Barisan Nasional

Malaysia's oldest coalition Barisan Nasional suspended to explore new partnerships

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's oldest coalition Barisan Nasional (BN) has been temporarily suspended to explore partnerships with other political parties, …

Asia

Three-cornered fight for Sungai Kandis by-election - Nation

SHAH ALAM: The Sungai Kandis by-election will see a three-cornered fight between Pakatan Harapan, Barisan Nasional and an independent candidate.<p>This …

City Politics

KL City Plan 2020 to be gazetted at last

Khalid said the plan that has remained in draft form for years under the Barisan Nasional government will be made official by the end of this year. ― …

Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia’s Sarawak State Government leaves Barisan Nasional: Statement

KUALA LUMPUR (June 12): Component parties of the Barisan Nasional coalition in Malaysia’s Sarawak state have decided to form a new coalition, …

What Mahathir's election victory means for Malaysia | South China Morning Post

Mahathir Mohamad has led an opposition coalition to unseat incumbent prime minister Najib Razak and end the Barisan Nasional (BN) party’s …

Asia

Don't sell stake in Petronas, Barisan Nasional urges Malaysian government

May 29, 2018 2:36 PM<br>PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Barisan Nasional opposes any suggestion for the Malaysian government to dispose part …

Barisan Nasional

Malaysia's Foreign Stock Inflows for 2018 Just Got Wiped Out

While locals in Malaysia cheer the ouster of the Barisan Nasional coalition for the first time since independence, foreign stock investors are voting …

Stock Markets

Mahathir warns many figures on Malaysia's financial position are false

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Thursday many of the figures recording the country’s financial position may be false, but he did not offer any evidence or say which data he was referring to.<p>Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad speaks during a news …

World News

UMNO's Khairy Says Najib Razak Did Honorable Thing Stepping Down – Bloomberg

UMNO's Khairy Says Najib Razak Did Honorable Thing Stepping Down<p>UMNO's Khairy Says Najib Razak Did Honorable Thing Stepping Down<p>UMNO's Khairy Says …

Kuala Lumpur

AirAsia boss Tony Fernandes apologises for appearing to back Najib, Barisan Nasional

KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia chief Tony Fernandes on Sunday (May 13) apologised for having appeared to back Najib Razak and Barisan Nasional (BN) in the …

Aviation

Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak barred from leaving country after shock election defeat

<b>(CNN) —</b> Malaysian immigration authorities have barred recently ousted Prime Minister Najib Razak and his wife, Rosmah Mansor, from leaving the country, they said Saturday.<p>There had been widespread speculation Najib would fly overseas after his shock election defeat this week, amid calls for him to …

Asia

Defeated Najib Razak and wife barred from leaving Malaysia

The ban on Najib and his wife leaving the country came shortly after he announced plans for a short holiday.<p>A leaked flight manifesto shows Najib and …

Elections

Najib steps down as chief of Umno and BN - Nation

PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has officially announced his resignation as Umno president and Barisan Nasional chairman.<p>At a media …

Malaysia election: Why did young voters pick a 92-year-old?

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has scored a historic victory in the general election.<p>He defeated the Barisan Nasional coalition, which has been in power for more than 60 years.<p>The BBC asked some young Malaysian voters what they are now hoping for.<p><i>Filmed and produced by Tessa Wong</i>

Youth Vote

Malaysia's PM Najib says will accept 'the verdict of people', leaves decision on king for next PM

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Thursday he accepted "the verdict of the people" after his ruling coalition failed to secure a simple …

Asia

Malaysia May Renegotiate Some Deals With China

Malaysia may renegotiate some deals with China, former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Thursday, hours after his coalition secured a stunning …

News (China)

Beaten Malaysian PM Najib to speak at 0300 GMT after delay

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was scheduled to hold a news conference at 0300 GMT on Thursday after a slight delay, his first public comments since his long-ruling coalition was beaten in elections overnight.<p>Malaysia's outgoing Prime Minister Najib Razak arrives for …

Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia's Najib will accept verdict

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says he accepts "the verdict of the people" after his ruling coalition failed to secure a simple majority in a …

Asia

Barisan Nasional leaders gather at PM Najib's home for 'high-level meeting': Reports

Several Barisan Nasional leaders have gathered at Prime Minister Najib Razak's residence in the wee hours of Thursday (May 10), Malaysian media …

Asia

Malaysian incumbent PM Najib Razak retains Pekan parliamentary seat

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's incumbent prime minister Najib Razak has retained his parliamentary seat in his hometown Pekan, Pahang, according to …

Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia election: Wan Azizah wins Pandan parliamentary seat

KUALA LUMPUR: Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) president Wan Azizah Wan Ismail has won the parliamentary seat in Pandan, Selangor, according to official …

Asia

Malaysia GE: Najib's Barisan Nasional loses grip on peninsular Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's incumbent Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition lost its grip on peninsular Malaysia in Wednesday's (May 9) general election, …

Asia

Ballot Boxes In Bagan Datuk Illegally Opened Is Just The DAP-Led Opposition Spreading Another #TsunamiPHitnah

Details<p>Pic: Twitter<p>As the election draws ever closer, it seems that the DAP-led opposition is also getting more and more creative in creating new …

Shahrizat: BN Government Under Najib Has Done Much For Women In Malaysia

<b>KUALA LUMPUR:</b> Over the years, women have achieved substantial success and have never been left behind under the leadership of the Barisan Nasional …

Shahrizat pens open letter to Malaysians

PETALING JAYA: Wanita Umno chief Datuk Seri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil has penned a letter to all Malaysians in view of polling day this Wednesday.

Najib confident Barisan Nasional can win big in Malaysia general election

Just days before polling in Malaysia's 14th general election, Prime Minister Najib Razak on Saturday (May 5) expressed confidence that the Barisan …

Asia

Malaysian election: with Najib and Mahathir both confident of victory, will return of finance whiz Daim tip the scales? | This Week In Asia | South China Morning Post

Rival camps in Malaysia’s general election are wavering between appearing bullish about their chances and warning voters of overconfidence as …

Asia

Watchdogs believe flaws to Malaysia voter list 'tip of the iceberg'

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Electoral watchdog groups in Malaysia said on Thursday the voter list for next week’s general election had major flaws, including the existence of a 121-year-old voter, raising the specter of possible fraud.<p>FILE PHOTO: Barisan Nasional and Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS) …

World News

Calls for change reverberate in Malaysia's Sabah after decades of BN rule

SANDAKAN, Sabah: The crowd was ecstatic when the most powerful man in Malaysia emerged from a black SUV. For a moment, they forgot about the …

Asia

Malaysia's ruling party expected to win election

Analysts predict a win for Barisan Nasional on May 9, in what has been described as the most contested election ever.<p>Wednesday's general election in Malaysia is being described as the most competitive ever held.<p>But despite the challenge, analysts are predicting a win for the ruling coalition, …

Asia Pacific