Pakatan Harapan

'I was a dictator,' says former Malaysian PM Mahathir in sarcastic blog post

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad on Thursday (Jan 18) responded to critics labelling him a dictator with a blog post …

Mahathir Mohamad

Commentary: Why Mahathir’s leadership of the opposition confuses Kedah voters

SINGAPORE: It has been an eventful past two weeks in the Pakatan Harapan (PH) calendar.<p>With seat allocations settled and Dr Mahathir Mohamed and Dr …

Malaysia

Mahathir alleges evidence of 'phantom voters' in Malaysia's electoral rolls

KUALA LUMPUR - Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has alleged the existence of so-called phantom voters in the country's electoral roll.<p>…

Kuala Lumpur

Azmin says he's ready to offer Gombak seat to Dr Mahathir - Nation

PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Azmin Ali <i>(pic)</i> has said that he is ready to offer his Gombak parliamentary seat to Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad in the coming …

Malaysia

At 92, does Mahathir have enough left in him to defeat Najib and stun Malaysia? | This Week In Asia | South China Morning Post

Malaysia’s opposition coalition is known as Pakatan Harapan, or Pact of Hope.<p>It’s fitting for a group that has pinned its hopes on a nonagenarian …

Malaysia

PSM accuses PKR and DAP of not honouring promises - Nation

PETALING JAYA: A senior Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM) official has accused PKR and DAP of not delivering on past promises on seat allocation and …

Malaysia

No longer your time, minister tells Dr M

Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Mansor said that the country’s current progress was due to the current administration’s policies. — Bernama picKUALA LUMPUR, …

Malaysia

I didn't block Dr M from visiting Anwar, says Zahid

PUTRAJAYA: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has denied instructing the Prisons Department to stop Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad from …

DRM

Why Malaysia’s Opposition Picked an Old Foe as Its New Leader

PENANG, Malaysia — Facing a tricky general election later this year, on Sunday the political opposition in Malaysia named its candidate to head the government: Mahathir Mohamad, who was the country’s prime minister from 1981 to 2003.<p>The choice may seem curious. Mr. Mahathir is 92 years old. He is a …

Opinion

Pakatan to introduce RM100 unlimited travel pass if it wins GE14, MP says

DAP's Ong Kian Ming said the initiative was needed to ease the burden of the people and increase ridership as well as usage of public transportation. …

Kuala Lumpur

Razak’s Malaysia might be crazier than Trump’s America right now

Originally published in crikey.com: https://www.crikey.com.au/2018/01/10/razaks-malaysia-might-be-crazier-than-trumps-america-right-now/<p>What on earth …

Malaysia

Notion that nonagenarian leader represents change laughable, says analyst

<b>KUALA LUMPUR</b>: A commentator and analyst has described as laughable the notion that choosing a nonagenarian former prime minister to head the …

Mahathir Mohamad

Dr M promises Pakatan govt won’t take revenge against corrupt politicians

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said those suspected of being corrupt will have their guilt or innocence determined by the courts in accordance with the …

Mahathir Mohamad

Malaysian politicians gear up for online battle ahead of GE14

KUALA LUMPUR: "We have to stop slander on social media so Barisan Nasional can win GE14!"<p>This was the battle cry delivered by Ahmad Maslan, the head …

Najib Razak

DAP to gain most from distribution of parliamentary seats, says PAS

KOTA BARU, Jan 8 – PAS vice-president Datuk Amar Nik Abdullah said the DAP will gain the most from the distribution of parliamentary seats to be …

Mahathir Mohamad

Musa Aman: Selangor PKR's rejection of Dr Mahathir proves Opposition not in order - Nation

KOTA KINABALU: Selangor PKR’s rejection of Pakatan Harapan's nomination of Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Pribumi) chairman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad …

Malaysia

Opposition taps ex-premier Mahathir as PM candidate in Malaysia elections

<b>(CNN) —</b> Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has been named the prime ministerial candidate for the country's opposition in the next elections, completing a stunning return to politics at the age of 92.<p>The doctor, who served 22 years as the country's leader before retiring in 2003, is …

Malaysia

Ex-Malaysia PM Mahathir to run again for office aged 92

<b>Malaysia's long-serving former prime minister, Mahathir Mohamad, has been chosen once again as a candidate to run for the top job, at the age of 92.</b><p>On Sunday, he was picked by the opposition alliance as its prime ministerial candidate for a general election that must be called by August.<p>Mr Mahathir …

Malaysia

Commentary: Why the opposition has a shot at toppling the Barisan Nasional with Mahathir at the helm

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s parliament will be dissolved sometime during the first half of 2018. That is a legal certainty.<p>The general election that is …

Malaysia

High Court freezes gazetting of 949 soldiers and spouses as Segamat voters

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 8 — The High Court here granted today a stay to halt the Election Commission (EC) from gazetting 949 members of the army and their …

Judiciary

EPL on RTM if Malaysian opposition wins election, says youth wing: Reports

KUALA LUMPUR: The youth wing of Malaysia’s opposition coalition Pakatan Harapan on Sunday (Jan 7) said it will broadcast top-level international …

Mason Holgate

Mahathir named Malaysian opposition's prime minister pick

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's longest-serving prime minister could once again helm the country, with the opposition coalition naming Dr Mahathir Mohamad …

Malaysia

Anwar expected to be released in June: Reports

Malaysia opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim is expected to be released from prison in June, Malaysia media reported on Saturday (Jan 6).<p>The de facto …

Anwar to be released on Jun 8: Malaysia prisons department

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim will be released from prison on Jun 8, the country's prisons department confirmed on Sunday …

Malaysia

Think GST is hurting India’s Modi? Look at Malaysia | This Week In Asia | South China Morning Post

It may not make for colourful dinner conversations, but from Malaysia to India, Singapore and Saudi Arabia, the goods and services tax (GST) could …

News (China)

Anwar will be out by June, wife Dr Wan Azizah confirms

Datuk Seri Wan Azizah Wan Ismail speaks during the launch the Pakatan Harapan women’s wing in Kajang January 6, 2017. ― Picture by Miera …

Middle East

Anwar blocks Dr M’s bid for top job

It is now an open secret that Pakatan Harapan is split on the choice of Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad as the candidate for prime minister.

Malaysia

Malaysia Gears Up for Election as Najib Targets ‘Fake News’

Malaysia’s political parties are gearing up for an election within months, with the ruling party launching a portal aimed at combating “fake news” …

Malaysia

Open letter to Anwar Ibrahim: Is a secular Malaysia the only way to save Malaysia?

The fault line between the Islamism of various quarters and the secularism of others is only an argument over terminology. Malaysia, argues <b>Ronnie …

Religion

Malaysian NGOs Sound Warning on PM Candidates

We would like to reiterate that democratic struggle must not be reduced to a competition merely between political elites for state power.<p>Seventeen NGOs and 107 concerned citizens have endorsed an initiative calling on the ruling Barisan Nasional <b>(</b>BN) party and the Pakatan Harapan left-center …

Taiwan