AT 8.30am on Wednesday, I tweeted: “I got a Sabah govt joke but it is collapsing.”
“X HAS signed SD (a statutory declaration) supporting Perikatan Nasional in Sabah. That’s 31 SDs. We just need two more to bring down the Sabah government, ” a political operative from Sabah told me.
The by-election for the Chini state seat was ongoing and I decided to take a road trip to the Malay heartland in Pahang. I visited the parliamentary seats of Pekan (where Chini is located), Kuala Krau, Temerloh and Bera.
Perikatan’s moment of truth comes tomorrow in Parliament and, hopefully, it will settle the numbers game.
Sabah chief minister Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal is facing Shafie’s choice. There are two versions of Shafie’s choice, depending on your political affiliation.
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).
The Opposition’s fight over who’s the best candidate for Prime Minister goes ever on, with nobody willing to compromise, it seems.
“THERE will be a new government in Sabah next week, ” a Perikatan Nasional insider told me on Tuesday afternoon.
Even amid the Covid-19 pandemic, a more dangerous virus is spreading fast in Malaysian politics – rumours.
Everyone’s wondering which state government will fall next. Sabah’s case is particularly interesting because of how its government came into power.
The positions some lawmakers took during the recent abbreviated Parliament sitting has raised urgent questions within the party.
THE word “bersatu” – meaning unite – in the name of Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia is ironic at the moment.
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