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The meeting also touched on formalising Perikatan Nasional as a political entity and was of the view that it needed to go through certain processes among the coalition’s component parties first.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 1 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today fired his latest attack against the leaders of the Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) party that he had founded, questioning if they were willing to accept alleged “thieves” among political leaders as their partners for the sake of forming the new government under the Perikatan Nasional (PN) coalition.
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Those who don't support any political party stood at 36.4 percent.
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His political advisers believe the move pressures his re-election challenger, former Vice President Joe Biden, to either agree with the president — splitting with the demonstrators — or side with people that some White House officials regard as rioters.
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The government also has political considerations.
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Noel Towell is State Political Editor for The Age
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But former foreign secretaries from both sides of Britain’s political divide have called on Johnson to take a more proactive role.
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Financial and political corruption was at the height of Malaysians concerns in March 2020 at 60 per cent soon after the Perikatan Nasional government took office, but by May it was down to 39 per cent as the extensions of the conditional movement control order (CMCO) moved into Phase Four.
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As violence flared last year, Law was told not to talk about the role that the political chaos was having on the local economy.