What exactly is Umno’s stand on Malay rights group Perkasa? At one time, Umno leaders appeared to lend Perkasa their tacit support. But recently, a few have sought to dissociate Umno from the group. Is there a real split in the party over Perkasa, or is Umno just weighing its rhetoric carefully? However it plays out, Perkasa seems to have caught Umno between a rock and a hard place.
PASIR Mas Member of Parliament (MP) Datuk Ibrahim Ali’s response to the MP Watch: Eye on Parliament project, which asks all 222 MPs six questions. Name: Ibrahim Ali Constituency: Pasir Mas Party: Independent Years as MP: 1986 – 1990 (Umno) 1990-1991 (Semangat 46) 1991 – 1995 (Umno) 2008 – (Independent) Government position: None Party position: None Membership […]
KUALA LUMPUR, 24 Feb 2009: Pasir Mas Member of Parliament (MP) Datuk Ibrahim Ali said he will make a decision about joining Umno after taking into consideration the views of his voters. “I am honoured by Umno’s offer, but at the moment there are many things to think about including getting feedback from my supporters. […]
KOTA BARU, 23 Feb 2009: Kelantan DAP has supported the call by Menteri Besar Datuk Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat that Pasir Mas Member of Parliament (MP) Datuk Ibrahim Ali resign so that a by-election can be held. Its pro-tem committee secretary Sew Kok Beng said this was in line with the voters’ wish that […]
KOTA BARU, 20 Feb 2009: Kelantan PAS has urged Datuk Ibrahim Ali to vacate his Pasir Mas parliamentary seat for “not appreciating one’s favour”. The party’s state liaison secretary Datuk Takiyuddin Hassan said Ibrahim had offered himself to stand for the seat in the 2008 general election on PAS’s ticket but party leaders in the […]