[Opinion] Will the 9th Prime Minister survive a confidence vote?

All eyes have been locked on the 9th Malaysian Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Ismail Sabri after he successfully gained enough majority to convince the YDPA that he was in possession of the majority to form a government. Hope for a better Malaysia has however been shattered after the announcement on the new cabinet of ministers …

[Opinion] How much power does the Malaysian Prime Minister wield?

In light of the series of events that have occurred in Malaysia, many people have begun to question how powerful the Prime Minister of Malaysia is that enables him to act with absolute discretion in running the country. Firstly, a Prime Minister is appointed under A.43(2)(a) of the Federal Constitution which states that ” the …

[Opinion] Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin will not step down, buys an extra month to test majority when Parliament reconvenes in September

In his live press conference today at 12.30pm, Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin made an announcement that he will not resign as prime minister as he still commands the majority to keep him in power. He claimed that he has presented the necessary numbers in the form of Statutory Declarations by the MPs who …

[Opinion] Will PN finally be defeated? Entering the final phase of the chess game

There is no doubt that Perikatan Nasional has been successful in maintaining their advantage in the game of chess they were playing since they came into power through the infamous ‘Sheraton Move’. The game however took a sudden turn when they committed one wrong move. On 26th July 2021, a PN minister made a statement …