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Clear hints that PM has the numbers

Muhyiddin seems to have an early election in mind, according to those who attended a Perikatan Nasional leadership meeting in Putrajaya.

So Aunty, So What?

The zombie days are over

MONDAY marked my first anniversary as a retiree. I can hardly believe 12 months flew by so quickly.I blithely wrote about the start of this new chapter in my July 17, 2019, column titled My life as I never knew it.

All the pieces matter

Should DAP and Amanah trust Dr Mahathir again?

Let’s start by being fair. The last two joint statements by DAP and Amanah made many decent points.

Colours of China

Second round of tests under way

No lockdown but millions tested for Covid-19 in Beijing after another cluster emerged at a wholesale market.

All the pieces matter

DAP and Amanah: What is your real priority?

It is utterly pointless to fight over who will lead you, if you have completely forgotten where it is you are supposed to go.

Putting Dr G On The Spot

Nature or Nurture of Promiscuity

I am writing to you with a bit of guilt and dilemma; I am a twenty-five year old chap who is a “bit of a lad”.

Asian Editors Circle

Why Asia should worry as Nov 3 draws nearer

IN about four months, Americans will elect their president. Predictions vary on whether incumbent Donald Trump can win a second term. Whatever the results, however, the effects of the US electoral politics that can impact Asia are already emerging.

The Star Says

Boost for tourism industry

AS much of the world starts to ease Covid-19 travel restrictions, Malaysia too is moving towards opening up its borders to tourists from “green zone” countries.

It's Just Politics

Bersatu’s big Perikatan Nasional gamble

THE conventional wisdom is that Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia is a weak political party. Many dismiss its chances of winning seats in the 15th General Election (GE15).

On The Beat

Economy first, not race

POLITICAL power is intoxicating, and that’s why it’s so hard for politicians who have tasted power to ride into the sunset.


Time against Dr M as snap polls loom

The former premier is not budging from his insistence that he is the best man for the top job but he may be running out of time amid talk of an early general election.


Monuments of change

LAST week I argued that improving our institutions should be according to our historical circumstances, laws and the desires of Malaysians, even though lessons should be taken from international best practices.

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