[Opinion] If Ismail Sabri becomes the 9th Prime Minister, UMNO will solidify GE15 victory

With the appointment of the 9th Prime Minister looming over the citizens of Malaysia, there is still a lot of uncertainty whether Ismail Sabri or Anwar Ibrahim will emerge victorious. As the entire UMNO party is finally unified in supporting one candidate, rumours seem to confirm that it is certain Ismail Sabri has enough numbers …

[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 …