State polls acid test for Umno-DAP ties, says Kor Ming

THE first major test to the working relationship between once bitter political foes, Umno and DAP, will be at the upcoming elections in six states, DAP vice-president Nga Kor Ming said. Umno and the once vaunted Barisan Nasional (BN) it had led, opted to support Anwar Ibrahim and the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition in the unity […]

MCA won’t block contests for top posts, says Ka Siong

EVERY position in MCA — even the president’s and deputy president’s — can be contested in the party’s September elections, its president Wee Ka Siong said.  Wee said the party fully subscribed to the principles of democracy; hence, there was no likelihood of it following its Barisan Nasional (BN) ally Umno in preventing contests for the top […]

Probe and charge bribery offenders

WHEN lawyers present legal arguments and judges write grounds of decision, they cite authority. They are so taught in law schools to present legal arguments with legal authorities – that is, the laws that support the legal argument.

Pakatan-BN’s ‘rickety’ alliance at risk in state polls, say observers

PAKATAN Harapan (PH) and Barisan Nasional (BN) must sort out their differences if they are to convince voters of their co-operation ahead of the state elections, political experts said. They said that dissatisfied voters could reject the uneasy alliance or may abstain from casting their ballot if outstanding issues are not ironed out, which will […]

Uzbek man found guilty of New York bike path terror attack

AN Uzbek man who drove a truck down a New York bike path five years ago killing eight people was found guilty yesterday of a raft of murder and terrorism charges. Sayfullo Saipov, 34, drove the rented vehicle down a 1.6km-long stretch of bike path in Manhattan as children and their parents prepared to celebrate […]

Khairy ready to face Umno action

PETALING JAYA: Khairy Jamaluddin, who faces disciplinary action at the Umno supreme council meeting today, has vowed to stay on with the party no matter what. Read full story

All eyes on Umno supreme council meet today

PETALING JAYA: The Umno supreme council meeting today will be closely watched by political observers amidst mounting speculation that disciplinary action will be taken against former health minister Khairy Jamaluddin. Read full story

‘Saboteurs’ to know their fate tonight

PUTRAJAYA: The fate of Khairy Jamaluddin and several other general election “saboteurs” Umno members will be made known tonight after the supreme council meeting, says its president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. Read full story