Day: February 15, 2008

Malaysia's government is likely, just, to win next month

From the Economist Intelligence Unit ViewsWire Following Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi’s decision to dissolve parliament on February 13th, Malaysia’s Election Commission has called a general election for March 8th. Although Mr Abdullah’s popularity has suffered in recent months amid rising inflation and social discontent, the

EC chief defends his record

Malaysiakini Azreen Madzlan | Feb 14, 08 Election Commission (EC) chairperson Abdul Rashid Abdul Rahman came out strongly to defend his track record in conducting free and fair elections as he announced the election dates today.