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KUALA LUMPUR, July 24 ― PAS is ready to operate on its own if it is excluded from the new opposition coalition dubbed by some as “Pakatan 2.0”, party deputy president Datuk Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man has said. The PAS leader was quoted by Sinar Harian today as saying that the Islamist party has experience […]

New Islamist party has higher purpose than hudud, says Mujahid

The new political party being mulled by a group of “purged” progressive PAS leaders will take the position that Islam is bigger than just the Islamic penal code or hudud. Former PAS central committee member Datuk Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa said Islam instructed its believers to preserve the greater peace, instead of bulldozing laws. “This […]

“Sidang Tergempar” di Dataran Parlimen

Hari ini saya hadir “sidang tergempar” Ahli Parlimen progresif yang dipanggil oleh Ketua Pembangkang Parlimen, Dato’ Seri Wan Azizah. Mesyuarat ini dipanggil berikutan dengan isu 1MDB yang membabitkan Perdana Menteri yang telah menjadi berita antarabangsa. Pada asalnya mesyuarat ini sepatutnya diadakan di dalam bilik taklimat Parlimen, tetapi tempahan yang dibuat oleh YB Johari Abdul kemudian […]

DAP dreams in Malaysian, not Chinese, Indian or Malay, Kit Siang says after Pakatan ends

KUALA LUMPUR, June 24 ― The unceremonious break-up of Pakatan Rakyat (PR) will not throw the DAP off the path of multiracialism, Lim Kit Siang has insisted amid talk that the split would cause his party to become narrow-minded or more Chinese-centric. Instead, the veteran DAP politician said his party will continue championing the needs […]

Axed PAS leaders huddle with DAP, PKR as informal talks on ‘Pakatan 2.0’ begins 

KUALA LUMPUR, June 24 ― Pictures from a private buka puasa function last night between DAP, PKR and leaders from PAS’s progressive faction have been making its rounds on Facebook and other social media sites, fueling speculation that talks for a new Pakatan Rakyat (PR) coalition are underway. Malay Mail Online understands that the pictures […]

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 […]

Kit Siang: Hadi himself destroyed Pakatan

KUALA LUMPUR: The DAP’s Lim Kit Siang, while urging party members to move on from the Pakatan Rakyat crisis, has accused PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang of having “single-handedly destroyed” the coalition with his actions over the past year. He took issue with Hadi’s statement on Friday that Pakatan Rakyat was not dead, and that […]

Mustafa Ali’s “Pakatan is fainted but not dead” remark reflects the denial syndrome of PAS leadership on PAS Muktamar motion which has killed off Pakatan Rakyat

Media Statement by Teresa Kok, DAP National Vice Chairperson and MP for Seputeh in Kuala Lumpur on Friday, June 19, 2015 —————————————————————————————————     Yesterday, PAS’ newly-appointed election director Datuk Mustafa Ali said that Pakatan Rakyat (PR) is not dead but only “pengsan” (fainted).  This is another laughable remark by the PAS leaders on the […]

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