Tag: DAP

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...

Rare opposition victory in a Malaysian court

On Saturday morning, the the Kuching High Court ruled against the Sarawak state assembly's decision to disqualify Dr Ting Tiong Choon as an assemblyman. Dr Ting is a member of the opposition Chinese-led party, the Democratic Action Party (DAP). Judge Datuk Douglas Christo Primus Sikayun had...

Another try at it and Anwar may end Barisan’s rule, says party

Saying that it is Anwar Ibrahim and not Mahathir Mohamad or Lim Kit Siang and not even the Islamists from the PAS that has weakened the government of Prime Minister Najib Razak, thus the former should be the next Prime Minister is absolutely correct. Amid...

Malaysia’s Islamic battle takes a ‘heavenly’ path

In the Islamists version of hell, that is the one in Malaysia, voting against the PAS is a vote to hell. This is part of the campaign to promote a united PAS-UMNO front in Malaysia, and the elite of the Islamist party are going national...

The black swans in Malaysian politics

I would like to thank Mr Tan Chin Tiong, Director of Yusof Ishak - Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, for the invitation to speak at this excellent institution, of which I was a visiting research fellow in 2006. I would also like to express my...

Najib joins Trump in hunt against ‘fake news’

The Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has joined the US President Donald Trump bandwagon, calling for an all out fight against what he called 'fake news'. But taking the cue from the PM, DAP supremo Lim Kit Siang lamented that he himself is a victim of the...

PAS wooed by Umno, Mahathir and DAP: SCMP

The South China Morning Post said Malaysia's biggest Islamist party, the Party Islam Se-Malaysia (PAS), is set to be the deciding factor in the country's next general elections. The paper said the PAS is trying to present itself as an independent party, not allied to...