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Dirty tactics used to create Bersatu-PKR rift - S'gor Bersatu chief

  • Sep 20, 2018
Bersatu claimed that there were “dirty tactics” used by some parties to create a unhealthy clash between the party and PKR in the heat up to the PKR election this year. Selangor Bersatu chairperson Abdul Rashid Asari said the party took a firm stand in not wanting to be linked to the current PKR election issue on the basis of respect for members of the Pakatan Harapan coalition in the state. In addition, Selangor state legislative assembly had expressed its full support for the leade
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Ex-Malacca CM joins Bersatu

  • Sep 16, 2018
Former Malacca chief minister Mohd Adib Mohamad Adam has joined Bersatu.Adib, who served as the fifth chief minister of Malacca from 1978 to 1982 before being succeeded by Abdul Rahim Tamby Chik, submitted his membership form at a Bersatu event in Sungai Rambai last night.He submitted the membership form to Bersatu supreme council member Abu Bakar Yahya, who is also Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad's political secretary.The handover was witnessed by Malacca Bersatu Wanita chief Azalina Abdul R
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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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As Bersatu turns two, leaders warn against going down the path of Umno

  • Sep 9, 2018
As Bersatu celebrated its second anniversary, its top leaders stressed that the party must never go down the same path as Umno, the party it split from.Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad, who chairs Bersatu, said he will ensure that the party never ends up like “Najib’s Umno,” referring to its former president Najib Abdul Razak.“Bersatu will never become Najib’s Umno. We will not prioritise what we are getting.“Our priority will be to improve the country so that it becomes a develope
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Bersatu set to accept 30,000 members from S'wak

  • Aug 11, 2018
About 30,000 Sarawakians have shown interest in joining Bersatu, said the party chairperson Dr Mahathir Mohamad.Mahathir said the party will accept them as members and they are planning to open up branches in the Borneoan state."Many people in Sarawak are interested to join Bersatu, about 30,000 them … we will accept their request to become members and there will be a selection for division leaders," he said in a press conference after the Bersatu Meeting at the party's office at Petaling Jaya
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CEP not dictating to gov't, all 'nice and clean' says Rais Hussin

  • Jul 26, 2018
Bersatu's strategist Rais Hussin Mohamed Ariff today admitted there is a “contestation of ideas” between Pakatan Harapan leaders and the Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) over the direction of government decisions.He, however, said there is a way of moderating these differences as the CEP's proposals would be first discussed for consensus within the Harapan framework and a collective decision made at cabinet meetings."We are also guided by Harapan's manifesto [...] the decisions will be made
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Nazir Razak spotted at Bersatu open house

  • Jul 16, 2018
CIMB Group chairperson Nazir Abdul Razak, the brother of former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak, was spotted at a Bersatu Aidilfitri open house.The event, which took place at SJK (C) Pandamaran A in Klang, was hosted by Bersatu strategy chief Rais Hussin, who also heads the party's Klang division.Nazir was accompanied by his wife Azlina Aziz and son. He was seated beside the Bersatu strategy deputy chief Wan Saiful Wan Jan at a table adorned with the party logo.He had been critical of the previ
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Bersatu can protect the Malays as well: Dr M

  • Jul 7, 2018
The people, particularly the Malays, can place their trust in Bersatu to take care of and protect them, said its chairperson Dr Mahathir Mohamad.Mahathir, who is the prime minister, said the time had come for the Malays to change their perception that only Umno could protect them.“The Malays feel unsafe in our country because they think that only Umno can protect them, but Bersatu will also become their protector just like Umno was.“We will not conduct ourselves like Umno which was once resp
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Stop 'friendly fire', Bersatu Youth leader tells Nik Nazmi lobby

  • Jul 1, 2018
Pakatan Harapan members have been told to stop publicly disputing one another, such as that shown by the lobbying for ministerial posts. Bersatu Youth exco member Muzzammil Ismail said “friendly fire” such as that seen over the petition for PKR Youth chief Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad to be given a cabinet post was making the coalition look bad. “This kind of petition or statement is an inappropriate move, and as partners in government of the day we need to refrain from doing this in future.
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Perlis Bersatu rejects Ismail's bid to join them

  • Jun 20, 2018
Perlis Bersatu has rebuffed former Umno man Ismail Kassim's plans to join the Pakatan Harapan party. "There is no way that we would work with an enemy that has 'killed' so many of our comrades in the battlefield (GE14). He had 'killed' our friends but now wants to join us?" state Bersatu chief Ameir Hassan was quoted as saying by Bernama. "Perlis Bersatu has enough qualified leaders and we don't need deviant ideas practised by Umno to be part of our struggle," he added. Ameir said if Is
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