Day: February 12, 2008

Bersih offers EC proof of fraud

Andrew Ong & Azreen Madzlan (Malaysiakini) Electoral reform pressure group Bersih has filed a complaint with the Election Commission’s (EC) Selangor headquarters, citing three cases of ‘fraudulent registration’ of voters.

No electoral reform – no election!

Malaysiakini Kim Quek | Feb 12, 08 In the Proclamation of Independence in 1957, the Father of Independence declared: I Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra….do hereby proclaim and declare on behalf of the people that… the Federation (of Malaya)…is and with God’s blessing shall be forever

'BN goodies for Chinese schools only?'

Malaysiakini Athi Veeranggan | Feb 11, 08 An exasperated P Ramasamy, secretary of the DAP international affairs bureau, has questioned the Barisan Nasional (BN) government’s ‘sudden’ allocation of RM4 million to 17 Chinese schools in Penang.

Watchdogs dispute EC's 'clean roll' claim

Azreen Madzlan | Feb 11, 08 (Malaysiakini) Two election watchdogs today expressed concern over the statement by the Election Commission (EC) that there have been no ‘phantom voters’ during the past 11 general election.

Belantek gets extra voters in 'sneaky move'

Malaysiakini Muda Mohd Noor | Feb 11, 08 PAS has alleged that about 1,031 army personnel from the Sungai Petani military camp have been registered as voters in the Belantek state seat in Kedah.

Malaysian Chinese pose major poll test for PM

Mon Feb 11, 2008 By Jalil Hamid PENANG, Malaysia (Reuters) – Under Malaysia’s “social contract” hammered out by the nation’s founding fathers, the majority Malays will have an unchallenged hold over politics in return for non-interference in Chinese domination of the economy.

40 can’t vote or contest

Monday February 11, 2008 (The Star) By M. KRISHNAMOORTHY PUTRAJAYA: A total of 40 candidates or their election agents who took part in the 2004 general election have been disqualified from voting and contesting in the coming elections because they did not submit their election