Tag: DAP

Blogger explains why he thinks Pakatan will lose the by-election in Johor

It is most likely that the PH will lose Tg Piai, Johor because the Chinese voters have already turned away from the Democratic Action Party which has lost its 'fire and brimstone,' says a blogger who is known for his sarcasm. The blogger, known as Syed Akbar Ali...

Pakatan men charged with terrorism in LTTE linked probe

This is the new Malaysia where elected members of a ruling coalition party can be charged with terrorism for alleged links to the defunct Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) militant group. Two Democratic Action Party assemblymen P Gunasekaran and G Saminathan were charged today for terrorism and they claimed...

Malaysian Minister says Pakatan party not linked to LTTE

There is no link between DAP and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), says Malaysian Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. He said the arrest of several assemblymen from the Democratic Action Party is based purely on their individual actions. "As a party, DAP is not involved; action is taken against individuals...

Mahathir denies that a new coalition, without DAP, is in the making

Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad denied that he has any knowledge of Umno members who are pushing for a new coalition to take power in Malaysia. Rumours have it the new coalition will be without the Chinese-backed Democratic Action Party and the Islamist-splinter...

Police to charge Malaysian state assemblyman for the rape of Indonesian maid

Malaysian police say it will today, August 23, charge a member of the Perak executive council led by the Pakatan Harapan for the rape of his Indonesian maid. In July, the police received a report from the woman stating her employer, who is also an exco member,...

Infighting rages among Malaysian coalition partners over Indian Muslim preacher and Islamic calligraphy

Malaysia is seeing a fight between Pakatan Harapan coalition partners who are engaged in a public war of words over two thorny issues, the presence of controversial Indian Muslim preacher in Malaysia and imposing Islamic calligraphy in vernacular schools. A Democratic Action Party or DAP member...

DAP’s win with Muslim support in Sabah wipes Najib’s appeal: Kit Siang

The magnificent run by 'Bossku' or Malaysia's ex-PM Najib Razak's bold rebranding is in tatters after a massive win by the Democratic Action Party in Sandakan, Sabah. Official results show Pakatan Harapan finally breaking the losing streak against Najib's coalition with PAS. DAP has retained the...

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...

Umno out to erase Mahathir but Malay voter response is cute!

Former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad wants the Malay community in Malaysia, the majority Muslim community indeed, to dumb the Umno into the dustbin of history. But it is harder than anyone think. The reason: Malays have a strong connection - deep rooted some says - with...

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...