Tag: Politics

US lawmaker says Trump treated worse than Jesus before crucifixion

A US Republican lawmaker said Wednesday that President Donald Trump, undergoing impeachment proceedings led by Democrats, has been treated worse than Jesus before his crucifixion, causing a stir on social media. "I want you to keep this in mind: When Jesus was falsely accused of...

UK PM faces flak for ducking TV grilling

Boris Johnson came under fire on Friday for failing to face one of Britain's top political interviewers as he prepared for a final head-to-head debate with the main opposition leader before next week's election. Four other major party leaders have subjected themselves to an uncomfortable...

PSP invites veteran architect Tay Kheng Soon to speak at forum on planning for Singapore’s future

Dr Tan Cheng Bock’s Progress Singapore Party (PSP) has invited veteran architect Tay Kheng Soon to speak at the party's second ‘PSP TALKS’ forum, which will focus on politics and planning with regards to the future of Singapore. Earlier this year, the PSP announced that it...

Trump committed impeachable crimes, scholars tell Congress

by Paul Handley and Michael Mathes Three constitutional scholars on Wednesday bolstered Democrats' case for impeaching Donald Trump by saying the president's actions seeking foreign interference in US elections were clear grounds for removal, as the inquiry kicked into high gear in Congress. But reflecting 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...

Mahathir calls cabinet reshuffle into question

Malaysia is gearing up for a possible cabinet reshuffle but Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said previous reshuffles have not gone down well. "I've reshuffled before. When I resigned, that was a reshuffle. I handed over to someone else and see what happened," said...

China says developed countries lack ‘political will’ on climate goals

Beijing on Wednesday accused developed countries including the US of doing too little to curb global warming, ahead of a UN summit discussing controversial issues including climate compensation. China is the world's second-largest economy and the biggest emitter of carbon dioxide, but has repeatedly argued...

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...

Hong Kong leader vows to ‘listen’ as voters send sharp rebuke to Beijing

by Yan ZHAO / Xinqi SU Hong Kong's deeply unpopular leader vowed Monday to "listen humbly" to voters after the pro-democracy camp scored a crushing victory in community-level elections that revealed broad public support for a protest movement that has stirred months of violence. In a...

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'...