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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 […]

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 […]

The DAP CEC on 15th June 2015 unanimously resolved:- Pakatan Rakyat ceases to exist

Pakatan Rakyat was formed on 1st April 2008 as a joint response by Democratic Action Party (DAP), Parti KeADILan Rakyat (PKR) and Parti Islam Se-Malaysia (PAS) to the deep yearning for political change by Malaysian voters following the political tsunami of the 12th General Election on 8th March 2008. With the massive support from Malaysians, […]

Sole PAS ‘progressive’ leader quits central committee post

The sole member of the PAS “progressive” faction, elected to the ulama-dominated PAS central committee, today announced his decision to let go of his post. Activist Mazlan Aliman said he decided to quit in order to concentrate on non-governmental organisation Anak, which represents Felda settlers, and not  because “his friends” were not elected to  the […]

PAS reels as motion to cut ties with DAP backfires

PAS is now learning that “you can’t ask for a divorce and yet still expect to live in the same house”, said an observer as the Islamist party reels from the impact of wanting to cut ties with Pakatan Rakyat (PR) ally DAP. Selangor PAS leaders, in particular, scrambled to warn party bosses against going […]

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