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April 20, 2018 7:34 AM Selangor Sultan: Palace to stay above politics in GE14

PUTRAJAYA: The Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah (pix) said the palace will remain neutral in matters related to the upcoming 14th general election (GE14). In a statement issued by the Selangor palace, today, Sultan Sharafuddin stated that the palace and himself have always been neutral and have never taken sides with any political party 8

April 20, 2018 7:14 AM I am above partisan politics, Selangor Ruler tells parties

Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah that the palace must not be dragged into politics in the course of the 14th general election. — Bernama picKUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — Selangor Ruler Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah proclaimed today that he is above partisan politics and will remain impartial at the state or federal level. The Selangor ruler added that the palace 7

April 19, 2018 7:27 AM PSM candidates declare assets

Parti Sosialis Malaysia’s GE14 candidates pose for a group photo after declaring their assets today. ― Picture by Ahmad ZamzahuriKUALA LUMPUR, April 19 ― Parti Sosialis Malaysia’s (PSM) election candidates publicly declared their assets today. PSM secretary-general Sivarajan Arumugam said his party has implemented the practice since 1999. “We want the public 6

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 15, 2018 12:26 PM Mother forbade me from joining Amanah, Nik Aziz’s second son says

Nik Omar Nik Abdul Aziz (right) noted that PAS will not be able to grow without a strong coalition like Pakatan Harapan. — Picture via Facebook/Johar Ismail KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — The second son of the late Datuk Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat, Nik Omar today confirmed that he will not be joining Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) as his mother has disallowed him from joining 11

April 15, 2018 1:36 AM Report: Pandikar wants to be fielded in polls again

Pandikar said he was physically and mentally prepared for the battle this time, but did not reveal which would be his preferred seat. — Picture by Yusof Mat IsaKUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — Former Dewan Rakyat speaker Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mulia has reportedly expressed his intention to run in the upcoming polls. The Borneo Post reported the former Kota Belud 8

April 14, 2018 8:14 AM Shahrizat brushes off speculation on Bandar Tun Razak candidacy

Tan Sri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil dismissed talks that she will be running for the Bandar Tun Razak parliamentary seat this May 9. — Picture by Marcus PheongKUALA LUMPUR, April 14 — Umno Wanita chief Tan Sri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil dismissed talks that she will be running for the Bandar Tun Razak parliamentary seat this May 9. According to a New Straits Times 5

April 12, 2018 11:27 AM Nik Aziz’s son Nik Omar to contest under Amanah, party source discloses

A source said that Nik Aziz Nik Mat refused to allow any of his children besides Nik Abduh (pic) to participate in politics. — Picture by Yusof Mat Isa PETALING JAYA, April 12 — Nik Omar Nik Aziz, son of former PAS head and Kelantan MB Datuk Nik Aziz Nik Mat, is set to contest under the banner of Amanah, according to a source close to the party’s leadership 7

April 8, 2018 3:54 AM MCA launches GE14 manifesto

KUALA LUMPUR: MCA has launched its 14th general election (GE14) manifesto themed '10 Promises 10 Initiatives'. The manifesto launched by party president Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai covers various areas which is slated to benefit the Chinese community. Liow said with mass support from the Chinese community, MCA would be able to fulfill the promises listed 8

April 6, 2018 12:04 AM DAP Pekan Nenas rep expects personal attacks to shadow him

Amanah deputy president Salahuddin Ayub (third from right) launched the Tanjung Piai Pakatan Harapan parliament-level election machinery at Kampung Sri Menanti, Pekan Nenas last night. — Picture by Ben TanPEKAN NENAS, April 6 — Personal attacks targeting election rivals are nothing new, but a state DAP lawmaker believes they will become more prevalent 6