Day: January 29, 2008

Dr M fears corruption in general election

Malaysiakini Jan 29, 08 Former premier Dr Mahathir Mohamad today lashed the government as “weak” and said he feared that vote-buying would be deployed to stem its losses in upcoming general elections.

Eligible voters at 10.83m after 500,000 names removed

NST By Noor Adzman Baharuddin 29 January, 2008 The Election Commission has removed the names of 500,000 voters from the electoral roll that would be used in the coming general election, its chairman Tan Sri Abdul Rashid Abdul Rahman said today. The names comprised the

Evolving from 'bullshit to truth'

Malaysiakini Azly Rahman | Jan 28, 08 Each candidate behaved well in the hope of being judged worthy of election. However, this system was disastrous when the city had become corrupt. For then it was not the most virtuous but the most powerful who stood

General Elections and the Common Good

CANews (February 2008 issue) spoke with Chairman of election monitor Malaysians for Free and Fair Election (MAFREL), Abd Malek Hussin and sought his views on “General Elections and the Common Good”.