Tuesday, September 21, 2021


Trudeau set to win minority govt in Canada election

It was an uphill battle for him to convince Canadians to stick with his Liberals after falling short of high expectations set in his 2015 landslide win.

Rural voters not bothered about corrupt leaders, says Najib’s ex-aide

Oh Ei Sun says any comeback by his former boss would depend on a good PR campaign.

Canadians head to the polls in pandemic election

After six years in power, Justin Trudeau's administration is showing signs of fatigue.

Najib still eyeing re-election despite conviction

He is still an MP but the constitution bars him from contesting elections unless he gets a pardon or a reprieve from the Agong.

Canadian PM pelted with gravel at campaign stop

Justin Trudeau, members of his security detail and journalists were reportedly struck.

EC told to implement Undi 18 by December, minister says

Law minister Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar says this is in line with the Kuching High Court's order last week.

Philippines’ Duterte to run for vice-president, says party

Duterte, who was elected to the top job in 2016, is barred under the constitution from seeking another term.

Canada PM Trudeau calls Sept 20 snap election

Trudeau was re-elected to office in 2019 but lost his majority in his second term, amid scandals.

Think out of the box, EC urged in planning pandemic polls for Sarawak

While the state election has been delayed by a six-month emergency declaration, preparations must still be made for the possibility of pandemic polls.

Myanmar junta chief says new elections in 2 years

The announcement would place Myanmar in the military's grip for nearly two and a half years instead of the initial one-year timeline the army announced days after the coup.

France’s generous pension system needs reform, but can Macron risk doing it?

Changing the pension system is divisive and could risk losing Macron the presidential election next year.

Don’t push for GE15 during pandemic, says Umno’s Tajuddin

He says the Umno election machinery should be mobilised to help the government flatten the Covid-19 curve.

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