Tag: PAKATAN HARAPAN

Dr Mahathir’s woes deepen: leaked audio, ‘illegitimate government,’ shut out of meetings

Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Dr Tun Mahathir Mohamad has been in the news again these days, but not for very good reasons. Dr Mahathir was reported to have called the current governmnet, led by Muhyiddin Yassin, “illegitimate” in a recording released on Wednesday...

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...

PKR vice-president criticises campaign for Anwar to be PM

A vice-president of Mr Anwar Ibrahim’s party, Mr Chua Tian Chang, has called a campaign to elect Mr Anwar as Prime Minister of Malaysia “mischievous” and an attempt to pressure Dr Mahathir Mohamad to quit. While no one expected Mr Chua to suddenly turn around and...

Pakatan executed 60 per cent of its promises, says Malaysian Finance Minister

The Pakatan Harapan government has fulfilled 60 per cent of the electoral pledges that it made during the last general elections in Malaysia. Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng says with this achievement, the people should give the government time to resolve the country's financial problems...

Dr Mahathir to look into ‘deep state’ sabotaging the Pakatan government

For some time now, some Ministers in the Cabinet of Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad have spoken publicly on the existence of a 'deep state'. They argued it was a powerful entity that is sabotaging the works of the Pakatan Harapan government, including blocking...

Appoint Anwar as a “special functions minister” says Mahathir’s man

Veteran journalist, Abdul Kadir Jasin yesterday suggested that PKR president Anwar Ibrahim should be appointed as a “special functions minister” in the Cabinet. Writing in his blog, he says it is now time to examine Anwar's role following the ruling coalition’s devastating defeat in the...

Break PKR and ruin Anwar’s bid for PM?

Anwar Ibrahim is counting on a maximum number of MPs in the Parliament to support his bid to become the next PM of Malaysia. According to his calculations, May 2020 should be the fateful date. For Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, this date is coming...

Malaysian Islamist leader says winning next general elections, rejects coup against Pakatan

PAS leader Abdul Hadi Awang says he rejects a move to create what he calls a 'backdoor' government stating he is confident his party and the Umno will win the next general elections. Amid rumours of the formation of a new government in a 'coup'...

Malaysia: Snap GE polls after by-election disaster on the cards

The by-election result in Johor was not entirely unexpected but what was totally unpredicted by both Pakatan Harapan (PH) and Barsian Nasional (BN) is the sheer magnitude of the defeat: a 15,000 majority. Never in recent memory has a ruling coalition in Malaysia ever lost...

Johor by-elections: Pakatan ahead of Barisan in a poll

Pakatan Harapan is leading with 53 per cent support against 44 per cent for the Barisan Nasional in the Tanjung Piai by-elections, according to a poll by the Institute Darul Ehsan (IDE). The voters go to poll tomorrow and there is a trend in favour...