IPOH, April 22 — DAP rep Chong Zhemin today withdrew a motion he submitted to the state assembly urging the Perak government to intervene over Movie Animation Park Studios’ (MAPS) financial troubl...
MIRI: Sarawak is "politically independent" has learnt from its past association with Barisan Nasional, says Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg.
HIS workload is now three times more compared to his first round as Prime Minister.
PETALING JAYA: The battery plant that is allegedly discharging hazardous waste at Kampung Jenjarom, Selangor, must be shut down immediately, says Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
AFTER winning three by-elections in a row – the Cameron Highlands MP seat and Semenyih and Rantau state seats, can the opposition make it 4-0 in the parliamentary seat of Sandakan?
APRIL 19 — Dear YB, It’s been nearly a year since the Pakatan historic win.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) is hoping that its annual report will be debated at the next sitting of Parliament in July.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — Pakatan Harapan MP Tony Pua today criticised Bloomberg TV for what he says are wrong facts about Malaysia’s economy.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia can expect an influx of investment from China now that the new deal on the East Coast Rail Link has been signed and the project will resume next month, says China's Ambassador to Malaysia Bai Tian.
CYBERJAYA: Pakatan Harapan's defeat in the recently concluded Rantau by-election is not something out of the ordinary, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
LETTER | Is BN, Umno or PAS the happiest after three by-election victories in a row by the opposition?
THE siren from outriders weaving past Jalan Besar in Pekan Rantau broke the silence at a hawker centre Saturday evening.
AS an ordinary voter and Malaysian citizen, I find it refreshing to see Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof recently appearing on television to explain to the general public about pertin...
KUALA LUMPUR: Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin hopes that the Johor state administration will run smoothly and focus will be on efforts to develop the state, following the transition of leadership.
DATUK Seri Mohamad Hasan began as the underdog in Rantau.
WHAT do you do when you are faced with an insurmountable obstacle on a road you’re driving on?
SEREMBAN: For Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan who turns 63 on May 2, the victory in this by-election must certainly be the sweetest in his political career.
SEREMBAN: Pakatan Harapan’s defeat in the Rantau by-election is a reminder for the ruling coalition to focus on the people’s plight, says Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 14 — Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) loss in the Rantau race underscores the need to focus on cost of living issues, PKR leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and a few Pakatan leaders said.
SEREMBAN: The thumping win by Barisan Nasional’s Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan in the Rantau by-election shows the winds of change among those who voted for Pakatan Harapan in the last general election, say Barisan top leaders.
SEREMBAN: The arrival of former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak at the official tallying centre in Bandar Sri Sendayan after the win by Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan was greeted with much song and dance by hundreds of Barisan Nasional supporters.
SEREMBAN: Independent candidate Malar Rajaram has chided her Pakatan Harapan rival in the Rantau by-election, Dr Streram Sinnasamy, for allegedly campaigning for votes after polling began this morning...
RANTAU: As the battle for the Rantau seat moves into its last leg, electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0 has taken to task political parties for flouting election laws by campaigning on polling day.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 13 — Pakatan Harapan lawmaker Tony Pua today urged Datuk Seri Najib Razak to come clean on the “pink diamond” saga, which police said was bought using money from state-owned ...
PETALING JAYA: Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran, who has been accused of playing the race card during a speech at a ceramah in Rantau, is contemplating legal action.
RANTAU, April 13 ― After days of back-to-back ceramahs for both Pakatan Harapan (PH) and Barisan Nasional (BN), Rantau voters will finally decide today on who will best represent their constituency.
PUTRAJAYA: Simpang Renggam MP Dr Maszlee Malik and three other Pakatan Harapan MPs were absent from the Dewan Rakyat during the vote to amend Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution.
SERDANG: As losers of the last general election, Umno has no right to suggest anyone to be the next Johor mentri besar, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
KUALA LUMPUR: Barisan Nasional's Parit Sulong lawmaker Datuk Seri Dr Noraini Ahmad has officially replaced Datuk Seri Dr Ronald Kiandee as the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman.
SERDANG: Umno lost the election and should stop suggesting names for the Johor mentri besar post, as “losers should keep quiet”, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
CHILE: With a massive Event Horizon Telescope, and a Huawei P30 Pro, a team of astronomers have revealed the first real image of the massive black hole Malaysia’s Federal Land Development Authority...
SEREMBAN: Pakatan Harapan has been faltering at every turn since taking over the government 11 months ago, says Rantau Barisan Nasional candidate Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan.
JOHOR BARU: State Umno treasurer Datuk Md Jais Sarday has suggested that the Johor state assembly be dissolved to pave the way for fresh state elections.
Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today asked why Ahmad Maslan (BN-Pontian) had not raised his proposals to improve Felda during the previous BN administration.Ahmad had been speaking during the deba...
