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Venezuela opposition announces new aid hub, prepares protest

The country is in the midst of a disastrous economic crisis marked by hyperinflation, recession and shortages of basic necessities such as food and medicines.

Former MB Ahmad Razif quits as Terengganu’s opposition leader

Terengganu Umno says they received the Seberang Takir rep's resignation letter on Feb 4.

Report: Amazon reconsidering move to New York

The report comes after the appointment of an Amazon critic to an oversight board with the potential to veto the deal for one of two locations selected by Amazon for its "HQ2."

Another Sabah opposition bloc seeking registration

Gabungan Sabah will fight for the rights of the state under MA63, asserts SAPP deputy president Richard Yong.

No, GBS has not broken up, says Jeffrey

The Sabah opposition leader says the opposition front is lying low until it is registered.

Venezuela’s opposition leader calls for anti-Maduro protests

Juan Guaido is on a mission to weaken the military's support of Nicolas Maduro.

Venezuela’s opposition takes to streets to seize momentum against Maduro

CARACAS: Venezuelans will take to the streets on Wednesday as the opposition hopes to capitalize on several weeks of momentum and force a change...

Syrian opposition sees window for political solution in Syria

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has clung to power throughout the conflict and is widely seen as being loath to yield power after it ends.

Cambodia’s Hun Sen marks 34 years in power

Hun Sen accused the EU of holding the country's 16 million people 'hostage' with tariff threats.

India’s Gandhi vows to reform sales tax, seek investment as poll...

Rahul Gandhi says that foreign investment was at a multi-year low in India due to the ill-advised economic moves.

Come back to Upko, party tells former vice-president Suan

Nabawan rep will be welcomed back with open arms despite joining opposition bloc just months ago, says division head.

Sabah PKR leader peeved over opposition rep’s presence in his programme

Pensiangan PKR chief Raymond Ahuar questions a state minister's decision to involve Nabawan assemblyman Bobbey Suan in a programme organised by a Christian group.

10,500 arrests ahead of Bangladesh polls

Opposition parties said the arrests were intended to create a 'climate of fear'.

Ongkili: Ex-Sabah Umno leaders may join GBS if PPBM doesn’t enter...

This follows Warisan's insistence that PPBM keep to an earlier understanding and not open any branches in Sabah.

Bangladesh opposition website shut down ahead of polls

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) said authorities had closed the site since last week.

Bangladeshi opposition pledges to remove media curbs, raise pay, freeze energy...

Bangladesh's opposition alliance promised to raise the minimum wage of garment workers and freeze gas and electricity prices.

Who will hold govt accountable if everyone jumps ship, MCA asks...

MCA president Wee Ka Siong says 'rule number one' in any democracy is the need for a strong opposition.

Johor opposition leader returns office, allowance

Hasni Mohammad says it is not democratic or transparent to only recognise the role of the opposition with a room.

Opposition holding rallies as they have run out of issues, says...

Its secretary-general Lim Guan Eng says the opposition does not want to talk about the economy as they don't know how to manage it.

No ban, but follow rules, says Maszlee on politicians visiting schools

However, the education minister says they must follow procedures before doing so.

‘Sad time’ for Penang, says NGO over opposition label

Penang Forum continues its call for a halt to any major project, including the construction of two hotels, on Penang Hill.

Putrajaya urged to share information with opposition MPs

Rembau MP Khairy Jamaluddin says if the government is serious about curbing corruption, it needs an opposition which can carry out checks and balances.

Peru opposition leader Fujimori appeals jail sentence

Fujimori was jailed last week pending the outcome of a multimillion-dollar corruption probe that has rocked Peruvian politics.

Analyst: Najib not the strongest opposition, but at least he’s consistent

UM's Awang Azman Awang Pawi says the people want checks and balances in the country's administration, not a political narrative dominated only by Pakatan Harapan.

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