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KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Azmin Ali has brushed aside calls for him to take a polygraph test following the sex video controversy.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 23 — Umno secretary-general Tan Sri Annuar Musa has dispelled rumours over a shadow Cabinet allegedly featuring several Barisan Nasional and PAS lawmakers after it went viral this...
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KOTA KINABALU: Opposition Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) will take a wait-and-see approach on possible political alliances amid shifting political allegiances in Sabah.
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KLANG: Selangor Umno has been taken by surprise by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission's (MACC) civil forfeiture action against the party.
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JOHOR BARU, June 21 — Johor Umno will seek legal representation and challenge the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) in court to recover funds related to 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB)...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Party members should be free to voice out their opinions but it must be supported by the facts, says Datuk Seri Azmin Ali.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The issue of which party leading the Opposition coalition does not arise because Umno and PAS had established a main and technical committee to formalise their political cooperation, says Datuk Dr Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki.
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KUANTAN, June 20 — PAS Ulama today voted to support the Islamist party cooperating with once-traditional rival Umno for the next general election to capture the Malay-Muslim vote.
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PUTRAJAYA: PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali has proposed that Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz be given the sack by the party.
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KUANTAN, June 19 — PAS said today it will continue to cooperate with Opposition parties dominated by non-Muslims including MIC and MCA, amid rumours that the latter party was split on whether to sen...
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CAMBRIDGE: The subject matter covered was not much different from the talk he delivered at Oxford Union in January, yet Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad kept the floor engaged with his wit and humour at the Cambridge Union.
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KUALA LUMPUR: MPs were told not to raise any issue regarding the gay sex videos that implicated a minister in the Parliament sitting from July 1 to 18.
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SIBU: The Sarawak state legislative assembly has been told to appoint an Opposition assemblyman to head its Public Accounts Committee (PAC) to serve as check and balance to the state government.
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PETALING JAYA: The Haziq (pix) sex video scandal can destroy the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition and derail its New Malaysia agenda, Lim Kit Siang said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 16 — Veteran DAP lawmaker Lim Kit Siang today urged fellow MPs to focus on issues that matter such as the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) instead o...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah can learn from China when it comes to disciplining corrupt contractors who have abused their trust after failing to complete projects started under the previous administration, says Penampang MP Datuk Darell Leiking.
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SHAH ALAM: The series of lewd videos implicating Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali has given rise to various speculation, including one that linked him to the position of the nation’s next prime minister.When asked about this yesterday, Azmin said he did not want to speculate that the purported sabotage was due to this.
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JUNE 13 — In April/ May 2018 in the run up to GE14, a vast majority of the activist politicians of Malaysia was desperate to rid the country of the then prime minister.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 13 — Dragged into a sex scandal, Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali today said he was acquainted with his accuser Haziq Aziz but only in passing as a fellow me...
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Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China ...
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Tens of thousands of demonstrators in Hong Kong surrounded the city’s legislature on Wednesday, forcing it to postpone a second round of debate on an extradition bill that would allow people to be s...
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia has been rocked by claims that a Cabinet minister was allegedly featured in three short video clips engaging in sexual acts with another man.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 11 — After months of scrimping on public spending, the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government is showing signs of easing its purse strings and reviving large state projects as investors ...
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ON May 2, the Trump Administration decided to enforce Title 111 of the Helms-Burton Act.
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KOTA KINABALU, June 11 — Sabah Opposition leaders have said they would be willing support any proposed law amendments that would make the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) more autonomous ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 10 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today civil servants must be neutral in discharging their duty and not get themselves bound to the ruling party.
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PETALING JAYA: DAP adviser Lim Kit Siang says that by the letter of the law, there is nothing wrong with Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's decision to appoint Latheefa Koya as Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief – but it does violate the spirit of the Pakatan Harapan GE14 manifesto.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The MCA has launched a government monitoring committee to keep tabs on the Pakatan Harapan government's performance.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 10 — DAP leader Lim Kit Siang today blamed the lack of constitutional amendments to require parliamentary approval for the appointment of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (...
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On May 2, the Trump administration decided to enforce Title 111 of the Helms-Burton Act.
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PETALING JAYA: The appointment of Latheefa Koya as the chief commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) highlights a structural weakness in our governance that makes abuses of power inevitable, says Bersih 2.0.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 4 — A PAS assemblyman has denied claims that his party was collecting alms from Muslims, saying that it was simply collecting mandatory contributions from party members.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 4 — Opposition leaders today criticised Latheefa Koya’s appointment as the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief, citing her political affiliation to PKR and Pakata...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 4 — The parliamentary special select committee on public appointments said today it was not consulted before former PKR member Latheefa Koya was appointed chief commissioner of t...
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I REFER to the report “Standing Orders being amended to allow live coverage of PAC hearings” (The Star, June 1; online at bit.ly/star_pac).It is heartening to note that newly-appointed Public Acco...
