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May 22, 2018 8:17 AM Permata programme to continue with proper audit: Wan Azizah

PUTRAJAYA: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said the Permata programme would be continued but it must first be reviewed and audited. She said it was a good programme for children's development and welfare. "The Permata programme was brought to the attention of Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. We will review the programme 4

May 21, 2018 10:00 AM Women's rights group calls for 30% women's representation in Cabinet line-up

PETALING JAYA: The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government has been urged to fulfill one of the promises made to women in their manifesto – to have 30% women's representation in the Cabinet line-up. The call was made by a group of women's rights advocates, Joint Action Group for Gender Equality (JAG), who held a public demonstration in front of the Istana Negara 5

May 19, 2018 9:30 AM Anwar Ibrahim to go on nationwide tour

PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim plans to go on a nationwide tour to meet and express his appreciation to the people for their support for Pakatan Harapan. The PKR de facto leader said the tour would commence as soon as the first phase of the formation of the Cabinet has been completed. "I am happy that things have been resolved. This is the first 6

May 16, 2018 7:07 AM 'Thank you, Tuanku,' says pardoned Anwar

KUALA LUMPUR: "Alhamdulillah (Praise be to God), thank you Tuanku (Your Majesty)". That was the response from Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim following his audience with the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Muhammad V, at Istana Negara after he was granted a full pardon today. Anwar said this to Bernama before he left Istana Negara after the audience. Anwar, 71, was released 7

May 16, 2018 6:56 AM Discussion on Anwar's political involvement after Hari Raya: Sivarasa

KUALA LUMPUR: A discussion on the political involvement of PKR de facto leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim will most likely be held after Hari Raya in June. His lawyer, R. Sivarasa said that as Anwar had been given a full pardon, he could now be involved in politics and efforts would be made so that Anwar could return to Parliament. "This is my opinion 7

May 16, 2018 4:58 AM Wan Rosdy clocks in as new Pahang MB today

KUANTAN: Datuk Seri Wan Rosdy Wan Ramly clocked in for his first day as Pahang Menteri Besar at Wisma Seri Pahang, here at 9.56am today. On arrival at the Menteri Besar Office, he was greeted by State Secretary Datuk Seri Mohamed Safian Ismail and civil servants. The state's 15th Menteri Besar was then taken to visit the state government offices including 11

May 14, 2018 3:41 PM Pardon for Anwar by Wednesday: Agong

KUALA LUMPUR: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V hopes that all procedures relating to the proceedings of the Pardons Board Committee for a royal pardon for PKR de facto leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim will be finalised on Wednesday. Istana Negara Datuk Pengkalan Bijaya Diraja Datuk Wan Ahmad Dahlan Ab Aziz said in a statement tonight that the Yang di-Pertuan 8

May 12, 2018 5:46 AM Aminuddin sworn in as 8th MB of Negri Sembilan

KUALA PILAH: Negri Sembilan Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman Aminuddin Harun was sworn in as the eighth Mentri Besar of Negri Sembilan today following PH winning the state in the 14th General Election (GE14). The swearing in of Aminuddin, 51, was held before the Yang Dipertuan Besar of Negri Sembilan Tuanku Muhriz Tuanku Munawir, at the Istana Besar Seri Menanti 22

May 12, 2018 4:55 AM Sarawak PH against PBB joining the coalition

KUALA LUMPUR: PKR Sarawak chairman Baru Bian (pix) said Pakatan Harapan (PH) Sarawak are against Barisan Nasional (BN) component parties joining the coalition. "The three leaders of Pakatan Harapan Sarawak discussed the matter this evening (Friday) and we are united in our objection to PBB or any component party of BN Sarawak joining Pakatan Harapan 3

May 9, 2018 7:25 PM Mahathir to head to Palace to be sworn in as PM

PETALING JAYA: Pakatan Harapan chairman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has announced that he will head to the palace today morning to be sworn in by the Agung as Malaysia's 7th prime minister, making him the world's oldest prime minister and Malaysia 's first Prime minister to take the reigns for the second time. Mahathir had also announced to a packed house 8