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September 1, 2018 10:30 AM Seri Setia by-election: Dr Halimah's statement not true, says Halimey

PETALING JAYA: Pakatan Harapan (PH) candidate for the Seri Setia by-election, Halimey Abu Bakar, today denied having received an invitation to appear as a guest on a television talk show programme. He said this in response to a claim by PAS candidate Dr Halimah Ali that he was not able to be at the Astro Awani's talk show programme "Awani Agenda" that was to be aired 20

August 25, 2018 9:13 AM Wooden caskets, baby food, exempted from sales tax: Customs

PUTRAJAYA: Wooden caskets and baby foods are exempted from sales tax, said Customs director-general Datuk Seri Subromaniam Tholasy. In a statement issued today, he said the Royal Malaysian Customs Department had uploaded the revised list of proposed items which would be exempted from sales tax, as of Aug 21, 2018. He said the statement follows claims 8

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 22, 2018 5:52 AM Kit Siang challenges MCA to reform before talking about being PH's check and balance

BANGI: DAP advisor Lim Kit Siang has called for MCA to reform its own party before they can be considered to be a credible check and balance for the Pakatan Harapan government. He said that MCA should focus on the abuse of power that has been going on for 60 years rather than focusing on becoming a check and balance. "At present, what is important is to change 12

August 21, 2018 9:10 AM Strengthening infrastructure in Balakong main thrust of PH manifesto

BANGI: Strengthening and developing infrastructure in Balakong is the main thrust of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) manifesto for the state seat's by-election. PH candidate Wong Siew Ki said she was determined to resolve the problems on flash floods and traffic congestion, which had been plaguing the constituents in Balakong. "The Sungai Balak banks will be upgraded 11

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 26

August 5, 2018 9:42 AM Sungai Kandis by-election had low turnout due to political fatigue: Mukhriz

JERLUN: Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) deputy president Datuk Seri Mukhriz Tun Dr Mahahtir said the low turnout of voters in the Sungai Kandis by-election could be due to "political fatigue". According to the Election Commission, only 49.4% of the voters went to cast their votes in the Sungai Kandis by-election. Mukhriz, who is Kedah Mentri 13

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 14

August 1, 2018 3:49 PM Umno confident PAS voters will reject Harapan

SHAH ALAM: Umno is confident PAS voters in the Sungai Kandis by-election will reject Pakatan Harapan (PH) on polling day this Saturday. Umno president, Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said this followed the high commitment witnessed by Barisan Nasional (BN) machinery and friends from the Islamic party during the campaign. According to him, the conclusion 15