Day: March 16, 2008

72,058 ballots not returned

NST By Aniza Damis and Elizabeth John 16 March, 2008 PUTRAJAYA: In spite of the introduction of transparent ballot boxes this year, as many as 72,058 ballot papers were unreturned in the March 8 general election. Of this number, 41,564 were parliamentary ballot papers and

In or out, there's little thanks for EC

NST: 16 March, 2008 THE 12th Malaysian general election is over and the phones are ringing non-stop. However, their owners are either closeted in post-mortem meetings or occupied in celebratory engagements with their euphoric supporters. But, winner or loser, observer or candidate, almost everyone has

'Put more thought into electoral process'

NST By ANIZA DAMIS and ELIZABETH JOHN 16 March, 2008 On one minute and off the next, controversial new procedures grabbed as much of the spotlight as any popular candidate in the recent election. ANIZA DAMIS and ELIZABETH JOHN speak to Abdul Malek Hussin, who