Surprise 5.8pct GDP growth may add to early election talk

Data shows growth accelerated from 5.6 percent in the first three months of the year.
  Joseph Sipalan & Rozanna Latiff, Reuters

Kit Siang: Najib's joke indicates Umno hand behind flying chairs

The DAP leader expresses regret that Najib has yet to condemn the ruckus at 'Nothing to Hide 2' forum. 

Najib fears the perfect storm, Azmin will bring the rain

COMMENT | 'Failure to work out an opposition deal guarantees that both PKR and PAS will lose seats, and Umno walk out the victor.'
  Yin Shao Loong

PM raps opposition for belittling MRT, recalls 'bungalow scandal'

The funny thing, says Najib, is that scandals are coming to light in opposition-run states.

Three charged with insulting Najib on Facebook

The trio, including a woman, claim trial to the charges of making derogatory postings.
  Hafiz Yatim

An open letter to Najib

A closer examination of facts quoted by Najib at Invest Malaysia reveals worrying details. 
  Tricia Yeoh

My back, knees are strong – PM refutes 'can't sit cross-legged' talk

'Siapa nak lawan, mai, saya tak takut,' jokes Najib during an event in Permatang Pauh.

Najib jokes about flying chairs, reminds Permatang Pauh of 'great pharaoh'

UPDATED 5.45PM | Najib says Harapan has a 'cruel' chairperson, who was once likened to a 'great pharaoh'. 
  Susan Loone

Najib: Time has 'stood still' in Permatang Pauh, town lacks progress

UPDATED 2.02PM | Umno has not forsaken the stronghold of Anwar, although the party was not 'chosen' by voters, says PM. 
  Susan Loone

They wanted to hold placards, not throw chairs - PKR Youth condemns arrests

Is Najib in a state of panic that even flash mob participants are considered a threat, asks Fahmi Fadzil.

Cops detain 18 over flash mob in Permatang Pauh

UPDATED 5.04PM | Those detained, including state Youth wing chief Asrol Sani, were, however, freed later in the afternoon. 
  Susan Loone

Najib brandishes RM15b in housing projects for bumi firms as polls loom

GE14, which must be called by mid-next year, would be the toughest yet for Najib.

Najib: Gov't will continue supporting PR1MA

The prime minister says the gov't will inject additional funds into the affordable housing project. 

PKR Youth plans flash mob to greet Najib in Anwar's stronghold

PM heads to Permatang Pauh to smash the national record for the most number of people eating while sitting cross-legged.
  Alyaa Alhadjri

Division wants Najib and Zahid to go unchallenged in Umno polls

The Alor Gajah Umno division approves a motion urging no contest for the top two Umno position.

Najib explains why Dr Mahathir was a 'dictator' in Umno, unlike him

Najib says Umno members voted him to be party president while Mahathir used the 'quota and bonus' votes system to remain in power.

Najib: 'Flower party' cannot match Umno's struggles for the people

The prime minister says the party, believed to refer to Bersatu, is motivated by 'lust, revenge and personal reasons'. 

Najib: Federal gov't does not abuse opposition-ruled states

As prime minister, I cannot harbour vengeance, Najib says at a Jeli event.

Najib promises RM8.5m to K’tan district for development

The PM fulfils Machang MP and deputy minister Ahmad Jazlan Yaakub's request for funds. 

PI Bala's family sues Najib, Rosmah and others again

P Balasubramaniam's family blames PM, wife and others for loss of income when they were in exile.
  Hafiz Yatim

Asset declaration dare: Zaid moots Harapan five vs Najib and ministers

UPDATED 5PM | Zaid Ibrahim suggests that Harapan's potential ministers challenge the top five ministers.  

Decision on Najib’s bid to strike out Pua's 1MDB suit, on Oct 13

This is after the PM could not supply 1MDB documents sought by the courts.
  Hafiz Yatim

Najib spurs athletes to give 'world-class' SEA Games performance

The target is 111 gold medals for SEA Games and 103 gold medals for Asean Para Games, says Khairy.
  Annabelle Lee

Zaid files for review, wants AG's case reheard without CJ

The ex-minister produces a photo of Justice Raus at Najib's tahlil event to show possible bias.
  Hafiz Yatim

PM rubbishes Harapan's pledge to abolish GST if it wins polls

UPDATED 1.08PM | Najib also accuses the opposition of not having the people's interests at heart.
  Kow Gah Chie

ECRL a game changer, Najib says in defending China loan

UPDATED 12.58PM | The opposition's 'myopic' criticism of Chinese investment is bad for the country, says PM. 
  Kow Gah Chie

PM says office turns into 'fish market' during pre-budget period

UPDATED 12.39PM | Najib vows not to sidestep responsibilities for those who still want him to lead the nation.
  Kow Gah Chie

Top gun tries out big gun

Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak tries out an assault rifle during a drill ahead of the SEA Games.
  Lim Huey Teng

PM sees Shah Alam as key to retaking Selangor

Najib also says that BN must acknowledge it is presently the opposition in Selangor.
  Alyaa Azhar

Najib: Zahid won't go back to Dr M after having a 'pistol to his head'

The PM refers to Dr M's detention of Zahid under the Internal Security Act (ISA).
  Alyaa Azhar

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