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January 20, 2018 11:27 AM Pasir Puteh Rela lodges police report against Shafie

More than 50 members of the People’s Volunteer Corps (Rela) today made a police report against Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) president Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal for making disparaging statements against members of Rela. — Picture by Yusof Mat IsaPASIR PUTEH, Jan 20 — More than 50 members of the People’s Volunteer Corps (Rela) today made a police report 4

January 19, 2018 12:14 AM Nikki Haley voices regret to African UN envoys after Trump’s ‘shithole’ slur

This file photo taken on April 7, 2017 shows US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley during an United Nations Security Council meeting on Syria, at the UN headquarters in New York. — AFP picNEW YORK, Jan 19 — US Ambassador Nikki Haley expressed regret yesterday to African ambassadors who were outraged by President Donald Trump’s alleged description of African 6

January 16, 2018 4:01 AM Nicaragua piles on Trump criticism after slur

MANAGUA: Nicaragua on Monday joined the international chorus of criticism directed at US President Donald Trump over his reported slur against some poor nations. Trump's reported description of African states, Haiti and El Salvador as "shithole countries" in a meeting on migration was "racist ... disrespectful and humiliating," the office of Nicaraguan 8

January 15, 2018 6:59 AM No sedition probe against Ummah yet, cops say after controversial convention

Datuk Seri Wan Ahmad Najmuddin Mohd (centre) urged MCA to lodge a report so that the police can conduct their investigation on Ummah. — Picture by Roslan KhamisKUALA LUMPUR, Jan 15 — The police said today they have yet to receive any report lodged against Malay-Muslim coalition Ummah for alleged sedition, following MCA’s call for a police probe on the group 10

January 15, 2018 4:13 AM South Africa protests to US embassy over Trump ‘s******e’ remark (VIDEO)

WASHINGTON, Jan 15 — South Africa has protested to the US embassy in Pretoria about reported remarks by US President Donald Trump that some immigrants from Africa and Haiti come from “s******e” countries. South Africa’s foreign ministry called the remarks, which sources said Trump made earlier this week during a meeting on immigration legislation, “crude 9

January 14, 2018 2:01 PM Trump pushes back over Trump N. Korea quote

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump pushed back at a report that he had suggested he had a good relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, saying he had been misquoted. The Wall Street Journal quoted Trump as saying in an interview Thursday: "I probably have a very good relationship with Kim Jong-Un". But the White House insisted he said "I'd," not "I", and Trump 10

January 13, 2018 3:10 AM In fiery speech, cleric tells forum only Malays fought invaders, communists

Chairman of the Ummah umbrella group for Muslim organisations Ismail Mina speaks during the ‘Konvensyen Kebangkitan Ummah 2018’ held at the Malaysia Islamic Centre in Kuala Lumpur January 13, 2018. ― Picture by Miera ZulyanaKUALA LUMPUR, Jan 13 — A Muslim cleric from a conservative Islamic coalition told a convention here today that only the Malay community 22

January 13, 2018 2:18 AM African countries demand Trump apology

Jorel Francois holds a sign that reads, ‘President trump is a Bigot!!!’ as he joins with others to mark the 8th anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti and to condemn President Donald Trump’s reported statement about immigrants from Haiti, Africa and El Salvador on January 12, 2018 in Miami. — AFP picUNITED NATIONS, Jan 13 — A group of “extremely appalled 11

January 12, 2018 3:04 PM Trump denies ‘s***hole countries’ remark (VIDEO)

WASHINGTON, Jan 12 — US President Donald Trump tweeted a denial today after he was quoted as describing African and other states as “s***hole countries,” amid an international furore over the remarks. Trump, who reportedly made the comment during a meeting with legislators yesterday on immigration reform, drew charges of racism. “Why are we having all these 11

January 12, 2018 2:42 PM Berlusconi throws flat tax plan into election campaign

Italy's former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi attends a news conference in Rome in this November 25, 2013 file photo. — Reuters picMILAN, Jan 12 — A promise of a flat tax by former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi today sparked sharp reactions from opponents ahead of a general election and head-scratching among economists. Campaigning ahead of a general 10