Politics

Azmin got what he wanted, says Chegubard
Monday, September 22, 2014

PKR deputy president Mohamed Azmin Ali will be sworn-in as the new Selangor menteri besar tomorrow but fellow party member Badrul Hisham Shaharin is already crying foul over the appointment.
 
Badrul, also known as Chegubard, claimed that the Bukit Antarabangsa assemblyman and Gombak member of parliament had sneakily made his way to the top post.
 
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The Islamic State
Monday, September 22, 2014

1. Suddenly, out of the blue almost there appeared in the Middle East a powerful force seemingly moved by a desire to set up an Islamic state, a Caliphate no less.
 
2. And this force has been amazingly successful. They have literally conquered swathes of Iraq and have set up a Government. They are set to advance further and the Iraqi forces have not really been able to stop them.
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Deadly dilemma in Pas
Sunday, September 21, 2014

Pas’ Syura Council and the ulama group have no choice but tolerate PKR-sympathisers in the party if it chooses to remain in Pakatan Rakyat.
 
Universiti Teknologi Mara political analyst Assoc Prof Dr Shaharuddin Badaruddin said the conservative groups in the Islamist party might have to tone down their firm principles to prevent a prolonged internal crisis with the party’s liberal faction....

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PAS delegates: Reject MB post; Sabu embarrassing
Friday, September 19, 2014

BATU PAHAT -- September 19, 2014: A delegate today called on the 60th PAS general assembly to approve a resolution for the party to reject any offer for the post of Selangor menteri besar.
 
Wan Kharizal Wan Khazim of Perlis said PAS should do this, in line with a decision made on August 17 by the Pakatan Rakyat opposition pact.
 
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Scottish nationalists in tears after devastating result
Friday, September 19, 2014

ÉDINBURGH -- September 19, 2014: Supporters of Scottish independence reacted with bitter disappointment today after their hopes of breaking away from Britain were dashed, with some breaking down in tears in the streets of Edinburgh.
 
The final result showed that the country rejected independence, with 55.3 per cent voting 'No'.
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Who will be the new Selangor MB?
Thursday, September 18, 2014

Tuesday is D-Day  The much-awaited appointment of the new Selangor Mentri Besar will take place on Sept 23, next Tuesday, at Istana Alam Shah, Klang. Invitation cards to the “Swearing-in Ceremony of Selangor Menteri Besar” which will take place in Balairong Seri at 10am have been issued and images of the invitation card has started making its rounds in micro-blogging site Twitter....

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Palace asks Anwar not to confuse people about MB
Thursday, September 18, 2014

SHAH ALAM, September 18, 2014: The Selangor palace today dismissed a statement by PKR advisor Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim that submitting one name to be considered for the post of menteri besar has been the practice since independence in 1957.
 
Datuk Mohamad Munir Bani, private secretary to the Selangor sultan, said in a statement that the information given by Anwar was wrong and could confuse the people....

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PAS expects no betrayal from Pakatan partners
Thursday, September 18, 2014

BATU PAHAT, September 18, 2014: PAS will continue with the concept of Tahaaluf Siyasi (political cooperation) with Pakatan Rakyat as long as this does not clash with the conditions set by the Islamist party's Ulama Syura Council and other high-level decisions.
 
In stating this, party president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang said the party has never...

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Various PAS wings express support for Hadi
Wednesday, September 17, 2014

KULAIJAYA, September 17, 2014: -- The PAS Dewan Ulama today restated its stand to continue supporting party president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang over the Selangor menteri besar issue. In announcing this, its acting chief Datuk Ahmad Yakob said the wing ocmmends and stands firm behind the president because he had followed the right path and had made considerations based on Islam....

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Haron Din wants review of cooperation with Pakatan
Wednesday, September 17, 2014

KULAIJAYA, September 17, 2014: A PAS spiritual leader wants the party's Ulama Council to review its political cooperation with Pakatan Rakyat (PR), especially in facing the current political situation.
 
Datuk Dr Haron Din, the party's deputy spiritual leader, said this was necessary in view of the challenging political situation that had given rise to slander and undermined the confidence and relations with the party's partners....

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