Posted: 13 Aug 2013 03:37 PM PDT
"The book confirms what's already known out there ― it provides details and evidence of the policies and choices made by Abdullah Badawi... [as well as] evidence of conservative and ultra nationalists within Umno and their resistance to any reforms or changes or status quo, either in politics or economics," he told The Malay Mail Online.
Malissa Chi and Boo Su-Lyn, MM
Political analysts have dismissed suspicions that Tun Abdullah Badawi's hard-hitting comments published in a book of his years as prime minister was timed to coincide with the upcoming Umno election.
Posted: 13 Aug 2013 03:30 PM PDT
In the past few months, the idea of a unity government is rearing its head again, but from the BN's side, especially among supporters of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, as first reported by The Malaysian Insider.
Zulkifili Sulong, TMI
After campaigning tirelessly in several by-elections before 2013, PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang was featured in political weekly Siasah in a front-page report headlined "Country without Opposition".
But Hadi's suggestion was met with resistance from within his own party, and was labelled as an attempt to unite PAS and Umno, for the sake of Malays and Islam.
PKR leaders say Najib is offering the post of deputy prime minister to Anwar, and for four key party leaders to be made ministers.
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