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Najib Returns To Taman Duta Residence After Pekan Events

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KUALA LUMPUR- Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has returned to his Taman Duta residence after attending events in Pekan, Pahang on Sunday (May 20). Accompanied by police outriders, his Toyota Vellfire was seen pulling into his house here in Jalan Langgak Duta at about 1.17pm on Monday (May 21), after he left…

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Former DPM’s Daughter Slams Online Allegation Of Millions In Bank Account

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KUALA LUMPUR- The daughter of former Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has taken to social media to highlight an allegation that has been made against her family. On her Instagram @nurulzahid, Datuk Nurulhidayah Ahmad Zahid shared the screenshot of a Twitter post made by @PutraREFORMASI alleging that together with her father,…

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Accept Your Defeat, Warisan Tells Sabah BN And Musa

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KOTA KINABALU- Sabah Barisan Nasional and its chairman Tan Sri Musa Aman should accept their defeat in GE14 and instead play their role as an effective opposition to the Parti Warisan Sabah-led state government. Warisan permanent chairman Datuk V.K.Liew said that Musa and Barisan should swallow the “bitter pill” of defeat instead of focusing on…

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Negri’s Umno Won’t Submit Names For Party’s Top Posts

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SEREMBAN- Negri Sembilan Umno Liaison Committee has decided not to propose any names to contest for the party’s president and deputy president positions in the upcoming party polls. State Umno secretary, Datuk Hasim Rusdi said, a meeting was held three days ago and all of the state’s Umno members had agreed to let the two…

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Time For Self-Reflection For Umno – Asyraf Wajdi

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KOTA BHARU- Still reeling from the shocking loss in the recently-concluded 14th General Election (GE14), Umno leaders must now undergo self-reflection and avoid finger-pointing, said former Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, Datuk Dr Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki. He said the defeat served as a lesson and could be a blessing disguise. “Maybe Allah wants…

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Khairy: Umno Got ‘Drunk On Kool-Aid’ And Lost GE14

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PETALING JAYA- Umno was decimated during GE14 because it had become so detached from reality that the party thought it was invincible, Khairy Jamaluddin (pic) told Channel NewsAsia (CNA). “What happened was we became delusional; we got drunk on our own Kool-Aid and we got carried away,” the Umno Uouth chief was quoted as saying.…

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Ambiga: Ensure There Is Due Process When Determining Umno’s Status

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KUALA LUMPUR- National Human Rights Society (Hakam) chairman Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan said the government must ensure due process was followed in determining Umno’s status. “We must respect due process. What I wouldn’t like is the Registrar of Societies (ROS), perhaps being used in that process. “We need a strong opposition as much as we need…

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Two Sabah Barisan Assemblymen Meeting With Shafie

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KOTA KINABALU: Two Sabah Barisan Nasional assemblymen are currently holding closed-door discussions with Parti Warisan Sabah president Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal and Sabah PKR chairman Christina Liew. The two – Sebatik assemblyman Datuk Abdul Muis Picho and Tanjong Batu assemblyman Datuk Hamisah Samad – arrived at Mohd Shafie’s house here at 12.15pm on Friday…

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Sabah BN Government In Danger Of Losing Majority

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KOTA KINABALU- The Sabah Barisan Nasional government is in danger of losing its majority in the 60-seat assembly barely 12 hours after Chief Minister Tan Sri Musa Aman was sworn in at 11.15pm Thursday (May 10) in Istana Negeri. Two Sabah Umno assemblyman – Datuk Abdul Muis Picho (Sebatik) and Datuk Hamisah Samat (Tanjong Batu)…

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Najib: We Accept People’s Decision

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KUALA LUMPUR- BARISAN Nasional accepts its defeat in the 14th General Election (GE14) as the will of the people, said its chairman Datuk Seri Najib Razak. “BN is committed to respecting the principles of a parliamentary democracy. I feel blessed to have been able to lead this country. I would like to thank all BN…

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BN Leaders Popular On Social Media Retain Seats In Midst Of Massive Swing

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KUALA LUMPUR- Having been on the receiving end of criticism, mostly from netizens, former Barisan Nasional (BN) deputy minister Datuk Ahmad Maslan was among the few BN leaders who managed to retain his seat in Johor. The member of Parliament for Pontian thanked voters and the people in his constituency for giving him the mandate…

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Kedah BN Accepts Election Results

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ALOR STAR- Kedah Barisan Nasional (BN) chairman Datuk Seri Ahmad Bashah Md Hanipah said it accepted the 14th general election (GE14) outcome which saw the ruling coalition losing to Pakatan Harapan (PH). Bashah, who is also Kedah Umno liaison committee chairman, called for the country’s democratic system and the Constitution to be respected to preserve…

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MIC Does Poorly In GE14

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KUALA LUMPUR- The Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) had one of its poorest outing in a general election; winning only two Parliament and three state seats. Yesterday dismal showing matches its worst ever, which was in 1969 general election, when it won the same number of Parliamentary and state seats. The party, one of the oldest…

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BN Will Abide By Agong’s Decision On Choice Of Government

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KUALA LUMPUR- Barisan Nasional will abide by whatever decision made by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong with regards to the 14th general election. In saying this, BN chairman Datuk Seri Najib Razak also asked the people to remain calm and place their faith in the King. He said the decision now rested with the King, as…

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‘BN Johor To Cooperate In Transfer Of Power To New State Government’

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JOHOR BARU- Barisan Nasional (BN) Johor stressed that it will cooperate in the best possible way in ensuring fast and peaceful transfer of power in the state. The coalition’s state chief, Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin, congratulated the opposition pact in forming the new Johor state government. “Johor BN will cooperate in a best possible…

