Tanjung Bungah state assembly member Teh Yee Cheu who yesterday announced he was quitting the DAP created another ripple today with the news that he would be contesting the state seat of Sungai Pinang under the Socialist Party of...
This was the moment Mahathir announced that Pakatan Harapan would use the PKR logo as its common symbol for the coming general election (see video above). The jubilant response of the large crowd at Pasir Gudang last night said...
Opposition parties seeking to take over the reins of government in Malaysia will have to contend with a daunting obstacle course that could make Frodo’s journey with the ring (in Lord of the Rings) look like child’s play. It...
I have always wondered why Pakatan Rakyat and then Pakatan Harapan were so ready to embrace fledgling parties like Bersatu and Amanah - but then kept the long established Parti Sosialis Malaysia at arm's length. Now, PSM is a...
According to his survey data, five West Coast states in the peninsula - Kedah, Penang, Perak, Selangor and Johor Johor - will fall to PH while the East Coast states will fall to the BN. For the peninsula, his tally...
Soon after the watershed 8 March 2008 general election (when five states, yes five, fell into opposition hands), the courageous writer Kee Thuan Chye invited me to contribute a chapter in his book March 8: The Day Malaysia Woke...
A slick new video has emerged, which some of the mainstream media are accepting at face value. The video could be an individual effort, but to me the storyboard bears all the hallmarks of sophisticated public relations/political strategy -...
The seat breakdowns for the peninsula among Pakatan Rakyat parties in 2013 and Pakatan Harapan parties in 2018. (The 2013 figures were provided to me by a source from PKR. Let me know if any corrections.): 2013 2018 PKR 64 51 Pas 65 - Bersatu - 52 Amanah - 27 DAP 36 35 Total 165 165   Interesting breakdown. On...
A crowd of 3,000 turned up at the BDC Everise Supermarket car-park to listen to Mahathir's long-awaited ceramah in Kuching. An eyewitness said he could not be sure of the exact turnout, but he estimated that cars were parked...
So Pas wants to contest in 100 seats, with the goal of winning 40 seats. Pas secretary general Takiyuddin Hassan says the party has a better chance in urban areas due to what he thinks is growing acceptance by...

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