PUTRAJAYA: The Election Commission (EC) has set May 23 as nomination day and May 31 as polling day for the Penanti by-election.
Day: April 28, 2009
The Nutgraph PUTRAJAYA, 27 April 2009: The Penanti by-election will be held on 31 May, the Election Commission (EC) said today.
Translation by Shanon Shah (thenutgraph.com) AMONG the main concerns of the Malay-language press from the week of 20 to 26 April 2009 were the Penanti by-election, Islamic laws, and defending the monarchy.
By Zedeck Siew (thenutgraph.com) KUALA LUMPUR, 28 April 2009: The Election Commission (EC)’s decision to ban pondok panas or voters reference booths on polling day is unreasonable and contradicts the commission’s previous stance, according to Pakatan Rakyat (PR) representatives.