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September 5, 2018 9:46 AM Former PAS assemblywoman freed on MACC bail

SHAH ALAM: A former Selangor state assemblywoman from PAS was released today after a two-day remand to facilitate investigation by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) for alleged abuse of government fund, amounting RM50,000. Magistrate Shazali Hidayat Shariff allowed the 56-year-old woman to be released on MACC bail of RM10,000 with one surety 117

September 1, 2018 10:30 AM Seri Setia by-election: Dr Halimah's statement not true, says Halimey

PETALING JAYA: Pakatan Harapan (PH) candidate for the Seri Setia by-election, Halimey Abu Bakar, today denied having received an invitation to appear as a guest on a television talk show programme. He said this in response to a claim by PAS candidate Dr Halimah Ali that he was not able to be at the Astro Awani's talk show programme "Awani Agenda" that was to be aired 33

August 25, 2018 4:56 AM Balakong by-election: Candidates, party machinery wooing voters

KAJANG: It would not be an understatement to say that veteran politician Lim Kit Siang is a celebrity among many communities, and in Balakong, he draws crowds who turn up in large numbers to hear him speak. When he turned up at the Pekan Batu 11 market in the Balakong state constituency recently, large crowds followed him around, sticking their hands 12

August 21, 2018 9:10 AM Strengthening infrastructure in Balakong main thrust of PH manifesto

BANGI: Strengthening and developing infrastructure in Balakong is the main thrust of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) manifesto for the state seat's by-election. PH candidate Wong Siew Ki said she was determined to resolve the problems on flash floods and traffic congestion, which had been plaguing the constituents in Balakong. "The Sungai Balak banks will be upgraded 13

August 20, 2018 9:59 AM PAS needs to work with BN parties, says its sec-gen

GEORGE TOWN: PAS will use next month's annual muktamar (gathering) to drive through the point that the party needs to informally work with all Opposition parties, including those in the once-dominant Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition. Its secretary-general Datuk Takiyuddin Hassan said it was similar to PAS partnering with DAP and PKR in the Pakatan Harapan 13

August 20, 2018 8:57 AM Residents confident PH candidate Wong can build on predecessor's legacy

KUALA LUMPUR: The people of Batu 11 Cheras, which falls under the Balakong constituency, are confident that Pakatan Harapan's (PH) candidate Wong Siew Ki will continue the legacy of the previous DAP assemblyman, the late Eddie Ng Tien Chee. Speaking after a press conference at Jalan Pekan, Kampung Baru Balakong, Lim Chin Yuan, 58, village head of Batu 11 Cheras 60

August 19, 2018 9:04 AM No, Umno was NOT wiped out

Over the last 100 days, the local media, international media, blogs, etc., have been writing about how history was made on 9th May 2018 when Malaysia saw a regime change after 61 years of the same government. They are also giving an impression that Umno was totally wiped out and is now finished and is going to be buried for good. (Incidentally, they said the same thing 79

August 18, 2018 6:06 AM PAS candidate: Selangor needs strong opposition

PETALING JAYA: The Selangor government needs a strong opposition to prevent it from being complacent in carrying out its duties, said PAS candidate for the Seri Setia State Assembly by-election Dr Halimah Ali. She said that based on her experience as a Selangor Executive Councillor, it was difficult for government representatives to issue statements 12

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 11

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 13