The flow of people at the Malaysia-Singapore border is the most important factor to the Johor economy. Prior to the border closure, many Johoreans and Malaysians from other states travel to work in Singapore. Businesses in the Johor Bahru area are also highly dependent on Singaporean visitors.
Throughout the Sheraton coup week from 23 February to 29 February, I was in many meetings of Anwar’s inner circle, which I have kept personal records and notes. The idea of an offer to Anwar to form a government without DAP did not arise as the original purpose of the Sheraton coup was exactly to remove Anwar from the equation.
I am glad to announce DAP Johor has set up a legal team led by Pang Hok Liong, the MP for Labis, to provide all necessary legal assistance to those who have been unfairly and unreasonably fined. Those who require assistance from our team can contact us at 017-2552063, email@example.com or fill up your details at https://tinyurl.com/AduanKompaunDAP.
Media statement by Liew Chin Tong, DAP Johor Chairman on Tuesday, 16 March 2021. The concerns expressed by Datuk Ir. Hasni Mohammad, Menteri Besar (MB) of Johor and Khairy Jamaluddin, Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, over the plight of Malaysians working in Singapore are…
We need activist, competent and empathetic governments at all levels, which exemplify good politics, as part of a collective force for positive change. In this regard, DAP politicians including local councillors can do wonders if we keep in mind our unified purpose and are armed with a common set of agendas for the benefit of ordinary Malaysians.
PAS is split between Gang Publika and Gang Ustaz. The former supports Tan Sri Muhyiddin and works very closely with Hamzah. Publika denotes Hamzah’s war room. Gang Ustaz are those who want to work with UMNO in the context of Muafakat Nasional.
What would Bersatu do? The ruling party has power and money. It has no love from the voters. The danger is that the party would use all means available to the incumbent government to continue its rule. UMNO may have to anticipate that it will be banned. There will be more buying of elected reps. Emergency may be prolonged. More opposition figures will be charged in courts on flimsy charges.
As fellow ASEAN member states, Malaysia has an obligation and interest in ensuring that stability and rule of law in Myanmar. As the Foreign Minister stated, Myanmar’s stability is integral to Asean’s regional integration and economic success and while Myanmar has prerogative over its own domestic political matter, this cannot be at the expense of the common good of all in the Asean region.
The need for a new combination of factors that can provide Malaysia with economic growth, political stability and cultural growth was made all the more poignant by the Covid-19 health crisis and the resultant deep economic crisis.