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No one will buy Equanimity as ownership in doubt, says Jho...

The businessman, said to be at the centre of the 1MDB scandal, says Putrajaya ‘eroded’ the value of the superyacht through its ‘illegal’ actions.

Rapper Ice Cube takes aim at Trump with new song

"Arrest the President" does not explicitly mention Trump but touches on some of his administration's scandals including its controversial immigration policies and the probe into collusion with Russia.

Sabah DCM declines to comment on multi-million ringgit land grab suit

Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Christina Liew says she’s unable to comment on the 2014 Borneo Samudera case as it is still under appeal, after a new report was lodged with MACC.

Taylor Swift gets political, endorses Democrats in US midterms

The 28-year-old pop star says while she has been 'reluctant' to share her political views in the past, she has changed her mind.

Anti-immigration party set for election gains as Sweden swings right

The Sweden Democrats, who want the country to leave the European Union and put a freeze on immigration, have about 17% of voters.

On Merdeka eve, BN leader claims country no longer independent

Umno Supreme Council member Lokman Noor Adam says BN will hold its own Merdeka picnic event in KL.

Lawyer slams ‘feudal mentality’, ‘blind loyalty’ to political, religious leaders

Jahaberdeen Mohamad Yunos says it could lead to strife and disunity among Muslims if the current mindset is not changed.

Thousands mourn as revered Indian leader dies

Karunanidhi, a charismatic self-styled champion of the poor, had been in intensive care since July 28 in Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu 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.

How high cost and fear stymied political funding reforms

PPBM strategist Wan Saiful Wan Jan says elections are expensive and the previous government was vindictive towards potential supporters of Pakatan Harapan.

England warned over political chants, fined over marketing breach

England has escaped with a warning over political chanting by a group of fans during the World Cup semi-final against Croatia and been given a fine.

Nufam urges govt to review Malaysia Airlines’ management

Nufam president Ismail Nasaruddin claims losses of RM15 billion have been recorded over the years.

New Chinese schools: Wee ready to show Maszlee past studies done

He says he is also eager to find out what Maszlee meant when he said there are 'political motives' behind construction of the schools.

Dr M: GLC chiefs will not get big salaries

However, they will be rewarded with bonuses if they perform well, the prime minister says.

Maszlee making Chinese schools political sacrificial lambs, says MCA

The party's deputy president Wee Ka Siong says there is no basis to say the construction of eight Chinese schools is politically motivated.

Unfair to give opposition MPs less funds, says NGO

ENGAGE says Pakatan Harapan has a moral duty to show how a democratic government should behave, and give equal allocations to all MPs irrespective of party.

Starbucks’ Schultz hints political career may be brewing

In the memo Monday announcing his exit, Schultz said that he is “thinking about a range of options for myself, from philanthropy to public service, but I’m a long way from knowing what the future holds.”

Go now, minister tells ‘politically linked’ civil servants

Kulasegaran says many of the political appointees in the civil service are not qualified.

Azeez likely to resign as Tabung Haji chairman soon

Source says the Baling MP and several board members who are political appointees are expected to resign once new minister for Islamic affairs is appointed.

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.

WhatsApp a game changer in Pahang, says state PPBM chief

Pahang PPBM chief Wan Mohd Shahrir Abdul Jalil says campaigning is easier now as even the most remote areas in Pahang have access to WhatsApp.

Facebook’s Zuckerberg to meet with US lawmakers Monday

The planned meetings at Capitol Hill are expected to continue through Monday afternoon and include some lawmakers from committees before whom Zuckerberg is due to testify.

Opposition exploiting Dr M for political gains, says Azalina

Minister in the PM's Dept says she's disappointed former PM attended briefing on Anti-Fake News Bill meant for only opposition MPs.

Viet woman in Jong Nam trial did first ‘prank’ in Hanoi,...

Lawyer for woman tells court that an affidavit from a witness in Hanoi states she was given acting job by a Korean man named 'Li'.