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How long more can the PM hold out?

The big news today is the resignation today of a cabinet minister for from Umno.

Bit by bit, the PM finds his base slipping. How long more can he hold out as PM?

Each day brings with it more agonising news for the Perikatan Nasional coalition.

But Umno too faced a blow today when the Registrar of Societies wrote to the party saying its decision to postpone its party elections was invalid.

Down memory lane: Penang in 1986

Take a look at this fascinating video. It is the closest thing to catching a glimpse of what life was like on the streets of Penang in the 1980s.

A dramatic day – but uncertainty still hangs in the air

So it looks as if we have to wait for the September sitting before we can have a vote of confidence. The PM appears to have bought some time.

Mahiaddin, what goes around comes around…

Remember how Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s letter contributed to Tunku Abdul Rahman’s downfall as Prime Minister in 1970?

Opposition MPs gather at Dataran Merdeka

Dramatic scenes from Independence Square this morning brought to us by Media Rakyat: