Tag: Mahathir Mohamad

Malaysia: Malay votes would determine election outcome

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad
The broad consensus among Malaysians is that the Malay votes would be the determinant of the outcome of the impending general elections expected to be held before August 2018. Never has the Malay votes been so fragmented with different segments of the Malay populace having...

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...

A doctor’s prescription on ‘who is a Malay’ could settle Halimah’s Malay credentials

Who is a Malay? The debate is still raging in Singapore with many disputing the Malay credentials of the PAP's Presidential election's candidate. But a doctor's prescription on who is a Malay in Malaysia could save Halimah Yacob the day in the court of the...

Mahathir attacked, UMNO accused of subversive tactics

  https://youtu.be/qSvieG7gjCg The Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) today said an orchestrated attack against former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad was planned, with the intention to hurt the elderly statesman. An attack against Mahathir - with slippers and shoes thrown at him and chairs flying in the hall where...

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...

One liners on LKY, Dr M, Thaksin…

Excerpts of  an interview by playwright Bruce Smith with American journalist and author Tom Plate, for whom Asia has become a second home. You had extraordinary access to major Asian leaders, including Singapore’s first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon...