• Wed, 18 Jul 2018 21:36
    Academic poised to lead royalist party 
    Academic turned politician Anek Laothamatas is tipped to lead the right-leaning Action Coalition Party (ACT) into the next general election, according to sources.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 15 Jul 2018 19:50
    ACT party willing to link with likeminded reformers
    The right-leaning Action Coalition of Thailand party (ACT) is willing to join hands with “all parties with the same ideology” ahead of the next general election, co-founder Suthep Thaugsuban said on Sunday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 11 Jul 2018 01:00
    UAE, Arab coalition focused on humanitarian situation in Yemen
    The Arab coalition launched a major military and humanitarian aid operation in Western Yemen in mid-June. The objective is to ensure the unimpeded supply of humanitarian aid to the Yemeni people by liberating the Red Sea port city of Hodeida from the Houthi rebels.
    opinion
  • Mon, 04 Jun 2018 01:00
    Suthep breaks his promise, returns to active politics
    Amid tears, he joins action coalition party; says clamour of masses forced him to change his mind
    politics
  • Fri, 01 Jun 2018 20:03
    Former protesters to form political party
    A new political party formed by some leaders of the now-defunct People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) convenes its first meeting on Sunday to launch itself publicly, the co-founders said on Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 24 May 2018 01:00
    Removal of GST won’t derail fiscal deficit target
    THE audacious move by the Pakatan Harapan coalition government to abolish the goods and services tax (GST) may not necessarily derail Malaysia from its fiscal deficit target, as feared by many economic pundits.
    ASEAN+
  • Tue, 22 May 2018 06:46
    Activist groups launch campaign to break up Facebook
    A coalition of activist groups on Monday announced a campaign to break up Facebook, arguing that the huge social network "has too much power over our lives and democracy."
    Tech
  • Fri, 18 May 2018 05:00
    EU rap a result of ‘flawed policies’
    Despite efforts in meeting IUU fishing standards, the government has failed on several fronts, say groups
    national
  • Sat, 12 May 2018 14:54
    Malaysia's Najib quits as head of coalition, party after electionl loss
    Malaysia's defeated leader Najib Razak on Saturday quit as head of the Barisan Nasional coalition and its main party after leading the coalition to a shock loss.
    ASEAN+
  • Sat, 12 May 2018 14:22
    Malaysia's Najib quits as head of coalition, party after poll loss
    Malaysia's defeated leader Najib Razak Saturday announced he was quitting as head of the Barisan Nasional coalition and its main party after leading the coalition to a shock loss.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 12 May 2018 11:27
    Former PM Najib, wife banned from leaving Malaysia: immigration chief
    Malaysia's scandal-hit former prime minister Najib Razak and his wife Rosmah Mansor were Saturday banned from leaving the country, the immigration chief said, after the shock election loss of Najib's coalition.
    ASEAN+
  • Sat, 12 May 2018 11:05
    Malaysia's Najib, wife banned from leaving the country: immigration chief
    Malaysia's scandal-hit former prime minister Najib Razak and his wife Rosmah Mansor were Saturday banned from leaving the country, the immigration chief said, after the Barisan Nasional coalition's shock election loss.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 12 May 2018 01:00
    Will engaging reverse gear help Malaysia go forwards?
    Like most Malaysians I went to bed in the early hours of Thursday morning after hearing news that the Pakatan Harapan (Alliance of Hope) coalition of four parties had won a simple majority of 113 out of 222 parliamentary seats in the 14th general election. It was earth-shattering news: the Barisan Nasional (National Front) government that ruled Malaysia for 61 years was now in opposition. 
    opinion
  • Sat, 12 May 2018 01:00
    Fitch sees fiscal,economic policy shifts after poll 
    THE SURPRISE victory of the opposition Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition in Malaysia's general elections held on May 9 means a much higher likelihood of fiscal and economic policy change, says Fitch Ratings.
    Economy
  • Fri, 11 May 2018 01:00
    The ‘earthquake’ that swept Mahathir to power
    It was a night when the earth moved as one Barisan parliamentary seat after another tumbled and shortly after 11pm on Wednesday, Dr Mahathir Mohamad declared that Putrajaya had fallen to the Pakatan Harapan coalition and Malaysia had a new government.
    opinion
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