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Malaysia’s Anwar says group of MPs back him to become PM

Veteran Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim said Wednesday a group of lawmakers had backed him to become the country's next prime minister days after Mahathir...

Malaysia in turmoil as Mahathir, Anwar vie for power

by M. Jegathesan / Patrick Lee Malaysia was plunged into a bitter power struggle Wednesday as Mahathir Mohamad sought to form a unity government following...

BREAKING: Dr Mahathir resigns as Prime Minister of Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur—Malaysia’s Prime Minister Dr Tun Mahathir Mohamad has sent his resignation letter to the king, Reuters quotes two sources with firsthand information as...

Will Mahathir hand the reins over to Wan Azizah, making her the first female...

Kuala Lumpur—Speculation has abounded in Malaysia of late, specifically concerning who will succeed current Prime Minister Dr Tun Mahathir Mohamad, who said earlier this...

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...

Anwar will not face any charges over allegations of sexual assault

Kuala Lumpur -- The leader of the ruling Pakatan Harapan coalition, Mr Anwar Ibrahim, will not face any charges over allegations of sexual assault,...

Anwar slips yet again on political tightrope with CNY comment

Anwar Ibrahim, who is still being touted as the ‘prime minister in waiting’ has again failed the test of moderate leadership. An innocent attempt by...

Pro-Anwar MP says Pakatan coalition needs to set clear power transition date

A Pakatan Harapan MP who is known to be a strong supporter of PKR leader Anwar Ibrahim has urged the ruling coalition to set...

Blog claims Mahathir plans to rejoin Umno when Najib is out of the way

Malaysia -- A blog has made the wild claim that Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad plans to rejoin Umno, the party he defeated in elections...

TISG’s Top 10 International Stories for 2019

2019 has been quite a year, from protests erupting in various parts of the world, to a Swedish teen taking centre-stage on climate change,...
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