It was coming all along. This chart, courtesy of political scientist Johan Saravanamuttu, clearly shows how the 'tsunami' started building up two decades ago in the post-Reformasi general election of 1999. And when it finally swelled to a tipping...
Update: A message from Judy Cheng-Hopkins: Yayyy! PF is ready to come out of its group-thinking cocoon! A new day, a new beginning: Malaysians have decided on 'The Malaysia We Want', now Penangites can start a dialogue in earnest...
Much has been written about how Dr Mahathir Mohamad played a key role in generating a People Power tsunami that ultimately swept away the corrupt Najib-led BN regime. In the weeks till polling day on 9 May, the choice...
Before this general election, for the BN to lose power, I felt it would have to suffer a large plunge in its share of the popular vote of around 10 percentage points. The share of votes for the opposition...
Applause and cheers rang out in coffee shops and cafes around George Town people crowded in front of television sets to witness a historic occasion: Dr Mahathir Mohamad, almost 93, being sworn in as the nation's seventh prime minister....