DAP leader Lim Kit Siang has declared that Melaka will fall to Pakatan Harapan even though his party in this historical state has been left standing on one leg ever since four of its seven YBs resigned to become independents earlier this year.
An SMS from the Umno secretary-general had everyone jumping up and down thinking that Parliament was about to be dissolved but it turned out to be an announcement of the return of the man known as ‘Mike Tyson’.
Parti Pribumi turned one year old with a grand celebration but can its 92-year-old superstar help turn around the floundering fortunes of Pakatan Harapan?
IT is apparent by now that Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak’s White House visit went far better than expected.
The smooth running of the Umno division meeting this year was a sign that the political turbulence has passed. It also saw the end of any emotional ties that the party had for its former president who is now the leader of the opposition.
PKR’s ‘Wonder Boy’ is taking a huge gamble by openly questioning Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s ‘amanat’ or mandate to engage with PAS in facing the general election.
The disagreement between those who want to engage PAS and those who don’t has left PKR circles stirred and shaken. It also lifted the lid on the split between the Datuk Seri Azmin Ali camp and the Rafizi Ramli faction.
There are doubts that Pakatan Harapan’s declaration of ‘talak tiga’ or final divorce from PAS will prevent PKR from continuing to engage PAS from behind the scenes.
Najib’s meeting with President Donald Trump next month carries lots of messages on foreign policy as well as the home political front, and it has also drawn strong reaction from Pakatan Harapan leaders.
DAP has been talking about a Malay tsunami that will carry Pakatan Harapan to power. But without PAS in the coalition, where is the giant wave of Malay votes going to come from?
Old wounds were reopened by Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s rather nonchalant account of the bloody clash in 1985, and PAS wants a Royal Commission of Inquiry for the truth to be told.
The war of words between the powerful Penang government and a Chinese cultural group over a heritage property in George Town’s inner city has grown more intense.