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August 18, 2018 2:25 AM Pakatan supporters in high spirits on nomination day

HULU LANGAT: Pakatan Harapan (PH) supporters were in high spirits as DAP secretary-general and Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng joined the parade to endorse the party's candidate for the Balakong by-election. DAP had announced its Serdang Wanita deputy chief and MPSJ Councillor Wong Siew Ki as the candidate after receiving the consent of PH chairman Tun Dr Mahathir 4

August 16, 2018 3:00 AM Vote MCA, Hadi tells PAS members

PETALING JAYA: PAS has thrown its support behind MCA for the Balakong state seat by-election. The Islamist party president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang (pix) urged PAS members to back MCA in "the spirit of the Opposition". MCA announced its Cheras Batu 11 branch Youth chief Tan Chee Teong as its candidate to contest in the Balakong by-election. The Balakong 4

August 15, 2018 10:48 AM Mother disowns son after 14 years of being harassed by loan sharks

KUALA LUMPUR: A mother has decided to disown her son after being harassed by loan sharks over his debts for the past 14 years. Speaking to reporters at a press conference at the MCA Public Services and Complaints Department, its head Datuk Seri Michael Chong said the woman, who only wants to be known as Ng, believes her son, Chiow Chee Son, 36, started 5

August 13, 2018 12:23 PM Use of own party logo to help strengthen BN: Mohamad Hasan

KUALA LUMPUR: MCA's use of its own logo in the upcoming Balakong state by-election does not mean that the Barisan Nasional (BN) is breaking up, according to BN deputy chairman Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan. The Umno deputy president said it was a BN effort to strengthen the component parties following the defeat of the coalition in the 14th general election 6

August 7, 2018 4:42 AM Lim: What a joke, Trump’s think-tank tried to derail ‘fave PM’

PETALING JAYA: Umno's accusation that US-based International Republican Institute (IRI) worked with Pakatan Harapan (PH) to topple Barisan Nasional (BN) is nothing but a joke, DAP Adviser Lim Kit Siang (pix) said in Parliament today. "It qualifies as the international joke of the year that US President Donald Trump's think-tank in Republican Party worked 8

July 30, 2018 6:10 AM MCA and MIC should close shop, says Kit Siang

PETALING JAYA: MCA and MIC should close shop if their leadership dare not even say whether they want the Umno candidate Datuk Lokman Aman to win or lose in the Sungai Kandis by-election on Saturday, Lim Kit Siang said today. He said MCA should also not contest in the Balakong by-election as it had remained silent whether it would back Lokman. "Now that PAS has officially 5

July 24, 2018 6:25 AM Don't be fooled by ‘good luck’ lottery scams: Michael Chong

KUALA LUMPUR: A saleswoman is RM 5,728 poorer after she was duped by a "good luck" lottery scam. The woman, who wishes to be known as Ong, today said she came across a Facebook post that claimed that it could help her change her luck. Ong sent a private message and was told to provide her date of birth, full name and employment details to a man who alleged 7

July 23, 2018 7:28 AM Najib says conscience is clear, cheques for BN funds not from 1MDB

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak said today that his "conscience is clear" on whether cheques amounting to RM470 million he signed to Barisan Nasional (BN) accounts came from 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB). "When we issued the cheques for these funds, we were very clear that it did not come from 1MDB," he told reporters 9

July 22, 2018 7:36 AM Economic Affairs Ministry to provide check and balance for Finance Ministry: Analyst

PETALING JAYA: The Institute for Public Leadership today said portfolio rationalisation between the Economic Affairs and Finance Ministries is to provide a check and balance and avoid cases of financial mismanagement as in the past. Its president, Datuk Mohd Radzi Abd Latif said being an accountant, Finance Minister, Lim Guan Eng understood the fundamental 6

July 12, 2018 5:20 AM Maszlee: No conflict on UEC in PH, only in BN

PETALING JAYA: There is no conflict in the federal government on recognising the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC), Education Minister Maszlee Malik said today. Pakatan Harapan (PH) would not reverse its decision on it. The only conflict in the matter is among the BN leaders, he said. "The only one in conflict is BN, with (MCA deputy president) Datuk 9