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Malaysia ruling parties Umno, PAS to formalise pact amid turmoil

October 20, 2020 1:59 PM

Both parties said they will register their 'Muafakat Nasional' alliance with the Registry of Societies Malaysia.

Cracks appear between Umno, PAS over backing for Muhyiddin

October 16, 2020 5:00 AM

Fractures showed between Malaysia's ruling coalition partners Umno and Parti Islam SeMalaysia (PAS) yesterday, over differences in their stance on backing Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin's administration.

Bersatu and PAS reiterate support for Malaysian PM Muhyiddin

October 11, 2020 5:20 PM

PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia and Parti Islam SeMalaysia (PAS) on Sunday (Oct 11) reiterated their support for Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, ahead of opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim's meeting with the King on Tuesday to discuss forming a new government.

Malaysian Islamic party PAS urges Malay-Muslim unity at next general election

September 13, 2020 7:46 PM

KUALA LUMPUR - The leader of Malaysia's Islamist party on Sunday (Sept 13) urged its members to remain faithful to its cooperation with former political enemies Umno and Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia, as Malay-Muslim leadership is needed to helm the country.

PAS now an official member of Muhyiddin's PN alliance

August 23, 2020 5:00 AM

PETALING JAYA • Malaysia's Islamist party PAS has formally joined Perikatan Nasional (PN), making it only the second official member of the ruling alliance after Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin's own political organisation, according to a source.

In boost to Muhyiddin, both Umno and PAS say will back him as PM candidate after next polls

July 02, 2020 5:14 PM

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin received a big boost on Thursday (July 2) when his allies in both Umno and Parti Islam SeMalaysia (PAS) said they will name him as the prime minister should they win in the next general election.

PAS chief downplays concerns in party over closer ties with former enemy Umno

June 23, 2019 9:58 PM

KUANTAN - The president of Malaysia's Islamist party on Sunday (June 23) downplayed concerns raised bysome party members about its closer political ties with former arch-enemy Umno, saying this was a minority view.

PAS holding key meeting in Najib's home state

May 24, 2019 5:00 AM

Malaysia's Islamist party is holding its annual assembly for the first time in Pahang, the home state of former prime minister Najib Razak, in what is seen as part of its lofty ambition to control the state jointly with its new partner, Umno, at the next polls.

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