JOHOR BARU: State Umno treasurer Datuk Md Jais Sarday has suggested that the Johor state assembly be dissolved to pave the way for fresh state elections.
SEREMBAN: Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan has told his Barisan Nasional colleagues to stop referring him as the prime minister-in-waiting.
RANTAU, April 10 — Umno and PAS members must set ego aside and cooperate for the benefit of Malays and Islam, Datuk Mahfodz Mohamed said last night.
JOHOR BARU: At almost 11 months, Datuk Osman Sapian’s tenure as the mentri besar is the shortest ever for a head of the Johor state administration.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 9 — Pakatan Harapan leaders expressed their disappointment after the attempt to amend the Federal Constitution, with regard to the status of Sabah and Sarawak, was shot down at t...
PETALING JAYA: Tunku Mahkota Johor Tunku Ismail Ibni Sultan Ibrahim says he is ready to face any criminal action if he has made any seditious remarks.
KUALA LUMPUR: Lawmakers were left in stitches when Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok maintained that her youthful looks were due to consuming a spoonful of red palm oil a day.
GEORGE TOWN: Penang PKR Youth has lodged a police report against controversial blogger “Raggie Jessy” after a video of him making allegations against several Pakatan Harapan leaders went viral on social media.
SEREMBAN: Allegations by Pakatan Harapan that he secretly owns a luxury bungalow here is like a "child's play", says Barisan Nasional candidate for Rantau, Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan.
It has been over one week of campaigning since the nomination day for the Rantau by-election on April 13, and there are signs of Pakatan Harapan gaining momentum with just days left to polling.
SEREMBAN: The Pakatan Harapan government does not have a clear direction on how to steer the economy, says Barisan Nasional candidate Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan.
SEREMBAN: Rembau MP Khairy Jamaluddin has called on voters to support Barisan Nasional’s candidate for the Rantau by-election, Mohamad Hasan, to rein in the government’s arrogance.
KUALA LUMPUR: Pakatan Harapan should return the job of running the government to Barisan Nasional if it does not know how to run a country, said former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Dewan Negara president Tan Sri S. A. Vigneswaran (pix) launched a critical salvo against an MP today.
SEREMBAN: Pakatan Harapan has denied exploiting children as campaign material after children were seen posing on a Pakatan stage at an event recently.
PETALING JAYA: The findings of the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) on the disappearance of missing social activists Amri Che Mat and Pastor Raymond Koh should be heeded, says the Council of Churches of Malaysia (CCM).
SEREMBAN: Malays will survive if they support good governance that practises transparency, and if they reject corruption and injustice, says Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
CHINA: Speaking through his highly paid lawyers, fugitive businessman Jho Low slammed the Malaysian government’s incompetence at trying to sell his luxury yacht without properly furnishing it with ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Opposition MPs walked out of the Dewan Rakyat this afternoon when one of them was told to leave for uttering the word “pondan”.
KUALA LUMPUR: In a surprising turn of events, Entrepreneur Development Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof yesterday lambasted his colleague Yeo Bee Yin, who is the energy, science, technology, ...
SEREMBAN: It is absurd for the Negri Sembilan Pakatan Harapan government to claim credit for the increase in investments in the state when it only came into power 10 months ago, says former mentri besar Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan.
SEREMBAN: Barisan Nasional's bid for a hat trick in the by-elections must be stopped, says PKR secretary-general, Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution.
KUALA LUMPUR: A shouting match erupted in the Dewan Rakyat, after Opposition lawmakers questioned the allocations that were promised to them under the Pakatan Harapan election manifesto.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 1 — Pakatan Harapan candidate in Rantau state by-election Dr S. Streram is considering whether or not to appeal against the Court of Appeal’s decision in striking out his misfe...
OF late, the Pakatan Harapan administration has received brickbats from various quarters, including the media, over several unfulfilled electoral promises.
PETALING JAYA: There was a mood of optimism in the Najib Razak camp this morning as the possibility of a live telecast of his upcoming money laundering trial might finally get the famously low-profil...
KUALA LUMPUR (March 31): Tun Daim Zainuddin has revealed today that it is not true that the government would be satisfied if it can get China to reduce the cost of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) mega...
KUALA LUMPUR (March 31): There has to be an increase in dialogue between the government and the rakyat "to address these grouses and give a reassurance that these grouses are being addressed and seen ...
KUALA LUMPUR, March 31 — Tun Daim Zainuddin has dismissed the view that Putrajaya would be fine if it can get Beijing to agree to reduce the cost of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project by RM10 b...
RANTAU: Pakatan Harapan leaders will ensure no government machinery is used to garner votes for PKR candidate Dr S. Streram, says Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
KUALA LUMPUR, March 30 — Fifty-four civil society groups called today for the declassification of the Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) report recommending to the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government meas...
RANTAU: Supporters of Barisan Nasional and Pakatan Harapan turned out in full force to give a moral boost to their candidates in the Rantau by-election Saturday (March 30).
