Mahathir ousts protégé in Malaysia election

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  • Published on May 10, 2018
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Comments • 25

  • heng cc
    heng cc 6 months ago

    malaysia is free at last

  • SOOK KENG TAN
    SOOK KENG TAN 9 months ago +1

    we cant jailed the najib but why

    • hellibra2
      hellibra2 9 months ago +1

      The paper is being prepared to prosecute Najib. Dont ecpect a 100 page paper dude, it could be volumes!

  • Salimah Abd Rahman
    Salimah Abd Rahman 9 months ago +11

    I'm a Malaysian and I'm proud of our Prime Minister.

  • SYED ADEEL HUSSAIN
    SYED ADEEL HUSSAIN 9 months ago +2

    Mahathir has tired down a bit. I think he will now reign not rule. But its too early to say anything. Malaysians have delivered a historic result through their efforts, just like S. Korea had done many years ago.
    But I doubt if he is going to hand power soon to Anwar! because he is the mainstay of the coalition and 100% the biggest factor behind UMNO's ouster from the government. How can he be dislodged from the PM Office within one year or two years as envisaged by the others?
    This to me is the most laughable suggestion at best. Without Mahathir, the Coalition has ZERO Credentials and cannot survive or perform for a day. It is only Mahathir's charisma that can keep the country going and check BN /UMNO from an arms length distance.

    • hellibra2
      hellibra2 9 months ago

      well Tun M said he would quit after 2 years and passed the baton to Anwar. His main aim was to dislodge Najib, put the country right and retire.

  • I am Pakistan
    I am Pakistan 9 months ago +5

    Great leader ♥

  • FutureLit Official
    FutureLit Official 9 months ago +1

    He has yet to accept defeat =)))))))

  • kl wies
    kl wies 9 months ago

    This is the only thing that i want to thank UK as former colonizer you left us with very resilient Institutions that manage last through authoritarianism and for the first time Proud to be FREE AND DEMOCRATIC nation AT LAST.

    • Johnny Teoh
      Johnny Teoh 5 months ago

      British system different from American system where outsiders came in to control the election...glad that we were colonised by British not American..

  • Mr Azlan the Landlord
    Mr Azlan the Landlord 9 months ago +4

    Najib has since conceded defeat lah

  • Atiqah Hakimah
    Atiqah Hakimah 9 months ago +21

    Legend is comeback
    #risingtogether

  • jaya tissa
    jaya tissa 9 months ago +9

    Malaysians were waiting for this moment. PH is a coalition made of several parties were united against the ruling coalition BH. It was an uphill battle.

  • CULTURAL REVOLUTION 2.0

    COMMUNIST CHINA HAS LOST ITS LOYAL REPRESENTATIVE IN MALAYSIA !!!
    CONGRATULATION TO THE BRAVE & WISE PEOPLE OF MALAYSIA : NOW ARREST TRAITORS AND KICK OUT ALL SNEAKY CHINESE COMMUNIST MANIPULATORS !!!

  • Albert Yong Zi Xian
    Albert Yong Zi Xian 9 months ago +17

    Huh?!? Mahathir’s coalition had won 121 seats whereas BN had only won 79.A seat to spare?!?

    • Enriq V
      Enriq V 8 months ago

      Loudness Junior 112 seats is enough to form a government though

    • Bob Bulat
      Bob Bulat 9 months ago

      There are other smaller parties - Warisan, STAR, independents, PAS

    • Loudness Junior
      Loudness Junior 9 months ago +6

      113 exclude warisan. This is why Agong wants the signature of all the 121 seats for support to form the government. Agong knows very well sabah politicians like to jump party. So if all 121 already signed it, it's official that if some bastards decide to jump party, it will impossible to break the harapan

    • Yi Ching Lau
      Yi Ching Lau 9 months ago +2

      Sorry, I thought you said otherwise. Anyhow, cheers!

    • Albert Yong Zi Xian
      Albert Yong Zi Xian 9 months ago +5

      Yi Ching Lau ofc I want Najib out,I supported PH.What makes you think of that anyways?

  • LizzyLiberty
    LizzyLiberty 9 months ago +91

    So proud of the Malaysian people. They struggled hard they worked hard they fought hard against a brutal corrupt kleptocrat system and THEY WON!
    This is WHAT DEMOCRACY LOOKS LIKE! You go Malaysia! Respect!

    • kl wies
      kl wies 9 months ago +1

      To be Frank. Its better than WINNING THE WORLD CUP LOL

    • kl wies
      kl wies 9 months ago

      Thank you for your kind support and solidarity!!!!!!!!! FREE AND FAIR ELECTION AT LAST.

    • Fauzi Azizi
      Fauzi Azizi 9 months ago +5

      LizzyLiberty Thank You From Malaysia 💕