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KOTA KINABALU: There is nothing in the state constitution stating that only those born in Sabah are allowed to be nominated as assemblymen.
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GEORGE TOWN, May 30 ― All parties should not abuse the press freedom practised by Pakatan Harapan and sensationalise racial or religious issues which could lead to hatred, said Minister in the Prime...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 30 ― The Centre for Governance and Political Studies (Cent-GPS) said today it believes that Malaysia's Opposition bloc ― largely made of Umno and former rivals PAS ― is game wh...
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Opposition MPs want Attorney-General Tommy Thomas to resign for the "blatant interference" by the government in the inquest into the death of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim in a riot last year.Duri...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 29 — Former finance minister Tun Daim Zainuddin today said that the practice of government bailouts is necessary if it is done in the interest of the people.
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Malays will be split further if there are more Malay-based political parties, says Opposition bloc chief Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.READ MORE: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2019/05/29/ha...
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KUALA LUMPUR, MAY 29 — Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has rubbished today DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang’s remark in asking the former be investigated for activities “detrimental to par...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malays will be split further if there are more Malay-based political parties, says Opposition bloc chief Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Attorney General (AG) Tommy Thomas must resign for the "blatant interference" by the government in the inquest into the death of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim, says oppostion politicians.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 29): DAP veteran and Gelang Patah MP Lim Kit Siang has urged the police to investigate and charge former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak under the Penal Code for "activities de...
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KUALA LUMPUR, MAY 29 — DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang has called for former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak to be investigated for activities “detrimental to parliamentary democracy”, a crimina...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 28 — Amanah president Mohamad Sabu insisted today that there is no political or racial tension under Pakatan Harapan’s rule.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 28 — Ihsan Perdana Sdn Bhd (IPSB) managing director testified today that the additional RM302 million IPSB received for corporate social responsibility (CSR) projects in 2013 merel...
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PETALING JAYA: Cyberspace is now the battleground in the perception war, and former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak seems to be gaining the upper hand.
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IPOH: Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah has instructed that three programmes held at a mosque and two surau by political parties in the state recently be investigated.
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IPOH: Perak Ruler Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah has ordered for an investigation into allegations that political parties organised programmes in a few mosques and surau in the state.
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PETALING JAYA: Dr Maszlee Malik should explain why Opposition party members were not allowed to enter schools but Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia members were invited, says MCA.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 25 — In an interview, the son of late politician Karpal Singh recalled how the arrest of his father under the Internal Security Act (ISA) in 1987 drove him to become a lawyer which...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 — Umno will not accept any concept that does not have Islam and the Malay culture at its heart, the Opposition party’s vice-president Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin said tod...
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KOTA KINABALU: A syndicate is selling “government” application forms with the Parti Warisan Sabah logo to trick illegal immigrants into believing that they will be legalised, says the Deputy Home Minister.
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KOTA KINABALU: The government should review its decision on education loan defaulters, as well as its funding cuts for Tunku Abdul Rahman College, in view of its ability to provide scholarship for foreigners.
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KOTA KINABALU: A syndicate is selling government application forms with the Parti Warisan Sabah logo to cheat illegal immigrants into believing they will be legalised.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 23 — Lim Kit Siang and by extension the Pakatan Harapan (PH) administration have far more to lose and nothing to gain if the DAP lawmaker engages Datuk Seri Najib Razak in a public...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 22 — Administrative procedures at the Islamic Economic Development Foundation (Yapeim) is being reviewed by its board of trustees following the suspension of its director-general D...
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GEORGE TOWN, May 22 — Three Penang DAP assemblymen filed police complaints against Umno for claiming that DAP had called for the replacement of Education Minister Maszlee Malik.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 21 — The Islamic Economic Development Foundation (Yapeim) has suspended its director-general Datuk Abibullah Samsuddin as it investigates allegations he threatened certain staff wh...
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KOTA KINABALU, May 21 — The number of election offences committed during the recently-ended Sandakan by-election was 19, fewer than those detected during the previous two by-elections before it in R...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 20 — Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak remains the most potent political force working on Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) downfall, DAP’s Lim Kit Siangs said today.
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KUCHING, May 20 — Pakatan Harapan (PH) would be following Gabungan Parti Sarawak’s (GPS) footsteps if the former introduces mandatory asset declarations for lawmakers, Sarawak Deputy Chief Ministe...
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PARTI Bersatu Sabah’s stunning defeat in the Sandakan by-election in Sabah is a lesson on how not to run a campaign.
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The Segambut MP said that her disagreement with the project is at a professional level as she was elected to speak out against developments that are not her constituents’ interest.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 17 ― Pakatan Harapan (PH) lawmakers said some laws will be amended in order to ensure all MPs declare their assets to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC). Sabah United ...
