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July 16, 2018 4:55 PM Youths invited to take part in AICHR Debate

KUALA LUMPUR: The 2018 Asean Youth Debate will be held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia in August to raise awareness among youths in the region on human rights issues. The three-day programme from Aug 25, organised by the Asean Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR), will also provide opportunities for youths to voice their views and interact with human 3

July 16, 2018 6:53 AM Disrespectful to walk out, says Khairy

KUALA LUMPUR: Khairy Jamaluddin distanced himself from the Opposition MPs who staged a walkout at the Dewan Rakyat today. He described the action as disrespectful and said it would shed more bad light on Barisan Nasional (BN). The former Umno Youth chief, who was one of only three BN lawmakers to remain in the Dewan, said he stayed because it was the right 6

July 14, 2018 8:40 PM Hey, bro, what’s up?

You were invited to join PKR when it was first founded 19 years ago and when it was still called PKN. But you refused because you did not see how you could become the Prime Minister through PKR. So you joined Umno instead because you thought that was the more guaranteed route to becoming Prime Minister. Hey, bro, what’s up? Syed Saddiq gets turned on when people 8

July 14, 2018 8:35 AM Former AG appointed Umno supreme council member

PETALING JAYA: Former Attorney General Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali has been appointed an Umno supreme council member, said party president Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. In a statement released today, Ahmad Zahid confirmed the appointments of 11 Supreme Council members including Mohamed Apandi. The others are Datuk Seri Anifah Aman, Datuk Seri Tajuddin 8

July 13, 2018 5:04 AM Lim Kit Siang as House Speaker?

KUALA LUMPUR, July 13 — DAP’s Lim Kit Siang is the right choice for Dewan Rakyat Speaker as he has the experience and knowledge to carry out such a task, the party’s Youth wing has said. There has been ongoing speculation on who will be appointed to the role. PKR’s Datuk Johari Abdul’s name was previously brought up, but he has since said that he will not be accepting 9

July 12, 2018 5:20 AM Maszlee: No conflict on UEC in PH, only in BN

PETALING JAYA: There is no conflict in the federal government on recognising the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC), Education Minister Maszlee Malik said today. Pakatan Harapan (PH) would not reverse its decision on it. The only conflict in the matter is among the BN leaders, he said. "The only one in conflict is BN, with (MCA deputy president) Datuk 8

July 11, 2018 3:38 PM Amanah spreads its wings to Labuan

LABUAN: Peninsula-based Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) is making inroads into the duty-free-island of Labuan to expand its political influence with the establishment of a pro-tem area chapter. Labuan Amanah pro-tem committee chairman Dr Ramli Tahir said the chapter now had 250 members with two branches established. "We established the Amanah Labuan on June 18, initially 6

July 11, 2018 1:50 AM Jamal Yunos fined RM400 for causing public nuisance

SHAH ALAM: Sungai Besar Umno Division chief Datuk Seri Jamal Yunos was fined RM400 by the magistrate's court after he pleaded guilty to committing public nuisance in front of the Selangor state secretariat building last October. He was previously charged for causing public nuisance by breaking bottles containing alcoholic drinks with a hammer in front 4

July 8, 2018 11:27 AM Respect extradition treaty with India

THE credibility of the Pakatan government is in the balance especially since Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad decided that controversial preacher Zakir Naik can live in Malaysia. "So long as he behaves himself" seems to be the qualifying statement for a wanted man to continue staying in Malaysia. Zakir Naik, who is being sought by the Indian police 3

July 5, 2018 5:07 PM Voting age should be lowered to 18: Syed Saddiq

KUALA LUMPUR: The voting age, or eligibility to vote in Malaysia, should be lowered to 18 years compared to 21 years now, said Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman (pix). "My target is it can be done ahead of the 15th General Election. But first we have to have a political exposure programme for young people," he told reporters after 14