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Gabungan Bersatu Sabah: Final nail in the coffin for state Umno?

Analysts say Gabungan Bersatu Sabah, a new political bloc comprising opposition parties, may lead to the dissolution of Umno in the state.

Court dismisses tycoon’s bid to return as Supermax director

Businessman Stanley Thai was convicted of insider trading last year and was jailed five years.

Venezuela lifts opposition lawmakers’ immunity for drone ‘attack’ trial

Maduro, who has systematically sidelined the opposition as he tightens his grip over his troubled nation, accuses the opposition and Colombia of being behind the drone "attack" on Saturday.

Pakistani opposition to challenge Khan with own PM candidate in parliament

The PML-N joined with the Pakistan People's Party (PPP), led by the son of assassinated former premier Benazir Bhutto.

Cambodia to form new govt after election that opposition calls ‘farce’

King Norodom Sihamoni will invite all of parliament's new members-elect to a meeting to be held within 60 days of the July 29 vote.

Umno is still strong, DAP warns PH

Penang CM Chow Kon Yeow says the Malay party has emerged as the strongest in the opposition.

Support for law to stop hate speech

Former members of the National Unity Consultative Council welcome the move announced by Mujahid Yusof Rawa.

PAC will be headed by opposition MP, says deputy speaker

Nga Kor Ming says the speaker will hold a meeting this Thursday to decide on the candidate.

BN’s Sungai Dua rep most likely to lead Penang opposition

Muhamad Yusoff Mohd Noor is one of only three opposition assemblymen in the state.

Money politics influences policies, warns academician

He says the lack of laws controlling political funding will cause politicians to pay and make their way into the political parties’ top leadership and secure positions in federal Cabinet or government-linked companies.

Ex-Umno members drop contempt bid against Ku Nan

The former Umno members withdrew their application to cite then-Umno secretary-general Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor since he no longer holds the post.

Annuar Musa, who really went rogue?

Khairy Jamaluddin only followed his instinct and upheld the interests of the people who elected him.

A Parliament to be proud of

Malaysia's future is now in the hands of the new MPs, who have become the repository of our hopes and dreams for a better, more inclusive nation.

No, I’m not leaving Umno, says Khairy

The former Umno Youth chief says he is loyal to his party despite his appearance as a rebel.

It could have been done differently, Khairy says after walkout

The Rembau MP also says he didn't want to do anything that could tarnish BN's image.

Khairy stays put as opposition MPs walk out over new speaker

They say Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof's appointment as the new Dewan Rakyat speaker did not follow the standing orders.

‘Cash-strapped’ Umno to use training camp for new role as opposition

But an Umno leader says funding is a problem following freeze of party bank accounts.

Equatorial Guinea grants opponents amnesty ahead of ‘national dialogue’

The move is seen as a goodwill gesture before the talks involving government, opposition, religious, and other groups planned for July 16 to 21.

Umno MPs who quit party must give up their seats, says...

The Umno president says those who contested on the BN ticket in GE14 did not win in their own capacities.

Submit proof of money politics in Umno elections, says deputy

Mohamad Hasan says a report should be lodged to ensure that action is taken in the matter.

Sudan opposition leader refused entry to Egypt, according to party

Sadiq al-Mahdi of the National Umma Party was not allowed to return to Egypt, where he resides.

Sabah state assembly convened minus Musa

All but one opposition representative were sworn in again earlier this morning.

Najib: Freezing opposition bank accounts an onslaught on democracy

Former prime minister tells ruling PH parties to confirm that the political donations they themselves receive are not from sources involved in illegal activities.

More Malays want Khairy to lead opposition, says survey

Respondents are evenly spread between supporters of Pakatan Harapan and Barisan Nasional.