Pakatan Harapan


Wither hope, Pakatan Harapan?

SINGAPORE (Feb 28): Over the past week, Malaysians have once again been rocked by political turmoil. This time, it was an attempted coup to destabilise the ruling Pakatan Harapan (PH) government.


Rough road to national reform in Malaysia

SINGAPORE (Sept 2): Who would have thought that as Malaysia celebrates its second Merdeka Day since voting in a new government, the question on everyone’s lips would be whether the Pakatan Harapan


Mahathir's plans for Malaysia extends beyond its first century

(July 8): One year after a historic regime change, Malaysia’s politics remain a combustible cocktail of sleaze and power lust.

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What's next for Malaysia?

One year on from a stunning election victory, the Pakatan Harapan government faces hostile global economic conditions, a resurgent Malay-dominated opposition and disenchanted supporters.

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Pakatan Harapan's hope for Malaysia

SINGAPORE (May 3): In a TV interview on April 11, UBS economist Kelvin Tay blamed “political paralysis” in Malaysia for landing the country in an economic bind that includes a “current account defi


Many issues remain, but leaders' retreat has paved the way for further talks

SINGAPORE (Apr 15): Meeting for the third time since the new Pakatan Harapan government won the elections in Malaysia a year ago, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his counterpart Dr Mahathir Moha

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'It is a much more difficult task (than in 1981)': Dr M

(May 28): How come there are so many of you from The Edge here?” Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad asks as he sits down. There are seven of us, including two videographers and one photographer.


Malaysia investors shift to Mahathir's camp from Najib-linked losers

(May 14): Investors sorted Malaysia’s political haves from the have-nots on the first trading day after a shock election result, dumping shares in firms associated with supporters of ousted prime m


Mahathir makes history as he becomes PM of Malaysia for the second time at 92

(May 11): Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad created history today when he took the oath of office as the Prime Minister of Malaysia for the second time, and at the age of 92.


Stunning victory for Mahathir's party in Malaysian election

(May 10): Mahathir Mohamad won a stunning victory in Malaysia’s election, ending the six-decade rule of Prime Minister Najib Razak’s party in a landmark shift for the Southeast Asian nation.