Mersing parliamentary seat belongs to Umno, declares Zahid

Zahid said regardless whether Latiff apologised or not the Mersing seat remained Umno’s. Najib Razak also had criticised Latiff for playing down the party’s popularity in Sabah. Najib had also said Umno would take Mersing back.

Najib Is UNSTOPPABLE

Perhaps if there was any weakness in Najib, it must have been his trust on some people. Najib believed that with everything he had done for the country, the rakyat would not fall into the PH’s constant slander . He was gravely mistaken. Mahathir won the emotions of the people with his smear campaigns.

Malaysia’s ‘Malay-first but multiracial’ winning formula in politics faces test

Arguably, sticking to the Malay-led multiracial formula remains, for now, the best approach to governing Malaysia. However, politicians must not lose sight of the merit-based multicultural idealism upheld by many young Malaysians. The test will be whether Perikatan Nasional or Pakatan Harapan can secure victory through an alternative formula in the next election

The Next 100 days: The Battle for Malaysia’s Soul

After a 100 days under the Old Order, many Malaysians now realise that while the Pakatan government was not perfect it was trying to do good. It was perhaps clumsy, but it was honest. Malaysians have to protect the fruits of democracy together, to build back better, we need everyone who dreams of clean government and of democratic space to come together, and in our turn, to push back the Old Order (UMNO).

Rebuild Pakatan, but Who’s the boss?

Rather than four shambolic offices in each division, they can regroup to one substantial office in each 222 divisions across the country. The menace of seat trading among Semenanjung parties ends. And even Amanah gets a pass to respectability through assimilation.

By forming a single Pakatan party.

How Pakatan lost half its states, after prematurely ceding federal power in the 2020 political crisis

Switching of political allegiances was instrumental after GE14 to resolve deadlocks and determine who would form the new state government, with the same tactic of defections also being used during and after the 2020 political crisis