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Expect the unexpected from Dr M

IT has been no less than a spot on centrestage for Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad as the ruling coalition marked its one year in power.

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Worrying signals from the heartland

KHAIRY Jamaluddin had been unsure about whether he wanted to be part of the increasingly cosy ties between PAS and Umno.

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Calm before another storm in Johor?

A crisis in the state has been averted and Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin is now seen as the bridge between the palace and Putrajaya. But will his strong-willed party chairman meet the Sultan halfway?

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Johor govt turbulence spills over to Bersatu

NOT many people out there could quite understand where Syed Sad­diq Syed Abdul Rahman was coming from with that out-of the-blue outburst over the Crown Prince of Johor issue.

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MB of Johor faces first big test

TUN Dr Mahathir Mohamad ma­­naged to take a breather last weekend. He seemed to be in a light-hearted mood after watching a preview of a documentary on the May 9 election that returned him to power for a second time.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Johor and Perak MBs under siege

TUN Dr Mahathir Mohamad is fighting too many fires.

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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’.