The DAP leader says this is a significant milestone for women as well as Malay-Muslims.
Nomination day is Sept 13 and polling day is Sept 23.
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.
The election in September is reserved for Malay candidates.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Also detained are 3 contractors suspected to have been awarded several projects by the former officer.
The next presidential election in September has been reserved for a Malay after Singapore's first president, Yusof Ishak, nearly 50 years ago.
Minister says he may have little time for the post and would give way if the Tunku Makhota of Johor accepts the nomination.
Ongkili has been Joseph Pairin Kitingan's deputy president for 23 years.
He says the FAS executive council is bogged by 'excessive politics, the old-fashioned way of doing things and over-dependency on subsidy mentality'.
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.
PM says Singapore has requested for more time to get approval from its president before deal is signed between the two countries.
Gen Zulkifeli has met Myanmar president and its commander-in-chief to smoothen strained relations between the two countries, says report.
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.
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.
The state funeral service will be followed by a private cremation at Mandai Crematorium.
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.
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".
Philippine V-P Jejomar Binay’s vow to pursue territorial claim forces Malaysia to register its protest.
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.
Salleh Said Keruak reminds former DPM his duties as Umno deputy president are not to undermine or rock the boat.