The bonus in Mahathir’s plan is a slot for son Mukhriz

Regardless how the Pakatan presidential council decides, Mahathir’s detractors and doubters have got it right on one point and are now proclaiming to everyone what ultimately is the 94-year-old’s objective – and that is about having the window to be able to Mukhriz somewhere into the equation to be deputy prime minister 2 in a country where there is no provision even for a deputy PM

Muhyiddin chose to be Gus Dur when he could have been Habibie

This is not the story of Muhyiddin Yassin saving Malaysia from unprecedented political turmoil. As the leaked Bersatu recordings suggested, how could he be our saviour when the hullabaloo was all of his own planning?

On the contrary, this is the story of the late B.J. Habibie, beloved third president of the Republic of Indonesia who held the unwanted record of being the shortest-serving president in the country’s history.