NINETY-FOUR and going strong – that is how some perceive Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad as he prepares to hold on to the hot seat beyond 2020.
WHAT a stormy weekend it has been for PKR.
The power struggle in PKR is escalating as the group aligned to Datuk Seri Azmin Ali plans to hold their own ‘congress’ on the same day as the party national congress.
Azmin and other leaders planning to skip PKR national convention next month while defiant Wanita wing and a faction of the Youth wing will invite Azmin to launch their own convention.
Expect more Umno MPs to come forward to openly declare support for Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad after their gathering at a dinner hosted by Datuk Seri Azmin Ali.
The tables have turned and the Chinese ground has become quite problematic for the ruling coalition.
December could be the month where those pushing for Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to complete a full term in office show their hand.
Hew Kuan Yau is no stranger to controversy but his comic book on China-Malaysia relations has landed him and DAP in hot water.
The air is thick with talk of an alternative succession plan, even as Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim moves swiftly to take down a potential rival for the top job.
PAS and Umno will soon ink their unity charter at a mammoth gathering that will signal their clout but which will likely put off the non-Malays.
A reshuffle of the Cabinet has been rather overdue but a mere tweak here and there would be meaningless when what is needed is a ‘transition Cabinet’.
DATUK Seri Shafie Apdal has been the undisputed king of the hill since achieving his dream of becoming Chief Minister of Sabah.
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