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Zaid Ibrahim: Reformer or sore loser?

Zaid Ibrahim: Reformer or sore loser?

FOR sure, Parti Keadilan Rakayt (PKR) has serious problems. But what to make of Datuk Zaid Ibrahim whose image as a principled politician is at odds with his apparent tendency to quit when expectations are not met?

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Why fight?

Why fight?

(Boxing gloves by januszek / sxc.hu) DOES it matter if the MCA stops fighting after the 28 March 2010 party election? On one level, I don’t think so. After all, just 10 days after its elections during which Datuk Seri Dr Chua Soi Lek made a remarkable comeback as party president, the MCA’s newsworthiness has […]

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Wily Soi Lek

Wily Soi Lek

“Maybe by sacking me, Ong believes he can sleep better and the party will be more stable … I tarnished the party image. That is a severe crime. I am lucky they did not sentence me to death.” DATUK Seri Dr Chua Soi Lek, reacting to his expulsion from the MCA by the presidential council […]

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Any MIC leader can contest deputy presidency: Samy Vellu

 KUALA LUMPUR, 18 June 2009: MIC president Datuk Seri S Samy Vellu said today he would not prevent any party leader from contesting the post of deputy president. “Anybody can contest, but what is more important is the way they are going to campaign,” he told reporters after chairing a meeting of the MIC Central […]

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Mat Sabu likes the “progressive way”

KUALA LUMPUR, 2 June 2009: Many quarters consider him a spoiler in the face-off between incumbent deputy president Nasharuddin Mohd Isa, who is seen as a conservative and Umno-friendly, and Datuk Husam Musa, leader of the liberal pack in PAS. However, Mohamad Sabu Mohamad or Mat Sabu, is an old-timer who can hold his own […]

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Poll: Malaysians want say in Umno leadership

Poll: Malaysians want say in Umno leadership

PETALING JAYA, 12 March 2009: A survey has confirmed what most Malaysians can only talk about — that citizens of all races want a say in deciding Umno’s top leadership because the party’s leaders become the country’s leaders. An opinion poll by Merdeka Centre for Opinion Research shows that 79% of those surveyed want Umno […]

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