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May 26, 2018 5:13 AM MyPPP holds AGM today, another slated for tomorrow

KUALA LUMPUR: The war among MyPPP leaders continues as one Annual General Assembly (AGM) is held today and another tomorrow. The AGM held today at Putra World Trade Centre here officially appointed Datuk Seri Maglin D'Cruz (pix) as president. This AGM was challenged by "party president" Tan Sri M. Kayveas, who called it a sham. Speaking to theSun, Maglin 4

May 16, 2018 10:57 AM Don’t rush decisions, prioritise party members, Muhyiddin tells Johor MB

KUALA LUMPUR: Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has advised newly-appointed Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Osman Sapian not to rush into making decisions concerning the state and the party and to prioritise members of Pakatan Harapan (PH). This came after it was leaked that Osman had chosen to appoint former Kota Tinggi district council president Fizwan Rashidi, an ex-Umno 11

May 15, 2018 12:52 AM Italy's League leader sets conditions on government talks

ROME: Cracks appeared in nascent coalition negotiations between Italy's far-right and anti-establishment political forces Monday after nationalist League leader Matteo Salvini said "key issues" remained unsolved and the Five Star Movement (M5S) asked for more time to close a deal. Following a weekend of intense negotiations, the leader of the anti-establishment 6

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 21

May 12, 2018 4:55 AM Sarawak PH against PBB joining the coalition

KUALA LUMPUR: PKR Sarawak chairman Baru Bian (pix) said Pakatan Harapan (PH) Sarawak are against Barisan Nasional (BN) component parties joining the coalition. "The three leaders of Pakatan Harapan Sarawak discussed the matter this evening (Friday) and we are united in our objection to PBB or any component party of BN Sarawak joining Pakatan Harapan 4

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 43

May 10, 2018 10:07 AM Tunisia Islamists top municipal polls without majority

TUNIS: The Islamist movement Ennahdha has beaten rivals in Tunisia's first free municipal elections but failed to win outright majorities in a poll marked by voter frustration and a low turnout. The election on Sunday was touted as another milestone on the road to democracy in the North African country, which has been praised for its transition from decades 11

May 10, 2018 8:57 AM Defeat a lesson to leaders says Johor leader

JOHOR BARU: The defeat of Barisan Nasional in the 14th general election is a lesson and wake up call to party leaders. Having said so, Johor Umno Information chief Datuk Samsolbari Jamali opined that the people were more inclined to choose representatives based on national rather than state issues, "despite all that BN had done for Johor". The Umno Ayer Hitam 13

May 10, 2018 8:37 AM Striking French rail unions to hold vote over reform plans

MONTREUIL, France: Unions at French rail operator SNCF will hold a companywide vote next week on the government's contested overhaul for the heavily indebted group, aimed at proving that support for a long-running strike remains strong despite signs it is tapering off. Laurent Brun, head of the rail branch at the hard-line CGT union, said late Wednesday 12

May 10, 2018 5:55 AM Singapore looks forward to developing equally constructive ties with next Malaysian gov't

SINGAPORE: Singapore looks forward to developing an equally constructive relationship with the next Malaysian government, says Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. "And to work with it to take the bilateral ties forward and benefit both our peoples," he said in its latest Facebook posting today. The newly-formed Pakatan Harapan (PH) pact of four opposition 13