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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 3

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 4

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 5

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 8

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 7

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 6

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 8

July 23, 2018 4:39 AM Sungai Kandis by-election: Zawawi is not shaken

SHAH ALAM: PKR's Sungai Kandis by-election candidate Mohd Zawawi Ahmad Mughni is not shaken at all on the possibility of Barisan Nasional to be working with PAS in luring the Malay voters for the Sungai Kandis state seat by-election. Instead, the Tahfiz school principal is confident that he will be able to sway the votes of the 7,000 hardcore PAS supporters 6

July 21, 2018 1:50 AM Rahul Gandhi hugs Modi in bizzare incident at parliamentary session (Video)

NEW DELHI: India's ruling party sailed through a confidence vote in a theatrical parliamentary session which saw a startled Prime Minister Narendra Modi embraced by his chief political foe. Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was in no danger of losing its first confidence motion since taking power four years ago, which was prompted by a minor party 4

July 17, 2018 10:32 AM Cambodia calls campaign to boycott election a 'crime'

PHNOM PENH: Cambodia's election commission on Tuesday described calls to boycott a controversial election on July 29 as a "crime" and said authorities were already pursuing charges against those who criticised the vote. Strongman leader Hun Sen is set to extend his 33-year grip on power in the upcoming election after supporting the dissolution of the main opposition 8