Financial Times: March 8 2008 http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/d555a6b4-ec9f-11dc-86be-0000779fd2ac.html?nclick_check=1 By John Burton in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia’s National Front coalition government could face a tough time after Saturday’s general election whether it does well or not.
Day: March 8, 2008
The Star March 8, 2008 SHANGHAI BUND By CHOW HOW BAN As much as Malaysians abroad would like to vote, it is just not practical to travel home to do so.
Malaysiakini Civil society groups today called on all the 12 newly formed state governments to prioritise local council elections in their agenda. Suaram executive director Yap Swee Seng told a press conference today that a memorandum endorsed by 33 civil society organisations will be sent
Malaysiakini A new array of weapons have appeared mysteriously in Penang, aimed at shooting down the onslaught of DAP, in the form banners warning the voters that they risk losing a Chinese chief minister if the vote for the opposition party.
Malaysian Media Monitors’ Diary http://www.aliran.com/elections/2008/03/thesun-newspaper-or-bn-pamphlet.html 7 Mar 2008 Today’s Sun has flooded its pages with BN ads. Out of 56 pages in the paper, 14 full pages are devoted to BN adverts and just one page to the DAP.
Steven Gan (Malaysikini) When Chavalit Yongchaiyudh was running for prime minister in 1996, he was blessed by Thailand’s most revered monk with, yes, a whack over the head with a rolled-up newspaper.