RANTAU, March 30 — Barisan Nasional (BN) and Pakatan Harapan (PH) supporters turned rowdy after the nomination centre for the Rantau by-election at SJK (C) Bandar Sri Sendayan was closed at 10am tod...
KUALA LUMPUR, March 30 — Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) chairman Tun Daim Zainuddin supports the release of CEP’s 100-day report but conceded that some of its information should be placed under ...
IPOH: Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir says he is getting ready for a barrage of allegations and accusations from Pakatan Harapan at the coming Perak state assembly sitting.
KUALA LUMPUR: The government has no intention of making the findings of the Council of Eminent Persons' (CEP) 100-day report public and has, in fact, placed it under the Official Secret Act (OSA), Parliament heard on Thursday (March 28).
NATION: Malaysia declared itself a disappointocracy at approximately 11pm last night as the nation’s voters, commentators, and politicians declared the nation had fallen short of expectations.
KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - An unfazed Nurul Izzah Anwar defended her remarks against Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, saying it is important to make her stance clear.
PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has told Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali to cool down and focus on national issues.
PETALING JAYA: Unsurprisingly given the nation’s recent history, a Muslim preacher accused of taking RM113million meant for others, is having no problem at all settling into Malaysia as a permanent...
KUALA LUMPUR: Voices are growing louder in the Dewan Rakyat for Datuk Seri Dr Ronald Kiandee to be replaced as Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman.
Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman has nothing but words of praise for Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
IPOH: The disclosure of a special audit report on Movie Animation Park Studios (MAPS) by Perak Pakatan Harapan was an act of revenge, claims Datuk Saarani Mohamad.
JAMES Carville is perhaps little known outside the United States.
SEREMBAN, Mar 17 — PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has today appointed an audience of about 500 people to become the Pakatan Harapan information coordinators for the Rantau by-election.
SEREMBAN: PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has expressed his gratitude to his Pakatan Harapan allies for agreeing with the party's decision to field Dr S. Streram as the candidate for the Rantau by-election on April 13.
Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Datuk Seri Dr Ronald Kiandee was picked to be the Public Accounts Committee chairman when he was with the opposition and thus retaining him as its head foll...
PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): Datuk Seri Dr Ronald Kiandee was picked to be the Public Accounts Committee chairman when he was with the opposition and thus retaining him as its head following his defection to Pakatan Harapan does not contravene Pakatan's manifesto, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
Beluran MP Datuk Seri Dr Ronald Kiandee will not be asked to step down as Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman even though he is now a Pakatan Harapan MP.Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad sai...
PUTRAJAYA: Beluran MP Datuk Seri Dr Ronald Kiandee will not be asked to step down as Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman even though he is now a Pakatan Harapan MP.
KUALA LUMPUR, March 15 — The Malaysian Bar is not biased towards any political party, outgoing president George Varughese maintains, but he is delighted that Pakatan Harapan (PH) won the 2018 electi...
KUALA LUMPUR: Newly appointed opposition leader Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob believes that the recently formalised cooperation between PAS and Umno has made the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government fearf...
KUALA LUMPUR: Umno secretary-general Tan Sri Annuar Musa has admitted that no single race can govern the country, despite his party firming up its alliance with PAS.
PETALING JAYA: A thorough study on the civil service before redeploying and rightsizing its workforce should be carried out, says Khairy Jamaluddin.
PETALING JAYA: Pakatan Harapan is depending on the non-Malay voters who can help it win the Rantau state seat, say party insiders.
Malaysians have to give more time to the Pakatan Harapan-government to administer the country, as Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad concedes that many of its ministers are still rookies.Dr Mahath...
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians have to give more time to the Pakatan Harapan-government to administer the country, as Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad concedes that many of its ministers are still rookies.
KUALA LUMPUR, March 11 — The mostly upscale Bangsar neighbourhood may be seen as a liberal bastion that is accepting of differences, but nationality and ethnicity still influence the selection of te...
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PETALING JAYA: Social activist Marina Mahathir has criticised Pakatan Harapan leaders Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa and Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia supreme council member Wan Saiful Wan Jan for their condemnation of the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people during the Women's March on Saturday (March 9).
COMMENT | Racial politicking has now entered into a danger zone.
PETALING JAYA: The National Patriots Association (Patriot) has called on all parties to abandon race-based politics, saying that racism and racial politicking have crossed into the “danger zone”.
PKR president Anwar Ibrahim today said the federal government's priority was to generate economic growth and fulfil government programmes that benefit the public.
MARCH 8 ― A Chinese friend once told me that he would only vote for a Chinese representative, no matter which party they came from.
PETALING JAYA: In conjunction of the International Women's Day, NGO Empower has reminded the Pakatan Harapan government of its election pledge to place more women in decision-making positions in politics.