PSM CAN SPEARHEAD ‘THIRD PROGRESSIVE FORCE’ AT SEMENYIH BYELECTION

By Kua Kia Soong, SUARAM Adviser 13 Feb 2019

On May 9th 2018, the Malaysian people chose to cast their votes for the Pakatan Harapan (PH) Coalition because their GE14 Manifesto had promised to implement wide ranging reforms that made them appear radically different from the governance experienced under the BN. As events have unfolded, PH seems to have become more and more like BN 2.0 especially with the latest assimilation of UMNO MPs into Parti Pribumi. Was this the change we voted for in GE14? PH is now willing to work with the man who, during his 22 years in office, was responsible for privatizing practically all of Malaysian industry and destroying whatever semblance of democracy we had. More seriously, PH has driven PAS into a closer alliance with UMNO.

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WHO APPROVED THE BITTERLY TOXIC & NOXIOUS BTN?

Press statement by Kua Kia Soong, SUARAM Adviser 4 July 2018

So, the Pakatan Harapan government has decided to keep the bitterly toxic and noxious BTN (National Civics Bureau). After the much-trumpeted promised reforms by the new Harapan Government and the setting up of the Committee for Institutional Reforms, the decision to keep this highly dubious institution is an affront to Malaysians who have hoped for a new Malaysia. It is also a slap in the face of all the supposedly “eminent” members of the Committee for institutional Reforms unless of course, they themselves had approved the retention of the BTN.

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