Day: December 23, 2009

Fear of superior BN machinery caused third vote rejection

By Syed Jaymal Zahiid (Malaysian Insider) KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 23 — Pakatan Rakyat (PR) officials had raised concerns that even Kota Baru in the PAS stronghold state of Kelantan could fall into the hands of Barisan Nasional (BN) if local council elections were restored. These

RM2.4 million gone up in smoke!

Media statement by DAP MP for Bukit Bendera and Member of BERSIH Coalition Liew Chin Tong on 23rd December 2009 in George Town, Penang: In a reply to a question by Senator Tunku Abdul Aziz Tunku Ibrahim, Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, Datuk

PR's spin on local elections

By Wong Chin Huat (thenutgraph.com) The Pakatan Rakyat (PR)’s promise to merely “strengthen local government democracy” in its common policy framework (CPF) is not a wider plan to go beyond local elections. It’s a compromise to substitute local elections. And from DAP chairperson Karpal Singh’s