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‘No to Ismail Sabri’ petition draws over 300,000 signatures!

Over 300,000 people have signed an online petition rejecting the choice of Ismail Sabri as the next prime minister.

Who exactly did GPS MPs vote for?

When news filtered through last night that Ismail Sabri had apparently secured the backing of ‘114 MPs’ in the race for the prime minister’s post, most people felt the contest was effectively over. But it is not over till it is over.

Cryptic remarks emerging from Gabungan Parti Sarawak yesterday have added a twist.

The GPS MPs yesterday reportedly said they had submitted a name to the palace, but they were not saying who they had opted for. The GPS leader Abang Johari Openg said they were leaving the decision to the wisdom of the Agong. Full article on Aliran website

Jostling and horse trading as PM race heats up

If we think this week of uncertainty over the choice of PM and government is too much, spare a thought for Belgium, which last year had to go through 500 days of horse trading before settling on a seven-party coalition government.

Who will be the next PM?

What a day it has been! So the backdoor government has been shown the exit door. With that, let us hope some serious lessons have been learned.