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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 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 6

July 15, 2018 6:35 AM PH lied about bringing down fuel prices, says Najib

PETALING JAYA: Pakatan Harapan lied to the people about bringing down fuel prices, embattled former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib has said. In an interview with Sinar Harian, Najib said he is willing to take a bet with anyone that PH's purported election promise was nothing more than a fairy tale to win the hearts of the people. Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir 3

July 12, 2018 10:55 AM Cameron Highlands election petition hearing on Sept 3-20

KUALA LUMPUR: The Election Court has set Sep 3 to 20 for the Cameron Highlands election petition to be heard. The date was fixed by High Court (Appellate and Special Powers) Judge Datuk Azizah Nawawi in chambers today, following a petition by DAP candidate M. Manogaran against Barisan Nasional candidate Datuk C. Sivarraajh who won the seat. Lawyers M. Rajendrakumar 9

June 28, 2018 12:42 AM Umno must be open and more democratic: Ku Li

IPOH: Umno must be open and more democratic and improve all weaknesses according to the aspirations of its members and voters, said Umno presidential candidate Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah (pix). He said every view raised by the grassroots level especially the lower rung group needed to be scrutinised by the leader at every level so that it could be the basis 4

June 27, 2018 9:17 AM Analysts: Zahid the popular choice, but Ku Li the right one

PETALING JAYA: Never before has an Umno election carried so much weight in the 62 years of the party's existence and the outcome of this Saturday's polls will be one that either makes or breaks the party as it enters a new era. Umno heads into these elections on the back of its first ever defeat in a general election and amidst investigations of corruption 15

June 18, 2018 8:01 AM Slim chance for Umno to gain foothold in Sarawak: Analyst

KUCHING: Umno can expand to Sarawak but it is uncertain if the peninsula-based party will be accepted by the people in the state, said a political analyst. Associate Prof Dr Awang Azman Awang Pawi, a senior lecturer at the University of Malaya, said Umno had been rejected in Sarawak during the administration of former Sarawak chief ministers Tun Abdul 6

June 13, 2018 12:26 PM Morocco congratulates North America on World Cup 2026 win

RABAT: Morocco congratulated the United States, Canada and Mexico after they defeated the North African kingdom's bid to host the 2026 World Cup on Wednesday. "At the 68th congress of @FIFAcom, member countries voted in favour of North America" to host the tournament, Morocco's committee for the 2026 games said on Twitter. The vote at FIFA's annual congress 10

June 13, 2018 8:00 AM MCA service centres nationwide to shut down

PETALING JAYA: MCA's service centres nationwide are shutting down due to a lack of funds after Barisan Nasional's loss of federal power. A branch leader said the service centres could no longer match the party's claim of providing services to the community as funds were no longer coming, a news portal reported today. "The voters don't want us anymore 7

June 10, 2018 12:25 PM Swiss canton votes down bid to host 2026 Olympics

GENEVA: Voters in the southern Swiss canton of Valais rejected Sunday a bid for the town of Sion to host the 2026 winter Olympics, according to a near-final count of ballots. A full 54% of voters in the canton came out against paying up to 100 million Swiss francs (RM404.62 million) to host the games. With Valais out of the picture, six cities remain 6