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Guan Eng hails Halimah for her achievement in Singapore

The DAP leader says this is a significant milestone for women as well as Malay-Muslims.

5 applications for Singapore presidential election

Nomination day is Sept 13 and polling day is Sept 23.

‘Who was dictator in party?’ Najib questions Mahathir

He says he changed Umno rules to allow all 165,000 members to vote for party president instead of Mahathir’s ‘quota and bonus votes’ mechanism.

Halimah confirms she is going for Singapore president post

The election in September is reserved for Malay candidates.

Dr M: PPBM’s proposal for top Pakatan posts just haggling

The PPBM chairman denies that the party is trying to dominate Pakatan Harapan by wanting the posts of president and chairman to be occupied by its own leaders.

Singapore presidency aspirant learns to speak Malay

Businessman Salleh Marican says he was taken aback by the vicious comments following a video clip in which he is seen struggling to speak in Malay.

S’pore takes exception to Utusan’s comments on meritocracy

High Commissioner to Malaysia says editorial by Malay daily's 'Awang Selamat' did not consider that the president represents all Singaporeans, not just his or her ethnic group.

Tee Keat: Given a choice, I would erase my history in...

Former MCA president Ong Tee Keat shows the extent of his bitterness by saying he doesn't want to be remembered at all by party members.

MACC picks up ex-municipal council president

Also detained are 3 contractors suspected to have been awarded several projects by the former officer.

1st Malay woman president for Singapore?

The next presidential election in September has been reserved for a Malay after Singapore's first president, Yusof Ishak, nearly 50 years ago.

FAM president’s post: Khairy yet to decide

Minister says he may have little time for the post and would give way if the Tunku Makhota of Johor accepts the nomination.

Ongkili is now PBS acting president

Ongkili has been Joseph Pairin Kitingan's deputy president for 23 years.

Azmin quits as Selangor football body’s president

He says the FAS executive council is bogged by 'excessive politics, the old-fashioned way of doing things and over-dependency on subsidy mentality'.

‘Remove Kenneth Eswaran as biz group president’

Constitution allows those of Indian origin to hold key posts but he is of Sri Lankan descent, says Selangor Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry chief P Muguntha.

KL-S’pore deal to be inked next week, says PM

PM says Singapore has requested for more time to get approval from its president before deal is signed between the two countries.

Malaysian armed forces chief in Myanmar to repair relations

Gen Zulkifeli has met Myanmar president and its commander-in-chief to smoothen strained relations between the two countries, says report.

Incumbent MTUC president, secretary-general ousted in polls

This may pave the way for the in-coming commitee to fight harder for workers at a time when prices of essential items are going up, say insiders.

Perkasa asks what is RM4.5m to the government

Saying the amount is nothing compared with the RM650m Taman Tugu project, Ibrahim Ali asks the government to resolve the problem faced by 150 Malaysian students in Egypt.

State funeral service for S R Nathan on Aug 26

The state funeral service will be followed by a private cremation at Mandai Crematorium.

S’pore’s ex-president S R Nathan dies

Nathan, who was Singapore’s longest-serving president, had been in critical condition at the Singapore General Hospital since July 31, after suffering his second stroke in two years.

Taiwan angry over ’emotional’ female president comments

The remarks from Wang Weixing, a military analyst and a board member of the Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits, claimed that Tsai's politics were affected by her status as a "single female politician".

M’sia summons Philippine envoy over Sabah claim

Philippine V-P Jejomar Binay’s vow to pursue territorial claim forces Malaysia to register its protest.

Najib hopes future US presidents will be like Obama

The fact that Obama gave up his public holiday to host the US-Asean Leaders Summit shows the importance he pays to Asean, says PM.

Stop undermining Najib’s leadership, Muhyiddin told

Salleh Said Keruak reminds former DPM his duties as Umno deputy president are not to undermine or rock the boat.