Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad joining political party Putra is seen as a desperate attempt to realise his objective, under the guise of fighting for the Malays, writes Professor Emeritus Datuk Dr Mohamed Ghouse Nasuruddin.
A top DAP leader has rubbished claims that there are those within the party who still support Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, adding that the party and Pakatan Harapan do not need the former prime minister in the 15th general election.
Questions have been raised following the government’s revelation today that all the Emergency ordinances had been revoked on July 21, including whether the Agong had consented to it.
Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad believes the setting up of a National Operations Council is the way forward, but doubts Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin will suggest this to the Yang di-Pertuan Agong ahead of a meeting among Malay rulers on June 16.
Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad still wants to be seen as kingmaker by creating a third force. He is still promoting himself as a potential prime minister but this strategy will not materialise as many political parties are re-aligning themselves, says Universiti Sains Malaysia’s Assoc Prof Dr Azeem Fazwan Ahmad Farouk.
Despite the pomp and fanfare for years, Malaysians were given false hopes for close to three decades and will soon realise that 2020 could turn out to be one ugly episode.
No consent to use images nor are Pahang Regent Tengku Hassanal Ibrahim Alam Shah and Selangor Crown Prince Tengku Amir Shah involved in a supposed ‘teh tarik’ session in Melaka as rift between Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Crown Prince of Johor Tunku Ismail Ibrahim widens.
Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad wore an unimpressed look as he was forced to announce Malaysia’s withdrawal from the Rome Statute, saying the political confusion was created by some people with political ambition.
The Malaysia Baru cabinet must insist that morality and ethics are weighed in on all policy decisions and implementations.
Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says a single schooling system will promote unity but admits government cannot do away with vernacular schools unless rakyat asks for it.
It doesn’t matter who will take over the reins from Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad – nation will be on irreversible mode.