Franklin Simon
Nation 16 Sep 2018

We, the rakyat, have this to say

The cynical person might believe that the change in government from the May 9 general election was the work of one political strategy winning over another.But for many, it was the victory of the people who had been clamouring for change and reform.

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Musa to abandon Umno and join new coalition

KOTA KINABALU: Tan Sri Musa Aman is set to abandon Umno and join a new Sabah coalition Gabun­gan Bersatu Sabah that so far includes Parti Bersatu Sabah and Sabah STAR.


Reject all defecting BN elected reps, says Ramkarpal

GEORGE TOWN: DAP’s Ramkarpal Singh is urging the Pakatan Harapan leadership to reject any Barisan Nasional state and parliamentary representatives defecting to the coalition.


Teaming up with ex-foes to make sens

Once they could not see eye-to-eye, but Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is working hand-in-hand with former critics to shape the country’s economy to its former glory.


‘Fearless’ Mat Sabu depicted as ‘Rambo’ of Mindef

PETALING JAYA: Shortly after Mohamad Sabu was named Defence Minister, digitally altered images of the Parti Amanah Negara president began to spread online.


Don’t get emotional, Hisham tells Umno members

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein has urged party members not to act based on their emotions following Barisan Nasional’s electoral defeat.


Najib quits as chief of BN and Umno

KUALA LUMPUR: Accepting responsibility for Barisan Nasional’s colossal defeat, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak resigned as coalition chairman and Umno president.

Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak hugs Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein after announcing his resignation at PWTC.With them are Datuk Seri Zahid Hamidi.
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The beginning of a new chapter

As the dust slowly settles from a historic political upheaval, the task at hand is a long and winding road.

Shock win: Pakatan Harapan defied the odds to win the 14th general election and now is the time for the new government to deliver on its promises. — Reuters

A brave new world for Malaysia

The peaceful transfer of power on Thursday in the unexpected Putrajaya change, which removed a 61-year-old regime, paves the way for a new era for the country.

Unfounded fear: It was quiet and peaceful in George Town on election night.

After backlash, Wong comes to Rafizi’s defence

PETALING JAYA: Rafizi Ramli’s concerns over Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s new Cabinet line-up are warranted as these decisions were made without consulting PKR, says his fellow party vice-president Wong Chen.


Anwar to be released ‘very soon’

PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim is likely to be released from prison early this week, says Lembah Pantai MP Fahmi Fadzil.