Snap polls looms after parliament voted against Brexit

LONDON: The British parliament voted on Wednesday to prevent Prime Minister Boris Johnson taking Britain out of the European Union without a deal on Oct. 31, but rejected his first bid to call a snap election two weeks before the

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Azmin’s continued absence discussed but without action yet

PETALING JAYA: Despite a warning from PKR chief himself, the party’s second in command – Datuk Seri Azmin Ali – continued to be absent from last night’s political bureau meeting and the matter was discussed, said communication director Fahmi Fadzil.

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Anwar stays away from questions regarding pol – sec

PETALING JAYA: PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim stayed away from questions regarding his political secretary Farhash Wafa Salvador Rizal Mubarak who is wanted by the police in connection to a brawl that took place in Ampang on 31 Aug.

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Hong Kong leader to kill bill, too little, too late

HONG KONG: Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam will announce the withdrawal of an extradition bill that triggered months of unrest and has thrown the Chinese-ruled city into its worst crisis in decades, Cable TV and other media said, but the

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Alarming increase in dengue cases in Johor

JOHOR BAHRU: The number of dengue cases in Johor has increased at an alarming rate with 7,761 cases recorded from Jan 1 to Aug 31 this year, a rise of 101.2% compared with 3,857 cases in the same period last

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Govt failed to extricate itself from Altantuya suit

KUALA LUMPUR: The government’s failure to raise a novel question under Section 96 of the Courts of Judicature Act which would enable it to appeal caused it to be stuck in Altantuya Shaariibuu family suit. The ruling made by Chief

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Carrie Lam to withdraw extradition Bill, officially

Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam is set to formally withdraw the much-despised extradition bill that sparked the nearly three-month long protest crisis now roiling the city today, sources have told the Post. The decision will mean that the government

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China investment served as 1MDB bailouts

KUALA LUMPUR: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak roped in his then aide, Amhari Efendi Nazaruddin to be involved in China-Malaysia investment talks so that those investment can serve as a bailout from 1MDB, said Amhari. “As shown by

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Johor MB: We’re prepared for anything in Pasir Gudang

JOHOR BAHRU: All agencies under the state government are prepared to face any eventuality in Pasir Gudang, while the UPSR is going on, said Johor menteri besar Datuk Dr Sahruddin Jamal.  He said the Department of Environment (DOE) had been

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Saifuddin to replace Muhyiddin?

KUALA LUMPUR: Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail would head the Home Ministry, replacing Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, reported revived Malay daily Utusan Online. Citing an unnamed source, the daily added that Finance Minister Lim

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