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Pope Francis names 14 new cardinals from five continents

Eleven of the group are under 80, the age limit for entering the secret conclave that will be called to elect a new pope once Francis dies or retires.

Where to now, Malaysia?

The power to determine the country's future is in the hands of voters, as it has always been.

Vote to ensure Malaysia gains respect again

The country needs an accountable government and leaders who can own up to their mistakes and are daring enough to undertake corrective measures to address the problems the nation is saddled with.

Manifestos not the only yardstick this election

Voters have to look beyond manifestos, at the character and track records of parties and candidates.

PPBM candidate: Mega projects look nice, but who benefits?

Ketereh candidate Radzi Jidin says he has yet to hear of any local who has so far benefitted from the ECRL project.

Little-known Peace Party makes debut in Sarawak

Two women contesting as its candidates in Bandar Sibu and Lanang.

Penampang’s Mandela hails Sabah BN’s youthful GE14 line-up

Ceasar Mandela Malakun thanks Najib for including younger faces in the BN line-up in Sabah.

MCA sacks 12 for marring image of party, BN

Party disciplinary board chairman Chor Chee Heung says the group was disappointed at not being picked for the coming election.

PKR: Official letter shows Yaakob is not bankrupt

An image of a letter from the Insolvency Department about Yaakob Osman's status is posted on Anwar Ibrahim's Facebook page.

Don’t be judge and jury, election officials told

After disqualification of opposition candidates, lawyers urge officials not to deny voters the choice of whom they want as MPs and assemblymen.

Warisan to contest 17 federal, 45 state seats

The list contains a mixture of young and veteran candidates.

BN candidates assessed over 5 years, says Najib

The prime minister says the objective of candidate selection is to ensure a BN win in GE14.

Candidates must give 10-day notice to campaign in other constituencies

Perak police chief Hasnan Hassan also advises supporters not to march with candidates on nomination day.

DAP proposes Orang Asli to contest Galas seat in Kelantan

Party veteran Lim Kit Siang says DAP probably also has the youngest candidate this election with Kerk Chee Yee, 25, nominated to contest in Ayer Keroh.

Nik Mohamad to stand in Bachok, Tuan Ibrahim in Kubang Kerian

Kelantan PAS Youth chief Ahmad Fadhli Shaari will replace Nik Mohamad in Pasir Mas while Che Abdullah Mat Nawi has been moved from Wakaf Bharu to Tumpat.

Sarawak PKR head Baru Bian to stand in Selangau

Dr Michael Teo will be defending the Miri parliamentary seat, the sole seat held by PKR in Sarawak.

Cool down, be rational, Ku Nan tells those not picked to...

He says candidates need to find out the reason why they had been dropped in the first place.

7 DAP, PKR hopefuls to contest in GE14 despite criminal charges

Any disqualification of MPs and assemblymen will only come into effect after the final appeal is exhausted and application for clemency is dismissed, says lawyer S N Nair.

Poser over Surendran fuels more talk of PKR split

The PKR vice-president, seen as an ally of Mohamed Azmin Ali, has been told he won't be nominated for re-election in Padang Serai.

3 new faces in Sarawak DAP line-up

DAP is also gunning for BN strongholds Bintulu, Serian and Kapit.

Azmin Ali to defend his seats, Maria to stand in PJ

Former Selangor exco Xavier Jayakumar will contest the Kuala Langat parliamentary seat.

Azmin more competent at picking Selangor candidates, says PKR MP

Sungai Petani MP Johari Abdul says he is surprised party president Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail had rejected candidates nominated by Azmin Ali.

Khaled to contest 2 seats, Puad Zarkashi to sit it out

The Johor menteri besar says out of 82 candidates, nine are women, two youths and one from Puteri Umno.

What feud, Saifuddin says over analyst’s claims

The PKR secretary-general says political analyst Kamarul Zaman Yusoff is 'shooting blanks'.