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January 16, 2018 3:27 PM India ends decades-old subsidy for hajj pilgrims

NEW DELHI: India's Hindu nationalist government is ending a decades-long policy of offering discounted airfares to Muslims embarking on the hajj pilgrimage, it announced Tuesday. The right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party has accused its opponents in the Congress party — who introduced the hajj assistance scheme in the 1950s — of trying to woo Muslim voters 8

January 15, 2018 9:30 AM PKR severed ties to Selangor PAS to ensure no confusion for GE14: Analyst

POLITICAL analyst Tang Ah Chai said PKR's severing of ties with Selangor PAS is in line with the consensus reached by Pakatan Harapan (PH): to cut off all ties with the Islamist party. Speaking to Sin Chew Daily in a report published today, he pointed out that PH leadership, particularly Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) chairman Tun Dr Mahathir 12

January 13, 2018 4:55 AM Zambry wants Umno stalwarts to play major part in polls

Datuk Seri Zambry Abd Kadir speaks during the ‘Jelajah Veteran Sehati Sejiwa’ programme held at the Meru multipurpose hall in Ipoh January 13, 2018. ― Picture by Marcus PheongIPOH, Jan 13 — Perak Umno liaison committee chairman Datuk Seri Zambry Abd Kadir urged veteran Umno members today to contribute their knowledge and wisdom for party's campaign in the 14th general 11

January 12, 2018 8:48 AM Dr M is Pakatan’s ‘best option’ for PM, Azmin says

PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali (pictured) said Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad would be Pakatan Harapan’s best option for prime minister. — File picture by Miera ZulyanaKUALA LUMPUR, Jan 12 — 93-year-old Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is Pakatan Harapan’s best option for prime minister should they win the 14th general election, Datuk Seri Azmin Ali said today 8

January 12, 2018 3:14 AM Directors Guild embraces women, minorities in awards nominations

‘Lady Bird’ director Greta Gerwig and actress Saoirse Ronan arrive for the 75th Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles January 7, 2018. — Reuters picLOS ANGELES, Jan 12 — Hollywood directors nominated a woman and two people of colour for their 2018 movie awards yesterday in a line-up that favoured newcomers over veterans like Steven Spielberg. Lady Bird director 7

January 11, 2018 8:16 AM Prominent DAP recruit quits party

GEORGE TOWN: DAP suffered a setback in its attempt to entice young voters, when prominent recruit Roger Teoh quit the party. Teoh, who is a PhD candidate at the Centre for Transport Studies in the Royal Imperial College London, told theSun that he was now no longer a member of the party. He is currently based in London. Teoh had earlier quit in the middle 7

January 8, 2018 8:36 AM High Court freezes gazetting of 949 soldiers and spouses as Segamat voters

The Kuala Lumpur High Court has granted a stay to halt the Election Commission (EC) from gazetting 949 members of the army and their spouses as voters in Segamat, Johor. ― File picture by Saw Siow FengKUALA LUMPUR, Jan 8 — The High Court here granted today a stay to halt the Election Commission (EC) from gazetting 949 members of the army and their spouses 12

January 7, 2018 10:40 AM Borneo opposition group agrees to run on STAR ticket for polls

STAR president Lina Soo (centre) with leaders of SAKSAMA holding the STAR symbol, January 7, 2018.KUCHING, Jan 7 — SAKSAMA, an alliance of four opposition parties from Sabah and Sarawak, has agreed to contest the 14th general election under the Sarawak State Reform Party’s (STAR) banner. STAR president Lina Soo said today that the leaders of the parties 11

January 6, 2018 7:18 AM Liow: Lesson learnt from election losses, MCA won’t repeat mistake

MCA president Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai speaks during the MCA-Gerakan ‘Stronger Together’ assembly in Kuala Lumpur January 6, 2018. — Pictures by Mukhriz HazimKUALA LUMPUR, Jan 6 — MCA has learnt its lesson from the losses it suffered in previous general elections and will not be repeating the same mistake, party president Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said today 6

January 6, 2018 5:11 AM Wan Azizah wants three in ten Pakatan’s GE14 candidates to be women

Datuk Seri Wan Azizah Wan Ismail speaks during the launch of the Pakatan Harapan women’s wing a in Kajang January 6, 2017. ― Picture by Miera ZulyanaKAJANG, Jan 6 ― Pakatan Harapan (PH) president Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said today she wishes to see 30 per cent participation of women in the 14th general elections (GE14) for the federal Opposition 6