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July 21, 2018 12:49 AM Nomination for Sg Kandis by-election begins

SHAH ALAM: The nomination for the Sungai Kandis state by-election began at 9am today at Dewan Besar Tanjung of the Shah Alam City Council in Section 19 here. Potential candidates have one hour to submit their nomination papers, after which the Returning Officer, Datuk Ahmad Zaharin Mohd Saad, will announce the names of the candidates contesting the by-election 4

July 18, 2018 6:50 AM DAP’s Ramkarpal ejected from Dewan

KUALA LUMPUR: Bukit Gelugor MP Ramkarpal Singh has been ejected from the Dewan Rakyat today after he refused to retract a statement he made using an offensive word during proceedings earlier. Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof made the ruling right after the proceedings resumed after lunch break. Ramkarpal, a DAP member, had before lunch 4

July 18, 2018 6:45 AM Penang can look to civil societies for check and balance, says Gerakan man

GEORGE TOWN: Penang will have to look to civil societies apart from the three backbenchers from Umno and PAS to play the role of the Opposition in the state, veteran Gerakan leader Wong Mun Hoe said today. There is not a strong Opposition at the state assembly as Pakatan Harapan (PH) won 37 of the 40 state seats, said Wong. However, DAP assemblymen should 4

July 17, 2018 9:16 AM Umno gives police one week to provide documents on money seized in 1MDB raids

KUALA LUMPUR: The police have been given seven days by Umno lawyers to provide relevant documents and information on the RM116.7 million seized from Pavilion Residences, Kuala Lumpur, during investigations into 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB). They said a letter had been issued to the police and have given the authorities a "reasonable" seven days to respond 5

July 16, 2018 10:07 AM Najib says priority is to serve rakyat

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak's priority in Parliament would be to serve the rakyat and be a constructive opposition to the current Pakatan Harapan (PH) government. Making his first appearance at the Dewan Rakyat as an opposition member of parliament, the former premier said he has accepted the fact that he was no longer in the government 5

July 16, 2018 6:53 AM Disrespectful to walk out, says Khairy

KUALA LUMPUR: Khairy Jamaluddin distanced himself from the Opposition MPs who staged a walkout at the Dewan Rakyat today. He described the action as disrespectful and said it would shed more bad light on Barisan Nasional (BN). The former Umno Youth chief, who was one of only three BN lawmakers to remain in the Dewan, said he stayed because it was the right 13

July 15, 2018 1:04 PM 2,000 Kalabakan Umno members quit party

TAWAU: About 2,000 Umno members in the Kalabakan Parliamentary constituency today unanimously announced that they were leaving the party to join Parti Warisan Sabah. The move was led by seven members of the Kalabakan Umno divisional committee who were recently appointed at the divisional election meeting, including the Umno Permanent Chairman of the area, Mohd Nazri 10

July 15, 2018 8:22 AM Khaled Nordin wishes for explanation behind his appointment as Umno Perlis chief

JOHOR BARU: Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin wants party president Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi to explain why he was picked as Perlis Umno liaison committee chief. He said in a statement today that he knows many leaders from Umno Perlis who have raised questions, following the announcement that he would be the new Umno Perlis chief 9

July 15, 2018 7:50 AM Not a Renong 2.0, please

PRIME Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad commanded the support of the majority in forming a new Malaysia. A sizeable number in government-linked companies (GLCs) were and are still with the 93-year-old prime minister in his mission to reform the government and reduce excesses. But his plan to change the way some GLCs and their parent company work would 8

July 14, 2018 8:40 PM Hey, bro, what’s up?

You were invited to join PKR when it was first founded 19 years ago and when it was still called PKN. But you refused because you did not see how you could become the Prime Minister through PKR. So you joined Umno instead because you thought that was the more guaranteed route to becoming Prime Minister. Hey, bro, what’s up? Syed Saddiq gets turned on when people 14