Tag: mahathir

Another two politicians want Mahathir to give up office

The calls for Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad to make way for Mr Anwar Ibrahim are gaining momentum in Malaysia. Some senior Democratic Action Party politicians have now turned on the heat for him to leave as soon as possible. The DAP is the second biggest party...

Mahathir-Anwar transition tussle will keep investors away: Nikkei

The moderate pace of Malaysia's economic growth shows investors are not beating down the doors to invest in the country, according to the Nikkei Asian Review. The Japanese economic publication reported on Tuesday (Jan 14) that this is because of the unresolved power struggle at...

Anwar satisfied Mahathir willing to relinquish his post sooner

Kuala Lumpur -- The man slated to be the next Prime Minister, Mr Anwar Ibrahim, said on Tuesday (Jan 14) that he is satisfied that the incumbent, Dr Mahathir Mohamad, agrees that Pakatan Harapan's Presidential Council will decide on when he leaves office. Dr Mahathir had...

MP on why the Pakatan Harapan manifesto is not being implemented

A Member of Parliament from Mr Anwar Ibrahim's party has told a forum that the Pakatan Harapan manifesto is not being implemented because the team behind it is not in the Cabinet. Mr William Leong said on Monday that the team responsible for the manifesto had...

Anwar will be Prime Minister by next year, says sidelined reform politician

Malaysia's ruling Pakatan Harapan coalition leader Anwar Ibrahim will take over as Prime Minister by next year and there will be enough time for him to win the next general election, says a sidelined reformist who is known to be pro-Anwar. Speaking in Singapore at...

Anwar to let Pakatan Harapan presidential council decide on leadership transition

Prime minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim says the Pakatan Harapan presidential council should decide the leadership transition, urging all parties to stop speculating. In a report published by The Malaysian Insight portal, Anwar is quoted as saying the transition date should be the subject of a harmonious...

Pro-Anwar MP says Pakatan coalition needs to set clear power transition date

A Pakatan Harapan MP who is known to be a strong supporter of PKR leader Anwar Ibrahim has urged the ruling coalition to set a clear date for the departure of Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad, who is from PKR, says this...

1MDB crowns Malaysia’s decade of sorrow and joy!

The decade that just whizzed past us was a tumultuous and a difficult one for Malaysia. There were great moments of terror and grief but there were also moments of glory and joy for Malaysians. I believe the biggest story of the decade in Malaysia...

Blog claims Mahathir plans to rejoin Umno when Najib is out of the way

Malaysia -- A blog has made the wild claim that Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad plans to rejoin Umno, the party he defeated in elections last year, because he realises that he cannot eliminate the opposition party. The blog, Financetwitter, states the Barisan Nasional trouncing of Dr Mahathir’s...

Pakatan hit by “uncertainty and confusion” in policy directions

Malaysia — Some opposition figures are attacking the Pakatan Harapan government for a lack of aspirations and for continuous confusion in its policy directions. Diplomats and observers, who say they are giving the Mahathir government another year to get its act together, share this sentiment. The...