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Separate dreams in KKB by-election

Race is a stark reality in the Kuala Kubu Baharu by-election and intelligence reports suggest that the Chinese and Malays have decided who to vote for.

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Twists and turns in house arrest issue

IF the decision to grant Datuk Seri Najib Razak a half pardon had felt like an earthquake, then reports of the existence of a royal addendum for him to be placed under house arrest has been like an aftershock.

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KKB by-election will test the political mood

The peaceful outpost of Kuala Kubu Baru is about to be stirred and shaken in a by-election that could reflect the swirling political sentiments in Selangor.

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Spotlight on the DAP

DAP still holds the Chinese vote like a fixed deposit but events in recent months have seen the party under fire for not standing tall on issues that pierced the Chinese heart.

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Betrayal, punishment and by-elections

THEY were personal friends and golfing partners, but it looks like Bersatu politician Dato Abdul Rashid Asari and party president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin won’t be hitting golf balls together anymore.

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A nation divided?

BOTH sides of the racial divide have been hurling insults and accusations, fuelling each other’s anger over the issue of the "Allah" socks controversy and driving racial tensions to a dangerously new level.

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Two ambitious men eyeing Bersatu presidency

It is an open secret that Datuk Seri Azmin Ali is on a comeback bid for the Bersatu leadership but he will have to take on the equally ambitious Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainuddin.

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Politics is not for ‘strawberry politicians’

Those in the corridors of power were masters in the art of attack but the shoe is on the other foot and they are now the target of fault-finders.

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The deepening divide

LAWYER Khaliq Mehtab Mohd Ishaq confessed to being quite taken aback by the green wave that marked the 2022 general election.

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The past returns to bite current leaders

Accusations of betrayal and unfulfilled promises of reforms have been flying fast and furious but, behind the scenes, efforts are being pursued to realise the pledges made.

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Bumi gathering must be more than talking shop

The opinion out there is that the Bumiputera Economic Congress next week needs to produce meaningful results and not just optics to shore up Malay support.

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Taib’s career was unparalleled, distinguished and also controversial

TUN Abdul Taib Mahmud did not lose his patrician good looks nor his signature "smiling tiger" grin even as he began to falter in his role as governor of Sarawak.

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