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Topic: Pakatan Rakyat

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A Perak DAP leader has called on Pakatan Harapan to address a drop in support for the coalition from the Indian community after last year’s 14th general election.
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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.
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JOHOR BARU: At almost 11 months, Datuk Osman Sapian’s tenure as the mentri besar is the shortest ever for a head of the Johor state administration.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 7 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s praise of PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim as a leader was met with gratitude by the latter.
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Working with Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, Malaysia's prime minister-in-waiting, is more important than allowing Najib Razak to continue administering the coun...
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PETALING JAYA: Dr Mahathir Mohamad said his one-time nemesis turned ally Anwar Ibrahim makes for a better leader compared to Najib Razak despite his past reservations about the PKR president.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 7 ― Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim is a more “acceptable” leader than Datuk Seri Najib Razak, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has said.
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PUTRAJAYA (March 29): After almost five years since his death, the Federal Court today acquitted the late Karpal Singh of his sedition conviction and set aside his sentence of a fine of RM1,800. A sev...
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The late lawmaker Karpal Singh was granted an acquittal by the Federal Court today in the former’s long-running sedition case concerning statements made concerning the 2009 Perak constitutional cris...
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MP SPEAKS | I had imagined that one of the biggest challenges after our appointment into the ministry would be getting the civil service to deliver results.
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GEORGE TOWN: A Penang government official today revealed that the illegal dumping ground in Bukit Mertajam didn’t appear out of the blue but has been an “on-again-off-again” dumping ground for t...
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SHAH ALAM, March 21 — Selangor should expand its free monthly water quota to households with income in the Middle 40th percentile (M40), Sungai Pelek assemblyman Ronnie Liu said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Lower-ranking officers of the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) will be moved to other departments every three years to stamp out abuse of power and corruption.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The night of May 9 last year was certainly filled with tension and anxiety for Malaysian Bar president George Varughese as the general election results trickled in.
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PETALING JAYA: Umno is upbeat about its chances for another by-election victory, as the party goes to the polls again backed by its newfound ally PAS.
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The endorsement of the Umno-PAS marriage by Barisan Nasional’s (BN) major non-Malay coalition partners MCA and MIC comes with a dash of irony.
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PETALING JAYA: The DAP has expressed confidence that Pakatan Harapan (PH) will be able to withstand any attempt to wrest power in Perak from the coalition.
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IPOH, March 11 — Perak Amanah youth chief Hasnul Zulkarnain Abd Munaim today reminded the state Opposition not to create rumours about any transition of power in the state.
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GEORGE TOWN, March 11 — Gerakan will never go back to Barisan Nasional (BN) and will face the next general election on its own, its president Datuk Dominic Lau said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 10 — DAP’s Lim Kit Siang has lamented today that PAS now sees non-Muslims as political targets, unlike the allegedly moderate and compassionate party it was under the late Datu...
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PETALING JAYA: PAS stands with non-Muslims and will not declare war on them, party vice-president Iskandar Samad said today.
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MIC has questioned DAP's double standards when it comes to parties cooperating with PAS."DAP had worked with PAS in (more than) two (general) elections."When they (DAP) got married (to PAS) it is lega...
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SHAH ALAM, March 8 — Pakatan Harapan (PH) will be hard-pressed to win the Rantau by-election due to Umno and PAS playing up anti-DAP sentiments, Amanah president Mohamad Sabu admitted today.
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MARCH 8 ― A Chinese friend once told me that he would only vote for a Chinese representative, no matter which party they came from.
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PETALING JAYA: An Umno vice-president today described PAS as “sophisticated” and respected a day after Dr Mahathir Mohamad recalled the time the Islamist party denounced Umno members as infidels.
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Pakatan Harapan should not be distracted by the Umno-PAS alliance's rhetoric, said former Bar Council president Ambiga Sreenevasan.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 6 — PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali is bemused by the recent PAS-Umno alliance, saying he does not see how the Islamist party can align itself with the Malay nationalis...
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MARCH 6 — It was reported that Umno and PAS had recently formed a “marriage”, whereby both would cooperate politically from now onwards.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 6 — PAS will face its first electoral test under a newly-forged political alliance with Umno by campaigning side-by-side, as the latter will be defending the Rantau state seat at...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 6 — DAP leader Liew Chin Tong claimed the newly forged Umno-PAS and MCA-MIC political pacts are a racially-motivated tactic to drive a wedge within Pakatan Harapan.
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MP SPEAKS | The announcement by acting Umno president Mohamad Hasan that the party and PAS would form a committee and opposition caucus in Parliament finally confirms - despite years of denials by lea...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 6 — PAS and Umno’s “marriage” announcement is confirmation of the two parties’ undeclared love from when Pakatan Rakyat disintegrated in 2015, said PKR chief organising s...
