Joceline Tan

Recent and archived articles by Joceline Tan

14 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Non-Malay mood softens for Tok Mat

Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan may have broken through the racial barrier in Rantau as he wins back the hearts of Indian and Chinese voters while commanding overwhelming Malay support.

7 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Smooth political transition in sight

Ties between Datuk Seri AIwar ibrahim and the Prime Minister are at its warmest since May 9 and, for the first time, insiders say they are confident of an orderly succession when the time comes. But the fly in the ointment is who will be the next deputy prime minister.

7 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Poll shows uphill battle for Pakatan man in Rantau

PETALING JAYA: A think tank survey has predicted defeat for Pakatan Harapan’s Dr S. Streram in the Rantau by-election – unless he is able to woo at least 35% of the Malay votes there.

26 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Firestorm over ‘dictator’ remark

THERE had been such intense speculation that Datuk Seri Anwar Ibra­him would be making “a move” in the current meeting of Parliament.

24 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

A fight between MB and ex-MB

So much is at stake in the rantau by-election and the outcome could determine the life or death – politically speaking – of the main political players.

Great challenge: aminuddin (left) is under great pressure to break Pakatan’s losing streak while the stakes are high for Mohamad.
19 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Johor and Perak MBs under siege

TUN Dr Mahathir Mohamad is fighting too many fires.

Osman Sapian (left) and Ahmad Faizal Azumu.
10 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

New Malay axis rattles Pakatan

Almost every state in the peninsula, with the exception of Penang, will be in danger for Pakatan Harapan if Umno and PAS contest the next general election as ‘husband and wife’.

Coming together: Barisan Nasional and PAS supporters canvassing for votes during the Semenyih by-election. Together, PAS and Umno can become a very powerful and influential Malay voice.
3 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

A mini Malay tsunami in Semenyih

Malay political discontent boils over in Semenyih, causing a Bersatu defeat that will have deep implications for the ruling coalition.

Important job: SPR officers arriving with the ballot boxes at Dewan Seri Cempaka MPKJ.
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24 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Anwar and PM – who will blink first?

WHEN Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim arrived at Unisel to give a talk ear­lier this week, he was introduced as the “eighth prime minister of Ma­­laysia.”

19 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Rumblings on the Malay ground

A strange wind is blowing through Semenyih.