Tag: Pakatan

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...

No decision yet says Mahathir on Anwar joining the cabinet

Rumours are rife in Malaysia that PKR leader and PM-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim will be given a cabinet post but Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir shot down the idea saying no decision is made yet. “I haven’t made a decision yet,” Dr Mahathir said on Saturday...

Dr Mahathir suffers a nose bleed at a media event, goes on to say he was not aware of his mistakes in the by-election

Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad literally suffered a nose-bleed at a press conference yesterday but in another event, he sarcastically said he does not know if he made mistakes leading to the defeat in the Johor by-election. Saying the power transition between him...

Voters vow to punish Mahathir’s Pakatan government in Johor by-election

The Pakatan Harapan government is finding it tough to get back the support it garnered last year in Johor that helped it overthrow the Umno government. In 2018 it got a majority of 64% of Chinese voters on its side and 32% of Malay-Muslims gave significant support to Pakatan to...

Anwar Ibrahim now tells people it’s tough to run a government

Speaking on the Pakatan Harapan chances in the Tanjung Piai by-election in Johor, prime-minister-to-be reminded the voters how tough it is to run a government. He said PH faces an uphill task in the by-election if it were to be judged after one year in...

PH leader says give government five years to prove itself

A leader of the Pakatan Harapan government asked the population to give the new government five years before judging it on its performance. To achieve its goals, the PH government should be given the time to fulfil its promises to the people, says Democratic Action...