According to Malaysia Insider:
As expected, the MCA central committee (CC), packed with president Datuk Seri Ong Tee Keat’s supporters, rejected the proposed Nov 28 extraordinary general meeting (EGM), further diminishing vice-president Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai and his allies’ bid for power.
The unexpected thing happen…
Ong also reshuffled the presidential council, which saw the axing of several members aligned to his rival Liow. The move has been interpreted as isolating the party vice-president within the CC and the presidential council.
In the presidential council reshuffle, those dropped were Youth chief Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong, Wanita chief Datin Paduka Chew Mei Fun, Datuk Wee Jeck Seng and Wong Nai Chee, who was the main person requesting for a fresh EGM.
New faces include Datuk Tan Chai Ho, who is aligned to deputy president Datuk Seri Dr Chua Soi Lek, now reinstated after his earlier feud with Ong precipitated the MCA leadership crisis.
The president has the discretion to appoint whoever he wishes but Liow described the move as politics of “slash and burn”.
MCA Women’s wing chief Chew Mei Fun and Youth wing chief Wee Ka Siong made tearful appeals for delegates to turn up at the Nov 28 extraordinary general meeting to press for fresh party polls