Day: April 4, 2009

Shabery: Voters’ tantrums over in Bkt Selambau

By Shanon Shah ( SUNGAI PETANI, 4 April 2009: Like children who have rebelled against their parents but then reconcile, voters in Bukit Selambau are ready to come back to the Barisan Nasional (BN) fold, said Information Minister Datuk Ahmad Shabery Cheek today.

Tuesday’s by-elections could see BN win 3-0

Malaysian Insider KUALA LUMPUR, April 4 — Just a year after the March 8 general election gave birth to Malaysia’s most viable opposition alliance ever, the Pakatan Rakyat stands on the verge of being wiped out.

Tug of war for Malay votes in Bukit Selambau

By Shannon Teoh (Malaysian Insider) SUNGAI PETANI, April 4 — Last night’s ceramah where PAS spiritual leader Datuk Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat formed a tag team with PKR de facto chief Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim was just the tonic the opposition needed to consolidate

Avoiding issues in Bukit Selambau

By Shanon Shah ( THE Barisan Nasional (BN) and Pakatan Rakyat (PR) both seem keen to avoid their vulnerabilities in their campaigns to win the state seat of Bukit Selambau in Kedah.

Psy-war in Sungai Petani

The Nutgraph CAMPAIGNING in the hotly contested state seat of Bukit Selambau, Kedah, has been relatively muted, with both the Barisan Nasional (BN) and Pakatan Rakyat (PR) zooming in on each others’ Achilles heels in an escalating psy-war.

Ageing Tajem hits campaign trail for PKR

Terence Netto (Malaysiakini) Judging by name and face recognition, Daniel Tajem Miri is still a factor in Iban politics if a walkabout by the former Parti Bangsa Dayak Sarawak (PBDS) leader in Lubok Antu town yesterday was anything to go by.

Batang Ai: Close fight but BN likely to prevail

Ong Kian Ming (Malaysiakini) While most analysts would be comfortable in predicting that the by-elections in the two Bukits – Bukit Gantang and Bukit Selambau – will likely be won by Pakatan Rakyat, the contest in the state seat of Batang Ai in the Sri