ALOR GAJAH, July 31 (Bernama) -- Umno is not going to rush headlong into making any statement over a proposal for Selangor PAS to leave the Pakatan Rakyat coalition and form the Selangor state government with Umno, according to Umno executive secretary Datuk Ab Rauf Yusoh.

GEORGE TOWN, July 28 (Bernama) -- Balik Pulau Member of Parliament Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahaya did not dismiss the possibility of Pakatan Rakyat (PR) breaking-up over the Selangor Menteri Besar crisis.

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BAU, July 27 (Bernama) -- Sarawak Progressive Democratic Party (SPDP) interim president Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing has reassured party members that SPDP will not give up any of the eight seats allocated to the party, including Tasik Biru.

KUCHING, July 26 (Bernama) -- The Sarawak United People's Party (SUPP) has described the move by seven former members to withdraw their application for a judicial review of the Registrar of Societies (ROS) decision not to de-register the party as a vindication.

MARANG, July 25 (Bernama) -- PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang Friday defended Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim and wanted the latter to remain as Selangor Menteri Besar.

KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 (Bernama) - The Pakatan Rakyat Supreme Council who met Wednesday accepted the PKR proposal to nominate Datin Seri Wan Azizah Ismail as the new Selangor Menteri Besar.

SHAH ALAM, July 22 (Bernama) -- Selangor Menteri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim said today that he respected Parti Keadilan Rakyat's (PKR) decision to nominate the party's president Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail to succeed him as the next menteri besar (MB) of the state but the appointment must follow the procedures under the state constitution.