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An open letter to Tun Mahathir Part 2: Justify betrayal, please!

Dear Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, This is my second open letter to you within a fortnight. It is not my favourite to write open letters but then when ordinary rakyat’s voice like mine are ignored by politicians hallucinating on power,

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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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Let justice and fair play prevail

The Rakyat should be thanked for their patience and tolerance on the current political crisis which has made life difficult and uncertain. This entire crisis is uncalled for and was done by certain forces for selfish narrow reasons. Therefore, Parti

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Najib: Ambiga is clueless about economics, polls boost growth

PUCHONG: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak poured scorn on human rights activist S Ambiga for saying that a fresh general election would be a bane to the nation’s finances. In a Facebook post, Najib said that Ambiga

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Political crisis brings to the fore crucial role of Agong

KUALA LUMPUR: The ongoing political crisis in the nation has brought to the fore the crucial role played by the institution of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong. As the head of state, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah’s intervention and the

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Political turmoil: Council of Rulers to meet today

KUALA LUMPUR: The political turmoil that has plagued the country since Sunday seems to have yet to reach a conclusion. Today, the Conference of Rulers is expected to convene a special meeting at Istana Negara, before Friday prayers. The results

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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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Dr M meeting Agong, PSM tells nonagenarian to ‘let go’

PUCHONG: Interim Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir is scheduled to meet Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Abdullah ibni Almarhum Sultan Ahmad Shah at 11am. No details were mentioned by the Prime Minister’s Office on the purpose of the visit. In a

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Ringgit will not face extreme volatility thanks to managed float

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit has been under pressure throughout this week amid political uncertainty in the country, which intensified with the collapse of the Pakatan Harapan-led government.  On Monday, when the Cabinet was dissolved, the ringgit lost 0.8 per cent

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