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US elections: Democrats remain favored but Trump has pushed back

Democrats, while still favoured overall, have been unable to build a decisive edge over Donald Trump's Republicans.

‘Elected reps who quit Umno must be made to vacate seats’

Wanita Umno leader Noraini Ahmad says changes must be made to the party constitution to take severe action against these reps.

Indonesia football fans damage Asian Games stadium

A league match between Sriwijaya FC and Arema FC ended in chaos Saturday afternoon when the fans tore up seats at the Gelora Sriwijaya Stadium in Palembang on the island of Sumatra.

Warisan: Increase number of seats in Chinese-majority areas in Sabah

Vice-president Junz Wong says any review into the 13 new state seats for Sabah should include this proposal.

Yamani in UK with father Musa Aman?

The Sipitang MP was not present for the swearing-in ceremony in the Dewan Rakyat yesterday.

Airlines dodge minimum seat size as FAA sees no safety issue

The FAA action is the latest move in a swirling controversy that has raised hackles from consumers and prompted attempts at legislation by members of Congress.

FIFA probes empty seats at World Cup match in Yekaterinburg

FIFA said nearly all the available tickets had been sold and it was investigating why there were so many no-shows.

Masing-Entulu rift spills over in Selangau

300 Kakus PRS division members resign from party, citing loss of confidence in the leadership of Masing.

Kedah BN admits defeat, PH to form state government

Kedah BN chairman Ahmad Bashah Md Hanipah says he accepts the verdict of the people and that the country’s democratic system and constitution need to be upheld.

Sabah’s 13 new seats: SAPP files appeal against court’s judgment

SAPP president Yong Teck Lee says court is wrong in saying issue has become academic because Parliament has been dissolved.

Put women in winnable seats, says rights group

Persatuan Kesedaran Komuniti Selangor says women candidates for GE14 only comprise 23% of the total candidates listed.

3 new faces in Sarawak DAP line-up

DAP is also gunning for BN strongholds Bintulu, Serian and Kapit.

MCA: If there’s a Malay tsunami, why run from Malay-majority seats?

MCA top leader says the opposition has been claiming that a Malay tsunami is coming but senior non-Malay leaders of PKR and DAP are avoiding Malay-majority seats.

Khaled to contest 2 seats, Puad Zarkashi to sit it out

The Johor menteri besar says out of 82 candidates, nine are women, two youths and one from Puteri Umno.

GE14 is between PH and BN, PSM told

PKR's R Sivarasa respects PSM's right to contest but says the party can only offer it the Sungai Siput parliamentary seat.

PAS gunning for PKR seats in Penang

Penang PAS reveals its candidates list which comprises mostly graduates and professionals.

Farmer brothers among PSM candidates who declare assets

Sixteen candidates, who will vie for four parliamentary and 12 state seats, declare their assets and receive papers authorising them to stand under the PSM banner.

Selangor Amanah election director quits party

Amanah communications director Khalid Samad says Jaafar Samsudin's exit could be due to a 'personal misunderstanding'.

Pairin still needed by PBS to win in Sabah

Despite announcing his intention to retire, he is still preferred by many Keningau folks.

All gloomy on UPP front ahead of GE14

The party has been eyeing three parliamentary seats but until now, there has been no news of it getting even one.

DAP duo Nga and Ngeh to contest parliamentary, state seats?

A DAP insider says the pair are reluctant to give up their state seats.

PKR to field fresh faces for most seats in Perak

The party hopes to contest in five parliamentary and 16 state seats in Perak, says a source, adding that most of the candidates will be young, new faces.

Amanah to contest 3 parliamentary, 10 state seats in Kedah

The three parliamentary seats are Pokok Sena, Padang Terap and Sik.

Gabungan Sabah candidates all set for polls

The four-party coalition is among three opposition pacts in Sabah trying to dislodge Barisan Nasional.