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Five new faces in Malaysian Cabinet, but is reshuffle an indication of ‘undercurrents’ in Umno?

Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has replaced Umno deputy president, Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan, with Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Khaled Nordin, as defence minister in his Cabinet reshuffle, and named five new ministers. Political analyst Dr Azeem Fazwan Ahmad Farouk says moving Mohamad to the Foreign Affairs Ministry is a sign of ‘undercurrents’ in Umno.

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Intentions noble but Anwar Ibrahim gets C- for govt’s lack of direction in setting agenda, says analyst

Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim celebrates his first year in office, tomorrow. While he has done well considering the circumstances, political analyst Associate Professor Dr Azeem Fazwan Ahmad Farouk gives him only a C- rating, saying that while Anwar’s intentions are noble, his government lacks direction in setting an agenda.

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‘Anwar’s presiding of conversion at Klang mosque does not detract him from duties as PM’

Much has been written and said about Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, including the recent conversion to Islam of a Hindu at the Ar-Rahimiah mosque in Klang, which Anwar presided. There have been claims by certain quarters that millions of Malaysians are uneasy about the actions of the prime minister, but are we making a mountain out of a molehill, asks Datuk P. Gunasilan.