Sun06242018

LAST_UPDATESat, 23 Jun 2018 9pm

What Are Today's Headlines?

The English dailies end the week by highlighting Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s interview with Bloomberg, the intensifying election climate in Sabah and Sarawak and former MyPPP president Tan Sri M Kayveas claiming that party supreme country members were after his president’s post.

Najib Confident Of Better Result For BN – In an interview with Bloomberg, caretaker Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak expressed his confidence in expecting a better result for Barisan Nasional as he said that urban and Chinese voters are less inclined to push for change and that the opposition is struggling without Pas in their camp, New Straits Times reports.

Najib Expects ‘Better Result’ – Malay Mail also front paged Najib’s interview with Bloomberg, highlighting his promise of better income for all and tax cuts for businesses if BN retains Putrajaya.

Rumble In The East – Multi-cornered fights are brewing in Sabah and Sarawak as some seats in Sabah are expecting up to seven or eight contenders while some dropped candidates in Sarawak are opting for ‘Plan B’ to tip the balance against their party, The Star reports.

They Can Have It – Following the fallout between Ex-MyPPP president Tan Sri M Kayveas and his former party, theSun reports on him claiming that three or four party supreme council members were after his president’s post in the party.

The Malay dailies also front paged Najib’s interview with Bloomberg, the dissatisfaction arising from candidate selections, the common denominator that several BN and Pas candidates share and a Datuk Seri and Datuk charged for being part of an organised crime gang.

Keyakinan Najib (Najib Is Confident) – Utusan Malaysia spotlights on caretaker Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s interview where he expressed his confidence in receiving the mandate by the people in the upcoming 14thGeneral Election.

Peluang BN Menang PRU-14 Lebih Cerah (Higher Chances For BN In GE14) – Similarly, Berita Harian front paged Najib’s interview with Bloomberg where he stated that BN is expected to get better results compared to 2013 as they are gaining support from the public despite having to face off his former mentor, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

Panas Isu Calon (Nomination Of Candidates Becoming Hot Issue) – The running up to GE14 is intensifying after various conflicts have arisen following the selection of candidates, Sinar Harian reports.

Calon Flotilla (Flotilla Candidates) – Despite their differences in political ideologies, Harian Metro reports that three BN candidates and nine Pas candidates have something in common – they were all part of the Food Flotilla For Myanmar to help Rohingya refugees in Myanmar and Bangladesh.

Datuk Seri, Datuk Jadi Ahli Kongsi Gelap Geng 08 Didakwa (Datuk Seri, Datuk Who Are Members Of Geng 08 Charged) – A Datuk Seri and Datuk were among the 36 individuals who were charged in the Shah Alam Sessions Court yesterday after they were accused of being members of Geng 08 since three years ago, Kosmo! reports.

-mD