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Part 5 of a R.AGE documentary series on the May 13 riots and the lessons Malaysians should learn from them.
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IPOH, May 16 ― The prime minister’s announcement to extend the Pakatan Harapan administration’s asset declaration drive to all MPs should also cover assemblymen nationwide, as well as CEOs in go...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 16 ― PAS has no problem in it federal lawmakers declaring their assets to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) even if the move is not compulsory.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 16 — Political observers applaud Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s recent announcement for all federal lawmakers to declare their net worth, and that of their immediate family, without e...
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PETALING JAYA: Pakatan Harapan leaders including Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad should respect the Election Commission’s independence in introducing electoral reforms, said EC commissioner Faisal S. Hazis.
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BANGI (May 15): Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said a fair procedure should be followed in allowing Cabinet Ministers and public officials who are party leaders to camp...
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BANGI (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad will still play a vital role as a statesman even after a change of leadership, says Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) pr...
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BANGI, May 15 — Lawmakers across the political divide should support Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s proposal for all MPs to declare their assets if they are serious about transparency, D...
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BANGI: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad will still play a vital role as a statesman even after a change of leadership, says PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
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PUTRAJAYA: After making the Cabinet and Pakatan Harapan MPs declare their assets, the government now wants opposition lawmakers to do so too.
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KUANTAN (May 14): Pahang needs to explore new sources of revenue like the digital economy, green and renewable energy, health tourism and sports because it cannot forever depend on minerals and timber...
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PUTRAJAYA (May 14): Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu)  leaders and members have been told not  to pine for Government  posts or rewards now that the party is part of the Government.
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PUTRAJAYA: Ensuring that top officials of ministries declare their assets will be made part of ministers’ Key Performance Index (KPI).
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PUTRAJAYA: The Election Commission (EC) should reconsider the prohibition against ministers and politicians with government posts campaigning during working hours, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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PUTRAJAYA, May 14 ― All federal lawmakers must declare the worth of assets in their possession as well as those owned by their family members to the Malaysian Anti Corruption Commission (MACC), the ...
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PUTRAJAYA, May 14 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad will ask the Election Commission (EC) to reconsider its “unfair” directive barring ministers and politicians with government posts from election campa...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 14 — It has been an eventful week: Pakatan Harapan (PH) marking its first year in power and its political foe Umno celebrating its 73rd anniversary on the same day as the Sandakan ...
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AMPANG, May 13 — PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang today said that the Islamist party has recruited 20,011 new members into its fold since February.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 13 — Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) win in the Sandakan by-election does not guarantee that the same “winning formula” can be repeated elsewhere in Malaysia, DAP’s Bangi MP Ong Kia...
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PETALING JAYA: Pakatan Harapan (PH) must not get carried away by DAP’s landslide victory in Sandakan.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 13 ― DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng said the Opposition's decision to oppose the prime minister's bid in Parliament to restore the status of Sabah and Sarawak to their 1963 pos...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 13 — DAP’s landslide win in Sandakan is a clear indication that voters reject racial and religious politics championed by the two biggest Malay-Muslim opposition parties, Umno an...
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KOTA KINABALU: Opposition Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) wants a thorough probe into allegations of vote-buying in the just-concluded Sandakan parliamentary by-election.
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GEORGE TOWN: DAP and its candidate Vivian Wong made history by winning the largest majority in Sandakan's electoral history, says party secretary-general Lim Guan Eng.
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KOTA KINABALU: Opposition Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) is urging a thorough probe into allegations of vote buying in the just concluded Sandakan parliamentary by-election.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 12 — DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng credited the Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal’s leadership as among major reasons for his party’s “shocking” land...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 12 — Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak sought to play down the ramifications of DAP’s larger win in the Sandakan by-election yesterday, insisting that the Opposition w...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 11 — DAP lawmaker Hannah Yeoh today chided Umno’s Tan Sri Annuar Musa who criticised her for using her federal allocation for mosques in her Segambut constituency.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 11 — Past stories on the spat between Umno and PAS are irrelevant as the two parties have changed their leadership, approach, policies, and have a different political view, Umno se...
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SANDAKAN, May 11 ― Voting for the largest town on the east coast of Sabah kicked off at 7.30am today and will determine whether Pakatan Harapan (PH) can end its losing streak at the polls with the S...
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Opposition leaders and supporters have marked Pakatan Harapan's first year anniversary in power by wearing black as a sign of protest against the governmen...
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SANDAKAN, May 10 — Parti Bersatu Sabah candidate Datuk Linda Tsen made her first public campaign speech last night, two nights before polling day, amid a show of unity among Opposition leaders.
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PUTRAJAYA, May 10 — Nearly a year in office, Datuk Liew Vui Keong acknowledges that Pakatan Harapan’s pledged legislative reforms will take time to realise but pointed out the complexity of the ta...