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Can Thaksin make a political comeback?

“ELECTIONS are finally here – on March 24” was the front page headline on Thursday of The Nation, an English-language newspaper in Thailand.

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No clear signal in Cameron

UNLIKE the four by-elections after GE14 where the opposition was trounced, Barisan Nasional has a slight edge over Pakatan Harapan in Cameron Highlands.

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On a scale of one to 10

The question of who will be the next Prime Minister continues to keep Pakatan Harapan in a stranglehold.

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Umno regenerating for a comeback

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.

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10 political questions for 2019

This year has been a political rollercoaster, and the new year promises another interesting ride.

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The daughter also rises

The children of politicians who enter the same field can have a hard time finding their own voice and their own path.

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Could a coalition make a difference?

“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.

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Is it really about 'bangsa dan agama'?

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.

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Expect the expected

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.

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Old politicking in Baru vs Larry

Even before the dust fully settles on the fractious PKR party polls, a new leadership battle rises – in Sarawak.

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Just an appetiser

“WINSTON Churchill had reminded us that ‘when there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you’. Let’s all come together, unite and aspire to forge ahead.”

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The epic battle rumbles on

It’s a tight fight but some are saying should Rafizi Ramli beat Azmin Ali in the PKR deputy president race, it would be a political abnormality.