PAS president also says plans for the Islamic party extend beyond the Sheraton Move. PAS joined efforts to form the … More
KUALA LUMPUR : Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang has claimed today that the political coup dubbed “Sheraton Move” was done … More
Expect Umno to sabotage Bersatu candidates next GE, says Wong. When Bersatu and PKR defectors pulled out of Pakatan Harapan … More
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KUALA LUMPUR : This year’s PAS Muktamar, or annual congress, is the first to take place after the Islamist party … More
Without much choice, PPBM has finally opted to join Muafakat Nasional and work with his rivals-allies Umno and PAS. That … More
Speaking as an academic and using nothing but cold, hard facts minus all emotions aside, it is my opinion that … More
Dr Mahathir’s initial list of 115 MPs on February 29 and how it has changed then, which in some cases illustrate how quickly political loyalties and allegiances can change in Malaysia:
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).
If Malaysia ends up a divided nation again, then every Malaysian, regardless of race or religion, will lose When unbridled … More
Disgraced Malaysian leaders plan a comeback. Najib, according to a well-placed political source in Kuala Lumpur, is angling to take back the leadership of the Barisan Nasional despite the magnitude of the crimes for which he Is standing trial
The existing arrangement of Muafakat Nasional between PAS and UMNO is not as straightforward as one plus one equals two. … More
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.
Hadi Awang will be busy as he gets down to work as Malaysia’s “special envoy to the Middle East” with ministerial status. He is fluent in Arabic, and he can presumably use his linguistic skill to great advantage in his bid to help the Palestinians.
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
Devoid of political legitimacy and with uncertain support in parliament, PM is now dependent upon a clutch of MPs, furthering their own ambitions. To survive, he will have to give more and more of the shop away, to buy the loyalty of politicians with all manner of appointments and sweetheart deals