The Star (Malaysia)

PETALING JAYA, Malaysia (The Star/ANN) - Datuk Zaid Ibrahim, who looks set to miss out on general election action after being passed over as a candidate, has labelled DAP a “Chinese party”.

KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ ANN) - Star presence of Asean defence ministers and their delegates at Malaysia’s premier international defence exhibition proves that the defence industry players are not easily influenced by the seasonal politics of the Opposition, says Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein. 

IPOH, Malaysia (The Star/ ANN) - Raja Bomoh Ibrahim Mat Zin says his plan to take on the Deputy Prime Minister in Bagan Datuk is not a “publicity stunt”. 

KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ ANN) - A more robust form of cooperation, including the sharing of information, is needed among the world’s armed forces to combat extremism, says Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein. 

KOTA KINABALU, Malaysia (The Star/ ANN) - A former beauty queen is set to bring glamour to sleepy Kiulu where she may take on Barisan Nasional incumbent and ex-journalist Datuk Joniston Bangkuai. 

KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ ANN) - Malaysia stands ready to actively contribute to regional security, said Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. 

BERA, Malaysia (The Star/ ANN) - The  people of Langkawi will make the “right choice”, considering that special attention has been given to them by the Prime Minister, says Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. 

PETALING JAYA, Malaysia (The Star/ ANN) - PKR leader Anwar Ibrahim does not know why the Umno leadership thinks his cooperation with Dr Mahathir Mohamad is an awkward one. 

KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ ANN) - Malaysian Prime Minister has assured journalists that the new Anti-Fake News Act will not curtail their freedom. 

KOTA KINABALU, Malaysia (The Star/ANN) - A construction material company based in Shah Alam is giving its Sabahan and Sarawakian workers three days paid leave, complete with air ticket and allowance, to fly back and vote in the general election.