Day: January 26, 2010

May hearing for RM546mil suit against BN

The Kuala Lumpur High Court has set aside five days beginning May 10 to hear a RM546 million suit brought by a billboard advertising company against the Barisan Nasional over the termination of a contract. Deputy registrar Nur Yusliana Yusoff fixed the date after meeting

Perak: Smell of snap polls in the air

Humayun Kabir (Malaysiakini) The rumour mill has gone into overdrive in Perak, as speculation mounts that snap polls will be called in March. DAP national vice-president M Kula Segaran (left) attributed this to the Perak Sultan’s recent audience with the state Election Commission officer. He

PBS Supports Reform To Electoral System

KOTA KINABALU, Jan 26 (Bernama) — Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) supports the Election Commission’s (EC) efforts to reform the electoral system but calls for a proper consultation with stakeholders, especially political parties, which will be affected by the change. Commenting on the EC’s proposal to

Assemblymen as local councillors

The Sun Daily WITHOUT elected local councillors, it is common for state assemblymen to be involved in issues related to local authorities. It was, therefore, not surprising that Jawi assemblyman Tan Beng Huat was involved in the protests against the recent imposition of parking fees

PKR defector sees PAS, PKR losing Perak seats

By G. Manimaran (Malaysian Insider) KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 26 — PAS and PKR will find it difficult to retain some of their 13 Perak state seats in the next general elections as long as Umno’s resurgence is sustained, predicts one of the three former Pakatan