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Penang BN Chief To Quit Politics Following Huge GE14 Loss

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GEORGE TOWN- Penang Barisan Nasional (BN) chairman Teng Chang Yeow has decided to call it quits from politics, following the huge loss suffered by the coalition in the 14th General Election (GE14). He said Wednesday’s election result was even worse than the previous general election held in 2013. Teng said that a nationwide sentiment, a…

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Musa Aman Satisfied With Voting Process In Sabah

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SANDAKAN- Sabah Barisan Nasional (BN) chairman Tan Sri Musa Aman expressed satisfaction over the smooth and orderly voting process of the 14th General Election (GE14) since the morning. Musa, who is also BN candidate and incumbent for Sungai Sibuga state seat, said many had cast their votes since morning and he was confident that the…

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Actor Den Wahab Cast Vote In Bagan Datuk

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BAGAN DATUK- Local actor Den Wahab, 55, exercised his right as a voter for the 14th General Election in the Bagan Datuk parliamentary constituency today. Despite settling in Kuala Lumpur, he chose to cast his ballot in Bagan Datuk as he has been carrying out various business ventures in the constituency since 2000. “I started…

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Azwan ‘Diva AA’ Ali Casts His Vote

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GOMBAK- Controversial celebrity, Mohamed Azwan Ali or better known as Diva AA casted his vote at SK Klang Gate in Setapak, at 8.17am. Azwan, who is also an independent candidate for Bukit Antarabangsa state seat, casted his vote at channel two at the district polling center. Bukit Antarabangsa saw a five-cornered fight between incumbent, Datuk…

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Blind Amputee Determined To Vote, Son Carries Her To Centre

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RANTAU PANJANG- A blind woman who is also an amputee, was carried by her son to cast her vote at the Sekolah Kebangsaan Gual Periok voting centre, here today. Fatimah Muhammad, 72, was assisted by her son Arif Che Hamat, 40, who also cast his vote. Fatimah, who used to campaign actively at the previous…

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Ali Hamsa Inundated With Spam Calls

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PUTRAJAYA- Chief Secretary to the Government Tan Sri Dr Ali Hamsa said he had received 488 spam calls since this morning. He said the calls were received from 7.30am to 9.30am. “I have been receiving non-stop calls from overseas numbers and the incoming calls were every 10 to 15 seconds. “I am baffled with these…

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Fake Ballot Papers Allegedly Distributed By Handicapped Female Teenager

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PORT DICKSON- Police have confirmed receiving a report about a small commotion at Sekolah Kebangsaan Port Dickson here this morning. It was learnt that the commotion involved supporters from Barisan Nasional and PKR following to the discovery of fake ballot papers allegedly distributed by a 14-year-old OKU female teenager outside the polling centre. When contacted,…

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Cycling To Vote In GE14

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KUALA LUMPUR- Distance was not a hindrance for two avid cyclists who cycled ore tham 200 kilometres with their folding bicycles to cast their ballots on the 14th general election’s polling day today. Suhaimi Mat Salleh, 39, from Taman Melawati planned his epic journey to return to his hometown in Baling, Kedah with his friend…

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Voters’ Turnout Reaches 55 Per Cent As Of 1 Pm

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KUALA LUMPUR- The polling process in most voting stations nationwide is still underway at noon with the percentage of voters’ turnout reaching 55 per cent as of 1 pm. People are still thronging the polling stations despite having to wait in long queues and armed with umbrellas in the hot weather in most areas as…

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99 Years Old, But Still As Eager To Vote

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JELI- Age is not a barrier for Fatimah Che Ngah, 99 when it comes to vote in the 14th General Election (GE14). She arrived at the Sekolah Kebangsaan Batu Gajah voting centre at 8.30am today, accompanied by her daughter Maimunah Che Dollah, 69, and grandson Mohd Khairul Nizam Mohamad, 30. Fatimah said she has never…

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Tengku Puan Of Pahang Joins People To Vote

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PEKAN- Tengku Puan of Pahang, Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah joined the people to exercise their rights to vote in the 14th general election (GE14) at Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Terentang, here this morning. Arriving at the polling station at 10 am in a blue coloured attire, she left the compound about 20 minutes later after…

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Pokemon First, Vote Later

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PENAMPANG- Casting vote can be tiresome, especially when you are in a queue waiting for your turn. However, for one voter who only wants to be known as Teedee, she made use of her free time to catch some pokemonsters. While waiting for her turn, Teedee managed to catch three pokemonsters – two Machops and…

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Azlan Refuses To Cut Queue At Polling Centre

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KANGAR- Menteri Besar Perlis, who is also the Barisan Nasional (BN) candidate for Bintong state seat, was seen queuing in line together with other voters this morning. He was seen waiting for two hours to cast the ballot at SK Bintong together with voters in the constituency despite being allowed by the polling officer to…

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Kajang BN Candidate Irked By Long Wait

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KAJANG- The long wait was just too much for Kajang Barisan Nasional candidate Alex Teh Yeow Meng (pic) and his wife. Teh had initially queued up with his wife Tan Ching Chuen at their voting stream at SK Kajang, instead of using his privilege as an election candidate to skip the queue. However, the wait…

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Dr M Staying Positive Over Voter Turnout

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ALOR SETAR- Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is keeping a positive outlook on voter turnout throughout the day. “So far it’s very good, even in Langkawi. It’s been very good although the turnout there was a bit slow in the morning. “I think they will come later in the day,” he said after casting his vote…

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