Day: May 25, 2009

Aminah claims PKR offered her DCM post

By Syed Jaymal Zahiid (Malaysian Insider) PENANTI, May 25 — Independent candidate Aminah Abdullah claimed today her former party had tried to bribe her by offering the Penang deputy chief minister post, adding she has an audio recording to back her allegations.

Battle for Malaysia in Penanti despite BN’s absence

By Syed Jaymal Zahiid (Malaysian Insider) PENANTI, May 25 — Pakatan Rakyat leaders last night told Penanti voters to send a strong signal against what they described as the despotic rule of Barisan Nasional (BN) by “slapping” them with more votes for the opposition pact.

Royal probe urged into 'unlawful takeover' of Perak

Humayun Kabir (Malaysiakini) Perak PAS has called for a royal commission of inquiry to investigate the “unlawful takeover” of the Perak government by Barisan Nasional. This was the main resolution that more than 800 delegates passed at their annual party convention yesterday in Teluk Intan.

Pakatan all out to woo 'bored' voters

Athi Veeranggan (Malaysiakini) The absence of Barisan Nasional from the Penanti by-election has forced Pakatan Rakyat to restrategise its campaign formula to galvanise the bored voters and ensure a massive victory for its candidate Mansor Othman. Pakatan election strategists are outlining all ways and means

Aminah: I was offered top post to withdraw

Athi Veeranggan (Malaysiakini) Penanti’s independent candidate Aminah Abdullah today revealed that two state level PKR members offered her a top post and RM80,000 if she pulled out from contesting in the by-election. Without naming the two, Aminah told reporters that the offers were to make