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August 27, 2018 2:01 PM China plans law against sexual harassment

BEIJING: China is planning new legislation which would ban sexual harassment and make employers responsible for preventing it, state media reported Monday. It would then go to a vote at the rubber-stamp legislature, the National People's Congress (NPC). The proposed regulations would ban sexual harassment and include a definition of what constitutes 5

August 25, 2018 4:56 AM Balakong by-election: Candidates, party machinery wooing voters

KAJANG: It would not be an understatement to say that veteran politician Lim Kit Siang is a celebrity among many communities, and in Balakong, he draws crowds who turn up in large numbers to hear him speak. When he turned up at the Pekan Batu 11 market in the Balakong state constituency recently, large crowds followed him around, sticking their hands 8

August 19, 2018 9:47 AM Halimey reminds constituents to exercise their voting right

PETALING JAYA: The Pakatan Harapan (PH) candidate for the Seri Setia state by-election Halimey Abu Bakar is intensifying the campaign to get his constituents to come out to exercise their voting right on polling day this Sept 8. He said he would use the 21-day campaign in the best possible to make the voters understand their responsibility. "We do not want to be like in the Sungai 10

August 19, 2018 9:04 AM No, Umno was NOT wiped out

Over the last 100 days, the local media, international media, blogs, etc., have been writing about how history was made on 9th May 2018 when Malaysia saw a regime change after 61 years of the same government. They are also giving an impression that Umno was totally wiped out and is now finished and is going to be buried for good. (Incidentally, they said the same thing 27

August 16, 2018 3:00 AM Vote MCA, Hadi tells PAS members

PETALING JAYA: PAS has thrown its support behind MCA for the Balakong state seat by-election. The Islamist party president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang (pix) urged PAS members to back MCA in "the spirit of the Opposition". MCA announced its Cheras Batu 11 branch Youth chief Tan Chee Teong as its candidate to contest in the Balakong by-election. The Balakong 10

August 3, 2018 12:20 AM Mnangagwa wins Zimbabwe's first post-Mugabe election

HARARE: Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa, a former ally of Robert Mugabe, narrowly won the country's landmark election, results showed early Friday, in an outcome set to fuel fraud allegations as security forces patrolled the streets to prevent protests. Mnangagwa won 50.8% of the vote, ahead of Nelson Chamisa of the opposition MDC party on 44.3%, the Zimbabwe 15

August 2, 2018 12:42 PM Outpouring of grief over Shaharuddin's death

That was the outpouring of grief expressed by Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail (pix) over the passing of Seri Setia assemblyman and Selangor executive councillor Prof Dr Shaharuddin Badaruddin. "We send our condolences to his family," she said at Parliament today. Wan Azizah said she was hopeful that Shaharuddin would pull through 13

August 1, 2018 8:48 AM Zanu-PF wins most seats in Zimbabwe parliament: poll body

HARARE: Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party won the most seats in parliament, official results showed Wednesday, as the count continued in the presidential race and the opposition MDC cried foul, alleging widespread fraud. EU observers are due to give their preliminary report on Zimbabwe's election later Wednesday, two days after the vote — the first ballot 14

July 31, 2018 10:34 AM Kota Raja PAS Youth disputes call to support BN candidate

SHAH ALAM: The Kota Raja PAS Youth Movement (DPPKR) today questioned the move by the party last Saturday, which had been used as a platform to urge PAS voters to vote for the BN candidate in the by-election for the Sungai Kandis State seat this Saturday. Its deputy head, Mohd Najib Arshad said the gist of the speech had openly been made by several party 12

July 31, 2018 2:31 AM First Senate Democrat meets with Trump's Supreme Court pick

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump's US Supreme Court nominee finally met with a Democrat on Monday, as Senator Joe Manchin bucked his party and welcomed Brett Kavanaugh on Capitol Hill. The appeals court judge offered smiles but no remarks to reporters as he entered Manchin's office and left two hours later — the longest of his meetings to date with senators 18