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
Day: March 14, 2009
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”.
Malaysiakini Barisan Nasional has named Ismail Safian as its candidate for the Bukit Gantang by-election on April 7.
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