Tag: Anwar Ibrahim

Anwar hit with sexual assault claim but party leaders dismiss them

Prime Minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim has been hit by yet another claim of sexual misconduct by a lone figure who delivered a press conference solo without any media present. The event was held in an unknown location to the media, but a video was distributed in...

Anwar Ibrahim: Do not test my patience

PKR president Anwar Ibrahim who is patiently waiting in the wings to take over from Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad made it clear to his opponents and detractors. He says he is a patient man but patience has its limits. "There are friends who...

Appoint Anwar as a “special functions minister” says Mahathir’s man

Veteran journalist, Abdul Kadir Jasin yesterday suggested that PKR president Anwar Ibrahim should be appointed as a “special functions minister” in the Cabinet. Writing in his blog, he says it is now time to examine Anwar's role following the ruling coalition’s devastating defeat in the...

Party youth wing wants a no-confidence vote against Anwar

Anwar Ibrahim is facing a direct affront from his party's youth wing, with several leaders calling for a vote of no-confidence against their president. Taking the side of deputy president Azmin Ali, the group claimed they were 'ashamed' of persistent attempts to kick out leaders...

Break PKR and ruin Anwar’s bid for PM?

Anwar Ibrahim is counting on a maximum number of MPs in the Parliament to support his bid to become the next PM of Malaysia. According to his calculations, May 2020 should be the fateful date. For Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, this date is coming...

Azmin Ali is Mahathir’s trojan horse, says a blogger

A popular Umno blogger believes the infighting in Anwar Ibrahim's party is an attempt to divide it and keep Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad in power. And to achieve that objective, Dr Mahathir planted a 'trojan horse' in the PKR and it is none...

Sacked youth leaders threaten de-registration of Anwar’s ruling party PKR

Anwar Ibrahim's party the PKR took drastic action today (Nov 28), sacking two youth leaders who are now threatening to get the party de-registered. PKR Youth leaders Mizan Adli Mohd Noor and Mohd Ramly Ahmad were stripped of their position as the wing's permanent chairperson...

Mahathir disagrees with Anwar on ministers giving out projects, says it is okay

Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says it is okay for ministers to award projects, which is in a stark departure from the Pakatan Harapan's philosophy, say coalition members. On Thursday, PKR leader Anwar Ibrahim met with Dr Mahathir to discuss a smooth transition...

Anwar turns the tide in direct talks with PM Mahathir on succession

Anwar Ibrahim, the man behind the reform movement in Malaysia, met with his old nemesis Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad for a weekly discussion. This meeting between the two political giants in the Pakatan Harapan government took place after the shock defeat of the...

What was Tanjong Piai, a black eye or a Pie in the sky

Tanjong Piai, an ethnically mixed semi rural parliamentary constituency in Southern Johor has delivered a bloody black eye to the high leadership of Pakatan Harapan (PH), Malaysia’s ruling political coalition. The teflon has come off from the Pakatan’s leadership, especially from its supreme leader,...