PKR deputy president candidate Mustaffa Kamil Ayub announced on 9 Nov 2010 that he would give 48 hours for the party leadership to postpone or call off the PKR elections or face “firm action”. Almost two weeks later, he’s still in the race and affirming his loyalty to the party leadership. Whatever happened to Mustaffa’s ultimatum?
FOR sure, Parti Keadilan Rakayt (PKR) has serious problems. But what to make of Datuk Zaid Ibrahim whose image as a principled politician is at odds with his apparent tendency to quit when expectations are not met?
KUALA LUMPUR, 16 July 2009: Former MCA vice-president Datuk Chua Jui Meng is set to step down as the Bakri MCA division chairperson, as speculation has intensified that he may quit the party and join the opposition. Bakri MCA division secretary Kelvin Lim said Chua, who is also a former health minister, has called for […]
Updated 7.11pm, 29 May 2009 PETALING JAYA, 29 May 2009: Gerakan vice-president Huan Cheng Guan has decided to quit the party, Kwong Wah Yit Poh reported today. Huan told the Chinese daily that he was resigning because he was disappointed with the Gerakan leadership. He said he would submit his resignation in three weeks so […]
NEW DELHI, 4 May 2009: Nepal’s Maoist prime minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal resigned today amid deepening political differences among leaders in the Himalayan state, as the country slipped into political unrest. His announcement came just a day after he sacked Nepal’s army chief, Gen Rookmangud Katawal, after he refused to integrate ex-Maoist fighters into the […]
PASIR PUTEH, 23 April 2009: The PPP today called on the Election Commission to appoint the candidate who received the second highest votes as the new elected representative in the event of a resignation by the incumbent. Kelantan PPP chairperson Datuk Nik Sapeia Nik Yusoff said such move would reduce the possibility of elected representatives […]
SUNGAI PETANI, 31 Mar 2009: The dramatic departure of B Kalaivanar from Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) is no loss to the party, supreme council member Dr A Xavier Jayakumar said. “Good luck to Kalaivanar, and good luck to Umno and the Barisan Nasional (BN) now that they have Kalaivanar on their side,” he said today […]
PENANG, 25 March 2009: Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng has denied talk that his Chief of Staff (COS) Jeff Ooi has resigned from the post. “He still plays an important role in assisting me, specifically in finding ways to further develop Penang,” he told reporters here when asked about a news report today that […]
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 […]
IPOH, 14 Feb 2009: Perak Menteri Besar Datuk Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir and six state executive councillors who took their oaths 10 Feb will be referred to the state legislative assembly’s committee of privileges on 18 Feb, said Perak Assembly Speaker V Sivakumar. Sivakumar, who chairs the committee, said notices to attend had been sent […]