Tag: Pakatan

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...

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...

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...

MP recalls the 20-year struggle that made Anwar who he is today

Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad is not a well-known figure in the PKR leadership outside Malaysia, but he has a story to tell about the party that we do not hear every day. Nik Nazmi is a member of Parliament for Setiawangsa and PKR's organising secretary....

Azmin’s war with Anwar is his way of grabbing the PM post: Observer

Anwar Ibrahim, the PM-in-waiting called the 'anointed one' by some international media, is facing a difficult period in his own party. His deputy, Azmin Ali, whom Prime Minister Tun Dr Mohamad Mahathir turned into a powerful Minister of Economic Affairs, is competing for the...

Umno will not join the government

A stronger Umno is working hard to win back voters and its president, Ahmad Zahid Hamidi says the party will not join any Pakatan Harapan parties to form an unelected government. Zahid, delivering his opening speech at the party's annual general assembly today said the...

Azmin Ali is Mahathir’s trojan horse, says a blogger

A popular Umno blogger believes the infighting in Anwar Ibrahim's party is an attempt to divide it and keep Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad in power. And to achieve that objective, Dr Mahathir planted a 'trojan horse' in the PKR and it is none...

Malaysians are an extremely worried lot, says a survey

The very first National Worry Index of Malaysia shows a majority of the citizens are extremely worried. They worry about the economy, cost of living, jobs and security. A large number of Malaysians (46%) are also unsure about the Pakatan Harapan government. And 50% are worried about...

Time for Pakatan Harapan to reaffirm its hopes and promises: Lim Kit Siang

After the trashing at the Tanjong Piai by-election in Johor, Pakatan Harapan veteran politician Lim Kit Siang says it is time to buckle up and deliver on the promises. "Pakatan Harapan received a thrashing in the Tanjong Piai by-election because the voters were disappointed by...

Anwar says he is not seeking cabinet post

After a flurry of comments from various politicians, including that of Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad on a possible cabinet reshuffle, Anwar Ibrahim stated his position on the matter. He made it clear he will not accept any post in the event a reshuffle...