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Report: Malaysia to begin Covid-19 vaccine rollout in Feb, one million to receive Pfizer jab, says health minister

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan. 3 -- Up to one million frontliners and high-risk population groups in Malaysia will be vaccinated against Covid-19 next month, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba. The New Sunday Times reported him as saying that this will be the first...

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: No change in Perak Perikatan govt despite PPBM leader’s ouster as MB

KUALA LUMPUR -- In its supreme council meeting tonight, Umno decided to defend its current partnership with PAS and Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) in Perak for the continuation of the state Perikatan Nasional (PN) government. "The Umno supreme council meeting has discussed the political...

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)...

LGE: Expect more credit rating downgrades if PN govt continues to bury its head in the sand

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 7 -- DAP's Lim Guan Eng has warned the government to expect more sovereign credit rating downgrades for Malaysia in the future if it does not accept that the country is in the midst of an economic and political crisis. The recent...

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...

Kit Siang: Is Bersatu following PAS in refusing recognition of secular principles in Malaysian Constitution?

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 6 -- A veteran politician has questioned if Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) is now headed in the direction of Islamist party PAS, following Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin's recent vow to fight 'secularism and liberalism' and uphold moderate Sunni Muslim teachings. DAP's...

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...

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...