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    MCA fielding more young candidates with potential in Pahang

    KUANTAN: The Pahang MCA has carried out a massive transformation by fielding more young candidates with potential in the 14th General Election (GE14). MCA president, Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai who will be defending the Bentong parliamentary seat said the party had been given approval to field its candidates

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    Pahang BN candidate shoulder huge responsibility

    The Marvel Studios comic character-fiction movie had been of late a popular topic among many people including gaining the attention of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, who is also the Barisan Nasional(BN) chairman. In a posting on his Twitter account recently the Prime Minister advised those who

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    Pas PP announces GE14 candidates for DHPP, Gagasan Sejahtera

    KEPALA BATAS: Pas Penang tonight announced candidates from Dewan Himpunan Penyokong PAS (DHPP) and component parties from Gagasan Sejahtera to contest in the 14th General Election. Its commissioner Fauzi Mohd Yusof said they would be contesting in two parliamentary and six state seats. Altogether,

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    Difficult for Pas to form Penang govt, says PKR

    PERMATANG PAUH: PAS cannot form the state government in Penang even if it wins all contested seats, said PKR. PKR secretary-general Datuk Saifuddin Nasution Ismail said PAS was only contesting 18 state seats in Penang for the coming 14th General Election (14th GE). Saifuddin, who is tipped to contest

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    Keen contest in store in Kelantan as opposition pact announce GE14 candidates

    KOTA BARU: Kelantan opposition pact chairman Husam Musa will contest the Kota Baru Parliamentary seat for the 14th General Election (GE14).The move will see Husam a former Pas vice-president locking horns with Pas secretary-general, Datuk Takiyuddin Hassan and Barisan Nasional (BN) candidate Fikran Hamshi

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    The Latest: Macron hails pledge to fight terror financing

    The Latest on the Paris conference on combating terror financing (all times local): 7:25 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron has welcomed the decision of more than 70 countries to form a coalition with ...

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    Opposition dismisses Pas' GE14 contest

    KANGAR: The opposition pact in Perlis has dismissed Pas’ ability to provide a stiff contest in the 14th General Election. Its state chairman Amier Hassan claimed that many Pas supporters are now backing the opposition pact parties as the current Pas leaders are not appropriate anymore. At the event

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    PPBM grassroots disappointed with Dr Mahathir's candidate for Kuah

    LANGKAWI: A member of Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) Langkawi division on Thursday headed a protest against the selection of the party candidate for the Kuah state seat in the 14th General Election (GE14). Mohamad Ratu Mansor, who claimed to represent about 6,000 PPBM members from 11 polling

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    Perak PKR pitches retired teacher against DPM in Bagan Datuk

    IPOH: PKR has chosen a retired teacher to challenge Deputy Prime Minister and incumbent Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi for the Bagan Datuk parliamentary constituency in the 14th general election (GE14).Pakhrurrazi Arshad, 65, a new face in the race will fight it out with Ahmad Zahid who has held the

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    Pas to contest additional state seat in Negri Sembilan

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    Arul Kanda says disappointed by continued politicisation of 1MDB

    SEREMBAN: 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) chief executive officer Arul Kanda Kandasamy expressed his disappointment over continued politicisation of the company by the opposition and some interested parties.

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    More than 70 countries commit to combat terror financing

    More than 70 countries committed Thursday to bolster efforts in the fight against terrorism financing associated with the Islamic State group and al-Qaida. Participants at an international conference in ...

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    Sacking of Entulu and Nyalau necessary to keep PRS intact - Masing

    Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) had to sack two of its senior members recently because they had tried to destroy it from within said its president Tan Sri Dr. James Masing. “We have to do what was necessary in order to save the party,” he said at a gathering at the residence of Datuk Aaron Dagang, the party

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    EC: Narayanan's name to be struck out from electoral roll

    The Election Commission cannot simply delete any names without a death verification from the National Registration Department said EC chairman Tan Sri Mohd Hashim Abdullah. Pix by NURUL SYAZANA ROSE RAZMANPUTRAJAYA : The Election Commission (EC) upon verification, will strike out the name of the dead

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    EC to remove names of deceased upon verification

    PUTRAJAYA: The Election Commission (EC) will strike out the name of the dead from the electoral roll for the 14th General Election (GE14) upon verification by the National Registration Department (NRD). EC chairman Tan Sri Mohd Hashim Abdullah said the commission could not simply delete any names from

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    Perlis BN offers five main thrusts in its GE14 Manifesto

    Kangar: Perlis Barisan Nasional (BN) launched its 14th General Election Manifesto today which stresses on five main thrusts to bring further development and progress to the state. The five thrusts are on the development of the economy and infrastructure, enhancing the quality of life job opportunities

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    PPBM members not happy with Tun M's choice of candidate

    A group of disgruntled PPBM grassroots members took a swipe at Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad for allegedly making a unilateral decision in choosing the party's GE14 candidate for the Kuah state seat. The group claimed that the Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) chairman, who is also contesting the

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    Last day for submission of nomination forms for GE14

    PUTRAJAYA: Tomorrow is the last day to buy nomination forms for the 14th General Election (GE14). Election Commision chairman Tan Sri Mohd Hashim Abdullah said the forms can be purchased latest by 5pm. For the GE14 nomination process this Saturday, Hashim said submission of the nomination forms will

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    Lembah Pantai folk not disappointed to see Nurul Izzah go

    KUALA LUMPUR: The people of Lembah Pantai have expressed their disappointment with PKR vice-president Nurul Izzah Anwar whom they said failed to effect change in the area despite being their elected representative for two whole terms. Some have even accused her of ‘riding on’ programmes to portray herself

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    In PJ, MCA says sensing Selangor voters’ disillusionment with Pakatan

    PETALING JAYA, April 26 — MCA said it is confident in wresting back seats lost to the Opposition during the previous polls in Selangor, citing voter disillusionment with Pakatan Harapan’s...

  • ‘Listen, listen, listen’: Bawani to contest in Malim Nawar under PSM ticket
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    ‘Listen, listen, listen’: Bawani to contest in Malim Nawar under PSM ticket

    KAMPAR, April 26 — A few years ago, university student KS Bawani became famous after a video of her being repeatedly told to “listen, listen, listen” by Sharifah Zohra Jabeen during a forum...

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    Hishammuddin urges dropped BN candidates to respect party decision

    KUANTAN: Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein has urged all BN leaders who were not selected to contest in the 14th General Election (GE14) to respect the decision and regard it as a test. The final decision, he said, has been made and all parties need to respect it and ensure that the

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    PPBM’s Maszlee Malik sells gold, silver to fund GE14 campaign

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 26 — The new gold standard for political campaign funding techniques was set today by Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia’s (PPBM) Simpang Renggam parliamentary candidate. Maszlee...

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    BN newcomers in Perlis pledge to work hard

    KANGAR: Two Perlis Barisan Nasional (BN) new candidates pledged to work hard to wrest two state seats, Indera Kayangan and Sanglang held by the opposition. BN newcomer for Indera Kayangan, Chuah Tian Hee said he was adamant to make sure that the defeat suffered by the MCA machinery in the previous general