Tag: Anwar Ibrahim

Anwar satisfied Mahathir willing to relinquish his post sooner

Kuala Lumpur -- The man slated to be the next Prime Minister, Mr Anwar Ibrahim, said on Tuesday (Jan 14) that he is satisfied that the incumbent, Dr Mahathir Mohamad, agrees that Pakatan Harapan's Presidential Council will decide on when he leaves office. Dr Mahathir had...

Anwar will not face any charges over allegations of sexual assault

Kuala Lumpur -- The leader of the ruling Pakatan Harapan coalition, Mr Anwar Ibrahim, will not face any charges over allegations of sexual assault, according to the Malaysian Attorney-General's Chambers on Tuesday (Jan 14). Mr Anwar is slated to become the next Prime Minister. His supporters cried...

Anwar slips yet again on political tightrope with CNY comment

Anwar Ibrahim, who is still being touted as the ‘prime minister in waiting’ has again failed the test of moderate leadership. An innocent attempt by a government school, last week, in the suburbs of Kuala Lumpur to celebrate the diversity of Malaysia’s cultural heritage, raised...

Pro-Anwar MP says Pakatan coalition needs to set clear power transition date

A Pakatan Harapan MP who is known to be a strong supporter of PKR leader Anwar Ibrahim has urged the ruling coalition to set a clear date for the departure of Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad, who is from PKR, says this...

Blog claims Mahathir plans to rejoin Umno when Najib is out of the way

Malaysia -- A blog has made the wild claim that Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad plans to rejoin Umno, the party he defeated in elections last year, because he realises that he cannot eliminate the opposition party. The blog, Financetwitter, states the Barisan Nasional trouncing of Dr Mahathir’s...

TISG’s Top 10 International Stories for 2019

2019 has been quite a year, from protests erupting in various parts of the world, to a Swedish teen taking centre-stage on climate change, to the shocking suicides of K-pop stars, and more. TISG takes a look back at some of the events that caught...

PKR vice-president criticises campaign for Anwar to be PM

A vice-president of Mr Anwar Ibrahim’s party, Mr Chua Tian Chang, has called a campaign to elect Mr Anwar as Prime Minister of Malaysia “mischievous” and an attempt to pressure Dr Mahathir Mohamad to quit. While no one expected Mr Chua to suddenly turn around and...

MP recalls the 20-year struggle that made Anwar who he is today

Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad is not a well-known figure in the PKR leadership outside Malaysia, but he has a story to tell about the party that we do not hear every day. Nik Nazmi is a member of Parliament for Setiawangsa and PKR's organising secretary....

Azmin’s war with Anwar is his way of grabbing the PM post: Observer

Anwar Ibrahim, the PM-in-waiting called the 'anointed one' by some international media, is facing a difficult period in his own party. His deputy, Azmin Ali, whom Prime Minister Tun Dr Mohamad Mahathir turned into a powerful Minister of Economic Affairs, is competing for the...

Police to call Anwar in 3rd sodomy saga

The Malaysian police will be calling PM-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim, leader of the PKR, to record his statement in connection with claims he sexually assaulted someone. The police questioned the man he is accused of assaulting, one Muhammed Yusoff Rawther, for the second time on Tuesday...