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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 10:01 AM Well-known BN figures to jump ship, says Mahathir

PETALING JAYA: Pakatan Harapan (PH) has claimed that there are well-known figures from Barisan Nasional (BN) planning to join the opposition coalition ahead of the 14th General Election (GE14). PH chairman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said those who had approached the coalition were incumbents who had been dropped by BN from contesting in the upcoming polls 5

April 20, 2018 3:05 PM Najib says Opposition wants ECRL project to fail

Datuk Seri Najib Razak delivers his speech at the ground-breaking ceremony for the ECRL project in Kota Baru April 11, 2018. — Bernama picKUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak is determined not to let the Opposition thwart Barisan Nasional’s (BN) plans to develop the East Coast states and prospering the people there and Malaysia 6

April 20, 2018 2:51 PM Is Haniff really a lawyer?

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s lawyer, Mohd Haniff Khatri Abdulla, said Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak cannot sign the Surat Watikah since 16 Umno members have filed a case in court to try to get Umno declared an illegal party. As a lawyer, Haniff must know that by merely filing a case in court that is not yet a judgement. In fact, the judge has not even ruled 14

April 19, 2018 2:34 AM Pakatan stronger than Gagasan Sejahtera, says Nik Aziz’s son

Nik Omar (right), who is a PAS lifetime member, said alliances were necessary in politics to win elections. — Picture via FacebookKUALA LUMPUR, April 19 ― Nik Omar Nik Abdul Aziz, son of the late PAS spiritual leader Datuk Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat, said Pakatan Harapan (PH) was stronger than PAS-led alliance Gagasan Sejahtera. Nik Omar, who is a PAS lifetime 9

April 17, 2018 3:09 PM In Johor, PPBM postpones announcing candidates due to ‘unexpected changes’

Osman said the announcement of the party’s state candidates tonight has been postponed due to several unresolved matters. — Picture by Ben TanJOHOR BARU, April 17 — The highly expected announcement of Johor Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) candidates tonight has been postponed due to unexpected changes for both parliament and state seats. It was learnt 9

April 17, 2018 5:41 AM Napsiah Omar buried in Kuala Pilah

Datuk Seri Najib Razak presents the ‘Melayu Terbilang’ Award to Wanita Umno permanent chairman Tan Sri Napsiah Omar in Kuala Lumpur May 11, 2017. — Bernama picKUALA PILAH, April 17 — The remains of Wanita Umno permanent chairman Tan Sri Napsiah Omar was buried at the Kampung Jawa Muslim Cemetery here today at 12.40pm. About 500 people, comprising family 6

April 16, 2018 2:46 PM Non-urban constituencies with lower income key battleground in GE14, research reveals

Higher growth in income in Opposition-run areas could further ‘entrench’ the support of non-BN parties in these areas, Dr Lee argues. ― Picture by Zuraneeza ZulkifliKUALA LUMPUR, April 16 — Non-urban constituencies with relatively lower household income will be a key battleground for Malaysia’s forthcoming polls as support for Opposition parties tend to be “entrenched 8

April 16, 2018 9:21 AM Ex-Wanita Umno member loses misfeasance bid against Najib

Anina Saadudin, together with Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Khairuddin Abu Hassan sued Najib in 2016, accusing him of having committed misfeasance in public office and acting in breach of his fiduciary duty over the management of sovereign investment fund 1MDB. — Picture by Yusof Mat Isa PUTRAJAYA, April 16 — The Federal Court today struck out former Langkawi 9

April 16, 2018 1:52 AM Dr Mahathir is Pakatan's candidate for Langkawi

LANGKAWI: Former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamed is Pakatan Harapan's candidate for Langkawi in the 14th general election. The announcement was made by Pakatan Harapan deputy chairman Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Ismail here tonight. Prior to that, Dr Mahathir, who is also the opposition pact's chairman, himself announced his party's (Parti Pribumi 12