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Dr M wants Harapan MPs to be disciplined, warns gov't can collapse

  • Aug 14, 2018
Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has warned Pakatan Harapan and Parti Warisan Sabah MPs, that lack of discipline and internal bickering would land the coalition in a coffin.We understands that Mahathir conveyed this message during a gathering of government ministers, deputy ministers and MPs at a dinner in Petaling Jaya last night.Speaking on condition of anonymity, some of those who attended the dinner said that Mahathir complained how some MPs were still behaving like the opposition and urge
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Report: Tussle between Council of Eminent Persons and Harapan leaders

  • Jul 24, 2018
The Council of Eminent Persons (CEP), which was intended as an advisory body, is tussling with Pakatan Harapan leaders over the direction of government decisions, according to a report by Singapore's Straits Times.The report, quoting government officials, said the CEP had effected important personnel changes in the government, including the resignation of the Bank Negara governor, two top judges and the position of Dewan Rakyat speaker, for which PKR and DAP reportedly wanted a different candida
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PM: Harapan manifesto ‘difficult to implement’, 100 days not enough

  • Jun 28, 2018
The prime minister said that the government will take more than 100 days to fulfil all the pledges outlined in Pakatan Harapan’s 14th general election manifesto.In his speech when opening the American Chamber of Commerce's annual general meeting today, Dr Mahathir Mohamad admitted Harapan had crafted the manifesto without the possibility of forming government in mind.“Of course, when we were thinking we would not win (the election), we made strong promises which today we find difficult to im
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Dr M: Harapan now stronger in Parliament

  • Jun 12, 2018
Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the ruling Pakatan Harapan government now has a stronger backing in Parliament following the pledge of support by the newly-formed Sarawak alliance Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS)."They are not members of Harapan but they have pledged their support for the Harapan government so now we have a very strong support in Parliament.“Even Terengganu has pledged support for the Harapan government," he told a press conference in Tokyo, Japan when he is on an official three-day visi
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Harapan gov't will be fair to all, says Daim

  • Jun 10, 2018
The Pakatan Harapan government under the premiership of Dr Mahathir Mohamad will continue to safeguard Malay and bumiputera interests while taking care of the welfare of marginalised groups in the country.“People of all races, be it Malay, Chinese, Indian as well as those from Sabah and Sarawak, voted the new government in, so we have got to be fair to them,” former finance minister Daim Zainuddin said during an exclusive interview with Bernama News Channel (BNC) and Bernama Economic Service
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PAS trying to sabotage Harapan's Kedah gov't over speaker issue - Amanah

  • Jun 10, 2018
Amanah has slammed PAS for advocating a re-election in Kedah rather than accept Pakatan Harapan's invitation to negotiate on the nomination of the state speaker. Amanah Youth chief Mohd Sany Hamzan accused PAS of trying to “sabotage” the Kedah Harapan government chosen by the people and recognised by the Kedah sultan. “Kedah Menteri Besar Mukhriz Mahathir has already opened wide room for negotiations on the nomination of the Kedah speaker, but PAS prefers to intimidate the state gove
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Daim: Be patient with Harapan leaders' 'opposition-like' remarks

  • Jun 4, 2018
Daim Zainuddin has asked Malaysians to give Pakatan Harapan leaders who lack the experience in running a government more time.He also said these former opposition leaders were still adjusting to their new role.“You have got to give them opportunity and time. They have been in the opposition. That's why they make a lot of remarks as though they are still in opposition.“So please be patient. They are learning fast, they are intelligent people. Most importantly, they are honest in serving the r
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Harapan hasn't reneged MP-for-AG promise, says Hanipa

  • Jun 4, 2018
As Pakatan Harapan is being accused of reneging on its promise to pick an attorney-general from among the qualified MPs, Sepang lawmaker Mohamed Hanipa Maidin said this is not necessarily the case.Hanipa said although members of the Upper House are addressed as senators or Dewan Negara members, they too are MPs.This is because the Federal Constitution states that the Parliament comprises both the Lower House (Dewan Rakyat) and the Upper House (Dewan Negara).“The issue is probably raised due to
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Harapan: Time for women to contest top Umno posts

  • Jun 2, 2018
It is time for women to contest top posts in Umno at the level of vice-president and above, and not just aim for positions in the supreme council or Wanita Umno, Pakatan Harapan women leaders have opined.Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin said women could get Umno's act together."Of course they should (gun for top posts) and I urge Wanita Umno to come forward and probably it's high time that Umno women put the house in order," Zuraida, who is PKR Women chief said. DAP
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T'ganu Harapan wants MACC to probe Taman Ilmu project

  • May 27, 2018
The Terengganu Pakatan Harapan today lodged a report with the MACC on the Taman Ilmu East Coast Economic Region development project in Tembila, Besut.Its chairperson, Raja Kamarul Bahrin Shah, said the report was made to enable a detailed MACC investigation following speculation the project had incurred an initial expenditure of RM320 million on a 280ha land.The project was allegedly abandoned and 97 percent of the buildings were damaged due to vandalism and theft.He said the MACC should investi
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