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Rocketing for a ‘draw’

AFTER winning three by-elections in a row – the Cameron Highlands MP seat and Semenyih and Rantau state seats, can the opposition make it 4-0 in the parliamentary seat of Sandakan?

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‘Leaving’ is getting sexy for some

Forget Brexit, we might have our own divorce mess – Sarexit and Sabexit – if history is not put right.

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A 50/50 chance in Rantau

THE Rantau town in Negri Sembilan is practically a one-street town where almost everybody knows everybody.

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A never-ending civil war

IN the movie Captain America: Civil War, the Avengers are divided over political pressure for the superheroes to be accountable for their action which usually ends up in mass destruction.

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A poll to end all coups?

IF the Thai polls are a 750m race, Phalang Pracharat (military junta proxy party) starts at 250m while Pheu Thai (Thaksin Shinawatra’s party) starts at 0m.

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No more the stepchild

IN July 1976, Parliament voted to relegate the status of Sabah and Sarawak from equal partner to one of the 13 states in Malaysia.

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A trouble-sum game for PH

The upcoming Rantau by-election will be a test bed for the ‘unholy’ union of PAS and Umno.

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PAS eats from both sides

The Islamist party looks like it will support any party that makes it strong, say political observers.

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A big reality slap

SOME Parti Warisan Sabah leaders expressed surprise when Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad announced last week that his Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia would enter Sabah.

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Back to race politics in Semenyih

It looks like the upcoming by-election is going to be about which party is more Malay and Muslim. Sounds familiar?

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Anyone’s to win

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.

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Pakatan Harapan’s Malay dilemma

The recent Cameron Highlands by-election drives home the point that the PH government needs to re-strategise.