It looks like the upcoming by-election is going to be about which party is more Malay and Muslim. Sounds familiar?
The Semenyih by-election is set for a thrilling battle with Pakatan Harapan looking to defend its title, Barisan Nasional to repeat its winning form, PSM to edge in with its ideology and a non-politician to express the voice of the people.
The recent Cameron Highlands by-election drives home the point that the PH government needs to re-strategise.
“ELECTIONS are finally here – on March 24” was the front page headline on Thursday of The Nation, an English-language newspaper in Thailand.
UNLIKE the four by-elections after GE14 where the opposition was trounced, Barisan Nasional has a slight edge over Pakatan Harapan in Cameron Highlands.
The question of who will be the next Prime Minister continues to keep Pakatan Harapan in a stranglehold.
IN a 40-minute video clip shared on my Malay rights WhatsApp group, Umno Youth chief Datuk Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki was seen calmly and rationally schooling a Hindraf activist on Islam and Malays.
This year has been a political rollercoaster, and the new year promises another interesting ride.
The children of politicians who enter the same field can have a hard time finding their own voice and their own path.
“LIFE is difficult now. Prices of goods have gone up – egg has gone up, chicken has gone up, fish has gone up. I know the price, as I go to the market to shop instead of my wife,” said an irate 60-year-old Grab driver.
YESTERDAY, the national focus was on the rally against the ratification of the Inter-national Convention on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (Icerd) in Kuala Lumpur. But perhaps we are missing the forest for the trees.
The High Court settled the legal question of the rightful Sabah Chief Minister last month, but a power tremor is expected to shake up the fluid and unsettled state politics.