Tag: Anwar

Mahathir-Anwar transition tussle will keep investors away: Nikkei

The moderate pace of Malaysia's economic growth shows investors are not beating down the doors to invest in the country, according to the Nikkei Asian Review. The Japanese economic publication reported on Tuesday (Jan 14) that this is because of the unresolved power struggle at...

Anwar will be Prime Minister by next year, says sidelined reform politician

Malaysia's ruling Pakatan Harapan coalition leader Anwar Ibrahim will take over as Prime Minister by next year and there will be enough time for him to win the next general election, says a sidelined reformist who is known to be pro-Anwar. Speaking in Singapore at...

Anwar to let Pakatan Harapan presidential council decide on leadership transition

Prime minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim says the Pakatan Harapan presidential council should decide the leadership transition, urging all parties to stop speculating. In a report published by The Malaysian Insight portal, Anwar is quoted as saying the transition date should be the subject of a harmonious...

Azilah Hadri’s Astounding Assertiveness, An Afterthought..?

The hastily planned, emphatically entrusted and executed extermination of Altantuya Shaariibuu @ Aminah Binti Abdullah on October 19, 2006, during the month of Ramadan continues to generate some interest and intrigue both in Malaysia and in Mongolia. Thirteen years later it still is able...

Blogger says Turkish president snubs Dr Mahathir by not attending dinner event

Turkish President Recep Erdogan's absence at a dinner organised by Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad on the eve of the official launch of the KL Summit did not go unnoticed. His absence was seen as a snub to PM Dr Mahathir Mohamad's official...

Demise of PKR, PH and the possibility of Anwar Ibrahim becoming PM, fast approaching

Any decent and reasonable Pakatan Harapan supporter would have been utterly embarrassed by the shenanigans of PKR party apparatchiks at last week’s congress. A fracas broke out at the party’s youth convention that spilt on to the streets outside the hotel in Malacca where the...

Anwar says he is not seeking cabinet post

After a flurry of comments from various politicians, including that of Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad on a possible cabinet reshuffle, Anwar Ibrahim stated his position on the matter. He made it clear he will not accept any post in the event a reshuffle...

No decision yet says Mahathir on Anwar joining the cabinet

Rumours are rife in Malaysia that PKR leader and PM-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim will be given a cabinet post but Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir shot down the idea saying no decision is made yet. “I haven’t made a decision yet,” Dr Mahathir said on Saturday...

Anwar speaks of ‘cartel’ in his party 

Infighting within Anwar's PKR continues to rage and for the first time, party president Anwar Ibrahim made public reference to a certain 'cartel' active in the party. The blogosphere on the internet and social media posts have long referred to a certain grouping in the party as a...

Voters vow to punish Mahathir’s Pakatan government in Johor by-election

The Pakatan Harapan government is finding it tough to get back the support it garnered last year in Johor that helped it overthrow the Umno government. In 2018 it got a majority of 64% of Chinese voters on its side and 32% of Malay-Muslims gave significant support to Pakatan to...