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Deputies are just that, Kula tells Hindraf
Terence Netto | 8:24AM May 19, 2013
DAP leader says Waytha's appointment as deputy minister is likely to have negligible effects on the plight of the Indian poor.
Is a forgiven Husam on course for rehab?
Terence Netto | 10:49AM May 18, 2013
A royal pardon for Husam for unspecified grievances may see the PAS leader playing a role in the Kelantan cabinet.
Kula pans former Education DG and ex-top judge
Terence Netto | 11:14AM May 15, 2013
'Now they are weighing-in on the national conversation and, as you can see, their opinions are not worth the vapour they make.'
It's not going to be all plain sailing for Khalid
Terence Netto | 10:04AM May 14, 2013
Incumbency and an undimmed track record have got Khalid Ibrahim a second innings as Selangor MB but he has to heed criticism.
Best for Pakatan to co-opt rather than ban factions
Terence Netto | 10:42AM May 11, 2013
Rift in Selangor PKR over choice of MB highlights the inevitability of factional politics and how Pakatan should tackle them.
DAP, PKR reinforce ethnic stereotypes in Penang line-up
Terence Netto | 11:04AM May 10, 2013
By allocating all three portfolios reserved for PKR to the party's Malay reps, DAP and PKR engage in racial typecasting.
Sea of black shows there's no stopping this locomotive
Terence Netto | 12:19PM May 9, 2013
The train to rectify GE13's suspected fraud-riddled results will barrel forth from its turbo charged start last night.
BN victory or EC sorcery?
Terence Netto | 10:38AM May 7, 2013
A clear majority in the popular vote for Pakatan has been skewered by EC mumbo jumbo to yield a BN win that has farce written all over it.
PM or not, Anwar Ibrahim has won
Terence Netto | 2:09PM May 4, 2013
Even if he does not become PM, Pakatan supremo Anwar has already carved out an imperishable niche in our political history.
PAS Titiwangsa candidate bred for outreach
Terence Netto | 11:38AM May 4, 2013
Sired in Sentul, all that comes with the sense of belonging to one's place of origin is difficult for Ahmad Zamri to erase.
Two myths set for burial at GE13
Terence Netto | 7:24PM May 1, 2013
The two myths are BN invincibility and large crowds at opposition ceramah not translating into votes.
DAP's Boo says action against wayward deputy unlikely
Terence Netto | 9:10AM Apr 29, 2013
Party's Johor leader says the right to dissent and a hectic campaign precluded action against his deputy's breaking of ranks.
Guan Eng reiterates hudud not in Pakatan manifesto
Terence Netto | 3:31PM Apr 28, 2013
‘We will rule by consensus on major issues, not by the imperatives of the component parties,' the DAP secretary-general emphasises.
Just as well Soi Lek did medicine, not economics
Terence Netto | 9:22AM Apr 27, 2013
The MCA chief says religion-besotted Anwar would be a flop more like Abdullah than the success that economics-oriented Najib is.
Bishop slams ex-MB for spouting gibberish
Terence Netto | 3:15PM Apr 26, 2013
Catholic prelate chides newfangled PAS member Mat Taib for shocking remarks on an alleged Christian propensity for violence.
Gen Hashim identifies Shahrir's Achilles' Heel
Terence Netto | 8:45AM Apr 25, 2013
Five days into the campaign and the ‘4-star' candidate for JB says he has detected his opponent's soft underbelly.
Hindraf's victory riddled with ambiguity
Terence Netto | 9:47AM Apr 19, 2013
By getting Najib to agree to some of their demands, Hindraf has gained a victory no doubt, but it comes without drum rolls.
Anwar: Pakatan's rapport deep despite seat squabble
Terence Netto | 9:27AM Apr 16, 2013
'I admit there are difficulties here and there over seats but amongst the top leadership, things get better all the time,' he says.
Bishop says Sunday ballot a bane to Christians
Terence Netto | 8:40AM Apr 15, 2013
Catholic prelate says decision to hold GE13 vote on a Sunday reflects insensitivity to Christian obligations.
Batu Gajah Fong quits - a reverberating loss to DAP
Terence Netto | 3:21PM Apr 13, 2013
The party will rue the loss of one of its more passionate exponents, a casualty of the machinations of state barons.
Gen Hashim bowls over PKR sceptics in JB
Terence Netto | 6:54PM Apr 12, 2013
Newly-minted candidate for Johor Baru wins over those party faithful who may have earlier regarded him as a parachutist.
Surendran ready to take on Gobala in Padang Serai
Terence Netto | 9:58AM Apr 12, 2013
Having taken the plunge into politics, the PKR veep has parlayed his human rights advocacy to issues further up the rights' alley.
Futile for Musa Hitam to decry 'due process of politics'
Terence Netto | 10:43AM Apr 10, 2013
The former DPM's annoyance at Pakatan's use of his backhanded compliment to them is like crying over spilt milk.
Hadi paddles deftly on PM-designate issue
Terence Netto | 12:06PM Apr 9, 2013
Voters will decide Pakatan's choice of PM, says the PAS chief, in arguments no democrat could seriously quibble with.
Will Najib flunk final test as liberal?
Terence Netto | 8:15AM Apr 8, 2013
Ibrahim Ali's inclusion in Umno's candidate list would see Najib exposed not only as feckless but also false.
Soi Lek slips Ghani the bag on contesting Kit Siang
Terence Netto | 10:58AM Apr 6, 2013
As Johor BN mulled who should contest against Kit Siang in Gelang Patah, the MCA chief slips the MB the gauntlet.
In Perak, Anwar names candidates
Terence Netto | 11:15AM Apr 5, 2013
He didn't name the seat he is going to contest but furnished humourous rationale for also being considered a Perakian.
Kula defends Kit Siang in wake of Dr M's attack
Terence Netto | 4:48PM Apr 4, 2013
The Ipoh Barat MP says the need to reverse the effects of Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s misrule has prompted Lim to defer his retirement plans.
Gen Hashim adds four-star glitter to PKR cast
Terence Netto | 12:44PM Apr 3, 2013
The party's choice for Johor Baru is an accomplished former army chief with experience in several theatres.
DAP unveils 14-point plan for Indians
Terence Netto | 10:07AM Apr 1, 2013
Eyeing the Indian vote, DAP steals a march on its partners by giving more heft to Pakatan's plans to lift the Malaysian poor.
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