Category Archives: Barisan Nasional

Liong Sik: I never received money from Mahathir while in MCA

 KAJANG: Dr Ling Liong Sik today said he had never received funds from Dr Mahathir Mohamad during his tenure as MCA president, adding that the Chinese-based party was capable of sourcing its own funds. “We were rich enough to use … Continue reading

Posted in 1MDB, Barisan Nasional, Dr Mahathir Mohamad

Here’s why an opposition grand coalition can defeat BN

By Koon Yew Yin According to news reports on the celebration of Umno’s 71st anniversary, Prime Minister Najib Razak had teased Umno supporters by asking if he should dissolve Parliament as early as the following day. Some observers see it … Continue reading

Posted in Barisan Nasional, Pakatan Harapan

Foreign minister to quit on 1MDB issue?

    Malaysia is waiting for the next move from its Foreign Affairs Minister Anifah Aman, who is in the middle of a tweet storm between Selangor Menteri Besar Azmin Ali and Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak. Will Anifah Aman … Continue reading

Posted in Barisan Nasional

Masing: BN will crack if Umno tables Act 355 amendment

  KUCHING: The insistence of Umno to table PAS initiated amendment to Syariah Court (Criminal Jurisdiction) Act 1965 in Parliament could cause cracks in the BN coalition, warned PRS president Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Jemut Masing. He said … Continue reading

Posted in Barisan Nasional, Sarawak

Liow threatens to quit if Hadi’s bill passes

PETALING JAYA: MCA president Liow Tiong Lai has insisted he will resign from his minister’s post should PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang’s Private Member’s Bill on shariah law be passed in Parliament. “My position is the same and, more importantly, … Continue reading

Posted in Barisan Nasional, Parliament

BN loses two-thirds majority in Johor

JOHOR: The Barisan Nasional has, for the first time, lost its two-thirds majority in the Johor State Legislative Assembly. This follows the departure of Jorak Assemblyman Shahruddin Salleh from Umno to join Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM). This is significant … Continue reading

Posted in Barisan Nasional, UMNO

Wanita MCA urges Jamal Yunos probed for IS links

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 1 ― The women’s wing of MCA has urged the police today to investigate “Red Shirt” movement leader Datuk Jamal Yunos for alleged links to Islamic State (IS), after the Umno leader claimed to have information on … Continue reading

Posted in Barisan Nasional, Terrorism