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It's Just Politics

Will Anwar rock the boat again?

ROCK the boat. Don’t tip the boat over. Rock the boat. Don’t rock the boat, baby. Rock the boat.”

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Too close to pick

WHO is going to win - Azmin or Rafizi?” a businessman, who is a PKR leader in Sarawak, asked me in a hushed tone.

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Who is Anwar’s man?

The battle for PKR deputy president post heats up as party factions lock horns about who are more reform-minded.

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Humble local boy vs rabble-rouser

AT a ceramah near where Jalan Kampung Batu 7 and Jalan Mughni meets, Zawawi Ahmad Mughni, the Pakatan Harapan candidate in the Sungai Kandis by-election, was giving a short and sweet speech.

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What’s eating Khairy Jamaluddin

ON the day the photograph of Khairy Jamaluddin sitting alone at the Opposition side of the Dewan Rakyat emerged and went viral, his loyalist Ibdilillah Ishak tweeted: “This is the new way of the Opposition. Well done @Khairykj. Bring the voice of the Rakyat. This is what the Rakyat wants. Not the old way. Outdated. Walk out. Walk in. Don’t treat the Dewan Rakyat like a cow barn! Debate and fight!”

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The ultimate insider

Like other ‘otai’, veteran newsman Datuk A. Kadir Jasin keeps his feet grounded as he revels in the people’s optimism for the new Malaysia.

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Changing the status quo

WHEN Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Assoc Prof Dr Faisal S. Hazis was back in Sarawak last week to give a talk, he had a sense that Sarawakians did not know how to make sense of the new political situation in the state.

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A wet dream for Umno... or not

There is no way for the party to return to Putrajaya before GE15, as its president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi touted, say analysts – unless Pakatan Harapan steps on the potential political minefields.

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Who will Umno choose?

It will be a big day for the party members who go to the polls this Saturday to elect a new leader to wrest power back from Pakatan Harapan.