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January 19, 2018 1:25 AM Spotify launches visual content in multimedia push ahead of IPO

Spotify's new feature, called ‘Spotlight’, will have content from BuzzFeed News, Cheddar and Crooked Media, among others. — Reuters picSAN FRANCISCO, Jan 19 — Music streaming company Spotify launched a feature that will allow listeners to see stories, news and other content through photos, videos and text, the company said yesterday, expanding beyond 3

January 12, 2018 11:49 AM Stop distribution of 'Selangorkini' in mosques, says S'gor Umno

TANJONG KARANG: Selangor Umno today urged the Selangor Islamic Affairs Department (JAIS) to stop the distribution of the 'Selangorkini' official newspaper of the state government in mosques in the state. Selangor Umno Liaison Committee chairman Tan Sri Noh Omar said the free newspaper carried more news and information on politics than development, which 8

January 11, 2018 8:16 AM Prominent DAP recruit quits party

GEORGE TOWN: DAP suffered a setback in its attempt to entice young voters, when prominent recruit Roger Teoh quit the party. Teoh, who is a PhD candidate at the Centre for Transport Studies in the Royal Imperial College London, told theSun that he was now no longer a member of the party. He is currently based in London. Teoh had earlier quit in the middle 7

January 10, 2018 2:05 PM Former Sarawak Speaker dies after long illness

Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah confirmed that Ujang died at 7.48pm today after a long illness. — Reuters picKUCHING, JAN 10 — Former Sarawak state assembly Speaker Tan Sri Celestine Ujang Anak Jilan died this evening at a private hospital. He was 71. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah confirmed that Ujang died at 7.48pm today 7

January 6, 2018 5:11 AM Wan Azizah wants three in ten Pakatan’s GE14 candidates to be women

Datuk Seri Wan Azizah Wan Ismail speaks during the launch of the Pakatan Harapan women’s wing a in Kajang January 6, 2017. ― Picture by Miera ZulyanaKAJANG, Jan 6 ― Pakatan Harapan (PH) president Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said today she wishes to see 30 per cent participation of women in the 14th general elections (GE14) for the federal Opposition 6

January 1, 2018 6:49 AM Kedah PAS unperturbed by Mahfuz's departure

ALOR STAR: Kedah PAS are not surprised that its former vice-president Datuk Mahfuz Omar (pix) has decided to quit the Islamist party after 33 years. Kedah PAS commissioner Dr Ahmad Fakhruddin Syeikh Fakhrurazi in a statement said it was an open secret as it was just a matter of time before Mahfuz would quit the party. He said from Mahfuz's previous point 9

December 30, 2017 6:40 AM Tun M apologises for any mistakes made during his political career

SHAH ALAM: Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) chairman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today, apologised for his mistakes throughout his involvement in politics. Speaking at PPBM's Inaugural Annual General Assembly, Mahathir, who had lead the country for 22 years said he is just a normal person who could not run away from mistakes. "Before I end my speech 12

December 26, 2017 10:45 AM BN and Opposition leaders slam Hadi Awang

PETALING JAYA: Barisan Nasional (BN) and opposition political leaders have chided PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang for his vision of a Malaysian Cabinet line-up consisting only of Malays. MCA Religious Harmony Bureau chairman Datuk Seri Ti Lian Ker said the PAS leader's stance was merely to win over Malay-Muslim votes and to gain "political 9

December 22, 2017 10:41 AM Liew's statement on construction of military camp baseless, malicious

KUALA LUMPUR: The statement by Kluang Member of Parliament Liew Chin Tong claiming that Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein had lied about the construction of a military camp in Sembrong, Johor, is baseless and malicious. Sembrong Umno Youth chief Onn Hafiz Ghazi said besides manipulating the answer given by the defence minister, Liew's statement was also deemed 21

December 18, 2017 4:44 AM I’m in politics for the ‘Malaysian Dream’, Kit Siang tells Liow

Lim Kit Siang speaks during a press conference in Petaling Jaya February 7, 2017. — Picture by Yusof Mat IsaKUALA LUMPUR, Dec 18 — DAP’s Lim Kit Siang said today that he is in politics because he wants to build a nation where all Malaysians are united. He said this in response to MCA president Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai who had claimed that it would be detrimental 4