MELAKA: It is Umno, which has used Utusan Malaysia as a political tool for decades, that should be responsible for its financial failure, rather than victimising the ordinary staff, said a parliamentarian.
PETALING JAYA: Members of civil society have welcomed the government's plans to replace the Public Complaints Bureau with the Malaysian Ombudsman, saying it is an essential move to boost public confidence in government institutions.
PETALING JAYA: Local fashion icon Wak Doyok, whose real name is Mohd Azwan Mohd Nor, has joined Parti Amanah Negara to fight for the idea of "Islam for all".
IPOH: Perak MCA chairman Datuk Dr Mah Hang Soon announced his decision to contest the party deputy president's post.
KOTA KINABALU: Parti Harapan Rakyat Sabah, which lost all the seats it contested during the May 9 general elections, has applied to join ruling coalition Pakatan Harapan, said its party president Datuk Seri Lajim Ukin.
PETALING JAYA: No parties have the right to discriminate against the LGBT community says Malaysian Human Rights Commission (Suhakam).
KUALA LUMPUR: Whether detainees wear the orange-coloured lock-up attire is at the discretion of the investigation officer and is not mandatory, explained Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) deputy chief commissioner (operations) Datuk Seri Azam Baki (pic).
IPOH: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said he shares Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's view that Malaysia does not accept LGBT culture or same-sex marriages, but reiterated that colonial-era sodomy laws can be abused and need review.
TEMERLOH: As Parti Amanah Negara celebrates its third anniversary, party president Mohamad Sabu says they still lack Malay support and is targeting 500,000 members by the next general election.
KANGAR: The Customs Department thwarted an attempt by wildlife traffickers to use a new sea route from Sumatra to smuggle in 435 exotic animals, including two orang utans and 48 baby saltwater crocodiles.
BUTTERWORTH: More youth and women members will be roped into MCA as part of its reforms to become a more efficient opposition party, says Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.
ALOR SETAR: PKR's electronic voting system is not going well in Kedah as the names of candidates and voters went missing in the voting app after the system hung, leading to a fight and the postponement of voting in eight divisions.
PETALING JAYA: A total of 338 foreigners were detained after immigration officers raided a factory in Cyberjaya, says Datuk Seri Mustafar Ali.
IPOH: British journalist Clare Rewcastle Brown says she is relieved that former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has been charged with graft and money-laundering, which shows that action is being taken.
PETALING JAYA: Two more deaths from methanol poisoning have been reported in Selangor, says Datuk Mazlan Mansor.
PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has sarcastically asked Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng if he will be doing a song about the Sales and Service Tax (SST).
KUALA LUMPUR: Lee Chong Wei has been confirmed with early stage nose cancer, says the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM).
GEORGE TOWN: Too much technology may not be such a good thing, if the PKR party election is anything to go by.
PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim says his views on the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community do not differ from those of his wife Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail who deems them "forbidden".
GEORGE TOWN (Bernama): A total of 55,132 PKR members from 13 divisions in Penang are eligible to vote on Saturday (Sept 22).