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June 21, 2018 10:44 AM Guan Eng appears utterly confused

Guan Eng says that RM3 billion was stolen from TRX in order to service 1MDB’s debt. He also says that the govt will now need to bail out TRX with an additional RM2.8 billion in order to complete the project which would then make a profit as it will bring in at least RM7.6 billion in sales. Only the uneducated and those without any sense of logic will believe 3

June 20, 2018 9:57 AM PAS calls on Umno members to join party

KOTA BARU: PAS is calling on UMNO members to join the party in its struggle to uphold Islam. Party vice-president Datuk Mohd Amar Nik Abdullah said PAS' door was always open to anyone who could accept the party's policies. "We do not have any plan to draw UMNO members to PAS but our doors are always open. We welcome anyone who can accept our struggle 4

June 20, 2018 12:39 AM Brazil Supreme Court to consider Lula appeal

BRASÍLIA: Brazil's Supreme Court is scheduled to rule Tuesday on the latest effort by former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to be freed, pending new appeals to his 12-year corruption sentence. Lula, 72, has been behind bars since April after being convicted of accepting a seaside apartment as a bribe from the big Brazilian OAS construction company 7

June 18, 2018 8:01 AM Slim chance for Umno to gain foothold in Sarawak: Analyst

KUCHING: Umno can expand to Sarawak but it is uncertain if the peninsula-based party will be accepted by the people in the state, said a political analyst. Associate Prof Dr Awang Azman Awang Pawi, a senior lecturer at the University of Malaya, said Umno had been rejected in Sarawak during the administration of former Sarawak chief ministers Tun Abdul 5

June 16, 2018 9:26 AM Why is Kit Siang teaching Umno what to do?

“Will the Umno general assembly the end of this month repudiate the two Najib legacies of (i) a global kleptocracy as a result of the monstrous 1MDB international money-laundering scandal and other corruption scandals being unearthed; and (ii) unleashing the most divisive, vicious and toxic politics of race, religion, hate, fear and lies heedless of the unity 6

June 13, 2018 9:09 AM Strengthen Umno as viable alternative, Salleh advises members

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Umno Liaison Committee deputy chairman Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak has advised Umno members in the state to continue to strengthen the party to make it a viable alternative for the people. "Any action taken must have the consensus of all. Hasty action can be detrimental to us," he said in the latest post on his blog. Having 8

June 12, 2018 12:09 PM Umno, MCA respect decision of Sarawak parties to quit BN

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno said it will maintain good relations with the four Sarawak parties that left the Sarawak Barisan Nasional today and grouped under the new Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) coalition. Umno Information Chief Tan Sri Annuar Musa said Umno was prepared to establish cooperation with the GPS leadership in the interests of the people of Sarawak 7

June 11, 2018 1:23 PM Spain's conservatives to choose new leader in July

MADRID: Spain's conservative Popular Party will choose a new leader in late July, its outgoing head Mariano Rajoy said on Monday, 10 days after he was ousted as premier. A major figure within Spanish politics for the past 14 years, Rajoy was unseated after losing a parliamentary vote of no confidence on June 1, later saying he would stand down as head of the PP. But he will stay on as PP chief 7

June 10, 2018 2:05 AM 'Tabung Harapan' to settle debts only: Finance Minister

KUALA LUMPUR: Donations to "Tabung Harapan Malaysia" will be solely be utilised to settle government debts, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng. If it is not enough, obviously the government will top up, "For instance, if we want to pay an instalment of about RM200 million, and as of now (Friday) the Tabung Harapan has RM50 million. So, the government 9

June 9, 2018 3:30 AM Umno polls: Annuar mum on position he's contesting for

KOTA BARU: Umno Information chief Tan Sri Annuar Musa (pix) plans to contest in the upcoming party polls but for now, is not ready to reveal which post he would be going for. The Ketereh Member of Parliament who is also Ketereh Umno division head said he would announce his decision next week. "At the moment, I want to focus on helping the party administration 7