One too many gaffes by Perak MB
From the time he entered office, in May 2018, Perak Menteri Besar Ahmad Faizal Azumu’s tenure has been plagued with ridicule and inconsistency.
Yong: I’m still an exco member
IPOH: The yearly swearing-in ceremony for Perak exco members is unnecessary, says Paul Yong Choo Kiong who turned up at his office despite facing a police investigation for rape.
Perak MCA: Stop saying Paul Yong is innocent
IPOH: The people should stop saying state executive council member Paul Yong Choo Kiong is innocent because public opinion will affect the ongoing investigation into the sexual assault case.
Time for Kak Wan to move over for Anwar
LETTER | Given the way Dr Mahathir Mohamad is playing games over the exact moment when Anwar Ibrahim is to take over the prime ministership, I would call upon Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail to make a strate...
Mukhriz apologises to Johor Ruler
PETALING JAYA: Kedah Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir has apologised to Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar for not greeting him at Istana Abu Bakar in Pekan, Pahang.
Selangor a shining example for other states: MB
KUALA SELANGOR: Selangor’s excellence as a developed state to become an administrative model for other states, was not achieved in a short period of time, said Mentri Besar (MB) Amirudin Shari (pix)...
Does Perak really need another university?
On a visit to Ipoh on May 9, the Japanese ambassador to Malaysia, Dr Makio Miyagawa, told Perak Menteri Besar Ahmad Faizal Azumu that a representative from Tsukuba University had visited several locat...
PM: Govt decides, monarchs endorse
PETALING JAYA: Newly-minted Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Dr Sahruddin Jamal has barely had time to work with his new exco line-up, a selection allegedly influenced by the palace, before Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad sent a subtle shot across the bow.
MB vows to focus on duties
IPOH: A day after a show of support from his exco as Perak Mentri Besar, Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu has vowed in the state assembly to focus on performing his duties.
Undivided support lasts for one hour
PETALING JAYA: The Perak Mentri Besar issue took an unexpected turn when a show of solidarity by state executive committee members saw a thorn emerge from the rosy picture.
Muhyiddin: New Johor exco line-up out tomorrow
ISKANDAR PUTERI, April 21 — The new Johor executive council will be named tomorrow following Sultan Ibrahim Iskandar’s royal assent earlier today, said Johor Pakatan Harapan (PH) chief Tan Sri Muh...
‘Someone wants to be Perak MB’
IPOH: Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu has finally admitted to a plot to oust him but dismissed an audio recording criticising him, saying that comments from his mother and wife were “harsher”.
Dr M meets new Johor MB
PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has met Dr Sahruddin Jamal, the newly minted Johor Mentri Besar at his office on Thursday.
Sahruddin sworn in as new MB of Johor
JOHOR BAHRU (April 15): Bukit Kepong assemblyman Dr Sahruddin Jamal was sworn in as the 17th menteri besar (MB) of Johor at Istana Bukit Serene here yesterday.
Osman Sapian asked to return to palace this evening
JOHOR BAHRU (April 13): Sultan of Johor Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar has asked Datuk Osman Sapian to return to Istana Pasir Pelangi for an audience with him this evening over the issue of h...
Power of Sultan in the appointment of state MB
I WISH to express my legal opinion on the power of a Sultan to appoint a mentri besar (MB).
Since 1957, our country has been an elected, representative democracy and a constitutional state.
Pakatan precedents in MB appointments
COMMENT | The battle royale that is shaping up in Johor over the choice of menteri besar may look like a tussle between the Pakatan Harapan government and the monarchy over a constitutional principle.
Johor PKR: New MB must not be a ‘yes man’
JOHOR BARU: The state’s next mentri besar should be an independent person who could work closely with his state executive councillors for the people of Johor, said Johor PKR chairman Hassan Abdul Karim.
‘Ruling party appoints MB’
KUALA LUMPUR: The role of appointing the new Johor Mentri Besar lies with the party that won the election and not the Sultan of Johor because Malaysia practises constitutional and not absolute monarchy, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
Osman has resigned as Johor MB, Dr M confirms
Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad confirmed that Datuk Osman Sapian has officially resigned as Johor Mentri Besar. Speaking at a press conference at the Parliament lobby on Tuesday, Dr Mahathi...
Johor MB resigns
KUALA LUMPUR: Johor Menteri Besar Osman Sapian has tendered his resignation, Dr Mahathir Mohamad announced today.
Come clean on Felcra land sale, Tok Mat told
PETALING JAYA: Former Negri Sembilan mentri besar Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan should come clean on certain allegations involving a Felcra land deal, Pakatan Harapan sources said today.
Perak MB cautions comrades against back-stabbing
IPOH: Perak Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu (pix) yesterday cautioned his comrades in the state administration against back-stabbing and instead reminded them the importance of being united...