Tag: pakatan

Opposition should pick PM candidate now and buckle down for GE15

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 16 -- Pasir Gudang MP Hassan Abdul Karim has urged the Opposition to decide once and for all who should be its leader and next prime ministerial candidate. Malaysiakini reported the PKR lawmaker as saying the Opposition cannot delay the decision any...

Putrajaya should spend another RM45b in 2021 for economic growth, says Lim

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 9 -- The federal government should have spent and borrowed more to save jobs, businesses and livelihoods next year, said DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng. The Bagan MP, who was also the finance minister in the Pakatan Harapan government, said the country's...

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...

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...

Perak incident not a warning from Umno to PM Muhyiddin, analysts

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 6 -- Umno's efforts on Friday to effectively depose the Perak mentri besar from ally Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin's Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia may not be a warning shot towards him, political observers have said. Political analyst Prof Azmi Hassan...

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...

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...

Gombak voters sue Azmin Ali over ‘Sheraton Move’ role, for allegedly deceiving them for GE14 votes

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 1 -- A total of 10 Gombak voters have come together to file a lawsuit against their MP Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali over his alleged role in the "Sheraton Move" plan which caused the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government to collapse...

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...