Tag: tanjung piai

Mahathir’s cabinet reshuffle won’t work says a critic

The shock effect of the Johor by-election is still trending in Malaysia with the Pakatan Harapan still reeling from the defeat while Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad tried to pin the huge loss at the hands of the Barisan Nasional on coalition partner,...

Welcome to New Malaysia where dissent is embraced

The days of a single party rule in a nation being the norm are over as the dynamics of politics have been transforming over the decades and winning and losing elections are part of the landscape. Johor Chairman of the Unity, Domestic Trade And Consumer...

Mahathir says cabinet reshuffle coming soon

By M.KRISHNAMOORTHY PETALING JAYA: Eighteen months after winning the general elections last year, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, finally admitted there is a need for a Cabinet reshuffle. Mahathir says the matter was raised during Bersatu party's supreme council meeting yesterday afternoon during which they...

Mahathir’s ruling party crushed in by-election in Johor

The opposition Barisan Nasional defeated the ruling Pakatan Harapan in a by-election in Johor, wrestling the parliamentary seat with a 15,000 majority. The BN rep Wee Jeck Seng registered a whopping 25,466 votes to the PH's candidate Karmaine Sardini's 10,380 votes. PH won the seat last...

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...

Can the Khat controversy turn the tide for Pakatan in the Johor by-elections?

A report has surfaced saying the Barisan Nasional candidate in the Tanjung Piai by-election in Johor, Wee Jeck Seng, wrote a note on Facebook expressing the Malaysian Chinese Association's opposition to the Jawi, or Islamic calligraphy. In the post, Wee had said: "MCA unites to...