Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «minister»

April 25, 2018 4:03 AM Penang Deputy CM Ramasamy says he helps Indian community up north too

GEORGE TOWN: The Deputy Chief Minister II in Penang not only serves the Indian community in the island state but also serves the community in the northern region. DAP central executive committee member Dr P. Ramasamy, who has held the position for the last two terms, pointed out that the Indian community from as far as Kulim, Sungai Petani and Parit 8

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 8

April 24, 2018 12:38 PM Incumbent Tambun MP confident of defending his seat

IPOH: Incumbent Tambun MP Datuk Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah, who quit his ministerial and party posts, has been picked by Barisan Nasional (BN) to defend his seat. Former Finance Minister II Ahmad Husni said he was confident that the voters would continue to support him in the 14th General Election. "There are 17,000 Umno members, of which 16,000 are voters 10

April 24, 2018 8:21 AM Don't be agents of slanderous opposition: Najib

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has reminded the people against disseminating slander practised by the opposition during the 14th General Election (GE14). Najib pointed out that such practices could break up friendly relations and family ties and even worse, it could bring disintegration and destruction to the country. "This is not the first 5

April 24, 2018 8:20 AM Armenia marks Ottoman massacres after leader quits

YEREVAN: In a show of unity Tuesday, Armenians marked the anniversary of the massacre of 1.5 million of their kin by Ottoman forces in 1915, a day after leader Serzh Sarkisian resigned after days of protests. The commemorations are a hugely emotional event for the country and Armenians of all stripes flocked to a hilltop memorial in the capital Yerevan 6

April 24, 2018 5:35 AM Sarawak CM confident BN will win majority of seats in GE14

KUCHING: Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg is confident that the 31 candidates named today for the 14th General Election (GE14) will be able to meet the Barisan Nasional (BN) target to win the majority of the parliamentary seats in Sarawak. He said out of the 31 seats, 14 seats would be contested by PBB, seven by SUPP, PRS (six) 6

April 24, 2018 3:36 AM Mexican journalist Valdez's alleged killer arrested

MEXICO CITY: The alleged perpetrator behind the murder of Mexican journalist Javier Valdez — a long-time AFP collaborator killed in May 2017 — is in police custody, Interior Minister Alfonso Navarrete said Monday. "A few moments ago, they detained the alleged perpetrator of the murder of journalist Javier Valdez, whose life was unfortunately taken last year in #Sinaloa 7

April 23, 2018 12:09 PM Angola loses first satellite, plans successor

LUANDA: Angola on Monday confirmed the premature death of its first national telecoms satellite, Angosat-1, which was launched in December and was expected to have a working life of 15 years. The Russian-made Angosat-1 struggled with repeated setbacks immediately after its launch from the Baikonur space centre in Kazakhstan. Contact with the satellite 6

April 23, 2018 10:19 AM New blood in candidate line-up as BN eyes Kelantan

KOTA BHARU: Kelantan Barisan Nasional (BN) has beefed up its candidate line-up for the 14th general election (GE14) with 30 new faces as well as well-established names being proposed in a bid to wrest the state from the grips of PAS which has been in power since 1990. Leading the charge is state BN chairman Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamad who will defend 7

April 23, 2018 7:22 AM PBDS Baru to accept five PRS leaders

KUCHING: PBDS Baru is opening its door to the five who were sacked from the Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS), a state Barisan Nasional (BN) component party. The five, deputy party president and Minister in the Prime Minister'S Department Datuk Joseph Entulu Belaun, vice president Datuk William Nyalau Badak and three Supreme Council members Nyempah Sabot, Edward 6