Tag: Azmin Ali

Will Mahathir hand the reins over to Wan Azizah, making her the first female PM in Malaysia?

Kuala Lumpur—Speculation has abounded in Malaysia of late, specifically concerning who will succeed current Prime Minister Dr Tun Mahathir Mohamad, who said earlier this week that he would step down as head of state this year just as he has pledged, but only after...

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...

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...

Anwar’s party faces full-blown schism

Anwar Ibrahim's party the PKR just concluded its congress, but the party has come out further divided with a full-blown schism. After the congress, supporters of party deputy president Azmin Ali, who is the Economic Affairs Minister rallied his followers in Kuala Lumpur. This was to...

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...

Dr Mahathir suffers a nose bleed at a media event, goes on to say he was not aware of his mistakes in the by-election

Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad literally suffered a nose-bleed at a press conference yesterday but in another event, he sarcastically said he does not know if he made mistakes leading to the defeat in the Johor by-election. Saying the power transition between him...

Speculation rife after PH minister’s alleged meeting with Umno MPs

Speculation is rife in Malaysia of an impending political crisis after reports of a meeting between powerful Economic Affairs Minister Azmin Ali with a group of Barisan Nasional MPs. Some portals are saying there were 22 Umno members in the meeting and they were led...

Malaysian government promises new economic corridor in Johor ahead of a by-election

The Pakatan Harapan government made promises it will create a new economic corridor in Johor and it will be a long-term plan that goes beyond five or 10 years in development. Economic Affairs Minister Azmin Ali said the government plans to create the new economic corridor in...