Tag: reform

Anwar will be Prime Minister by next year, says sidelined reform politician

Malaysia's ruling Pakatan Harapan coalition leader Anwar Ibrahim will take over as Prime Minister by next year and there will be enough time for him to win the next general election, says a sidelined reformist who is known to be pro-Anwar. Speaking in Singapore at...

One time Pakatan ally threatens street protests to get reforms moving

The Bersih movement might go back to the streets with protests, but this time against the Pakatan Harapan government to push for speedy reforms in the police and on other rights issues. "We may have to take to the streets if this government does not...

Anwar’s party faces full-blown schism

Anwar Ibrahim's party the PKR just concluded its congress, but the party has come out further divided with a full-blown schism. After the congress, supporters of party deputy president Azmin Ali, who is the Economic Affairs Minister rallied his followers in Kuala Lumpur. This was to...

Malaysia’s new regime maybe a good thing for democracy but the pot is brewing as more changes are afoot

There are a lot of rumours about the Malaysian political scene and more often than not the rumour mill is actually pretty accurate. Under the Umno-BN rule, most of the rumours about the political plots in the country were actual happenings within the corridors of power. And...