Day: April 24, 2009

Penanti or Penalty?

Josh Hong (Malaysiakini) Weird, that Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak should have criticised the resignation of Mohamad Fairus Khairuddin, Penang’s former deputy chief minister I, as state assemblyperson as being irresponsible.

Phantom Voter

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Umno: No decision yet on Penanti

Malaysiakini Umno has yet to decide whether to contest the Penanti by-election following the resignation of state representative Mohammad Fairus Khairuddin from PKR. The party’s powerful supreme council which met today – the first since Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak took over as Umno leader

Fairus says it again: I quit

Athi Veranggan (Malaysiakini) Former Penang deputy chief minister Mohammad Fairus Khairuddin has today reiterated his decision to resign as Penanti assemblyperson. “I reaffirm my earlier stand to resign as Penanti assemblyperson and pledge full support for the PKR leadership under Anwar Ibrahim,” he said in

Najib says political bureau to decide on Penanti

By Adib Zalkapli and Syed Jaymal Zahiid (Malaysian insider) KUALA LUMPUR, April 24 – Umno president Datuk Seri Najib Razak said today the party’s political bureau will decide whether Umno should contest in the Penanti by-election.