Day: March 1, 2008

Negri MB dismisses need for opposition check and balance

NST: 01 March, 2008 Negri Sembilan Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan has dismissed the need for the opposition to act as check and balance as all projects undertaken were for the interests of the people, and not because there was an opposition in the

Dead or alive, Malaysia voters among world's oldest

REUTERS: Feb 29, 2008 Malaysia has found nearly 9,000 people aged more than 100 on its electoral rolls as it heads for general elections next month, raising suspicions that the books are “contaminated” with dead voters.

Mafrel can't act on 'hearsay' complaints

NST: 29 Feb, 2008 The Malaysians For Free and Fair elections (Mafrel) have received complaints against election offences in Kelantan but are unable to act because the complaints were “hearsay.” Mafrel east coast coordinator Dr Abdul Halim Yusof said none of the complainants wanted to