Category Archives: Pakatan Harapan

No more hope in Pakatan Harapan (Part 1)

As a citizen, I think I deserve to be given a hard kick if I were to allow myself to be caught in the crosshairs of political power play, which has continued to intensify, particularly at the national level. This … Continue reading

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Anwar PM, Mukhriz DPM 1, Darell Leiking DPM 2?

FRANCIS PAUL SIAH COMMENT So, Pakatan Harapan has now reverted to its original stand and that is where it should be – Anwar Ibrahim as the coalition’s candidate for prime minister. To Harapan supporters and sympathisers, it’s a relief that … Continue reading

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To win the war, Harapan should sit out the Sabah battle

By Francis Paul Siah  COMMENT | The Pakatan Harapan leadership must bear one important thing in mind when handling Sabah – the leaders of local parties in the state are not nobodies. One is a former chief minister, another … Continue reading

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Are Sabahans, Sarawakians, only good as No 2?

By Francis Paul Siah COMMENT | Last week, newly-minted Sabah Pakatan Harapan chairperson Christina Liew proudly declared that a second deputy prime minister’s post will be created for Sabah and Sarawak if Harapan wins the forthcoming 14th general election. Liew … Continue reading

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Kit Siang: Harapan to capture Putrajaya, Johor and Malacca in GE14

With mounting speculation that the 14th General Election will be called soon, DAP parliamentary leader Lim Kit Siang has outlined his three personal objectives for Pakatan Harapan. “I have three personal objectives in GE14 – for Pakatan Harapan to capture power … Continue reading

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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

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Pakatan Harapan unveils three shortlisted logos, but Malaysians say no

PKR vice-president Rafizi Ramli unveiled the three shortlisted designs and made the announcement via Facebook this morning. — Picture by Saw Siow Feng KUALA LUMPUR, May 3 ― Pakatan Harapan today unveiled three shortlisted logos which it plans to pick … Continue reading

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Dr M, Wan Azizah to be named advisers in pro-tem Harapan panel

Pakatan Harapan has agreed to name its parliamentary opposition leader Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail and former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad as advisers in its pro-tem committee. The decision to form an 18-member Harapan pro-tem committee was made at … Continue reading

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3 opposition MPs in limbo over GE14 pending appeals

PETALING JAYA: Three opposition MPs will be unable to stand for election in the coming general election (GE14) if the appeals against their convictions are not heard on time. Shah Alam MP Khalid Samad (Amanah), Pandan MP Rafizi Ramli (PKR) … Continue reading

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BN will win if PAS doesn’t join Pakatan, admits Mahathir

PUTRAJAYA: Umno or BN will possibly win the coming general election if PAS refuses to join Pakatan Harapan and puts its candidate in three-cornered fights, said Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) chairman Dr Mahathir Mohamad. “Opposition supporters will be divided … Continue reading

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