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Betrayal, punishment and by-elections

THEY were personal friends and golfing partners, but it looks like Bersatu politician Dato Abdul Rashid Asari and party president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin won’t be hitting golf balls together anymore.

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A nation divided?

BOTH sides of the racial divide have been hurling insults and accusations, fuelling each other’s anger over the issue of the "Allah" socks controversy and driving racial tensions to a dangerously new level.

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Two ambitious men eyeing Bersatu presidency

It is an open secret that Datuk Seri Azmin Ali is on a comeback bid for the Bersatu leadership but he will have to take on the equally ambitious Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainuddin.

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Politics is not for ‘strawberry politicians’

Those in the corridors of power were masters in the art of attack but the shoe is on the other foot and they are now the target of fault-finders.

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The deepening divide

LAWYER Khaliq Mehtab Mohd Ishaq confessed to being quite taken aback by the green wave that marked the 2022 general election.

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The past returns to bite current leaders

Accusations of betrayal and unfulfilled promises of reforms have been flying fast and furious but, behind the scenes, efforts are being pursued to realise the pledges made.

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Bumi gathering must be more than talking shop

The opinion out there is that the Bumiputera Economic Congress next week needs to produce meaningful results and not just optics to shore up Malay support.

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Taib’s career was unparalleled, distinguished and also controversial

TUN Abdul Taib Mahmud did not lose his patrician good looks nor his signature "smiling tiger" grin even as he began to falter in his role as governor of Sarawak.

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Drama behind former strongman's decline

THE sun has long set on the political career of Tun Taib Mahmud but who could have imagined that the final stage of the former Sarawak governor and chief minister's life journey would be playing out publicly in such a dramatic fashion?

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Tensions too intense to ignore

THE water crisis in Penang is over, and Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow hopes to put the unfortunate episode behind him by unveiling a new urban park on the island.

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Pardons Board decision on Najib hits Umno hard

THE first sign of a crisis in Umno on Friday night was the cancellation of the bumiputra economic colloquium scheduled for the next day.

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MACC targets the two Tuns

The frail appearance of Daim in court shocked everyone but the question on everyone’s lips is whether Dr Mahathir’s sons will be MACC’s next target.

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