Day: March 9, 2008

Malaysian PM suffers election shock

8 March 2008 KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi’s ruling coalition suffered a shock defeat in Penang state in Saturday’s general elections, reflecting widespread anger among Malaysia’s minorities against Malay dominance.

EC chief: Exercise your right as a Malaysian

NST: 8 March 2008 PUTRAJAYA: Cast your vote. Nothing is stopping you from exercising your rights. Election Commission chairman Tan Sri Abdul Rashid Abdul Rahman said the system is in place for the nation’s 10.9 million registered voters to cast their ballot papers today.