Tag: PAKATAN HARAPAN

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...

Pakatan pushes Islamic ‘mercy’ concept as the principle of governance 

Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa, Minister in the Prime Minister's Department for Religious Affairs says the Pakatan Harapan government under Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has adopted a fundamental principle of governance and administration based on Islam's concept of 'mercy for all creations'. He says...

Malaysian government promises new economic corridor in Johor ahead of a by-election

The Pakatan Harapan government made promises it will create a new economic corridor in Johor and it will be a long-term plan that goes beyond five or 10 years in development. Economic Affairs Minister Azmin Ali said the government plans to create the new economic corridor in...

Mahathir helped tycoons in 1997 financial crisis to prevent Malaysia from going bust

In a sarcastic blog entry, Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said he helped tycoons in the 1997-1998 Asian financial crisis to prevent the country from going bust. But he also apologised for helping these tycoons, in retaliation to jibes against those accusing him...