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Ridiculous! - Anwar on waiting for MP to die for his comeback

  • Aug 9, 2018
Anwar Ibrahim has dismissed the suggestion of waiting for an MP to die so that a by-election could be held for him to pave his return to Parliament."That is a bengong (ridiculous) view."It is not strange for an MP to offer to step down. Let's not pray for someone to die early," he told a press conference at the PKR headquarters in Petaling Jaya this morning.Anwar was responding to a question on whether he would engineer a by-election or wait for one to occur from natural causes.PKR's Selayang MP
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Wan Azizah, Nurul Izzah will not vacate seats for Anwar

  • Aug 6, 2018
Permatang Pauh MP Nurul Izzah Anwar today insisted that she will not be abdicating her seat for her father Anwar Ibrahim.“Permatang Pauh is my cinta abadi (eternal love).“…I think I’m going to be committed to my eternal love until my term ends,” she told reporters at the Parliament lobby.Earlier today, Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail also said she would not be vacating her Pandan seat for her husband.“Memang tak (definitely not),” Wan Azizah said when asked by member
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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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Anwar wins PKR presidency uncontested

  • Aug 5, 2018
De facto PKR leader Anwar Ibrahim has won the party president's post uncontested at the close of nominations for central party positions at 5pm today.The deputy president's race, meanwhile, will see a straight fight between incumbent Mohamed Azmin Ali and Rafizi Ramli.Selangor Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari seconded Azmin's nomination papers, filed by Gombak Setia assemblyperson Hilman Idham."At about 4.45pm today, I submitted the nomination papers on behalf of Azmin to defend his deputy president
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Anwar: I don't use words like 'barua'

  • Aug 3, 2018
PKR de facto leader Anwar Ibrahim has denied being the voice behind audio recordings critical of party deputy president Azmin Ali and Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad."I don't use rude words like 'barua' (lackey) [...] as fierce as I am, I don't use words like 'barua'," Anwar said when met by reporters in Bandar Puteri, Selangor this evening.He added the audio clips in question were probably part of an unhealthy political game ahead of the upcoming PKR elections."It is unhealthy [...] they sho
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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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Anwar teases another by-election return

  • Aug 1, 2018
SG KANDIS POLLS | PKR de facto leader Anwar Ibrahim teased at his possible return to Parliament by hinting that yet another by-election will be on the way for him to contest.He, however, did not specify which seat would be vacated to make way for him, nor when."There is a vacant seat in Sungai Kandis, there is a vacant seat in Balakong, and there's a vacancy in Parliament because I want to contest," he said when husting in Sungai Kandis in the lead up to the Aug 4 by-election.If it happens, this
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Tian Chua welcomes Anwar's decision to contest as PKR president

  • Jul 23, 2018
PETALING JAYA: PKR vice-president Tian Chua welcomes Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s decision to contest the party’s president post.He said if Anwar is elected to the post, it will quash all uncertainties and instil confidence among party members and the public.“With this, the party as a whole will be consolidated under his leadership. I call upon all party members to put aside differences and personal ambition.“As the backbone of the Pakatan Harapan ruling coalition, the cohesion and steadin
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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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