• Rule of law? So when’s my turn, Indira Gandhi asks Putrajaya, IGP
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    Rule of law? So when’s my turn, Indira Gandhi asks Putrajaya, IGP

    KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 17 ― M. Indira Gandhi’s hopes at reuniting with her youngest daughter Prasana Diksa rekindled when Pakatan Harapan (PH) took power and gave an assurance that the rule of law is...

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    Police to summon former Cradle Fund CEO's relative over death threat

    GEORGE TOWN: Police will call in anyone found to be linked to the case of murdered former Cradle Fund chief executive officer Nazrin Hassan. Deputy Inspector General of Police Tan Sri Noor Rashid Ibrahim said this includes a close relative who reportedly made a death threat against Nazrin via a telephone

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    Rafizi: PKR election committee changed decision over Julau controversy

    KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 16 — Rafizi Ramli has claimed PKR’s Central Selection Committee (JPP) has switched from their agreement that the voting tablets used in the Julau division were compromised by...

  • Rafizi: I accept defeat, but would Azmin have done the same if he had lost?
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    Rafizi: I accept defeat, but would Azmin have done the same if he had lost?

    KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 16 — Rafizi Ramli has graciously accepted defeat in the party polls, but said that he doubts Datuk Seri Azmin Ali and his supporters would have been able to do the same had the...

  • Sarawak govt to spend RM82m on fixing rundown schools
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    Sarawak govt to spend RM82m on fixing rundown schools

    KUCHING, Nov 16 — Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg has said the state government will be spending RM82 million next year to make good rundown schools, including the...

  • New PKR Youth chief says never resorted to personal attacks during party election
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    New PKR Youth chief says never resorted to personal attacks during party election

    SHAH ALAM, Nov 16 — Newly-elected PKR Youth chief Akmal Nasir said today he never resorted to personal attacks while campaigning during the party elections. The Johor Baru MP said after the...

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    Monsoon flooding hits Selangor, 222 evacuated

    SHAH ALAM: Twenty-four hours of continuous heavy rain has caused flooding in two districts in Selangor, forcing the evacuation of 222 people from their homes.The flood victims – residents of Petaling and Kuala Selangor – were moved to temporary relief centres in Selangor and Kuala Lumpur, Bernama reported.A

  • Kimberley Ho is 1st M'sian to appear in Forbes North America's 30 under 30 list
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    Kimberley Ho is 1st M'sian to appear in Forbes North America's 30 under 30 list

    KUALA LUMPUR: Visionary young Malaysians who have cracked Forbes’ prestigious annual list of Asia’s Top ‘30 under 30’ over the years include FashionValet co-founder Vivy Yusof, US-based singer-songwriter Yuna, and Belgium-based fashion designer Edmund Ooi. Ho, who was working as a consumer brands investor

  • Field PKR Youth candidates for Rantau by-election, says ex-wing chief
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    Field PKR Youth candidates for Rantau by-election, says ex-wing chief

    SHAH ALAM, Nov 16 — PKR should field a candidate from its Youth wing for the Rantau by-election, Dr Afif Bahardin said today. The former PKR Youth chief told a news conference here that he hoped...

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    Rafizi concedes defeat but says he's doing it for greater good

    KUALA LUMPUR: PKR vice-president Rafizi Ramli says he has accepted the party elections’ unofficial results which indicate that Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali is ahead of him in the race for the deputy presidency. Azmin’s popular vote is only 51 per cent, a two per cent difference from my popular vote,

  • Penang govt proposes new international airport
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    Penang govt proposes new international airport

    GEORGE TOWN: The state government is proposing the construction of a new international airport to cater to the expected influx of passengers and increase in cargo after 2050. Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow (PH-Padang Kota) said the airport, to be named the Northern Corridor International Airport, would

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    Azmin's presence emerges as dominant force in PKR Wanita and Youth wings

    SHAH ALAM: The faction siding with PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali has emerged as the dominant force in both the party’s women and youth wings’ central leadership councils for the 2018 - 2021 term. Azmin’s camp has captured the top two posts for the Wanita wing, with Lembah Jaya assembyman

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    Dr M arrives in Papua New Guinea for Pacific Rim nations' annual summit

    PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has arrived for the 26th Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) summit. Dr Mahathir landed at Jacksons International Airport here at about 9.25pm local time (7.25pm Kuala Lumpur) after attending the Asean Summit in Singapore from November 11-

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    Sabah Immigration Dept wants better way to profile IMM13 holders

    KOTA KINABALU: The state Immigration Department wants to set up a more efficient system to do profiling on IMM13 holders. Its director, Datuk Musa Sulaiman, said the department was responding to the recent re-registration of thousands of refugees and their children which had resulted in misunderstanding

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    Zuraida: After Anwar, a woman should be PM

    SHAH ALAM, Nov 16 — A woman should succeed Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim to become the ninth prime minister, former PKR women’s chief Zuraida Kamaruddin said today. “I don’t think it is unusual or...

  • Dr M arrives in Papua New Guinea for Apec meet (VIDEO)
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    Dr M arrives in Papua New Guinea for Apec meet (VIDEO)

    PORT MORESBY, Nov 16 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad arrived here today in a Maserati at the Papua New Guinea capital for the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) 2018 Summit. Over the weekend, Dr...

  • New faces, women come to the fore in MCA
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    New faces, women come to the fore in MCA

    KUALA LUMPUR: New faces now make up 60 per cent of the MCA lineup and 17.5 per cent of the main committee members are female.Terengganu state liaison Chew Sir Boon, 27, is the youngest.MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong, who announced the appointment of Datin Chew Mei Fun as the first woman secretary-general

  • Dr M may be anti-Semitic, but he’s not wrong about Jerusalem
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    Dr M may be anti-Semitic, but he’s not wrong about Jerusalem

    COMMENTARY, Nov 16 — The bilateral talks between Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison on the sidelines of the 33rd Asean Summit yesterday were...

  • Sabah's Long Pasia 'like Switzerland'; has tourism potential: Shafie
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    Sabah's Long Pasia 'like Switzerland'; has tourism potential: Shafie

    SIPITANG: Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal has identified the untouched, remote district of Long Pasia as a potential tourism destination. Shafie, who today visited the far-flung area where a Lundayeh village is located, was amazed by Long Pasia’s natural beauty and serenity. “Long Pasia

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    UK supermarket's viral orangutan ad slammed by palm oil giant

    A British supermarket chain's viral commercial about an orangutan left homeless because of deforestation from palm oil planting was slammed as a cheap publicity stunt by a major industry body on Friday. The Christmas ad -- which features a cartoon orangutan telling a little girl that its jungle

  • Minister praises UK ad body over ban on anti-palm oil video
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    Minister praises UK ad body over ban on anti-palm oil video

    KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 16 — Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok today praised the decision by the United Kingdom’s advertising approval body Clearcast banning an anti-palm oil campaign video. She...

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    MyRumah to cover east coast, Sabah and Sarawak

    IPOH: MyRumah Property Showcase, organised by the New Straits Times Press (NSTP), will be extended to the east coast, Sabah and Sarawak next year. NSTP chief executive officer Datuk Seri Abdul Jalil Hamid said the property showcase would return with a much bigger show next year. “For next year, we

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    Field a woman for Rantau by-election, Zuraida tells PKR

    SHAH ALAM: PKR should field a woman in the upcoming Rantau by-election. This is the position of party stalwart and former Women’s wing chief Zuraida Kamaruddin, who pointed out that no female candidate was fielded in Negri Sembilan in the 14th general election (GE14). Because no woman was made a candidate

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    EC to decide on Rantau by-election after 14 days

    PUTRAJAYA: The Election Commission (EC) says a by-election will be held for the Rantau state seat if no appeals are filed, or once the appeals process is completed at the Federal Court. EC chairman Azhar Azizan Harun said the EC accepts the decision by the Seremban Special Election Court, which had

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    Putrajaya has been claimed but PKR Women's wing will continue to fight

    KUALA LUMPUR: The women in PKR have been reminded to remain true to the party’s cause and not chase after positions despite having made it to Putrajaya. The wing’s newly elected chief Haniza Mohd Talha said this earlier while opening the 13th Congress of the party’s Women’s wing, here, today.