Malaysiakini Kini Roundup

Anwar wins in Port Dickson; Najib turns to public donations

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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are the key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief.

Anwar wins in Port Dickson

PKR president-elect Anwar Ibrahim won the Port Dickson by-election with a 23,560-vote majority.

Anwar said Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad was very proud of his victory.

Malaysiakini’s analysis of voting patterns indicate that Malay support for Pakatan Harapan had increased in Port Dickson.

Read Malaysiakini's live blog and results page to recap all the events and happenings in Port Dickson on voting day.

Najib turns to public donations

Former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak is seeking public donations to assist him and other government critics with their legal fees.

Najib sniped at Putrajaya for reneging on promises despite having mocked him about "Janji Dicapati" (promises unfulfilled) in the past.

Police gave conflicting remarks on whether they would investigate a report by Najib's aide over DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang's claims regarding several high-profile murders.

Other Kinibites

Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng accused BN of excessive spending in the months leading up to the 14th general election.

Cabbie group Blue Taxi has threatened to stage a protest over Putrajaya's plans to make ride-sharing service Grab a complementary transport service for MRT passengers.

Looking ahead

The first round of polling for Selangor PKR begins today.

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