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PKR polls: Over 100 divisions to hold dinner event in support of Azmin

  • Aug 10, 2018
Some 100 PKR divisions will host a dinner in support of PKR deputy president Mohamed Azmin Ali defending his position in the party polls.According to K Vasantha Kumar, who is also running for the party's vice-presidency, the dinner will be held at Dewan Hamzah in Klang on Aug 25, and will be attended by Azmin himself."To date, over 100 division chiefs from the Federal Territory, Selangor, and other states, have confirmed attendance to the event, in support of Azmin."I hope the numbers will go up
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Azmin: Gov't to table white paper on Felda in Parliament

  • Aug 9, 2018
PARLIAMENT | Putrajaya will table a white paper on Felda in the next sitting of the current Dewan Rakyat session, which commences on Oct 15, said Economic Affairs Minister Azmin Ali.The white paper will address political interference that had allegedly led to Felda’s weak financial status, he said during Minister's Question Time in the Dewan Rakyat today."We have decided to table a white paper in Parliament in the next session to reveal Felda’s actual situation and the strategic planning for
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'Triple A-Team of Anwar-Azmin-Afif the best bet for PKR'

  • Aug 5, 2018
The winning combination of the "Triple A-Team" can lead the party into the future, Youth chief contender Afif Bahardin said today."I am confident if we support the dynamic duo, Anwar Ibrahim as president and Azmin Ali as deputy president, and me at the level of Angkatan Muda Keadilan, then PKR will be led by the 'Triple A-Team'."Afif said this at a press conference after unveiling his lineup of pro-Azmin contenders for the Youth wing, dubbed "Keadilan Masa Depan" (Future Keadilan).In reaffirming
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Fake! PKR leaders on audio clips of 'Anwar' slamming Azmin, Dr M

  • Aug 3, 2018
Amid speculation of a rift within PKR as well as Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad and his allies purportedly attempting to impede Anwar Ibrahim's political advancement, a series of controversial audio recordings have surfaced.Among others, the voice in the recordings, which supposedly sounds similar to Anwar's, is heard describing PKR deputy president Azmin Ali as Mahathir's “barua (lackey)”.However, PKR leaders have dismissed the recordings as fake.One of them, PKR communications chief Fa
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Azmin blames Umno for 'split in PKR' talk, says Anwar backs Dr M

  • Aug 2, 2018
Azmin Ali has blamed Umno for claims that PKR is split into two factions, one backing its founder Anwar Ibrahim and the other, Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad.“This is completely untrue,” he stressed when met at the Parliament lobby this afternoon.“Do not entertain these tales,” added the PKR deputy president, who became a target of opposition claims that Mahathir was using him to keep Anwar in check.The economic affairs minister pointed out that Anwar himself has repeatedly stated hi
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Azmin: Oil royalty based on net profits, not gross revenue share

  • Aug 1, 2018
The economic affairs minister faces heated questions over formula for 20% royalty to oil-producing states.KUALA LUMPUR: Economic Affairs Minister Mohamed Azmin Ali had to defend the Pakatan Harapan government against accusations by opposition MPs that it was going back on its word on paying 20% royalty to oil-producing states.He said the government was not breaking its election promise as the 20% oil royalty would be based on cash payments of nett profit and not the gross revenue.Azmin said the
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Azmin: Dr M and I on Khazanah board not a manifesto violation

  • Jul 31, 2018
Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Economic Affairs Minister Mohamed Azmin Ali's appointments to the board of Khazanah Nasional Bhd does not violate the Pakatan Harapan manifesto, contends the latter.According to Azmin, this was both the prime minister's prerogative and a matter of convention."By convention, the prime minister will be the Khazanah chairperson. "Khazanah's goal is to control the country's strategic assets, so the role of the country's chief executive which is the prime m
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Azmin says PKR one 'big family'

  • Jul 30, 2018
One had served as Anwar Ibrahim's political aide and stood with him through thick and thin since 1998. The other was inspired by the reformasi movement to make a difference.However, it is an open secret that Azmin Ali and Rafizi Ramli have never been on the same page.The simmering differences could reach a boiling point in next month's PKR polls with Rafizi having declared that he would vie for the deputy president post, whose incumbent is Azmin.The economic affairs minister described the upcomi
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Confirmed! Rafizi to contest PKR deputy presidency

  • Jul 27, 2018
EXCLUSIVE | Rafizi Ramli (above) has confirmed that he will contest the PKR deputy president's post in the August party elections.Should incumbent Azmin Ali choose to defend his position, it would mean that the rivalry between the two, which has been simmering for years, will come to a boil.Azmin has been tightlipped about his plans amid speculation that he might lock horns with his former boss Anwar Ibrahim for the president's post."I am going to contest the deputy president post [...] I'm not
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Azmin disagrees Guan Eng's role reduced to 'bookkeeper'

  • Jul 24, 2018
Economic Affairs Minister Azmin Ali disagreed that the role of his colleague, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng, has been reduced to that of a mere 'bookkeeper'. "This is the version raised by the MCA (lawmaker). I am not going to comment," Azmin told the media when met at the Parliament lobby. "Certainly I am not going to agree with MCA." Last week, MCA Ayer Hitam parliamentarian Wee Ka Siong pointed out the anomaly in the cabinet of the Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad. Wee said the fin
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