Tag: amanah

DAP rep warns Pakatan against embracing Umno to form new Perak government

IPOH, Dec. 9 -- DAP Pasir Bedamar assemblyman Terence Naidu said the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition must not work with Umno to form the Perak government. Terence claimed the political crisis in Perak was simply a ruse for Umno to remove the mentri besar and...

Umno killing itself if it seeks DAP’s help to form Perak state government

COMMENTARY, Dec. 6 -- Perak Umno seems to have stepped into political quicksand as a result of the recent "mutiny" and this blunder will have a far-reaching negative impact. What seems to be a simple move to just "kick out" Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu)...

Can sworn enemies Umno and DAP work together? Kadir Jasin says if Dr M could, anyone can

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 6 -- To Datuk Kadir A. Jasin, the former press secretary and a close ally of Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, life-long rivals Umno and the DAP could very well forge a political alliance to rule Perak - a feat many think...

After crossing deadline to prove majority, sources say Anwar still has Pakatan’s support until next week

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 5 -- Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim still has support from Pakatan Harapan (PH) as the Opposition Leader until next week, several sources told Malay Mail despite previously promising to step down if he cannot prove he commands the majority of Dewan...

Opposition submits motion to censure deputy minister for flipping middle finger in Parliament, offers 23 witnesses

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 4 -- Twenty-three federal lawmakers have submitted a motion to refer Plantation Industries and Commodities Deputy Minister Willie Mongin to Parliament's Rights and Privileges Committee over a lewd gesture in the House. The DAP, PKR, Parti Amanah Negara, Parti Pejuang Tanah Air...

Has the sun set on Anwar’s time as Opposition chief?

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 4 -- Open unhappiness within the Opposition over Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim's unexpected call to let Budget 2021 pass the policy stage indicated some may be losing faith in his leadership, said political analysts. Opposition parties were criticised by supporters after the...

Khalid Samad: Amanah did not give Anwar seven days to oust Muhyiddin

KUALA LUMPUR -- Parti Amanah Negara has denied a recent news report claiming the party has given Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim a week to oust Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, calling it untrue. Its communications director Khalid Abdul Samad said the article...

Anwar’s Budget ‘strategy’ could impact his quest for PM, say analysts

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 1 -- Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim's credibility took a big hit after last Thursday's Budget 2021 debacle in Parliament, analysts said. This could potentially have an adverse effect on Anwar's standing as Pakatan Harapan's (PH) prime minister of choice, they...

After Budget vote debacle, sources say Anwar asked for a week to prove majority support and will quit as Pakatan’s chief if he cannot

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov. 28 -- Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim is said to have pleaded with his Pakatan Harapan (PH) allies to give him "one more week" to prove he commands the majority in Dewan Rakyat, after failing to challenge Budget 2021 this...

DAP sources: MPs toeing line set by Anwar but some upset with decision on budget

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov. 26 -- Sources from DAP have explained that all its MPs received instruction from Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim against bloc voting for the Budget 2021 that was subsequently approved in the first stage earlier. According to them, the instruction was...