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IPOH, March 1 ― In the wake of the most recent call by an Umno leader for MCA to leave Barisan Nasional (BN), the latter’s grassroots leaders and members are urging party leaders to decide quickly...
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The political landscape in the country has long been witness to the rivalry between DAP and PAS.
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FEBRUARY 21 — Get close enough, and let politics do the rest.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — DAP’s combative style and purported fixation with championing the Chinese community is the glue that binds former rivals PAS and Umno, Tan Sri Annuar Musa has asserted amid ...
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BOOK REVIEW | Kee Thuan Chye finished his latest book just after the conclusion of the Malaysian elections in 2018 (GE14, or the 14th general election since the first held in pre-independence Malaya i...
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Ten years ago this month, the Pakatan Rakyat-led Perak government collapsed after the defection of three assemblypersons.
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TANGKAK (Feb 8): Efforts to attract more investors from within and outside the country to Johor need to be stepped up to boost the State’s economic and industrial development and for the people to d...
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TANGKAK, Feb 8 — Efforts to attract more investors from within and outside the country to Johor need to be stepped up to boost the state’s economic and industrial development and for the people to...
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MP SPEAKS | Today is the 116th anniversary of the birthday of Malaysia’s first prime minister Tunku Abdul Rahman.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 8 ― Lim Kit Siang today sought to fend of accusations that the DAP is an “enemy of Islam”, by pointing out that the party had consistently back those who believed in a moderate...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 7 — Umno or PAS cannot insert hudud in their federal-level election manifesto as the Islamic penal codes fall under the purview of state governments and not Putrajaya, Datuk Seri M...
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MP SPEAKS | The question of how much Malay support was obtained by Pakatan Harapan in the 14th general election (GE14) has been raised periodically since May 9, 2019.
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COMMENT | Amanat Hadi in 1981 had forbidden Muslims from cooperating with non-Muslims. They have branded Umno as infidels for working with MCA, MIC and others under the BN.
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KUALA LUMPUR: DAP strongman Lim Kit Siang today hit out at MCA president Wee Ka Siong for not realising the irony of the situation by defending Umno’s cooperation with PAS in elections.
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PETALING JAYA: MCA President Datuk Seri Wee Ka Siong would have lost his deposit in the Ayer Hitam parliamentary seat in the 14th General Election, under PAS party president Hadi Awang’s dictum that...
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MCA president Wee Ka Siong's comparison of BN's recent camaraderie with PAS to DAP once working with the Islamist party has made Lim Kit Siang see red.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 6 — Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang today sought to explain why PAS ended its alliance with DAP some years back, and in doing so accused the latter party of being an “enemy of Islam....
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 5— MCA president Datuk Seri Wee Ka Siong today said that parties in the opposition cooperating with one another is a normal practice in Malaysian politics.
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Cooperation in the opposition bloc which presently includes BN component parties and PAS has been a common feature in Malaysian politics, MCA president Wee Ka Siong said today.Speaking to reporters at...
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Malacca Chief Minister Adly Zahari has dismissed claims that Amanah is a tool of DAP, citing the cooperation between PAS and DAP to drive home his point.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are the key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief.
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PETALING JAYA: DAP could accept former PAS leaders Datuk Fadzil Noor and Datuk Nik Aziz Nik Mat as prime minister-designate for Malaysia, but not Datuk Seri Hadi Awang.
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DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang has claimed that he never said PAS nominated Abdul Hadi Awang or the party president had declared himself to be prime minister-designate.
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PETALING JAYA: DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang today responded to Abdul Hadi Awang over claims that the PAS president had approached the DAP leadership for a change in prime ministerial candidate before the...
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PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang has denied the allegation by DAP supremo Lim Kit Siang that the former had sought to be named prime minister candidate for the then opposition bloc back in 2013.
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PETALING JAYA: PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang has denied lobbying for the prime minister’s post, a day after Lim Kit Siang reiterated his claim that DAP’s rejection of this was at the heart of the...
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THE Pavilion Genting Highlands project will not be the first time Global Oriental Bhd is teaming up with companies linked to Tan Sri Desmond Lim Siew Choon.
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DESPITE all that he had to go through, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim can be considered a lucky man.
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BATU MAUNG (Jan 10): Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow today dismissed claims by former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak that the water tariff in the State had increased four times in the past ...
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BATU MAUNG : Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow today dismissed claims by former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak that the water tariff in the state had increased four times in the past 10 years...
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PENANG: Malaysia’s Barisan Nasional (BN) government survived the general elections of 2008 and 2013, fending off strong attacks from the Pakatan Rakyat.
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COMMENT | The year 2018 is the end of a long drift in Malaysian politics since 1998.