Barisan Nasional’s Zakaria Hanafi wins Semenyih state by-election in Malaysia

SEMENYIH: Barisan Nasional’s (BN) Zakaria Hanafi has won the Semenyih state by-election, the Malaysian Election Commission (EC) announced on Saturday (Mar 2). Zakaria won the four-cornered fight with 19,780 votes and a 1,914-vote majority. Advertisement Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) Aiman Zanali obtained 17,866 votes, Parti Sosialis Malaysia’s (PSM) Nik Aziz Afiq Abdul had 847 votes and independent candidate Kuan Chee […]

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India, Pakistan exchange heavy border fire

NEW DELHI: Tensions between India and Pakistan raged on Saturday (Mar 2) as heavy firing by their armies killed at least seven people on either side of their fiercely disputed Kashmir border. The nuclear-armed rivals fired mortars and artillery at each other despite the release of an Indian pilot who had been shot down by Pakistan […]

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