Day: March 10, 2009

Bid to compel EC to call by-elections in Perak

Hafiz Yatim (Malaysiakini) Perak legislative assembly speaker V Sivakumar has filed an application for a judicial review of the Election Commission’s (EC) decision not to call for by-elections in three state seats.

URGENT Media Notice

Perak State Assembly Speaker, voters and Exco members will be filling suit against Election Commission today 2.30pm at the Kuala Lumpur High Court, Jalan Duta, to compel EC to conduct by-elections for Behrang, Changkat Jering & Jelapang. Questions of law to be referred to Federal

PKR under pressure over Bkt Selambau candidate

Malaysiakini Athi Veeranggan As PKR decides on its candidate for the Bukit Selambau by-elections come April 7, supporters of one prospective candidate are already considering a Plan B.

10 November Date

By Tony Pua I went to court this morning at 9am together with 19 others who were being charged for the anti-ISA and commemoration of BERSIH rally candlelight vigil for the mention of the hearing dates (for the full trial). After a long long wait,

Hearing dates fixed for 22 in candlelight vigil case

Lee Way Loon |(Malaysiakini) Those charged for last year’s anti-ISA and commemoration of Bersih rally candlelight vigil today had their hearing dates fixed at the Sessions Court. One of the hearing dates was Nov 10 to 12 which coincidentally falls on the Bersih Rally’s second

Bkt Selambau: Candidate launches bid with 'cash and frogs'

Shingyee Koh (Malaysiakini) The upcoming Bukit Selambau by-election seems to be heating up as more independent candidates appear to contest the “hot seat”. It seems that this by-election is no longer a Barisan vs Pakatan battle. Among the independent candidates is Tan Hock Huat, who

Iban bloggers join in Batang Ai campaign

Tony Thien (Malaysiakini) Campaigning for the April 7 Batang Ai by-election has taken on a new dimension as far as politics in rural Sarawak are concerned. Party leaders and campaign workers have turned to the blogsphere to reach out to educated and urban-based voters and