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End gutter politics

This is clearly an attempt at character assassination and reeks of a deep conspiracy.

Gay sex involving politicians is not gutter politics

Until and unless our society has evolved to a stage where homosexuality is accepted, public office bearers just have to live up to the prevailing moral norms.

Why did he give up political ambitions, wonders Haziq’s ex-colleague

She says the political aide, who confessed to sex with 'minister', had wanted to be a politician himself.

Sabah minister among 20 shortlisted for Young World Politician award

Luyang state assemblyman Phoong Jin Zhe will travel to London in October to attend the One Young World Summit if he emerges as one of the five winners.

Make Vivian a minister so you can fulfil your promises, Yong...

Yong Teck Lee contends that freshly-elected Sandakan MP Vivian Wong doesn’t have the clout to lead DAP's special council of federal and state ministers to revive the Sandakan economy if she remains a backbencher MP.

Stephen Wong was a hardworking leader, says Sabah Deputy CM

Christina Liew says Wong was known as a people-minded leader.

Taman Rimba Kiara: Of myths and ministerial duties

Critics must take note of certain realities before taking me to task and they must remember that I have to attend to the welfare of KL as a whole.

Australian minister quits in pre-election blow to Morrison

Steven Ciobo, in charge of the defence industry portfolio, has stated he won’t re-contest his seat.

Legit or fake? Activist files police complaint over deputy minister’s degree

Muhsin Abdul Latheef claims the degree is not offered outside the United Kingdom, despite the deputy minister's claim.

Indonesian minister quizzed by anti-graft agency over Lippo case

Neneng Hassanah Yasin, an elected official also a suspect in the case, says there had been some communication between her and Indonesia’s home affairs minister during a trial.

Ministers, please don’t discard your ‘opposition mentality’

If ministers become comfortable and stop complaining, it might be difficult for them to catalysts for change.

Kit Siang most qualified DAP leader to be minister, says Guan...

The DAP supremo was said to have declined a minister's post to enable younger talents in the party to serve in the federal government.

China’s defence minister to visit Washington, says Mattis

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis says his counterpart is coming to Washington next week to continue discussions.

UN rights treaty can be ratified ‘with reservations’, says Waythamoorthy

The minister says feedback will be sought before official discussions are held on ratifying the United Nation's International Convention on Eliminating Racial Discrimination.

Minister accused in India’s growing #MeToo storm

Bollywood figures, stand-up comedians and other top journalists have all found themselves accused of abusing their positions to behave improperly towards women.

British minister slams ‘pariah state’ Russia

Ties between Britain and Russia are at rock bottom after a nerve agent attack targeting former Kremlin agent Sergei Skripal in the English city of Salisbury.

Japan’s Abe to keep key ministers in posts in cabinet reshuffle

Abe's administration suffered a blow when an opposition-backed politician defeated a rival heavily supported by Abe's ruling bloc in Sunday's election for governor of Japan's southern island of Okinawa, host to the bulk of US military forces in Japan.

Respect the civil service

The new government should not follow past practices in which political masters bulldozed through whatever they wanted.

Education ministry to improve dilapidated schools within 5 years

This commitment would be conveyed to Sarawak by minister Maszlee Malik, who is on a two-day working visit to the state.

Ex-minister’s suit against Sabah publisher settled out of court

Publisher to carry apology in Daily Express within 30 days.

Singapore yet to receive Johor proposal for third link

A Singapore minister says his government will study such a proposal if it is submitted by Malaysia.

MCA should quit BN, says ex-minister

Former MCA minister Dr Ng Yen Yen says a new MCA without BN will be able to move forward to meet new challenges without being burdened by anything.

Enough of blaming BN, move on and do your best, former...

Nancy Shukri says the PH government needs to stop blaming the previous government for past mistakes and show that it can come up with great plans and perform for the good of the people.

Blow for France’s Macron as star minister quits

A government spokesman ripped into Hulot for not taking "the most basic of courtesies" to inform Macron or the prime minister before quitting.