Anwar: Reject racist agenda, Sarawak

KUCHING: Pakatan Harapan (PH) Sarawak should counter negative influences, and narrow racial and religious sentiments in facing the 12th Sarawak state election, said PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. Anwar said PH wanted change not only at the national level

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Umno not Hotel U-turns

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno vice president Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob revealed that ex-Umno reps who quit the party would probably be making U-turns soon. He reminded the ex-Umno reps to not expect to regain the positions that they had lost

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Foreign athlete arrested for sexual harassment

SEOUL: South Korean police have arrested a foreign athlete competing at the World Aquatics Championships in Gwangju for suspected sexual harassment at a nightclub, a South Korean police official said on Sunday. An official at the Gwangju Seobu Police Station

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New South Wales – last Aussie state to decriminalise abortion

SYDNEY: Abortion could soon be decriminalised across Australia, with the last holdout state – New South Wales – set to consider a new law this week that would remove terminations from the criminal code. Under legislation dating back to 1900,

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Dr M: No contradictions over sex scandals

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad denied that he contradicted himself in his actions in dealing with cabinet members who were implicated in sex scandals. This is in view of the sex scandal involving then Deputy Prime Minister

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Colonialism in the eyes of economists

I, Phuong, was enrolled in a French language course back in Vietnam years ago and decided to drop out after the second class. The reason for this was irrelevant to my initial goal of improving my skills in the language

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1000 arrested in Russian opposition crackdown

Russian police rounded up more than 1,000 people in Moscow on Saturday in one of the biggest crackdowns of recent times against an increasingly defiant opposition decrying President Vladimir Putin’s tight grip on power. The detentions came around a protest

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Dr Mahathir: Grab Turkey’s aerospace technology offer

ANKARA: Malaysia appreciated Turkey’s willingness to offer opportunities for technology transfer in the field of “aerospace and defence industries” and such opportunities should be grabbed by Malaysia, said Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. The prime minister said Turkey had now achieved

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Hadi willing to support Dr M for a full term, but will Zahid?

Umno president, Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has become a classic case of a political leader whose statements frequently boomerang on him, raising the question posed by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad about Umno leaders becoming “dumb and dumber”

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Clean up ‘disgusting, rat and rodent infested’ district: Trump to Cummings

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump hit out at a prominent African-American critic on Saturday, calling him a “brutal bully” who should concentrate on cleaning up his “disgusting, rat and rodent infested” Baltimore district rather than criticizing the work of U.S. immigration

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