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GE14: Are the Malays angry enough to cause a tsunami?

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malay tsunami which is expected to favour Pakatan Harapan is achievable but voters need to be convinced to return home to vote during the 14th general election, said Ilham Centre executive director Hisommudin Bakar. Commenting on Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s sentiment, Hisommudin explained that it would not be easy to persuade voters to […]

Pengundi muda cenderung BN, nikmati hidup dengan pinjaman PTPTN

PENGUNDI muda di bawah umur 40 tahun kini berpecah, dengan mereka yang pertama kali mengundi cenderung menyokong Barisan Nasional (BN), kata badan penyelidik Ilham Centre. Kebanyakan mereka yang berumur antara 21 hingga 25 tahun bakal menjadi pengundi utama BN sementara mereka yang berumur lebih 25 tahun cenderung menolak pentadbiran Najib, kata penganalisis politik Hisommudin Bakar. […]

Penyokong Umno dan PAS tidak gembira namun enggan undi Pakatan, kata penganalisis

TERDAPAT ketidakpuasan hati dalam kalangan penyokong Umno dan PAS di negeri seperti Terengganu dan Kelantan, tetapi ia tidak cukup untuk bantu Pakatan Harapan menawan Putrajaya, kata pengarah eksekutif Ilham Centre Hisommudin Bakar. Penganalisis pilihan raya itu berkata ahli Umno di Terengganu amat kritikal terhadap parti mereka di bawah presiden dan Perdana Menteri Najib Razak. “Mereka […]

GE14: Swing in Malay voters not enough for PH to take over

KUALA LUMPUR: A research centre has found the dissatisfaction among PAS and Umno voters is growing but it is not enough for Pakatan Harapan to take over Putrajaya in the 14th general election (GE14). Ilham Centre executive director Hisommudin Bakar said this was the finding from their six months’ of in-depth interviews in Kelantan, Terengganu, […]

Despite furore, Cambridge Analytica won’t be a big election issue, say analysts

THE international controversy surrounding data analytics and political consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica (CA) and its links with the ruling Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition as well as a Pakatan Harapan (PH) leader will have little impact on political parties in the general election, analysts said. Although CA was said to have worked with BN in Kedah […]

All set for battle royale in Ayer Hitam

KUALA LUMPUR: DAP was bold enough to field its state chief Liew Chin Tong in Ayer Hitam because the Chinese community in the constituency wanted a battle between two Chinese giants in the upcoming general election, Ilham Centre executive director Hisommudin Bakar revealed today. According to a research conducted in the constituency, Hisommudin told Berita […]

Johor a swing state in Malaysia general election as hot-button issues come to the fore

JOHOR BAHRU: Johor, the birthplace of the ruling UMNO party, is no longer a safe bet as the southern Malaysian state morphs into a major battleground in the coming general elections that must be called by August. Opposition leader and former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has trained his sights on wresting Johor from the ruling […]

MCA bakal hilang 3 kerusi Parlimen di Johor

PENGANALISIS menjangkakan MCA akan menjadi parti paling terjejas di Johor pada pilihan raya umum akan datang, gagal mempertahankan tiga daripada empat kerusi Parlimen miliknya di negeri itu. Parti kedua terbesar Barisan Nasional itu dijangka hanya akan mengekalkan kerusi Ayer Hitam yang kini dipegang Timbalan Presiden Wee Ka Siong. “Di Johor, kerusi MCA paling berisiko,” kata […]