Day: February 20, 2008

Candidates' agents now allowed to monitor postal voters

NST By Mazlinda Mahmood 20 February, 2008 For the first time, agents of candidates will be allowed to monitor the polling of postal voters at police stations and army camps in the 12th general election. The Election Commission decided on the move as the answer

Winning hearts and minds in cyberspace

AFP Feb 20, 08 The nation goes to the polls next month and this time the campaign is going online, as opposition parties turn to blogs, SMS and YouTube to dodge a virtual blackout on mainstream media.

Getting involved

Wednesday February 20, 2008 (The Star) By YAM PHUI YEE Young voters are still grappling with their roles and responsibilities in the democratic process.

Q&A: Malaysia elections

Al-Jazeera FEBRUARY 19, 2008Malaysia goes to the polls on March 8 to elect a new parliament.

Husam proposes US-style open debates

Wednesday February 20, 2008 KOTA BARU: PAS vice-president Datuk Husam Musa has proposed that open debates modelled after the US presidential election be held between the party and Barisan Nasional during the campaigning period.

'Phantoms' rock electoral rolls in Penang

Malaysiakini Athi Veeranggan | Feb 20, 08 For several years now, the Army Div 2 Base in Georgetown, Penang, has been deserted apart for the presence of a single security guard.