Just when Muhyiddin thought the coast was clear… a volley is fired in Perak

Land clearing in Kledang, Perak

Don’t you think it is poetic justice? The defectors are now getting a taste of their own medicine.

Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin thought he had sewn up “the numbers” in Parliament with Budget 2021 and thwarted a de facto no-confidence vote. But out of the blue, in the distance, a volley has been fired across the bow by the Perak chapter of Umno, Perikatan Nasional’s supposed ally at the federal level, bringing down the state’s menteri besar, who was caught blindsided.

Analysts also read this as an Umno signal of dissatisfaction towards the Bersatu leadership at the federal level. Interestingly enough, Umno and Pakatan Harapan voted on the same side against the menteri besar. This raises the possibility of future collaboration between the two or at least between Umno and certain PH parties. Will PH parties, if not PH as a whole, now work with Umno to cobble together a new state government? If so, wouldn’t that also be a betrayal of the people’s mandate in 2018? Full article on Aliran website

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El Barto

Kepong MP Lim Lip Eng has encouraged Malaysian youth to participate in and take a more proactive approach to politics, instead of being mere bystanders.

He cited the recent example of 25-year old Jocelyn Yow in the United States, who became the youngest mayor when she was elected to head the city of Eastvale in California.

Milk Tea

No…please don’t bring back those useless DAP muppets back in power. Let the Malays decide what direction they want their country/state to move forward with. If you compare this backdoor gov. with the previous one, you actually don’t see much difference. In fact, race relation is much better. Chinese better stay away from politics, it will not help us with or without power.


Please go back to to PAS Kota Bharu and dont ever come back to theng lang kui, Useless. say and never do. why tak Pas? Why so racist? Only Ah Peks? No Thambis and Bayis?

Milk Tea

Shriek, what are you yapping about? Theng lang kui? I’m just a realist, you seriously think DAP represents you ah? “Oh, they are the lesser evil, I’m gonna support them…” I will always stand by my point about the direction of this country, it is better for the Chinese to split their vote equally among the gov/opposition. Tai-lo, in politics, there is no right or wrong, only rational or irrational. Ask yourself this question, why do Jibby, despite being tainted with so many corruption charges, yet are still overwhelmingly supported by the Malays. Malaysian Malaysia? This is seriously the most… Read more »


Yes I have no substance for it is your substance. It is your substance yapping to migrate to Tak PAS kota Bharu many moons ago as you substantially said you will migrate to there. That is your stand to migrate over there. Now No stand and only sleep? What you say is true. Too few Chinese in Kota Bharu. Like you – Split. Chinese like you should move to Kota Bharu or anywhere is Kelantan or Trengganu. Otherwise useless, talk and never do. Why talk ah bings only? You cant see there are thambis and bayis and other sabahans orso… Read more »


Universiti Sains Malaysia’s political sociologist Prof Sivamurugan Pandian said pushing for a premature general election would leave Umno vulnerable to accusations of endangering public health and could also lead to rifts within the party.



Muafakat on the verge of collapse?

PAS knows it could get better deal from Bersatu to opt for Perikatan over Muafakat?

Umno may have to turn to DAP for Chinese votes? MCA is dead fish?


Muhyiddin wants to be the first in Malaysia to get Covid vaccination.

But will he be immune to Umno’s backstabbing?

El Barto

Belanjawan lulus, tetapi kerajaan PN lemah.

Xia Gek

Likely Umno to break up into 2 factions before next GE. If Anwar admit those corrupted ones from Umno, likely to see DAP breakaway from Pakatan to form alliance with the other Umno faction. Permutations of alliance aplenty since no single dominant party. Gerakan yried very hard to sneek into Perikatan but Muhyidfin would not bother since Gerakan is as dead as a salt fish you find in market, except Gerakan had no salvage value. Malaysians should realise that socialism or communism is no longer a threat to nation, but those corrupted immigration personnel that allowed illegal immigrant to enter… Read more »


The Warlords to engage the rocketeers now that weemachai n mickeys are no more relevant???
What kind of GE15 rally at hanchiang field now that alliance may be conveniently formed fpr own not rakyat interests????


This is the major factor, the scrambling for power, that affect the nation rating the known secret to all investors.

El Barto

Dr Mahathir and the Umno veteran MP known as Ku Li confirmed speculations that they are joining forces after a long rivalry, putting them aside to take on Muhyiddin’s Perikatan government.

They had expressed their intention to bring Malaysia back to being an Asian tiger in light of the current politicking with the support of MPs, with Dr Mahathir also alluding that Muhyiddin’s government might lose the budget vote scheduled to take place in the Dewan Rakyat tomorrow.

El Barto

The Rule of Law

“We are going to see criminals enjoying a free life according to the law. It seems that the rule of law can be so abused that justice will not be done.”


The fight between UMNO and Bersatu is not about Muhiyiddin. Its about the rest of Bersatu, Azmin and UMNO. This is war between the feudal minions. Harapan participation is a sideshow due to their failure of lack of a grand strategy. They are not going to bring the kingdom down because they are fighting over internal territory. The problem remain Sarawak and Sabah do not see that once the fight between Bersatu and UMNO is over, together with PAS, they must feed on others. They will feed on PKR and Amanah first but after that it will be Sarawak and… Read more »


Bersatu can never ‘bersatu’ with UMNO unless PM willing to give up his position.

Time for those politicians above 65 to make way for party level 2 aspiring more energetic ones to prepare for GE15. DAP should emulate Teng Chang Khim to relinquish position prior to GE15.


Menteri Besar Johor, Datuk Hasni Mohammad boleh menerima nasib seperti rakan sejawatnya dari Perak, Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azu­mu sekiranya 12 Ahli Dewan Undangan Negeri (ADUN) Parti Bersatu) ‘balas dendam’ mengusulkan undi percaya kepada pemimpin berkenaan. Bekas Menteri Besar, Datuk Osman Sapian berkata, nasib dialami Ahmad Faizal itu mengguris perasaan pemim­pin dan akar umbi Bersatu.


Stephen Yaw Kheong

• Eliminate corruption, have transparency and open accountability on usage of federal and state funds.


KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 4): Fitch Ratings has downgraded Malaysia’s long-term foreign-currency issuer default rating (IDR) to ‘BBB+’ from ‘A-‘, with a stable outlook. The downgrade marks the ratings agency’s first for the country since the 1997/98 Asian Financial Crisis.


Earth-shaking ratings from the great rating agencies. How did they rate USA after the 2008 crash? How do they rate it now?


Worry not for USA, but our hutang.

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 7 — The government’s total debt and liability exposures are estimated to be RM1.257 trillion, or 87.3% of the GDP, as at the end of September 2020, said Deputy Finance Minister II Mohd Shahar Abdullah.