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Anwar: Is Mahathir a changed man? Yes and no

  • Sep 15, 2018
Incoming PKR president Anwar Ibrahim continues to be dogged by cynical questions about his alliance with former nemesis-turned-ally Dr Mahathir Mohamad, namely whether he trusts the prime minister and whether the latter is a changed man. Addressing the business community at the annual Singapore Summit in the city-state this afternoon, Anwar acknowledged that Mahathir's personality was very much the same but stressed that, in terms of policies and principles, there had been a clear departure f
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No cooperation with Umno now, Anwar says, but leaves future open

  • Sep 15, 2018
PKR president-elect Anwar Ibrahim says there will be no cooperation between Pakatan Harapan and Umno, at least for now. "Certainly not now, certainly not now. Nor have we considered this. They (Umno) were with PAS this morning at the conference," he told reporters in Singapore today, referring to Umno leaders attending PAS' 64th muktamar. However, Anwar did not discount a tie-up in the future. "Future case, que sera, sera (whatever will be, will be). But for now, it is certainly not in
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Dr M: Contesting a by-election is Anwar's right

  • Sep 14, 2018
It is the right of the PKR president-elect Anwar Ibrahim to contest in a by-election, said the Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad. In a press conference at Bersatu headquarters in Petaling Jaya today, Mahathir said that Anwar had called him up from Hong Kong to notify him about the by-election. "He rang me up from Hong Kong to tell that he has a by-election. It is his right. I don’t interfere in that area," Mahathir said. When asked whether it is appropriate for having a seat vacated
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Bersatu's PD division welcomes Anwar, shuts door on Rafizi

  • Sep 14, 2018
Bersatu's Port Dickson division has warned PKR vice-president Rafizi Ramli and Kapar MP Abdullah Sani Abdullah Hamid not to hit the campaign trail for the upcoming by-election.Division coordinator Ramli Awang said the party cannot guarantee the support of its 2,000 members in Port Dickson for Anwar Ibrahim if Rafizi and Abdullah refused to heed the warning.“We welcome Anwar contesting in the by-election, but there is no need for Razfizi and Abdullah to join the campaign.“We have no issues wi
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Support for Anwar will erode if Nazri's offer accepted, warns Ramkarpal

  • Sep 14, 2018
A DAP lawmaker has warned Anwar Ibrahim of the consequences should he accept former minister Nazri Abdul Aziz's offer to campaign for him in the Port Dickson by-election.Ramkarpal Singh said it would be wrong for both PKR and Pakatan Harapan to embrace the Umno man, who obviously has an ulterior motive for extending his assistance.He noted how some have suggested that Nazri is hoping to return to government.“It is well known that Nazri was always a vocal Harapan critic when he was in governmen
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PKR to announce vacancy for Anwar on Wednesday

  • Sep 10, 2018
PKR secretary-general Saifuddin Nasution Ismail has confirmed that the announcement on the parliamentary seat to be contested by Anwar Ibrahim will only be made after his return from Hong Kong on Wednesday. He said Anwar had contacted him yesterday before departing for Hong Kong to give instructions to ‘get ready” potential seats that would be contested by the party president-elect in the near future, “There are originally three (potential) seats, but until yesterday these were zoo
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Infighting won’t help Anwar be PM, says PKR leader

  • Sep 10, 2018
Incoming PKR president Anwar Ibrahim with current president Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. Anwar is also expected to become the country’s eighth prime minister.GEORGE TOWN: A PKR leader has called for an end to infighting among party members, warning that such bickering will only drag incoming president Anwar Ibrahim through the mud. Calling the reported disputes “complete horse manure”, Gooi Hsiao Leung who is the party’s elected central committee member, said airing dirty laundry in publ
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I became a lawyer again to meet Anwar in prison, said Daim

  • Sep 6, 2018
Daim Zainuddin disclosed that he had held discussions with the PKR de facto leader Anwar Ibrahim about six times when the latter was in the Sungai Buloh prison.Daim said he had to become a lawyer again in order to gain entry to the prison and meet Anwar, reported New Straits Times based on TV3's "Soal Rakyat" programme featuring the Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) chairperson yesterday."Meeting Anwar was difficult. The only ones allowed in were family members and lawyers.“To overcome this, I
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Hisham Rais to Anwar: I write based on facts, not whispers

  • Sep 2, 2018
Social activist and Malaysiakini columnist Hishamuddin Rais has fired back against accusations by PKR president-elect Anwar Ibrahim that he "fabricates" the stories in his writings based on rumours. "Let me explain here. What I write is fact. I know what I write. It is not made-up. It is not (based on) rumours. It is not (based on) roadside stories. It is not (based on) anybody's whispers. "Political chapters have become news. (These) political chapters are widely known," he said in a stat
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AG picks Anwar's former lawyers to prosecute Najib, 1MDB cases

  • Aug 31, 2018
Attorney-general Tommy Thomas has appointed two leading lawyers to take on 1MDB-related cases as he himself takes a step back from the prosecutorial process. In a statement today, Thomas said lawyer Sulaiman Abdullah has been appointed as lead prosecutor in the government's case against former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak. Meanwhile, former Federal Court judge Gopal Sri Ram (above) has been appointed as senior deputy public prosecutor to spearhead the process of preparing charges for o
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