Day: January 29, 2010

UM suspends results of controversial campus polls

Malaysiakini University Malaya officials agreed to suspend the results of yesterday’s campus polls after day-long negotiations with outraged student activists following this morning’s siege of the administration building. “The pro-mahasiswa (pro-students) group have reached an agreement with UM vice-chancellor Ghauth Jasmon,” said former student representative

Students who can’t accept defeat are immature, says Khaled

Malaysian Insider KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 29 — Higher Education Minister Datuk Seri Khaled Nordin has described the group of Universiti Malaya students who resorted to holding a demonstration in front of the vice-chancellor’s office today after losing campus elections as immature. He said the campus

Refrain from asking for 'incentives' in election

Malaysiakini The rural folk can contribute to making the country’s election process clean, fair and democratic by not expecting or asking for any “incentives” when casting their votes for the candidate of their choice, Deputy Information Communication and Culture Minister Joseph Salang said. He said

Pakatan's two-prong campaign in Perak

Humayun Kabir (Malaysiakini) Pakatan Rakyat will launch a two-prong election campaign to win over the hearts and minds of rural Malays and the neglected Orang Asli community in Perak. The three coalition parties of DAP, PKR and PAS will travel into the interiors of the