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17 May 2019 | 2:57 PM

Anwar must be PM for all if he takes over, says Gerakan president

KUALA LUMPUR: Should Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim succeed Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad as premier, the PKR president must be a prime minister who takes care of the welfare of all Malaysians, regardless of race, says Gerakan president Datuk Dr Dominic Lau Hoe Chai.

16 May 2019 | 4:15 PM

Leaders from both sides offer Teachers Day greetings

PETALING JAYA: In conjunction with the annual Teachers Day celebration, social media has been flooded with wishes by politicians from both sides of the divide.

11 May 2019 | 7:01 PM

DAP unofficially retains Sandakan seat, now chasing 10,000 majority

SANDAKAN: DAP has unofficially retained its stronghold of two-terms with its candidate Vivian Wong in the Sandakan by-election.

11 May 2019 | 6:43 PM

DAP leading with more than 7,000 majority against PBS

SANDAKAN: Despite suffering from a low turn-out, DAP’s Vivian Wong is now leading by more than 7,000 votes against her main rival Datuk Linda Tsen from Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) in the Sandakan by-election.

10 May 2019 | 10:52 PM

Rock star welcome for 'Bossku' at final Sandakan ceramah

SANDAKAN: Former premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak wa received by an ecstatic crowd at his first ceramah in support of Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) candidate Datuk Linda Tsen Friday (May 10) in a bid to defeat DAP in the Sandakan by-election. SANDAKAN: Former premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak wa received by an ecstatic crowd at his first ceramah in support of Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) candidate Datuk Linda Tsen Friday (May 10) in a bid to defeat DAP in the Sandakan by-election.

10 May 2019 | 6:33 PM

Sandakan polls: Najib goes grocery shopping, performs gig at Ramadan bazaar in front of 'bossku' fans

SANDAKAN: Former premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak has made an appearance here to rally support for Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) candidate Datuk Linda Tsen as campaigning for the May 11 polls enters its eleventh hour.

Former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak checking chicken eggs in Sandakan.  - ZULAZHAR SHEBLEE / THE STAR
10 May 2019 | 8:44 AM

Sabah opposition present a united front as polling day looms

SANDAKAN: With only one day of campaigning left for the Sandakan by-election, Sabah opposition parties put on a united front in a ceramah to support Parti Bersatu Sabah's (PBS) candidate Datuk Linda Tsen in a bid to pull off an upset against DAP in its two-term stronghold.

10 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Battle for votes heats up

SANDAKAN: Larger Chinese crowds are appearing at DAP ceramah over the past two days as the momentum for tomorrow’s by-­election picked up heat as the loose alliance of opposition parties is pushing harder for Datuk Linda Tsen of Parti Bersatu Sabah.





Hello there: Mohd Shafie (centre) greeting patrons of a coffeeshop during the walkabout at the Kim Fung market in Sandakan. — Bernama
10 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Tok Mat: Pact spells disaster for DAP

SANDAKAN: The PAS-Umno pact spells disaster for DAP, and that is the exact reason why DAP is trying its best to destroy the opposition alliance, says Umno deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan.





Fun on the beach: Children playing on a boat at Pulau Berhala, Sandakan. The island, which is a 45-minute boat ride from Sandakan town, is the only island under the Sandakan parliament. Tomorrow’s by-election is set to see a five-cornered fight between Wong, Tsen and three independent candidates. — Bernama
10 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Shafie: Najib can come here as there’s no ban

SANDAKAN: Anyone, including Datuk Seri Najib Razak, can come to Sabah as there is no ban to stop anyone from coming to the state, says Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal.