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‘Pas Has Nothing To Gain By Switching Camps In Selangor’

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SHAH ALAM- There is no reason for Pas assemblymen to topple the Selangor government led by PKR as everything is running smoothly in the state. Pas vice-president Datuk Iskandar Abdul Samad said claims that former Selangor Menteri Besar Tan Sri Muhammad Muhammad Taib would be roping in several assemblymen, including those from Pas, to join…

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Azmin Declines Comment On Opposition…

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SHAH ALAM- Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) president Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali has refused to comment on claims by Tan Sri Muhammad Muhammad Taib yesterday that his decision to rejoin UMNO was because the opposition did not fight for the Malay agenda. Mohamed Azmin said it was not necessary to comment on any individual who…

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Pas Does Not Trust Pakatan Harapan: Hadi

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KUALA LUMPUR: All those involved in forming Pakatan Harapan cannot be trusted, Pas president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang said. In a scathing statement Hadi also said the coalition places its hope on a shadow cabinet that has a weak concept of purpose in its aspirations. He said DAP and Pakatan Harapan have shown its…

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“Malaysia’s Record Of Democracy Is Strong”

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FOLLOWING is an article by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak entitled, ‘Malaysia’s Record of Democracy and Free Speech Is Strong’ which appeared in his blog najibrazak.com. In the article, Najib, among others critised those who tried to smear the good name of the country abroad just for political mileage, stressing that the government…

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Politicians Should Be Politically Civilised – Salleh

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KUALA LUMPUR – Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak advised politicians in the country to be politically civlised and non-hostile, despite the differences in their political beliefs. He said in a democratic country, leaders, politicians and the people had the right to give their opinion, as well as criticise the government, but it…

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Politicians Should Not Run GLCs – Tunku Aziz

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KUALA LUMPUR – To keep graft in check, politicians should not be appointed to run government-linked companies, said Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission advisory board chairman Tunku Abdul Aziz Tunku Ibrahim. He said politicians holding GLC positions may face conflict of interest leading to abuse of power and responsibility. In an interview with Bernama, he said: “Many…

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South Korea’s Park To Address Nation Amid Political Crisis

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SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korean President Park Geun-hye is expected to offer to relinquish some of her power when she addresses the nation on Tuesday but is not expected to announce her immediate resignation, Yonhap news agency quoted a presidential official as saying. Park’s announcement comes as her administration tries to weather an influence-peddling scandal…

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Five Facts About Hong Kong’s Political Crisis

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Hong Kong (AFP) – Hong Kong has been thrown into political turmoil after Beijing barred two democratically elected lawmakers who advocate a split from China from taking up their seats. Here are five facts about what is happening in Hong Kong: Who is angry? Pro-independence lawmakers Baggio Leung and Yau Wai-ching who have been blocked…

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Political Financing Law Needed To Foster A Culture Of Integrity

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KUALA LUMPUR – The proposed Political Contributions and Expenses Act can provide a suitable platform to create an effective system of political financing, said UMNO Supreme Council member Datuk Seri Dr Irmohizam Ibrahim. In fact, he said, the law, proposed by the National Consultative Committee on Political Financing (JKNMPP), could complement existing laws, such as…

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Juanda: New Politics Not Necessarily Led By The Young

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KUCHING – “New politics need not necessarily be led by the young…trust and responsible is more important,” said Jemoreng state assemblyman Datuk Dr Juanda Jaya. He said the explosion of information technology at present has brought about transformation in the global political landscape. Yet despite being mastered by the young people, it did not mean…

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Penampang MP Confirms Quitting PKR To Join Shafie’s Party

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KOTA KINABALU: Penampang MP Darell Leiking has quit PKR to join former Umno vice-president Datuk Shafie Apdal’s new Sabah-based party. “I have left PKR recently. I did not announce it. I am not like others to make a big announcement,” Leiking told The Star. “I have spoken to PKR president (Datuk Seri Dr) Wan Azizah…

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Who Can Step Up As Next Singapore Leader?

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ON Monday, a week after he stunned Singapore when he nearly fainted while giving an annual policy speech live, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is due back at work. Following medical leave of seven days, it may be business as usual for him. But the incident has drawn attention to the unusual level of uncertainty…

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13 New State Seats For Sabah Approved

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KOTA KINABALU: The number of state constituencies in Sabah will be increased from 60 to 73 in the next elections. The state assembly has passed a bill which will see the seats being increased to 73 allowing the Election Commission to create and decide on where the new seats are, which will then meet the…

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Voice In Viral Video Confirms Conspiracy Against PM

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PETALING JAYA: A voice, believed to be that of Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, has confirmed the existence of a conspiracy to topple the Prime Minister in a video clip that is going viral on social media. However, the video only has a voice recording of an individual who sounds like the former Umno deputy president…

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Penampang UMNO Rejects ‘Mahathir Declaration’

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PENAMPANG: The Penampang UMNO division remained solid behind party president, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, said its leader, Datuk John Ambrose. As such, he said the Penampang UMNO division rejected the ‘Mahathir declaration’ as it sowed hatred among the people for UMNO and the Barisan Nasional government. “The Mahathir declaration will not have any effect…

