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Tight race looms in Sungai Bakap

This may sound strange but both Perikatan and Pakatan are claiming to be the underdog in Sungai Bakap, which could see the closest fight of the string of by-elections so far.

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Uncertainty for two Rembau politicians

WHEN the Prime Minister flew off to Japan this week, Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan was on board Perdana One with him.

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Umno and DAP - warm on top, cold below

TWO politicians from Umno and DAP have recently emerged as poster boys for the problematic relations between their respective parties.

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Big night for Pakatan Harapan

RUMOURS flew throughout the afternoon about who was leading in the Kuala Kubu Baharu (KKB) by-election, but the first credible signal came from Umno secretary-general Datuk Dr Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki, who posted on X that Pakatan Harapan had swept in the early votes.

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Tragedy returns to haunt politicians

THE memories have grown jaded, the urgency has worn off and the politicians who championed the quest for answers to the Teoh Beng Hock tragedy have moved on.

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Accusations start to fly in KKB

​​​​​​​THE most controversial man in Umno, Dr Akmal Saleh, was upset that he has become “campaign material” in the Kuala Kubu Baharu (KKB) by-election.

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Separate dreams in KKB by-election

Race is a stark reality in the Kuala Kubu Baharu by-election and intelligence reports suggest that the Chinese and Malays have decided who to vote for.

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Twists and turns in house arrest issue

IF the decision to grant Datuk Seri Najib Razak a half pardon had felt like an earthquake, then reports of the existence of a royal addendum for him to be placed under house arrest has been like an aftershock.

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KKB by-election will test the political mood

The peaceful outpost of Kuala Kubu Baru is about to be stirred and shaken in a by-election that could reflect the swirling political sentiments in Selangor.

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Spotlight on the DAP

DAP still holds the Chinese vote like a fixed deposit but events in recent months have seen the party under fire for not standing tall on issues that pierced the Chinese heart.

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Betrayal, punishment and by-elections

THEY were personal friends and golfing partners, but it looks like Bersatu politician Dato Abdul Rashid Asari and party president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin won’t be hitting golf balls together anymore.

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A nation divided?

BOTH sides of the racial divide have been hurling insults and accusations, fuelling each other’s anger over the issue of the "Allah" socks controversy and driving racial tensions to a dangerously new level.

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