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Dr M calls for PPBM to defend ‘unique’ Kedah, says Mukhriz

He says Kedah is different, being a state with a Malay-Muslim majority, run by PPBM, with two Malay-based parties in opposition.

Kimanis was a large-scale uprising, says PKR Youth

Razeef Rakimin says Kimanis voters are more concerned about their wellbeing and lack confidence in the government meeting its promises.

Eddin keen to contest seat on PPBM council

Kuala Pilah man says he wants to help strengthen the party.

New MP takes the honours alone in convincing victory

Defeated Warisan candidate Karim Bujang absent as Mohamad Alamin of BN is declared the winner by 2,029 votes.

PBS says Kimanis a sign of Warisan losing grassroot support

Maximus Ongkili says Sabah state government should end the Temporary Sabah Pass plan

Direct bank-in of e-cash may be considered, says Guan Eng

Finance minister says the move could be taken if there were many complaints from those without smartphones.

BN celebrates with cheers and tears of joy

Sabah Umno's Abdul Rahman Dahlan says he and Bung Mohtar shed tears after learning that BN had won. 'No one gave us a chance,' he said.

Warisan’s Karim leaves before final results are in

Defeated candidate in Kimanis left counting centre immediately after BN's Mohamad Alamin took a clear lead.

Onions to fight flu? Deputy minister scoffs but says it won’t...

No scientific evidence to support online claims, says Dr Lee, and the public should not overdo it or create panic.

Unofficial: BN defeats Warisan by 2,029 votes

Opposition party wrests back Kimanis parliamentary seat after court had unseated former MP Anifah Aman.

JPJ officers go undercover as bus passengers during CNY break

Sarawak road transport officers to make a record of violations by drivers and issue summons at the end of the trip.

BN takes early lead over Warisan in Kimanis

BN candidate Mohamad Alamin holds 1,451 majority over Warisan's Karim Bujang with two-thirds of the ballot boxes counted.

Search for 4 Dungun polytechnic students feared drowned continues

The search has been extended to Pantai Sura, also known as 'Teluk Mayat' due to the number of bodies of drowning victims recovered there.

Kimanis by-election records 76.14% turnout

Results of the by-election are expected before 10pm.

Get flu jab 1 month before overseas travel, says MMA

Doctors caution that weather changes can easily weaken the immune system.

Penang city council wins another Asean award for cleanliness

Putrajaya Corporation and the Kota Kinabalu City Hall also receive same recognition.

Abolish Printing Presses and Publications Act first, NGO tells govt

The Centre for Independent Journalism says previous efforts to set up a media council failed because the government would not abolish the PPPA.

High voter turnout in Kimanis by-election

The Election Commission reports a 70.20% voter turnout with two hours to go.

5G frequencies don’t cause adverse health effects, say experts

A senior university lecturer says the technology uses radio frequencies which do not produce harmful radiation such as X-rays.

Decision not to sell PLUS lost chance to save money, says...

Ramon Navaratnam says the proceeds could have been used for more 'pressing needs' like helping the poor.

PKR state chiefs demand Zuraida’s sacking

Kedah PKR chief Johari Abdul says vice-president Zuraida Kamaruddin's presence is not needed and bad for the party.

PKR issues show cause letter to Zuraida

There have been calls from PKR members for the vice-president to be sacked for insulting the party and revealing private conversations between her and party chief Anwar Ibrahim.

5 Indonesian fishermen abducted off Lahad Datu

Eight men boarded the boat on Thursday.

200,000 doses of Influenza A vaccines arriving in Malaysia

Health Minister Dzukefly Ahmad says half of that amount to arrive by the end of the month.

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