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Former Malaysian PM Mahathir: I am top dog in Pakatan Harapan

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PUTRAJAYA – Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) chairman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad on Tuesday (July 18) proclaimed himself the “top dog” in opposition alliance Pakatan Harapan (PH), reported news site the Malay Mail Online. 234 more words

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Malaysia's Mahathir denies backing Anwar, says he can't be PM from jail

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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – Former Malaysian premier Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has denied supporting Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim to become the next prime minister, as reported in a recent article by the British daily The Guardian. 240 more words

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Mahathir says would back old foe Anwar as Malaysia PM

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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is seeking the release of jailed opposition leader, and once bitter foe, Anwar Ibrahim, and would have no objection to him being premier, the Guardian reported on Thursday (July 6). 422 more words

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SKANDAL FOREX BNM: Kabinet Setuju Tubuh RCI

Kabinet sebulat suara bersetuju dengan syor Pasukan Petugas Khas (PPK) bahawa terdapat keperluan menubuhkan Suruhanjaya Siasatan Diraja (RCI) bagi membolehkan siasatan terhadap kerugian urus niaga mata wang asing oleh Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) pada sekitar 1980-an dan 1990-an diteruskan. 193 more words

More internal strife looms for Malaysia's opposition alliance

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Malaysia’s troubled opposition alliance could be in for more strife.

A surprise decision by jailed politician Anwar Ibrahim to withdraw as the Pakatan Harapan (PH) alliance’s de facto candidate for the premiership has jolted the top leadership, which is facing a separate internal crisis over a plan by Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to push for a central role in the opposition. 658 more words

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Not up to Mahathir to decide on who should be Prime Minister: Anwar

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SHAH ALAM – It is not up to Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to decide who should be the Malaysian opposition’s prime ministerial candidate, his one-time deputy-turned-nemesis Anwar Ibrahim said on Monday (June 5), maintaining that the candidate must be decided by consensus among members of the opposition alliance. 177 more words

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Anwar sues Malaysian government over sodomy conviction

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KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – Jailed Malaysian opposition politician Anwar Ibrahim on Monday (April 17) filed yet another legal challenge to his conviction for sodomy. 494 more words

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