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It's Just Politics

Getting the right message out

If we don’t want the country attracting global attention for the wrong reasons, we need to encourage our political leaders to get professional help before they speak or post publicly.

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Zero-sum game of old school politics

When some MPs are made less equal, it is the rakyat that loses.

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Politics in pandemic

DOES politics take a break during the Covid-19 outbreak?

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Hoping for a Malaysian-first PM

‘Politics will not change. But society can as long as we collectively realise that politics is just a profession and the ones who dominate it are those who work the system the best.’

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The games politicians play

“WATCH for the game within the game, ” a tycoon who bankrolls political parties told me over coffee in Kuala Lumpur on Monday.

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An end to one man’s ambition?

What are Anwar’s prospects now that Dr Mahathir has been officially allowed to leave his resignation date open?

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The Pakatan Harapan wild card

THE Pakatan Harapan government is like a house of cards. It is a political structure built out of playing cards – PKR, DAP, Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia and Amanah plus its ally Parti Warisan Sabah – which are precariously balanced together. Take a card out and the coalition of hope collapses.

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Umno’s ‘Deal of the Century’?

The latest turns and twists of the Malaysian political game point at a clandestine coalition: Pakatan Nasional.

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A titanic win for Barisan

IF the Kimanis by-election was a sea battle, the fight would have been between the sinking ship of Barisan Nasional and the armada of the state government led by Parti Warisan Sabah.

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Shake, shake, shake... for new coalitions?

The Rubik’s Cube of Malaysian coalition politics is spinning hard.

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Is Kimanis Sabah’s Tanjung Piai?

Sabah politics is about to be tested, with Umno framing the coming by-election as a referendum for the controversial Sabah Temporary Pass for illegal immigrants issue.