Day: March 23, 2009

Jawah Gerang is PKR candidate for Batang Ai by-election

KUCHING, 23 March 2009: Former Lubok Antu member of parliament (MP) Jawah Gerang, 55, has been named PKR’s candidate for the 7 April Batang Ai by-election, PKR de facto leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim announced here today.

PKR names Jawah Gerang for Batang Ai

Malaysian Insider BATANG AI, March 23 – Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) today picked former five-term Lubok Antu MP Jawah Gerang for the Batang Ai by-election.

Indian voters may boycott 'outsider' Manikumar

K Kabilan (Malaysiakini) Pakatan Rakyat is running the risk of losing the Indian support in Bukit Selambau – which proved to be vital in winning the seat during the last general election – as a result of its choice of candidate for the by-election. Community

Seven candidates for Bukit Gantang?

Malaysian Insider IPOH, March 23 — Seven people have bought nomination forms for the Bukit Gantang by-election, polling of which will be held on April 7.

Tear gas fired at Anwar ceramah

By Shannon Teoh (Malaysian Insider) SUNGAI PETANI, March 23 — Federal Reserve Unit (FRU) forces fired tear gas and used water cannons tonight on thousands gathered at a ceramah in Bukit Selambau just as Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim was beginning his speech.

S'wak by-election: Anwar warns BN against dirty tactics

Joseph Tawie & Tony Thien (Malaysiakini) Fresh from naming PKR’s candidate to take on the might of Barisan Nasional at the Batang Ai by-election, PKR leader Anwar Ibrahim immediately trained his sights at the ruling coalition, accusing it of power abuse in trying to win

Nizar is PAS' Bkt Gantang candidate

Malaysiakini Ousted Perak Menteri Besar Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin will be the PAS candidate for the Bukit Gantang by-election on April 7. The announcement was made at about 11pm by PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang during a ceramah in Padang Kota, Taiping. Several thousands of PAS

Tear gas fired in Anwar's ceramah

Malaysiakini Volleys of tear gas were fired into the crowd minutes after Opposition Leader Anwar Ibrahim took the podium in a ceramah tonight at Bukit Selambau, Kedah. According to eyewitnesses, the police fired tear gas and unleashed chemical-laced water on about 5,000 people who had