ayer Hitam for the forthcoming General 6

March 15, 2018 11:29 AM Sleep deprived Najib soldiers on ahead of GE14

IPOH: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak said today he only had a few hours of rest daily in view of the approaching 14th General Election. "I sleep less, (but) work more, talk more and, hopefully, the votes will also be more. Work must be stepped up in the run-up to GE14, more so until the final moment," he said. Najib gave this reply to moderator 14