One year after becoming Malaysia’s opposition, Perikatan Nasional has failed as an opposition bloc, and will continue to be one for the foreseeable future, unless the leaders from Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia and Pas can change their thinking, says political analyst Associate Professor Dr Azeem Fazwan Ahmad Farouk.
Khairy Jamaluddin is hedging his bets by flirting with Perikatan Nasional, but his heart still belongs to Umno, says Associate Professor Dr Azeem Fazwan Ahmad Farouk.
While Khairy Jamaluddin is no Cristiano Ronaldo, the two seem to suffer the same fate following their ‘tell-all’ last November. Only time will tell if they will end their careers on a high or be damned for the rest of their lives.
In an apparent dig at Barisan Nasional’s Sungai Buloh candidate Khairy Jamaluddin’s supposed strained relationship with BN chairman Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, Pakatan Harapan’s Sungai Buloh candidate Datuk R. Ramanan wonders if Ahmad Zahid will support Khairy in the parliamentary constituency ahead of GE15.
Umno’s move to get deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan to replace Khairy Jamaluddin as the candidate for the Rembau parliamentary seat in the upcoming general election is to test the health minister’s loyalty to the party, says Associate Professor Dr Azeem Fazwan Ahmad Farouk.
A political party has the right to move its candidates around before a general election, but the person chosen must exude the right qualities and be able to pull in the votes, say political analysts.
After two years of Covid-19 restrictions, friends are making plans to meet up, but we must not be complacent.
Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said the Cabinet has agreed to relax certain rules, but encourages people to continue to protect themselves, and others, by wearing face masks, and maintaining good personal hygiene.
Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin admits to receiving plenty of complaints regarding the shortage of parking at public hospitals; adds his ministry will look into it.
The surge in Covid-19 cases arising from the Omicron wave, while worrying, was expected due to the variant being four times more transmissible than Delta, but the country’s healthcare system can handle the deluge of cases.
Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin assures Malaysians that if the standard operating procedures are followed, the spread of the new Covid-19 variant can be contained.
Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin advises Malaysians travelling abroad to maintain Malaysian standard operating procedures as the government limits entry of travellers from certain nations due to the new Covid-19 variant.
Rules should apply to all. You don’t get a pass just because you’re a foreigner. And for the ‘sovereign citizen’ types, just stay at home and shop online. Not everything has to be a cause you need to fight for, writes Haris Hussain.