Factbox: Malaysia’s prime minister candidates in upcoming poll

Reuters | KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 11  – Malaysia will go to the polls on Nov. 19th in what is set to be a highly competitive race between three major coalitions led by incumbent Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob, long-time opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, and former premier Muhyiddin Yassin. No single coalition is expected to win […]

PN the ‘wildcard’ in GE15, says research centre

freemalaysiatoday | 11-Nov-2022 – PETALING JAYA: Perikatan Nasional (PN) is the “wildcard” in the general election (GE15) as the coalition is projected to gain swing votes from the Malay electorate, according to a public opinion research centre. Merdeka Center programmes director Ibrahim Suffian said if Malay support for PN continued to grow, it could eclipse […]

Merdeka Center: Perikatan becoming GE15 dark horse, benefitting PAS

malaymail.com | KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 11 — Islamist party PAS is poised to gain from Perikatan Nasional’s resurgence in the 15th general election campaign in which the coalition was previously considered a non-starter, based on Merdeka Center’s analysis. According to the Free Malaysia Today portal, Merdeka Center director Ibrahim Suffian said there could be a swing in […]