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First-timers raring to make vote count

JOHOR BARU: First-time voters are looking forward to cast their ballots at the coming general election as they want to be part of the country’s democratic system.


Malaysians hold off plans over election speculation

JOHOR BARU: A number of travel companies here are experiencing a slump in business despite the school holidays next month due to uncertainty on when the upcoming general election will be held.


Teoh to contest in Gelang Patah

YONG PENG: Gelang Patah MCA division chief Datuk Jason Teoh is the best candidate to contest the Gelang Patah parliamentary seat, says the party leadership.

A celebration for all: Dr Wee (in orange shirt) and other Johor Barisan Nasional leaders officially opening the Ayer Hitam MCA Chinese New Year open house event at SJKC Yong Peng 1.

Farming activists to contest for Perak seats under PSM

KOTA BARU: Two farming activists will be contesting for state seats in Perak under the Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM) ticket in the coming general election.

Newcomers: Chin brothers Andy (left) and Kwai Leong.

‘I’ll not step down as Permata patron’

LANGKAWI: Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor said she will not step down as patron of the Permata programme even if there is pressure from the opposition to do so.

Loving heart: Rosmah (in blue) joining in the activities with some of the students at the newly-opened National Permata Children Centre in Langkawi.

Guessing game hits its peak

PETALING JAYA: Excitement over the 14th General Election did not abate during the Chinese New Year celebrations over the weekend. In fact, it is expected to reach fever pitch by Chap Goh Meh.

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Vote if you want to be heard

Young people will again be a factor in GE14. They, of course, have a lot at stake.


Zaid Ibrahim: Nurul Izzah can lead the way to Opposition victory in Johor

PETALING JAYA: Nurul Izzah Anwar could lead the way for an Opposition victory in Johor in the coming general election, says former minister Datuk Zaid Ibrahim.


Vell Paari: Bersih has deviated from original ideals

PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri S. Vell Paari claims that Bersih 2.0 has deviated from its original aim of campaigning for free and fair elections and has become an “extension of Pakatan Harapan”.

 Datuk Seri S. Vell Paari. -The Star filepic

Barisan all set for the big day

PUTRAJAYA: For the past few days, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and his deputy have been holding intensive discussions, believed to be finalising Barisan Nasional’s preparations for the coming general election.