Tag: Malay tsunami
The former prime minister questions the term used by DAP in the build-up to the May 9 polls.
Dr Mahathir Mohamad has successfully tapped into rising anger among Malays in rural areas, many of whom have switched from Umno to his new PPBM party.
The prime minister says many of the crowds at opposition events leading up to the election comprise non-Malays and mostly DAP supporters.
Asmuni Awi feels there will be a Malay tsunami towards PH not only in his constituency but also nationwide.
The Johor Bahru incumbent says the opposition has attacked bodies such as Felda, Tabung Angkatan Tentera and Tabung Haji.
They believe BN will maintain its hold on power although it will not regain the two-third's majority.
Research centre predicts that BN will keep the status quo.
PKR's candidate for Indera Mahkota says he was overconfident and was caught off guard by the 'Ubah' movement in 2013.
MCA top leader says the opposition has been claiming that a Malay tsunami is coming but senior non-Malay leaders of PKR and DAP are avoiding Malay-majority seats.
The prime minister says any Malay tsunami would only be detrimental to the Chinese community as the Chinese need a strong representative in the government.
The Umno Youth chief says his party's study shows majority of Malay voters are still with BN.
But Pakatan's hopes will stall because Mahathir and PPBM can't deliver Malay tsunami, he says.
Why are PKR leaders making statements that appear to diminish the progress made by Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Hindraf in influencing voters?
If it was considered 'racist' to vote against BN in 2013, would we now be 'racist' if we vote against Mahathir and PPBM?
The Pandan MP says research data by Invoke backs this observation which has also been accepted by PH's top leadership.
MP Gooi Hsiao Leung says cooperation between Anwar Ibrahim and Dr Mahathir Mohamad will help generate Malay support for Pakatan Harapan.
Merdeka Center's Ibrahim Suffian says Malay voters won’t back those who they feel have no chance of winning.
Writer questions if Dr Mahathir Mohamad's party can initiate a Malay tsunami, especially since Malays see bringing down Umno as going against their interests.
Perkasa president slams Penang Umno Youth chief over 'PPBM insignificant' remark, reminding him that Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Muhyiddin Yassin were once leaders in the party.
The DAP leader asks if a visit by Chinese president Xi Jinping scheduled for just before the general election is on following the collapse of the Bandar Malaysia deal.
The deputy prime minister says a coalition with three leaders who have different priorities would not augur well for the opposition.
UKM's Suffian Mansor says there are still strong Umno loyalists and UM's Awang Azman Pawi says a Malay tsunami would not occur as long as BN Sarawak and Sabah are still with Putrajaya.