[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 …

Review: Season Eight of ‘Who wants to be PM?’ (Spoiler Alert)

The hit series ‘Who wants to be PM?’ has finished airing the final episode of Season 8 which garnered superb ratings over the course of the season. Season 8 followed the journey of the main protagonist TSMY, who usurped the position of Prime Minister from the opposition government where he eventually succumbed to the power …

[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] The resignation of Datuk Seri Dr. Shamsul Anuar – the domino piece that will bring down the government

In another twist of events, YB Datuk Seri Dr. Shamsul Anuar who has been the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources for the Perikatan Nasional government released a media statement on 3rd August 2021 that he shall resign from his position in the cabinet citing the reason of abiding with UMNO’s wishes. The news certainly …

[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 …

[Opinion] Passing 11k daily Covid cases, a tough decision lies ahead for Malaysia

Malaysians have been forced to undergo some form of lockdown since early May, and in the beginning of June a total lockdown was imposed by the government in an attempt to curb the number of positive cases which were around 5k daily cases at that time. Now it’s the middle of July and it seems …

[Opinion] What is the purpose of UMNO withdrawing their support for the PM?

The citizens of Malaysia came to a shock when they woke up on the morning of 8th July to see Dato’ Seri Zahid Hamidi making an announcement that UMNO has decided to withdraw support from the current Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin (Mahiaddin) due to his failure in resolving the pandemic afflicting our beloved …