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Istana Negara: Anwar’s audience postponed, King wants priority given to people’s wellbeing

KUALA LUMPUR: Istana Negara today said that PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and his wife Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail’s scheduled audience with Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah yesterday was postponed as His

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After weeks of political storm, life goes on for former leaders

PUCHONG: After three weeks of political turmoil leaving voters frustrated and dejected, life goes on for most Malaysian leaders. In his Facebook account, former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad posted a picture of him enjoying his routine cycling activity

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The meltdown of Pakatan Harapan

The events of the past ten days might be quite bewildering to many Malaysians. Alliances have been forming and dissolving within hours and contradictory statements have been issued by various players. But it starts making more sense when we look

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Three underlying forces fuelled Malaysia’s recent political crisis

Muhyiddin Yassin was sworn in as Malaysia’s eighth Prime Minister on Sunday (Mar 1). This surprised many as most observers were expecting Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia’s interim PM, to have the upper hand. In fact, on Saturday night, Mahathir had published

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Anwar expresses regret over assault on Tian Chua

KUALA LUMPUR: PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim  has expressed regret over the chaotic incident which occurred at the PKR headquarters this afternoon, in which PKR vice-president Tian Chua was attacked by a group of party supporters. “I am disappointed to hear

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Anwar has the numbers, says Pakatan; Agong disagrees

PUCHONG: The Pakatan Harapan presidential council has requested the Yang di-Pertuan Agong to grant an audience to PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim to prove that the latter commands majority support from Dewan Rakyat. In a statement today, the coalition

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The great betrayal

There is an African Proverb that says “When elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers”. In Malaysia, it is always the rakyat that gets trampled on when politicians and political parties put self and personal interest above all. Politicians

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Anwar: We’re not approaching Dr M for now

PUCHONG: PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said that Pakatan Harapan would not be approaching Bersatu chairperson Tun Dr Mahathir for now. “The matter doesn’t arise,” he said, after chairing a meeting with Pakatan leaders at Eastin Hotel in Petaling

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DAP: Dr M no longer committed to Pakatan manifesto

PUCHONG: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir does not want to commit to fulfilling the Pakatan Harapan Manfesto anymore, alleged the DAP. In a statement today, its secretary general Lim Guan Eng claimed that Mahathir had conveyed this message during their

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A plague on both your coalitions!

The euphoria amongst Malaysians following May 2018 has now turned to despair and disgust after the political machinations that are afoot. On March 7, 2016, I warned the “Save Malaysia” campaign that putting the former Mahafiraun as the head of

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