Tag: UMNO-PAS Alliance

Malaysia’s lower living costs, MM2H visa, anti-Israel stance are luring expats – but can they stay long term?

Muslims from Canada to the UK are seeking to move to multicultural Malaysia for its pro-Palestinian stance and ‘liberating’ environment for believers Its affordability and ‘friendlier’ golden visa rules edge out Singapore and Thailand, but observers note there’s a tough road to permanent residency The Salehs were so appalled by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s staunch diplomatic defence of Israel at the expense of the Palestinian people, that...

How The Western Media Helped Build The Case For Genocide In Gaza

From obscuring the West’s role in starving Gaza to sensationalised accounts of mass rape by Hamas, journalists are playing the role of propagandists, not reporters. The past five months have been clarifying. What was supposed to be hidden has been thrust into the light. What was supposed to be obscured has come sharply into focus. Liberal democracy is not what it seems. It has always defined itself...
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Tanjung Piai By-Election: A Litmus Test For Both PH, BN

By Aathi Shankar Tanjung Piai by-election in Johor will see 6 candidates flexing their political muscles for the next two weeks to wrest control of...

UMNO-PAS will win the next general election

By Murray Hunter The national unity charter signed last month by long-time political adversaries Parti Islam se-Malaysia (PAS) and the United Malays National Organization (UMNO)...

Succeeding Malaysia’s Nonagenarian Premier

By Murray Hunter Before Malaysia’s federal election in May 2018, Mahathir Mohamad vowed that if he became prime minister, he would hand over the position...

BN Fielding MCA Candidate In Tanjung Piai Has Advantages

By Aathi Shankar Barisan Nasional (BN) should field an MCA candidate in the forthcoming Tanjung Piai by-election in Johor. This is not just because MCA has traditionally...

Najib: Don’t Fear Umno-PAS

By Aathi Shankar Datuk Seri Najib Razak has called on the non-Malay/Muslims in the country not to fear the fast-emerging Umno-PAS political pact. The former premier...

Umno-PAS – Formidable Political Force

By Aathi Shankar Pakatan Harapan is panicking upon seeing the consolidation of the Umno-PAS political alliance. The way PH went on the offensive to belittle, ridicule...

Malaysia’s Opposition Pact Poses ‘Credible Threat’ to Mahathir

By Yudith Ho and Philip Heijmans A pact between Malaysia’s biggest opposition parties is set to pose a key challenge to Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad’s multiracial coalition that...

Hishammuddin Set To Be BN Sec-Gen?

Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein is speculated to be appointed as the Barisan Nasional (BN) secretary general soon. The former UMNO vice-president has reportedly been endorsed...

DAP’s Malay strategy is backfiring

By Wong Jae Senn There's still hope for national unity. Just look at the comments directed at Lim Kit Siang. So, DAP, you guys had better...

Pakatan Harapan by election loss sign of waning support

After losing Cameron Highlands and Semenyih by elections, the Pakatan Harapan coalition one again lost Rantau by election to Barisan Nasional. Even extensive campaigning...

Rantau stirs to call for referendum on Pakatan Harapan government

Tok Mat brand stays strong, PH’s campaign gaining momentum By Dr Pamela Yong It has been over one week of campaigning since the nomination day for the Rantau...

Farce and furious: DAP attacks UMNO-PAS union

Ever since UMNO and PAS moved into a formal union of cooperation between the parties and even more so after MCA and MIC affirmed...