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Analysis 30 May 2011 | 12:00 AM

Tok Guru has his favourites

Campaigning for posts is still frowned upon in PAS but no one dares say a word about Datuk Nik Aziz Nik Mat's open campaign for the candidates from Kelantan as well as the Erdogan group in the party.

Analysis 14 Jul 2013 | 7:28 AM

Ulama hope to regain lost ground

Datuk Seri Hadi Awang is assured of staying on as PAS president in the PAS election this year but all other positions will see keen contest as the ulama group move to reclaim their dominance in the party.

Analysis 25 Sep 2011 | 12:00 AM

Mood in Kedah is hard to read

Datuk Seri Azizan Abdul Razak seems to have succeeded in resisting moves to let an acting Mentri Besar run the state while he goes on leave. But he has been less successful in convincing people that he is in the pink of health.

Analysis 16 Mar 2008 | 12:00 AM

The road never travelled

The Prime Minister will have a lot of hard decisions to make in the aftermath of the earthquake that shook up the political landscape.

Analysis 16 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Rise of DAP’s young Turks

THE Lim family is still on top but the DAP election saw the young Turks pushing the old guards down the rungs and even out of the 20-seat central executive committee (CEC).

On The Beat 02 May 2010 | 12:00 AM

No reason to tick off voters

A political party is just like any company - it has to convince its customers that it is better than its rivals, instead of telling them to be grateful or to repent.

Analysis 28 Feb 2010 | 12:00 AM

Rumblings on the Malay ground

The only thing hotter than the weather in Penang these days is the politics as Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng struggles to contain Malay sentiment towards his administration.

On The Beat 23 Mar 2014 | 12:00 AM

Just listen to them talk

Since the ­mysterious disappearance of MH370, many people have become aviation and crisis management ‘experts’ overnight, judging from the freewheeling comments on social media, especially on Facebook.

Nation 14 Jan 2015 | 12:00 AM

Women in ulama section react to hugging of Muslim girls on stage at concert

KUALA LUMPUR: A women’s section of PAS ulama is seeking a blanket ban on entertainment shows which are deemed to undermine moral values.

Nation 21 May 2015 | 12:00 AM

Politicians back Pandikar’s call for reforms to Parliament

POLITICIANS across the divide have backed Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mulia’s call for reforms to counter accusations that Parliament is a mere rubber stamp for the Executive.