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Mahathir Declaration A Wrong Move To Change Malaysia’s System Of Democracy – Annuar

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KUALA LUMPUR: The Mahathir declaration will not have any effect as it is a wrong move made by those involved in their bid to change the system of democracy practiced and supported by the people in Malaysia. UMNO Information chief Tan Sri Annuar Musa said those involved in initiating the declaration were indeed aware that…

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Be Wary Of Parties Involved In ‘Mahathir Declaration’ – Wee

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ALOR GAJAH: People should be wary of the agenda of parties involved in the ‘Mahathir Declaration’, especially former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad himself, and DAP veteran leader Lim Kit Siang, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Dr Wee Ka Siong. The MCA deputy president said at one point, the two leaders…

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Baseless Criticisms Against Government A Threat To Political Stability, Say Analysts

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KUALA LUMPUR:  Malaysia may face political instability if its detractors continue to disparage the government and the nation’s leaders, say political and economic analysts. Many of them, they say, do not realise the adverse effects of their anti-government rants, especially those that go viral in social media. Senior lecturer at Universiti Utara Malaysia’s Centre for…

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PAS: Declaration Not The Way To Remove PM

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KUALA LUMPUR: The citizen’s declaration is not the proper method to oust a prime minister, says PAS. Its secretary-general Datuk Takiyuddin Hassan said the party supported the idea of opposing Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, but not by way of a declaration. “Our stand is very clear. We are not part of the pact and…

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Mahathir, Muhyiddin And The ANC Are Dancing To Najib’s Tune

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There is a saying. If you can act stupid and make people believe you are stupid then you are actually very clever, cleverer than those people who think you are stupid. And when you are up against a devious enemy, in particular an enemy or many enemies in the blanket, then you need to take…

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Chronology Of Major Political Developments In 2015

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KUALA LUMPUR: The following are major political developments in Malaysia during 2015: FEBRUARY: Feb 10 – Opposition head and PKR de facto chief Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim fails in his appeal against the decision of the Court of Appeal which overturned the High Court judgement and sentenced him to five years’ jail for sodomising his…

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DAP May Fail To Bring Azmin Down

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Selangor Menteri Besar Azmin Ali is DAP’s new shooting target, after the Chinese-based multi-racial party failed to unseat Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang as PAS president in the party’s poll June. The reading on the wall is clear after the Selangor DAP congress on Saturday that Azmin must eject PAS from the Selangor state government…

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PAS Changes To Mature And Moderate Party

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PETALING JAYA: PAS has become a mature and moderate party – the ulamak leadership has succeeded in shredding the Taliban image that always laced Islamic organisations or political parties. In fact, just two decades ago, in the eighties, the Islamist party was known to be in the same league as that of a militant movement…

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UMNO May Remain In Power In Whatever Means After GE14

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OUTSPOKEN: Umno Baru may remain in power by default. Although the leader is facing a number of scandals, the party still remains intact. Money is the binding force for the party. As long as it controls unlimited funding sources, it will be able to get the full support of members. It has now dismissed its…

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Dr. Mahathir’s Too Little Too Late Attempts

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As the haze fizzles slowly and visibility gets clearer, the Malaysian political scenario in Umno gets clearer too as former party president Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad unveils members of his team. What appeared as a one-man determination to unseat party president Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, it has now become a team which included deputy…

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Rocky Road Ahead For Newly Minted Opposition Pact

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By Mohd Hisham Abdul Rafar KUALA LUMPUR: The popular saying, “united we stand, divided we fall,” figures prominently in the opposition’s political landscape. The history of opposition coalitions started with the formation of Angkatan Perpaduan Ummah (APU), followed by Barisan Alternatif (BA) and then Pakatan Rakyat (PR), and they all eventually disintegrated. Then there were…

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Where Will PH Ends Up?

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It was 1990 and the country’s political scene was one of chaos, sort of, as the Malays were split with the new Umno trying to regroup after the party was de-registered in 1988. At that time the Chinese community was solidly behind the ruling Barisan Nasional (BN) while the Malays were split into three –…

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New Pakatan Has No Hope

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PETALING JAYA: A new kid on the block – Pakatan Harapan (PH) or literally means pact of hopes – to replace the defunct Pakatan Rakyat (PR) is born today, minus PAS, the Islamist party that attracts Islamic professionals who are fundamentalists and normal kampung folks. At the same time, Selangor Menteri Besar who is also…

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New Pakatan Is Just A Show, Zero Content

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Opposition parties and anti-government non-governmental organisations (NGOs) will meet Tuesday to form a new opposition alliance aim at toppling the ruling Barisan Nasional (BN) in the next general election. The need to form a new opposition alliance or pact is vital given the old pact vanished in thin air when DAP leaders got their angers…

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PAS To Discuss Action Against Members In GHB Saturday

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KOTA BAHARU: The PAS national headquarters is to hold a meeting on Saturday to discuss the displinary action to be taken against party members who have joined the Gerakan Harapan Baharu (GHB) NGO. PAS vice-president Datuk Mohd Amar Nik Abdullah said today the party top leadership had received reports from every state liaison committee on…

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