Category Archives: Politics

UMNO-MCA-PAS ties hypocritical, solely to win Tanjung Piai – Dr Mahathir

PONTIAN, Nov MCA's recent close cooperation with PAS, with UMNO playing the role of the 'middleman', is nothing but an insincere and hypocritical charter with the sole purpose of winning the Tanjung Piai parliamentary by-election, Prime Minister Tun Dr...

Minister dismisses claims over permits half way through by-election campaign

KUALA LUMPUR, A minister today dismissed claims that the Election Commission imposed the requirement of a permit for walkabouts half way through the campaign in the Tanjung Piai parliamentary by-election.Datuk Liew Vui Keong, Minister in the Prime Mini...

82 per cent turnout in Tanjung Piai early voting as at 1pm

PONTIAN, Nov 12 � Early voting in the Tanjung Piai parliamentary by-election has recorded a voter turnout of 82 per cent as of 1pm today.Voting is being held at Bangunan Perkep at the Pontian district police headquarters here from 8am

Sarawak to meet federal government over alleged ban on GPS lawmakers to enter schools

KUCHING, Sarawak to seek clarification from the federal government over the latter's alleged instruction to bar Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) lawmakers from attending events held in schools in the state.State Education, Science and Technological Researc...

Walkabout campaign must be clear, police permit needed for house-to-house campaigning

PONTIAN, All parties and candidates contesting in the Tanjung Piai parliamentary by-election are reminded to get a police permit to conduct house-to-house visits as they too are considered as a form of campaigning.Election Commission (EC) Chairman Datu...

Number of flood victims in five states increased to 1,676 – Nadma

PUTRAJAYA, The number of flood victims nationwide increased to 1,676 people from 466 families as of 8 am this morning, compared to 1,183 victims from 350 families at 8 pm yesterday.According to a report by the National Disaster Management Agency

Johor flood victims increased to 536 people

JOHOR BAHRU, Oct 28 - The number of flood affected victims in the state surged to 536 victims from 127 families in five districts as of 9 am today as heavy rain continued until last night.The figure shows a sharp

Number of flood victims in Kuala Selangor continues to increase

SHAH ALAM, The number of flood victims taking shelter in temporary relief centres in Kuala Selangor continues to increase with 784 victims recorded as of 8 am today.A spokesman for the Smart Selangor Command Centre said the SK Parit Mahang

Batang Padang the latest district in Perak to be hit by floods

IPOH, Batang Padang became the latest district in Perak to be hit by floods, resulting in 53 people from 12 families being evacuated to a temporary relocation centre at the Dewan Kampung Haji Tahir, Tapah.The victims were from Kampung Pasir

DPM visits RTB Sungai Belat

KUANTAN, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail visited the Sungai Belat Flood Mitigation Plan (RTB) here in her visit to Pahang today.The visit was followed with a briefing on the development of the RM118.4 million project,