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Overlooked for cabinet, Mansor Othman remains Anwar loyalist

  • Jul 18, 2018
INTERVIEW | Despite being overlooked for a cabinet post in the Pakatan Harapan administration, veteran Nibong Tebal MP Mansor Othman remains de facto leader Anwar Ibrahim's staunchest loyalist.Party sources had said that Mansor's name was shortlisted when the second batch of ministers and deputy ministers were named.His name, however, was dropped from the list when the 13 ministers and deputies were sworn in on July 2.But Mansor, the former Penang deputy chief minister and Penanti assemblyperson
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Anwar to contest for president in PKR polls

  • Jul 15, 2018
Anwar Ibrahim has confirmed that he will be running for the PKR presidency in the coming party polls.In a statement, the Pakatan Harapan de facto leader said the decision to run was one made after discussing with wife and current party president Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. This, he said, was also in view of calls for him to take over party leadership from Wan Azizah, who has helmed the party for almost two decades following his ouster from government and subsequent incarceration by then prime
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Anwar thanks Mahathir for visiting him in hospital

  • Jun 26, 2018
De facto PKR leader Anwar Ibrahim has thanked Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad for visiting him in at the Universiti Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC). "(My wife) Wan Azizah Wan Ismail and I would like to extend our highest gratitude to Mahathir for visiting me in UUMC while I was seeking medical treatment. "Notwithstanding his busy schedule, we are thankful for his courtesy. May Allah shower him with continuous good health," he said in a statement on Facebook. The visit took place yeste
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Dr M: Citizen Anwar can say what he likes

  • Jun 26, 2018
Pakatan Harapan de facto leader Anwar Ibrahim has a right to comment on government policies as a Malaysian citizen, said Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad."(Anwar) is like everybody else. He can comment, make any comment. He's not in the government."But generally, once we agree on something in the cabinet we stick to that decision [...]"Others who are not in the cabinet may make their own comments. They can say what they like. But we are the government," Mahathir told Singapore's Channel News A
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Doctor’s orders: No visitors for Anwar for now

  • Jun 26, 2018
Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said her husband Anwar Ibrahim’s medical procedure for a prolapsed disc that he suffered went well.“My husband had a special procedure. Alhamdullilah, it went well and he is resting now.“The doctors are happy, and he has to stop having visitors for a while,” Wan Azizah said at a press conference today.This was after she officiated the 32nd meeting of the Asean Committee on Disaster Management and related meetings at the Royale Chulan Hotel i
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'No visitors please,' requests Anwar's family

  • Jun 24, 2018
The family of Anwar Ibrahim has requested that he receive no visitors while undergoing treatment in the hospital.A statement sent out today on behalf of his family said that the de facto Pakatan Harapan leader suffered a severe prolapsed disc, and that doctors were currently monitoring and evaluating his condition."His family is with him at the moment and remain grateful for all the concern, doa (prayers) and support received."We have been advised to request that our father not receive any visit
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Anwar hospitalised after suffering back, shoulder pains

  • Jun 23, 2018
De facto Pakatan Harapan leader Anwar Ibrahim has been hospitalised after suffering pains in his shoulder and back.PKR communications director Fahmi Fadzil said Anwar was rushed from his home in Bukit Segambut to the Universiti Malaya Medical Centre in an ambulance, but is currently in stable condition.He had complained of the pains after returning from a trip to Turkey.Anwar was in Turkey to visit his friend, president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.He first injured his shoulder during an accident in 20
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I told Anwar exposés were done on Dr M's instruction

  • Jun 19, 2018
Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said today that his actions of revealing the previous administration’s financial scandals were done on the instruction of Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad.Lim was responding to de facto PKR leader Anwar Ibrahim, who said Lim's position was "sensitive," and suggested that he ask other ministers or the MACC to expose such scandals."This has been explained to Anwar, that the revelation of financial scandals involving 1MDB and other scandals in the media was done on
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Back Amirudin as Harapan MB, says Anwar

  • Jun 19, 2018
Pakatan Harapan de facto leader Anwar Ibrahim has appealed to all quarters to back Amirudin Shari as a menteri besar who represents the coalition.“This can be resolved in an amicable manner within Harapan,” he said in a Twitter posting.Amirudin was sworn in as Selangor menteri besar this morning amid claims that he did not receive Harapan’s blessings.Speaking at a luncheon in Shah Alam later, Amirudin said he will leave it to the Harapan leadership to respond to this allegation."Let Harapa
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In Raya spirit, Anwar forgives Najib over ‘small matter’’

  • Jun 18, 2018
Anwar Ibrahim with Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, attending a Raya gathering at the Guar Perahu PKR office in Bukit Mertajam.But the PKR leader says due process must continue over alleged misappropriation of funds by the former prime minister.BUKIT MERTAJAM: Anwar Ibrahim today said he was ready to forgive Najib Razak for “trivial matters” in the spirit of Hari Raya, but not for misappropriation of funds which the former prime minister has been accused of.“The law must take its course. If it is
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