Day: October 8, 2009

Voters not convinced Pakatan can run federal government

By Leslie Lau, Consultant Editor (Malaysian Insider) KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 8 – A majority of voters in peninsular Malaysia remain unconvinced Pakatan Rakyat (PR) is a viable alternative to Barisan Nasional (BN) to rule the country at federal level although they are largely satisfied with

The bigger war of Bagan Pinang

Mohsin Abdullah (Malaysiakini) Today postal voting is being held for the Bagan Pinang by election. It will continue tomorrow. This, according to Ngah Senik, the Election Commission secretary “is necessary as there are 4,604 postal voters in the constituency”. Polling “proper” as we know is

PM: Victory more important than majority

Malaysiakini Winning in the Bagan Pinang state by-election is more important to the Barisan Nasional than the size of the majority obtained, Najib Abdul Razak said. mic election 120909 najib”There’s no need to talk about winning big or small, as long as (we) win. Winning

Army, police cast postal votes

Malaysiakini Postal voting began in the Bagan Pinang state by-election today at two centres here for the soldiers and police officers. The soldiers cast their votes at the Army Basic Training Centre (Pusasda) while the police officers at the Port Dickson Police District Headquarters (IPD).

Soldiers urged to drown PAS for swimming pool

Rahmah Ghazali (Malaysiakini) PAS Youth today accused Defence Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and Negri Sembilan Menteri Besar Mohamad Hassan of campaigning in an army camp with offers of a swimming pool and futsal court in exchange for votes in the Bagan Pinang by-election. At a

PAS workers slashed, Umno blamed

Andrew Ong (Malaysiakini) Violence has marred the Bagan Pinang by election campaign with PAS party workers allegedly assaulted by Umno members in several incidents yesterday. One incident took place at about 3pm yesterday while the rest took place during the wee hours of this morning.