PAS looking at May state elections, say sources

PAS is looking at holding state polls in the three states it controls in early May to avoid the Hari Raya Haji period, said party sources.  They told The Malaysian Insight that PAS thinks the May timeline is the most suitable period as it precedes the pilgrimage season. 

Perikatan aims for simple majority in Negri Sembilan

PERIKATAN Nasional (PN) has started moving its election machinery in Negri Sembilan with hopes of taking over the state from Pakatan Harapan (PH) in the coming state elections. Negri Sembilan PN information chief Khairul Yazman Yahya said the pact was looking at winning the state with a simple majority, with the focus on winning the […]

2 dead in another US shooting, this time in Iowa

TWO people died and a third was seriously wounded yesterday in a shooting at a youth outreach centre in Des Moines, Iowa, police said. Police responded to a report of a shooting at Starts Right Here, which runs a programme for at-risk youths, and found three people wounded, two of them critically.

Housing policy set to get Madani makeover

PUTRAJAYA: The National Hous­ing Policy will be reviewed in line with the Malaysia Madani framework, says the Local Government Development Ministry. Read full story

Penang roads amazingly quiet for the holidays

GEORGE TOWN: If you are still on your Chinese New Year break and have nothing urgent on your to-do list, going on a short holiday, such as to Penang, might be an idea. Read full story

Hajiji assures Sabahans of continued peace and harmony

KOTA KINABALU: Assuring the people in Sabah of continued peace and harmony, Chief Minister Datuk Seri Hajiji Noor said the state will ensure everyone, regardless of race or religion, is able to celebrate his or her respective festival. Read full story