Having woman DPM more an issue of political will, say analysts

THE question of having a woman deputy prime minister is not one for Malaysians, but the national leadership to execute, said political observers, in conjunction with International Women’s Day today and...

Uphill task for Nurul Izzah at Lembah Pantai

KUALA LUMPUR: It would be an arduous task for PKR vice-president and incumbent Lembah Pantai MP Nurul Izzah Anwar to retain the seat, an analyst said today. Prof Ahmad Atory Hussain said...

Voters prefer two-party system, says Ilham

KUALA LUMPUR: Voters at the 14th general election would opt for a two-party system by choosing BN or Pakatan Rakyat, which means both PSM and PAS would be sidelined, said an...

GE14: Mission impossible for PAS

KUALA LUMPUR: PAS faces an impossible mission to accomplish as it aims to contest 130 parliament seats and form the next Selangor state government. “It is an impossible mission and not realistic....

GE14: Will Port Klang return to BN?

PETALING JAYA: The battle for the Port Klang seat will be tougher for PKR this election as voters have become more circumspect about choosing their next state assemblyman. This is because they...

What Hadi is counting on for PAS to be kingmaker at GE14

ABDUL Hadi Awang is confident PAS can do well enough to be the kingmaker in the 14th general election. He ticked off the seats the Islamist party can win in Selangor (13...

Another rally, but is Malaysia suffering 1MDB fatigue?

Malaysia’s largest civil action group Bersih 2.0, also known as the Coalition for Clean Elections, will hold its fifth national rally on November 19 calling for Prime Minister Najib Razak’s resignation...

Nearly 50% of PAS members in Kelantan support Amanah, survey shows

lham Centre's survey has shown that nearly half of PAS backers in Kelantan will be supporting Amanah in the coming general election. – The Malaysian Insider filepic, November 5, 2015.Although PAS’s...

Selangor, Johor fertile ground for Amanah in next elections, analysis shows

New Islamist party Parti Amanah Negara will use Selangor as its launch pad for the next general election. – The Malaysian Insider file pic, October 7, 2015.Selangor and Johor will be...

PAS divorce oath will cost party women’s votes, says analyst

lham Centre executive director Hisomuddin Bakar says the likely loss of Muslim women voters in addition to having lost votes from non-Muslim communities after the demise of Pakatan Rakyat, will cause...