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Far from being mere yes-men as alleged by an Utusan Malaysia columnist recently, the Malays who join DAP do not believe in self-entitlement but instead accept its culture built on merit, a Malay DAP federal lawmaker said. These Malays are also academically accomplished and thick-skinned enough to endure and share the ideals of the party’s […]

Bantuan mangsa banjir Kelantan DAP berjaya walau hubungan dengan PAS putus

Perpecahan Pakatan Rakyat (PR) tidak menghalang Gabungan Impian Kelantan yang digerakkan DAP dengan kerjasama badan bukan kerajaan (NGO) mesra PAS menyiapkan rumah bagi mangsa banjir di Kampung Pasir Tumboh, Gua Musang menjelang Ramadan baru-baru ini. Walaupun secara rasminya DAP sudah tidak mempunyai hubungan dengan PAS selepas muktamar bulan lalu yang menyaksikan semua pemimpin progresif tersingkir, […]

PAS Shura Council officially cuts ties with DAP

PAS’s powerful elder Muslim scholars council, the Shura, has declared that the Islamist party must end ties with DAP, more than a month after PAS adopted a resolution to cut relations with its former Pakatan Rakyat ally. The Shura Council ruled however that ties with PKR would continue in the spirit of tahaluf siasi (political […]

The good, the bad and the ugly in politics

When Zairil Khir Johari decided to get active in politics in 2010, he surprised many people by choosing to join DAP, given that his late father, Mohamad Khir Johari, was a prominent Umno veteran. He explained then that he was prompted by a deep disappointment with Umno’s 50-year rule. He said he felt that Umno […]

Call on Umno President and the Police to take swift and stern actions against political gangsters

Yesterday’s violent incident at the DAP kopitiam talk in Masai, Johor was most disgraceful and must be condemned by all political parties and all right thinking Malaysians. DAP Parliamentary leader Lim Kit Siang who was unhurt had said that bowls, plates, and punches were aimed at the DAP entourage. Even a broom was thrown at […]

PAS moving backwards and that’s why I joined DAP, says lawyer

The “PAS for all” slogan used to attract professionals and non-Muslims is now more fitting for DAP, a former member of the Islamist party said. Lawyer Zulhazmi Shariff submitted his DAP membership form to Segambut MP Lim Lip Eng after a buka puasa organised by Lim in Kuala Lumpur two days ago. Zulhazmi, 39, said […]

Let the dogs and wolves bark, says Hadi in vowing to push on with hudud

Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang said PAS would not be swayed from its agenda and that the “enemies” are picking out aspects of the religion, such as hudud, to strike fear among the people. The party president said a picture was being painted as if hudud was the first order of business should the Islamist […]

As far as the Sarawak DAP is concerned, the Pakatan Rakyat coalition in the state was dead months ago when the party decided to pull the plugs on all cooperation with their partners, PKR and PAS. Before all the brouhaha that followed PAS’s motion to cut ties with DAP, the state DAP chairman Chong Chieng […]

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