Malaysian Media Monitors’ Diary http://www.aliran.com/elections/2008/03/utusan-provides-fair-access-to.html 2 March 2008 When a opposition politician appears on the front page of Utusan, chances are not all is well. To date, Abdul Hadi Awang from Pas has appeared thrice, and each time after he was plagued by bad publicity.
Day: March 2, 2008
PETALING JAYA (March 2, 2008): Dong Zong (United Chinese School Committees Association) president Dr Yap Sin Tian has called for the government’s continued support for Chinese education, Sin Chew Daily reported today.
The Star: March 2, 2008 SIBU: The postal balloting for the army and police personnel in the Sibu parliamentary seat has been postponed following the discovery of a double registration of postal voters in the electoral roll.
Fauwaz Abdul Aziz (Malaysiakini) Ballots have yet to be cast, but outrage has already been expressed following the discovery by polls reform group Bersih of serious flaws in the postal voting process. Among the flaws are the lack of secrecy and anonymity afforded to police
Press Statement issued by BERSIH on 2 March 2008: Kami menyelar proses pengundian pos yang dilaksanakan ke atas anggota polis dan tentera yang tidak lagi bersifat rahsia dan telus. Kelihatan tidak ada sebarang perubahan yang dilakukan oleh Suruhanjaya Pilihanraya (SPR) meskipun BERSIH telah berkempen untuk
NST: 1 March, 2008 Pas started its seventh day of campaigning by raising doubts in the cleanliness of the electoral roll, especially discrepancy in the army’s electoral roll. Pas vice-president Datuk Husam Musa claimed that certain army personnel identification numbers, when entered into the Election
This is taken from DAP Sarawak chief Wong Ho Leng’s blog. (http://yippeego.com/ypwordpress/?p=330#more-330). 1/3/2008 Today, at the Resident’s Office, the Election Commission (EC) officers in Sibu issued postal votes to the police and army personnel, and in the course of supervising the issuance, we caught 13
Borneo Post http://www.theborneopost.com/?p=31933 1 March 2008 SO we are now in the midst of choosing a new government.
Aliran: 1 March 2008 Just when you thought you would be safe from the BN propaganda onslaught, you log into your Hotmail or Yahoo account to catch up on your emails – and lo and behold, Big Brother is waiting for you there with more
NST: 01 March, 2008 They blame it on the lack of time,lack of quality candidates or just that their vote won’t count anyway. Some Malaysians prefer not to take part in the electoral process. P. SELVARANI and TAN CHOE CHOE speak to some self-confessed non-voters.