KUALA LUMPUR (June 10): Is the pandemic a boon to autocracy? In Malaysia, efforts to constrain the coronavirus have chipped away at the very democratic principles that for decades made the country a natural US ally and bastion of stability in a volatile region, Bloomberg reported today.
JOHOR BAHRU (June 3): Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar, today warned that the State Assembly will immediately be dissolved if the power struggle among the elected representatives continues.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 30): Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, who is also Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia president and acting chairman, said today Bersatu’s move to suspend Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir, Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman, Datuk Amiruddin Hamzah and Dr Maszlee Malik’s memberships was not hasty because they have breached the party’s constitution.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 29): Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad claims that he is still the Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) chairman and plans to bring a motion to sack Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin at a party meeting in the near future, the Malay Mail reported today.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 29): The termination of former premier Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, his son Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir, and three others from Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia effective yesterday were invalid, said a lawyer.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 29): Five Members of Parliament (MPs) from Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) last night issued a joint statement disputing the automatic nullification of their membership in the party, saying it was against the law.
KOTA KINABALU (May 28): The change of government in 2018 had caused the delay in the Sabah portion of the Pan Borneo Highway project, said Deputy Finance Minister I Datuk Abdul Rahim Bakri.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 19): Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has stressed that he is not involved in Riza Shahriz Abdul Aziz’s discharge not amounting to an acquittal relating to 1MDB money laundering charges.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 12): Twenty-three state assemblypersons have lost confidence in the leadership of Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir as Kedah Menteri Besar (MB), claimed Jeneri representative Muhammad Sanusi Md Nor.