Day: February 4, 2008

Agong and the dissolution of Parliament

Malaysiakini Kim Quek | Feb 4, 08 At this moment when the Prime Minister is expected to announce the imminent dissolution of Parliament to pave the way for the next general election, it is perhaps relevant and urgent that the critical issue of the power

BERSIH challenges Rashid to debate on free and fair elections

Press Release 4 February 2008 The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (BERSIH) challenges Tan Sri Rashid to debate on whether Malaysian elections are free and fair if he thinks the criticisms made by the civil society are unfounded. 

Polls panel: It is not cosmetic, it is about transparency

NST By Hamidah Atan 3 February, 2008 PUTRAJAYA: The use of indelible ink and transparent ballot boxes in the upcoming general election are to ensure a fair election under the electoral system, Election Commission (EC) deputy chairman Datuk Wan Ahmad Wan Omar said. They were

School aid not 'gifts', says MCA

NST 3 February, 2008 SERDANG: The MCA has slammed the opposition for implying that recent aid for Chinese schools were election “gifts”. Party deputy president Datuk Seri Chan Kong Choy said the opposition was always full of criticism.