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KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 21 — MCA’s Datuk Seri Ti Lian Ker suggested today that the controversial “Better Beer Festival 2017” had to be cancelled due to a security threat from Islamic State (IS) militants rather than political pressure from PAS.

Are PAS-induced three-cornered fights an exaggerated demon?

COMMENT | In Malaysian politics, a three-cornered electoral contest has always been the Achilles’ heel of the opposition. But this is not the case with PAS-induced three-cornered fights, that the Islamist party has threatened to create in the coming 14th general election.

Three-cornered fights may actually be bad for BN, PAS

MP SPEAKS | Contrary to popular belief, three-cornered fights between BN, Pakatan Harapan and PAS in the coming general election may affect BN more negatively than anyone else. PAS may even suffer a worse fate.

Leave PH out of internal squabbles, Amanah tells PKR

Mujahid Yusof Rawa of Amanah says any Pakatan Harapan weakness in dealing with PAS would be far more worrying than the threat of three-cornered fights in GE14. PETALING JAYA: Amanah has told Pakatan Harapan (PH) to stay firm in rejecting electoral cooperation with PAS while urging PKR not to drag the opposition coalition into its […]

Umno and PAS votes will split too, reminds analyst

Ahmad Atory Hussain says too much attention has been fixed on what multi-cornered battles would do to PH, forgetting the obvious. PETALING JAYA: PAS’ refusal to work with Pakatan Harapan (PH) will not significantly affect the opposition coalition’s chances at the polls, said a political analyst.

Ambiga fears three-cornered fights will hand BN 2/3 majority

Ambiga Sreenevasan fears BN would secure a two-thirds majority in parliament in the coming general election, which the ruling coalition had been denied in the two previous national polls.

Pakatan’s rejection of PAS made after weighing pros and cons

THE agenda was simple yet it took the Pakatan Harapan (PH) Presidential Council the better part of four hours to work out whether the coalition should cooperate with PAS in the 14th general election, a course that is being pursued by component member PKR.

PAS leaders in 3 states want freedom to work with Pakatan

PAS leaders in Kelantan, Selangor and Kedah are negotiating with the Islamist party’s top leadership to form electoral pacts with the Pakatan Harapan coalition in these states.

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