Day: March 14, 2009

S'wak bloggers, your first big battle begins in Batang Ai

Sim Kwang Yang (Malaysiakini) As the political sky over the fair land of Sarawak begins to heat up in anticipation of the Batang Ai by-election, the attention is suddenly focused on a new phenomenon – the political bloggers in the state. Alfred Jabu, deputy chief

Pensiangan a 'worrisome precedent', says Kitingan

Joe Fernandez (Malaysiakini) PKR (Parti Keadilan Rakyat) vice-president Dr Jeffrey Gimpoi Kitingan fears that yesterday’s Federal Court ruling, averting a possible by-election in the disputed Pensiangan parliamentary seat, would set a “worrisome precedent for the future”.

BN names their men for tri-elections

Malaysiakini Umno’s Ismail Saffian for Bukit Gantang, MIC’s S Ganesan for Bukit Selambau and PRS’s Malcolm Mussen ak Lamoh for Batang Ai  – these are the three named as BN candidates for the forthcoming by-elections. Ismail Saffian and S Ganesan’s candidacies were announced by Deputy