Day: August 25, 2008

Development A Continuous Process, Says Abdullah

August 25, 2008 KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 25 (Bernama) — Development is a continuous process which the government pursues irrespective of election seasons, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi.

Arguments break out at EC press conference

Beh Lih Yi (Malaysiakini) 25 Aug 2008 With just a day left for polling, confusion reigned over the electoral roll that is to be used for Permatang Pauh by-election with possibly at least 710 voters being unable to cast their votes tomorrow.

Malaysia opposition cries foul in Anwar by-election

25 Aug 2008 PERMATANG PAUH (Reuters) – Malaysia’s opposition alliance, which backs Anwar Ibrahim in his bid to return to parliament, charged on Monday that its supporters had been culled from voter lists ahead of a crucial by-election.

Asian polls watchdog sniffs out wrongdoings

Athi Veeranggan | Aug 25, 08 (Malaysiakini) An international election watchdog has alleged that certain candidates in the Permatang Pauh by-election have utilised government machinery and resorted to money politics in their 10-day campaign so far.

More facts about Permatang Pauh from MALVU

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BERSIH: Arif Shah breaks law by employing "intelligent agents"

Press Statement 25 August 2008 The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (BERSIH) demands that the police immediately initiates investigation against the Barisan Nasional candidate in Permatang Pauh by-election, Arif Shah Omar Shah for breaking the Election Offences Act 1954 of making illegal employment by

Forum: What next after Permatang Pauh?

Public forum Date: 29 August 2008 (Friday) Time: 8.00 PM Venue: MCBA Hall, 2nd Floor, KL-S’gor Chinese Assembly Hall, 1, Jalan Maharajalela, Kuala Lumpur Speakers: Dr. Jeyakumar – MP for Sungai Siput dan JK Pusat PSM Steven Gan – Chief Editor, Malaysiakini Hishamuddin Rais –