Tag: BN

Kit Siang: Anwar has sacrificed a lot for Malaysia

Recognising the struggle of former Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia Anwar Ibrahim's struggle, Democratic Action Party (DAP) eternal leader Lim Kit Siang saluted the latter for his struggle and sacrifices. The DAP benefited largely from Anwar's 'Reformasi' movement - the benefits also extend to the Party...

Malay Tsunami in Malaysia: A 10% Malay swing possible

How much of a Malay swing against the ruling Barisan Nasional (BN) is needed for the opposition Pakatan Harapan to win the upcoming General Elections in Malaysia? This has been the question asked by many, though on the ground, there is a feel that the...

Malaysia should copy Indonesia in asset declaration: C4

The Centre to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4) urged Malaysia to adopt Indonesia's asset declaration framework, said its executive director Cynthia Gabriel. The issue of asset declaration became a hot topic when the Barisan Nasional launched a massive campaign to force the Democratic Action Party to adopt...

‘The unimaginable’ kleptocracy

It has been 60 years since we unshackled ourselves from the regime of colonialism, yet we - the people - are still under occupation. We are being sucked dry of any hope of a better future, even as some pursues their unending glory varnished with pink diamond necklaces...

Malaysians undeterred by threats but Najib is still the man

Prime Minister Najib Razak is not missing any opportunities to show himself, sometimes alone, sometimes accompanied by his wife Rosmah Mansur on local television at opening ceremonies or press events. While he would rarely entertain the media - perhaps to evade 1MDB related queries -...

The reasons why Najib will win GE14

In a recent forum in Singapore dealing with the political situation in Malaysia and the prospects of who shall win the upcoming elections, Najib came out as a favourite. Ong Keng Yong, who is Ambassador-at-Large at Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs gleefully explained why Najib...

Ruling Malaysian coalition has unfair advantage in upcoming polls

In this democratic era, most elections for political power in the governmental positions i country’s citizens.s done through the process of voting, but in Malaysia there are doubts on this process. If one compares the current situation to the olden days when governments were ruled by non-elected...

Mahathir: Malaysians ashamed to reveal their nationality abroad

In yet another jab in the flanks of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, Tun Mahathir Mohamad former PM said: "In fact Malaysians abroad often hide their Malaysian identity for fear of being told about the corruption and the allegations of wrongdoings by their Prime...

Najib puts Islamist party in a fix

The Parti Islam Se-Malaysia (PAS) is in a fix as it will have to wait for a longer time before it sees the realisation of its political dream of getting the Hudud (Islamic laws) to be implemented in Kelantan. This after PAS president Datuk Seri...

Malaysian Foreign minister to quit on 1MDB issue?

Malaysia is waiting for the next move from its Foreign Affairs Minister Anifah Aman, who is in the middle of a tweet storm between Selangor Menteri Besar Azmin Ali and Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak. Will Anifah Aman quit from his post as Foreign Affairs...