Tag: Malaysian politics

Daim Zainuddin tells Malaysians to stand together

Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad's current advisor, Daim Zainuddin is imploring all Malaysians to leave history as history and “accept reality” and not allow racial issues to divide the nation. Expressing his thoughts to The Malaysian Insight during the 50th anniversary of the May 13,...

M’sian Youth Minister: Johor Crown Prince made demands that left him ‘uncomfortable’

Putrajaya—According to Malaysia’s Youth and Sports Minister, Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman, the Crown Prince of Johor made certain business and political demands of him that left him “uncomfortable,” and this has changed their relationship. This, he explained, was the cause of the Crown Prince’s...

Malaysia: Military told to monitor MH370

The saga of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 took a new turn yesterday following latest revelations that the Malaysian military had been told to keep an eye on the plane but had allowed it to disappear off their radar after considering it as...

Malaysian opposition leader Karpal Singh dies in car accident

Karpal Singh – the prominent lawyer, lawmaker and DAP leader – died early this morning in a road accident while on the way to Penang, doing what he does best: going to court for a client. He was 73. His reputation as a lawyer and...

It’s time Bumiputeras learn something from Lee’s One Singapore

In May this year, the incumbent Prime Minister Najib Razak led Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition, which has governed Malaysia since 1957, was re-elected for the thirteenth time in a row. The record 85 percent voter turnout gave BN 133 out of 222 parliamentary seats,...