Day: April 28, 2009

Penanti by-election on 31 May

The Nutgraph PUTRAJAYA, 27 April 2009: The Penanti by-election will be held on 31 May, the Election Commission (EC) said today.

The politics of Penanti

Translation by Shanon Shah ( 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.

EC’s pondok panas ban “contradictory”

By Zedeck Siew ( 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.