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BENTONG - MCA will work together with other races and serve all Malaysians to protect the interest of the Chinese population it represents, said its president Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.

“Although MCA represents the Chinese community, we work together with other races, serve all Malaysians and this is very crucial,” he said when visiting his constituents at Dewan Serbaguna Taman Saga here yesterday, which happened to be MCA’s 69th anniversary,

Liow said MCA would be celebrating its anniversary only on March 3 at Wisma MCA.

He also said Malaysian Chinese must understand that MCA is a unique political party in that it enables the Chinese community in the country to preserve good Chinese education and culture.

“At the same time, (we are) working together with other races and religions to ensure harmony and progress,” he said, adding that very few countries have achieved such success.

“We need to instil the spirit of togetherness and inclusivity among the races. In fact, we need to institutionalise it so that it would not be affected by the dwindling percentage of the Chinese community.”

He attributed the party’s long-running success to its commitment to promote multiculturalism

KUALA LUMPUR - MCA will not let go of the Bandar Tun Razak seat unless there is a swap with Umno and will contest in all its traditional constituencies in Kuala Lumpur.

Party president Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said Federal Territory MCA would be contesting in five traditional seats in Kuala Lumpur – Cheras, Seputeh, Bukit Bintang, Wangsa Maju and Bandar Tun Razak.

He denied that MCA would let go of the Bandar Tun Razak seat to Umno.

“This is not true – unless there is a swapping of seats

SEREMBAN - The Negeri Sembilan Barisan Nasional (BN) targets to win seven out of the eight parliamentary seats in the state and to secure two-third majority in the State Assembly at the upcoming 14th general election (GE14).

Menteri Besar and state BN chairman Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan said after winning five parliamentary seats in the GE13, the party would try to increase the number to seven by winning back the Telok Kemang and Seremban seats.

"For state seats, we have set a target to win

KOTA KINABALU - The need for Barisan Nasional (BN) to stand united and have realistic expectations in the upcoming 14th General Election were among the issues emphasised by Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi during an hour long meeting with the Sabah BN liaison committee, here tonight.

Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Abdul Rahman Dahlan said Zahid, who is also BN deputy chairman, advised candidates who wished to contest in GE14 to also understand the

KUALA LUMPUR - Voters holding onto Pakatan Harapan’s lofty promises will have to re-evaluate their expectations.

Economists and political analysts who had been studying the opposition’s strategy in getting the electorate on their side, said it was clear that the loose coalition had never asked itself the fundamental questions, including how it planned to get the funds to make good on its promises.

Economist Professor Dr Yeah Kim Leng of Sunway University Business School said for Pakatan to

KUALA LUMPUR - THE three-cornered fights expected in 106 parliamentary seats in the 14th General Election (GE14) may be an advantage to BN, but the ruling coalition will have to put up with a stiff challenge from Pas.

Several members of parliament concur that BN representatives will have to work hard to ensure that the party wins, even though they do not know who will be fielded as candidates.

Rengas MP Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz said Pas was a tough opponent and that the BN election

BESUT - Umno Supreme Council member Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh today hit out at the opposition for trying to get the people's support by "recycling" the Taman Ilmu project issue.

Idris, who is also Higher Education Minister and Besut member of Parliament, said the allegation by PAS at a ceramah (political talk) in Alor Lintang, Besut, three days ago that the state government did not make any effort to save the project was a slander and hoped that the people would not believe it.

"Enough. If you

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