NEW KING TO BE ELECTED
PETALING JAYA: The Conference of Rulers is expected to elect the 15th Yang di-Pertuan Agong today. The current King, Sultan of Kedah Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah, will be ending his five-year term on Dec 12. Sultan Muhammad V of Kelantan is the next in line. The Yang di-Pertuan Agong is chosen after the nine state rulers in the conference cast their votes in a secret ballot. If the candidate receives five votes or more, he will officially be the next Yang di-Pertuan Agong.